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The Pharmaceutical Journal

Editorial

The UN Millennium Development Goals may have fallen short, but it has created a strong foundation for ending health inequality

The next step for the UN's Millennium Development GoalsSubscription

The UN Millennium Development Goals may have fallen short of their aims, but they have created a strong foundation for ending health inequality.

Feature

The anopheles mosquito is the vector for plasmodium that causes malaria. Scientists are looking for ways to block the transmission of the parasite to mosquitoes

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To wipe out malaria, researchers are racing to develop a vaccine that protects mosquitoes from infection.

Comment

Plain cigarette packaging can contribute to reducing smoking rates, evidence shows

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There is growing evidence that plain cigarette package could help reduce smoking rates

Q&A

Carmen Peña, president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

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President of the International Pharmaceutical Federation Carmen Peña discusses gender equality, fighting Ebola and her vision for advanced roles for pharmacists.

Careers

The quality of a pharmacist's resume alone can be the difference between outright rejection and securing an interview

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Pharmacy recruitment specialist from Your World Healthcare Sean Brown shares the secrets to compiling a CV that will give you the best chance of getting an interview and securing a job.

News

MRI of multiple sclerosis in a 42 year old woman

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Stem cell treatment after high-dose immunosuppressive therapy could be an effective way to manage relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.

The US Food and Drug Administration  has approved liraglutide, an injectable drug best known as an antidiabetes agent, to treat obesity in combination with healthy lifestyle changes such as a reduced-calorie diet and exercise.

Injectable weight loss drug liraglutide approved by FDASubscription

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved liraglutide, an injectable drug best known as an antidiabetes agent, to treat obesity in combination with lifestyle changes such as a reduced-calorie diet and exercise.

The Pharmaceutical Journal

3/10 January 2015, Vol 294, No 7843/4

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New strategies to tackle malaria are focusing on blocking transmission of the parasite from human to mosquito.

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David Branford, chair of the English Pharmacy Board; John Cromarty, chair of the Scottish Pharmacy Board and Mair Davies, chair of the Welsh Pharmacy Board

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The three Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) board chairs in England, Scotland and Wales tell Stephen Robinson what 2015 holds for the pharmacy profession and how they plan to tackle the challenges to come.

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