Theories of Disease

Theories of Disease

A disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific signs and symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury is called a disease. … Read more

The Germ Theory of Disease

Germ Theory of Disease

Before the Germ theory of disease, the causes suggested for the occurrence of disease were the effect of supernatural phenomena like planetary alignments, effect of bad bodily humors and the faulty environment. For example, in ancient Greece, it was thought … Read more

Louis Pasteur and his contributions

Louis Pasteur and his contributions

Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist considered the most important founders of Microbiology. Microbiology developed as a scientific discipline from the era of Louis Pasteur (1822- 1895) himself. He first coined the term “microbiology” for the study of organisms of … Read more