Highlights / insulin

International, Society

Canada history; Feb 21 1941: tragedy strikes a medical legend

The name of Dr Frederick Banting of Toronto is legendary in medical circles and to untold numbers of people owe their lives to his discovery of insulin. He announced the discovery in February 1922, and the world proclaimed it as »

Health, Society

Google Doodle celebrates insulin co-inventor Sir Frederick Banting

Today’s Google Doodle is paying tribute to Sir Frederick Banting, a Canadian doctor who is best known for co-discovering insulin, the first “miracle drug” of the 20th century credited with saving millions of lives. Banting was born 125 years ago »