Pharmaceuticals have Contributed Greatly to Medical Advancements and Improved Public HealthAuthor(s): Priya Gupta
Pharmaceuticals, also known as drugs or medications, are chemical substances developed to diagnose, treat, cure, prevent, or mitigate diseases and medical conditions in humans and animals. These substances play a crucial role in modern medicine by improving health outcomes, relieving symptoms, and enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals affected by various illnesses. Pharmaceuticals can come in various forms, including tablets, capsules, injectable, creams, ointments, and more. They work by interacting with specific molecules or receptors in the body, altering biochemical pathways, and affecting physiological processes to achieve their intended therapeutic effects.