Read the following passage and fill in each blank with ONE most suitable word. NOTHING’S NEW IN MEDICINE Throughout the a

Read the following passage and fill in each blank with ONE most suitable word.
NOTHING’S NEW IN MEDICINE
Throughout the ages, disease has stalked (0) our species. Prehistoric humans must quickly have learnt what could be eaten without danger, and how to avoid plants that could bring about illness. They found leaves, berries and the bark of different trees that could actually heal wounds and cure the sick, and (9) ______ soon became a special skill to understand natural medicine. Ever (10)______ the dawn of history, medicine men and wise women have always been expert in treating diseases and have dispensed medicine with ritual and magic. Through trial and error they discovered treatments for almost (11) ______ affliction prevalent at the time. The precious recipes for preparations which could relieve pain, stop fits, sedate or stimulate were (12) ______ down from generation to generation, although there was (13) ______ exact understanding of the way in which the medicines worked. Nevertheless, (14) ______ the power of these primitive medicines, generations were still ravaged by disease. During the last 150 years, scientists and doctors (15) ______ work has focused on these early medicines, have learnt that their power derived from certain chemicals which were found in herbal remedies or could be synthesised in the laboratory. In just such a way, advances in modern medicine continue, aided by the discoveries made centuries ago by our ancestors.

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  1. 9. it
    10. since
    Ever since: Kể từ khi
    11. every
    almost every: hầu như mọi (vật, người,…)
    12. passed
    passed down (phr.v): truyền lại
    13. no
    14. despite
    Hai vế của cau ý trái nhau: một vế là sức mạnh của các loại dược liệu cổ xưa, một bên là các thế hệ vẫn bị tấn công bởi dịch bệnh.
    15. whose
    Mệnh đề quan hệ: whose là mđqh sở hữu 
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