New drugs As Biology OCR Unit 2

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  • Created on: 23-05-11 14:14

Need for new Drugs

  • New diseases emerging
  • Many diseases with no effective treatments
  • Antibiotic treatments becoming less effective - microorganisms that cause disease beginning to evolve

How are new drugs discovered?

  • Accident
  • Traditional medicine
  • Observation of Wildlife
  • Modern Research

Hunt for medicines
Natural

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