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Department
Biopharmaceutical sciences
Course
BPS1101
Professor
William Ogilvie
Semester
Winter

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HistoryLife expectancy has improved by double over the last 150 years this is because of health science Main causes of death in 1900sPneumonia Tuberculosis InfluenzaMain causes of death in 2004Heart disease strokeCancer Reasons for Improved HealthImproved sanitation toilets instead of outhousesClean drinking water sewers flowed into drinking waterRefrigeration prevents food spoilageVaccination very successful for viral disease eliminated small poxAntibioticsNorth American Drug Market Prescription drugs300 billion Over the Counter OTC drugs25 billion Types of Medical TreatmentSurgicalremove body part traditional no anesthetic used modern surgery used anestheticMedicinaluse chemical compounds to treat disease drugs only difference between a drug and a poison is the doseStrong PoisonsEasily identified die immediately adterOLow dosesmake into drug Weak PoisonsNeed a lot to have an effect
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