Month: August 2020

Photopharmacology – Lighting the Path for Endless Possibilities

One of the main issues for modern pharmacology is the inability to control a drug’s activity in space or time after administration, leading to deficient efficacy and the presence of off-target side effects. This is something that the pharmaceutical industry seems to have completely forgotten about – perhaps because a huge proportion of the drug-development …

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Frog skin. A slimy surface you don’t really want to touch… or the next high-tech plaster and a new cancer treatment?

Methods to speed up wound healing have been a hot topic over the years and scientists are continuously looking for ways to fast track the body’s ability to migrate and replenish cells [1]. One unique method that has been proven to be extraordinarily effective is the use of frog skin. This idea originated from the …

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5 drug advancements in 2020 that will benefit the lives of patients globally

What a ride 2020 has been so far. In a year full of wildfires, viruses, and well… ‘The Tiger King’, it can be difficult to focus on the positives. It’s not all doom and gloom, however – one aspect of 2020 that is actually rather promising is the world of novel pharmaceuticals. Here, we have …

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