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CARCINOGENS

carcinogen

Carcinogens are commonly asked in medical exams (be it USMLE, PLAB, NEET). Direct one-liners are asked about which carcinogen causes which cancer, and the mechanism of the carcinogenicity. More commonly though, exposure to carcinogen(s) is mentioned as a clinical clue in Clinical Vignettes, where the clue often clinches the diagnosis. Go through the following HIGH …

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Father of Pharmacology

Oswald Schmiedeberg Father of Pharmacology

Who is known as the Father of Pharmacology?A. Oswald SchmiedebergB. J LangleyC. Rudolf BuchheimD. Paul Ehrlich Correct answer : A. Oswald Schmiedeberg Oswald Schmiedeberg is regarded as the Father of Pharmacology. Oswald Schmiedeberg earned his medical doctorate from the University of Dorpat with a thesis on the measurement of chloroform in blood, titled “Determination and Concentration of Chloroform in the …

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