Top 10 Medical Discoveries of All Times

Medical breakthroughs and discoveries have not only made our lives easier but they surely have made it pain free and longer. Some of the medical discoveries have changed the way we live. It would have been quite difficult to get rid of a particular ailment without these discoveries. Here are the ten most important discoveries of all times:

1. Vaccination

Perhaps the greatest discovery in the medical history is that of vaccination. Discovered by Edward Jenner, vaccination has helped to overcome some of the deadliest diseases such as influenza, measles, bubonic plague and cholera. Before the discovery of vaccination, millions of lives were lost to these deadly and epidemic diseases. Today children are given vaccines at regular intervals to prevent them from acquiring any of these diseases.