Table of Contents

Fighting Bacteria.
The Black Death.
Miasmata, Animalcules and Malaria.
Antiseptics.
From Dyes to Sulfonamides: The First Antibacterials.
Penicillins: Early Ideas of Antibiosis.
Penicillins: Fleming's Serendipitous Discovery.
Chain and Florey and the Penicillin Production Line.
Semi-Synthetic Penicillins and the Growing Problem of Resistance.
The Mould that Grew on Sewage: Evolution of the Cephalosporins.
The Mode of Action of the Penicillins and Cephalosporins.
The White Plague and its Treatment.
More 'Treasures' from the Streptomyces.
The Rise of the 'Superbugs'.
Antiviral Treatments.
Introduction: What is a Virus?.
Antibodies: Nature's Magic Bullets.
Smallpox.
Rabies.
Polio.
Gene Technology.
Coughs and Colds and Influenza.
Influenza: The Disease.
Influenza: The Treatments.
The Common Cold.
Herpes: Colds Sores and Chicken Pox.
Aids: History of the Disease.
Aids: Prevention and Treatment.
Haemorrhagic Fever Viruses.
Cancer: The Disease and its Treatment.
Cancer Chemotherapy.
From Poison Gas to Platinum Drugs.
Beating Leukaemia.
Other Anti-metabolites.
Periwinkles, Mayapples and Yew Trees: Anti-Cancer Drugs from Plants.
Microorganisms also Produce Anti-Tumour Agents.
Anti-Tumour Drugs from the Sea.
Turning off Hormonal Influences.
Breast Cancer.
Prostate Cancer.
Biological Warfare Against Cancer Cells.
Prevention is Better Than Cure.
Magic Bullets: Still Elusive After all These Years. This product is not available separately, it is only sold as part of a set. There are 750 products in the set and these are all sold as one entity.