Historical features of Pharmacology.
The drug: medicament and poison.
Plant, animal and mineral drugs.
Active ingredient and excipients.
Plant drugs and principles of Pharmacognosy.
Preclinical studies in vitro and in vivo.
Phase I, II, and III clinical trials.
Role of the Ethics Committee and patient rights.
Informed consent and processing of personal data.
Routes of administration of drugs.
Barriers to the passage of drugs.
Volume of distribution.
Bioaccessibility and bioavailability.
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacogenetics.
Deepening on hepatic cytochromes.
Pharmacodynamics: the pharmacological receptor.
Pharmacodynamics: types of pharmacological receptors.
Pharmacodynamics: drug-receptor interaction and dose-response curves.
Pharmacodynamics: manageability and therapeutic index.
Adverse drug reactions (ADR).
Rare diseases therapy.
Therapy with more drugs.
Interaction between drugs.
Interaction between drugs and food.
Definition of nutraceuticals
The healing power of food
Probiotics and prebiotics
Free radicals, ROS and RNS
Hormesis and paraormesis
Vitamins A, C, E
Dopamine and pleasure (the rewarding pathway)
Nutritional problems in Parkinson's disease
Nutritional problems in Alzheimer's disease
Nutrition and headaches