#TBT: Despite its impact on the science of pharmacology, #Morphine had limited medical impact until the invention of the hypodermic needle in the 1840s/1850s. #WalkInDoctor

Antique hypodermic syringe in original box - glass brass syringe Europe

The Southern African Development Community countries recognise malaria as a major concern and one of the number one killers and causes of poverty in the region. #SADCMalariaWeek (2 – 6 November 2016) aims to raise awareness and promote partnerships in the fight against the disease. #WalkInDoctor

The Southern African Development Community countries recognise malaria as a major concern and one of the number one killers and causes of poverty in the.

#ThrowBackThursday: This is the type of vintage stethoscope that was used by doctors in the early 1960's. #WalkInDoctor

Vintage Stethoscope Medical Phonendoscope by VintageVoyageLV

#TuesdayTip: Blood pressure tests measures the amount of pressure flowing through your arteries with every heartbeat. It is important to have your blood pressure checked at every doctors visit or on a regular basis. #WalkInDoctor #HeartHealth

Regular health checkups are very crucial since it can diagnose any health problem at an earlier stage. So get a full medical health check up to know the status of your hygiene and prevent health risks.

#Shingles can make everyday tasks, from getting dressed to getting into bed, a painful proposition. The culprit behind this rash, which is especially common in older people, is the same virus responsible for another common condition - chicken pox. A one-time shingles vaccine is currently recommended for adults over 60. #WalkInDoctor #TBT

#Shingles can make everyday tasks, from getting dressed to getting into bed, a painful proposition. The culprit behind this rash, which is especially common in older people, is the same virus responsible for another common condition - chicken pox. A one-time shingles vaccine is currently recommended for adults over 60. #WalkInDoctor #TBT

Jonas Salk created the first vaccines against the flu virus in 1938. The first #flu vaccines were used on soldiers in the U.S military before World War II. After its success on the battle field it was quickly distributed to public clinics. #TBT #WalkInDoctor

Jonas Salk announced his polio vaccine. Two years later, the vaccine was released nationally in the US. Major funding for Salk's research came from the March of Dimes Foundation, which was set up by President Franklin D.

The first efficient sphygmograph (used to take blood pressure) was designed by Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904) in 1863. This example belonged to Dr Robert Ellis Dudgeon (1820-1904). #TBT #WalkInDoctor

The first efficient sphygmograph (used to take blood pressure) was designed by Étienne-Jules Marey in This example belonged to Dr Robert Ellis Dudgeon

The first #thermometers were called thermoscopes and while several inventors invented a version of the thermoscope at the same time, Italian inventor Santorio Santorio was the first inventor to put a numerical scale on the instrument. In 1724, Gabriel Fahrenheit invented the first mercury thermometer, the modern thermometer. #WalkInDoctor

Brain Endothelial Cells Identified as the Source of Prostaglandin – the Major Trigger of Fever Response

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