Importance of Pharmacognosy
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 Importance of PharmacognosyImportance of Pharmacognosy
 
Pharmacognosy involves the identification, physicochemical characterization, cultivation, extraction, preparation, quality control, and biological assessment of drugs. A plant leaf, flower, root, animal or plant extract may be used to isolate the bioactive chemical.
 
   What is Neuropharmacology?What is Neuropharmacology?
 
Neuropharmacology is a branch of study which deals with drugs that affect the nervous system. It is focused on the development of compounds which may be of benefit to individuals who suffer from neurological or psychiatric illness.
 
   Metabolomics in ToxicologyMetabolomics in Toxicology
 
Metabolomics plays an essential role in toxicological research by providing a detailed analysis of altered metabolic pathways that are targeted by harmful chemicals.
 
 Study finds inappropriate prescriptions given to many older adults discharged from hospital
 
Study finds inappropriate prescriptions given to many older adults discharged from hospitalIn a British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study of 259 older adults discharged from a general medical hospital, more than 4 in 5 patients were issued a potentially inappropriate prescription containing at least 1 potentially inappropriate medication or potential prescribing omission.
 
 
 Recent Advances in Personalized Medicine
 
Recent Advances in Personalized MedicinePopulation-based medicines have greatly benefited humanity in general. However, every individual reacts differently to the same medication due to factors such as genetic makeup and environmental stressors. In the pursuit of achieving optimal clinical and therapeutic outcome, the pharmaceutical industry has been putting in enormous efforts to cater to individual needs of a patient.
 
 
 Chemists find new way to make enzymes do a non-natural reaction
 
Chemists find new way to make enzymes do a non-natural reactionPrinceton chemists have found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role, which has significant implications for modern chemistry, including pharmaceutical production.
 
 
 Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people
 
Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older peopleThe rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained by a combination of overall physical fitness and the stiffness of the central arteries, researchers from Swinburne's Centre for Human Psychopharmacology have found.
 
 
 Multidisciplinary Human-Focused Research
 
Multidisciplinary Human-Focused ResearchThe work that we're doing in particular involves the development of better models of the human body. To do that, we need to put together cells, tissues, culture them in an artificial environment so that they feel as if they're inside the human body.