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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, October 2009

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  • Can we offer safe medicine to the patient?

    11 OCT 2009

    Can we offer safe medicine to the needy patient? There are lots of allopathic medicine is available in the world and it gives relieve for one symptom and creates another symptoms. But on the other hand nutraceuticals and herbals are choice of drug for safe treatment options without side effect.

  • Surgical masks compared with respirator for flu protection Subscription

    9 OCT 2009 14:10

    Surgical masks are as effective as the N95 respirator for protecting against influenza, according to the findings of a JAMA study published online (1 October 2009).

  • Scotland moves to ban cigarette displays in shops Subscription

    9 OCT 2009 14:05

    Moves to end displays of cigarettes in shops in Scotland have taken a step closer following a vote in the Scottish Parliament.MSPs have voted in favour of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Bill in its first stage of the Parliamentary process.

  • Vials

    Seasonal flu campaigns start Subscription

    9 OCT 2009 13:50

    Seasonal influenza campaigns kicked off this week in England, Scotland and Wales. The campaign in England was launched today (9 October 2009) by the Department of Health and follows the launch of Scotland’s campaign earlier this week. Wales has yet to launch its campaign but the vaccination programme has started.

  • Study hints at disease-modifying effect for rasagiline in Parkinson’s disease Subscription

    9 OCT 2009 13:45

    Early treatment with rasagiline (Azilect) at a dose of 1mg daily may have a disease-modifying effect in Parkinson’s disease, research indicates.

  • How should you spell tablet(t)ing?

    9 OCT 2009 By Didapper

    For years the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s science division has arranged an annual residential course to which it gives the title “Tabletting technology for the pharmaceutical industry”. But when The Journal gives publicity to the course it always changes the spelling of the first word to “tableting”.

  • Greenwich, meridians and maps

    9 OCT 2009 By Didapper

    A popular day trip for visitors to London is a riverboat excursion down the Thames to Greenwich. Here you can climb the hill to the old Royal Observatory and have your photograph taken with one foot either side of the brass strip marking the Greenwich meridian.

  • Poet who pinned down puerperal fever

    9 OCT 2009 By Didapper

  • David Cameron's pharmacist

    8 OCT 2009

    Depending on which news broadcaster you listen to, the chances of a Conservative prime minister next summer are somewhere between likely and certain.  It's been pointed out on numerous occasions that David Cameron's personal experiences have resulted in him being a far more enthusiastic supporter of the NHS than many of his predecesors.

  • BPC: British Pharmaceutical Conference

    8 OCT 2009 15:46

    Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference 2010 5-6 September, London (Imperial College)Details & booking BPC 2009Reports

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