Department of Biology, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
Received: 10-Nov-2023, Manuscript No. JHCP-23-124679; Editor assigned: 14-Nov-2023, PreQC No. JHCP-23-124679 (PQ); Reviewed: 28-Nov-2023, QC No. JHCP-23-124679; Revised: 05-Dec-2023, Manuscript No. JHCP-23-124679 (R); Published: 12-Dec-2023, DOI: 10.4172/J Hosp Clin Pharm.9.4.010
Citation: Mianehro E. Advancements and Impact of Medical Science in Health Care. RRJ Hosp Clin Pharm. 2023;09:010.
Copyright: © 2023 Mianehro E. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Advances in neuroscience
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Global health initiatives
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