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Nanoparticles Mediated Drug Delivery across the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB)

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article image In Pakistan, almost ten percent of total population (more than 20 million people) is suffering from some sort of neurological disorders and this number is greater than the people suffering from cardiac diseases and cancer. Various reasons of neurological disorders involve genetic disorders, congenital disorders, environmental health problems including malnutrition and brain injury, spinal injury […]…Read More

Nanoparticles Mediated Drug Delivery across the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB)

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article image              In Pakistan almost ten percent of total population (more than 20 million people) is suffering from some sort of neurological disorders and this number is greater than the people suffering from cardiac diseases and cancer. Various reasons of neurological disorders involve genetic disorders, congenital disorders, environmental health problems including malnutrition and brain injury, spinal […]…Read More

Importance of computer aided drug design

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article image Drug designing is also known as rational drug design. It is a process in which by having knowledge of biological target a new medication is discovered. A drug is a small organic molecule that either activates or inhibits function of a biomolecule like protein which are involved in disease and hence result in therapeutic benefit to patient. The basic mechanism behind dug design is the formation or design of such molecules which have shape and charge complementary to biological target with…Read More

Dr. Yars drug for repairing nervous system enrolled in US

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Dr. Muhammad Yar, an Assistant Professor at Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials, COMSATS Institute of Information, Lahore, has developed a new drug that may be useful for the treatment of several CNS disorders such as Parkinson disease, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, Alzheimer disease, sleep disorders, attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The invention has been successfully registered with US Patent…Read More

Role of computer in drug development

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article image DRUGS AREbeing discovered since the civilization of mankind. The folk-medicines were obtained from plants and were fortified by animal derived material or mineral which were discovered by experimentation and observation of human and animal’s response as these products were ingested. Until 1800s old methodologies for drug discovery were used. Subsequently drug discovery and development started to follow the scientific techniques. More and more drugs have been discovered, tested and…Read More

Use of anti-viral drug (Amantadine) in commercial poultry

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article image ANTIBIOTICS ARE generally not effective against viruses simply because they do not have their own metabolic mechanism and that viruses are usually intra cellular organism because they have to utilize the machinery of host cell for their proliferation. Very few chemicals are effective against viruses as virucidal. The most important to mention here two groups:1.            Amantadine and Remantadine.2.            Oseltamivir and Zenamiver.The first group prevent the assembly…Read More