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pharmacologists Pharmakologen
pharmacologists Pharmakologinnen
 
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Pharmacologist definition: A physician, scientist, or healthcare provider that investigates the mechanisms underlying the effects of drugs and chemicals on biological or living systems. This knowledge is employed to help design and evaluate drugs for the prevention and treatment of disease.
 
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Also a few pharmacologists, after an initial phase of correct criticisms, today recognize the possibility of investigating the scientific value of medicinal products composed essentially of vegetable extracts.

Gioacchino Calapai et al.

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM 4 (Suppl 1), 01 Sep 2007

However, it is logical to pose the questions: (i) is there a role for the pharmacologist in herbal medicine (or phytotherapy)? (ii) can we do without pharmacologists’?

Gioacchino Calapai et al.

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM 4 (Suppl 1), 01 Sep 2007

First, two worlds—drug researchers (pharmacologists) and herbal medicines—yesterday appearing in opposition, are today closer and it is not unusual to read scientific works describing herbal extracts in journals traditionally dedicated to the study of synthetic drugs.

Gioacchino Calapai et al.

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM 4 (Suppl 1), 01 Sep 2007

In conclusion, antagonistic behavior of pharmacologists versus herbal medicines is not useful.

Gioacchino Calapai et al.

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM 4 (Suppl 1), 01 Sep 2007

However, a growing group of pharmacologists today, after an initial phase of pertinent criticisms of some aspects of herbal medicine still extremely based on experience, recognize the possibility of analyzing the scientific basis of biological effects produced by medicinal products composed essentially of vegetable extracts ( 1 ).

Gioacchino Calapai et al.

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM 4 (Suppl 1), 01 Sep 2007

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