MODERN MEDICINES The Discovery and Development of Healing Drugs Margery

[Year : 2004] [Size : 3.69 MB] [Format : PDF] [Page : 241]
By :
Margery Facklam,
Howard Facklam, and
Sean M. Grady



MODERN MEDICINES The Discovery and Development of Healing Drugs Margery

Contents 

           PART 1: SUPPLEMENTING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 
  • Ancient Remedies
  • A Garden of Simples
  • Patent Cures and Medicine Shows
  • Formalizing Pharmacology

    PART 2: MODERN “MATERIA MEDICA”
  • A World of Wonder Drugs
  • Preemptive Strikes
  • Biological Systems Management
  • Miracles in the Medicine Cabinet

    PART 3: ON THE MARKET
  • From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy
  • Producing Modern Pills and Potions
  • New Uses for Old Drugs
  • When Drugs Go Wrong

    PART 4: ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS
  • Back to the Garden?
  • Herbalists and Scientists
  • Warning Signs

    PART 5: RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS
  • Drug-Resistant Germs
  • The Perils of Medicine
  • Distribution Woes
  • Future Trends in Pharmacology
  • Appendixes

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