When was asthma first diagnosed?

Answer Asthma, a chronic inflammation of the lung's airways, has likely been around as long as the human race, with references to asthma-like symptoms in ancient Indian and Greek medical texts. Hippocrate... Read More »

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When was manic depression first diagnosed?

Manic depression, or bipolar disorder, was first recognized in ancient Turkey. A significant diagnosis of this illness was recorded in 1650 by a scientist named Richard Burton, who wrote "The Anato... Read More »

Can an infant less than a year be diagnosed with asthma?

Answer Yes, my daughter was. I don't remember exactly how many months, but if you express your concern to the pediatrician, they can find out.

When was the first case of breast cancer diagnosed?

The earliest identifiable case of breast cancer was recorded in what is known as the Edwin Smith Papyrus, named after the Egypologist who discovered it. The document dates to 1600 BC, and contains ... Read More »

Why is it that the first thing someone does when diagnosed with cancer. . .?

It depends on which of the hundreds of malignancies you are asking about and what stage ? "Cancer" is not one disease.People should be presented options / treatment choices.For many of my patients... Read More »