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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, September 2008

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  • Smokers die younger

    Latest smoking deterrent — graphic images

    30 SEP 2008 14:14

    Graphic pictures that illustrate the effects of smoking — from rotting teeth to throat cancer — will start to appear on cigarette packets sold in the UK from 1 October 2008, the Department of Health has revealed.

  • Image of pill bottle with word 'alert!'

    DRUG ALERT: Ionsys ITS fentanyl patches

    29 SEP 2008 15:28

    All Ionsys iontophoretic transdermal system (ITS) (fentanyl, 40µg) stock is being recalled by Janssen-Cilag after some units have been found to self-activate, which could cause overdose.

  • Blood donation rules relaxed

    29 SEP 2008 15:27

    People with diabetes are now able to give blood after changes to the UK blood service rules.

  • Membership Survey 2

    28 SEP 2008

  • consultation rooms

    27 SEP 2008

    i just had a thought. some consultation rooms aren't big enough to comfortably fit in people in wheelchairs (with the door closed behind them!). does this contravene some kind of Disability Discrimination Act? doesn't that mean this percentage of the population are being provided an inferior service? i think this is wrong. why didn't companies think about this when installing the rooms?

  • Few osteoporosis patients take optimal supplements

    26 SEP 2008 13:52

    Less than half (43 per cent) of patients in Europe with osteoporosis may be taking both calcium and vitamin D supplements and patients in the UK are the lowest users, suggests new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research held in Montreal, Canada, from 12–16 September 2008.

  • Could the dog-rose be a cure for arthritis?

    26 SEP 2008 By Glow-worm

    [img_assist|nid=33051|title=Hips|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=200|height=141]The dog-rose (Rosa canina) is the most widespread of all our wild roses, commonly seen climbing and scrambling through hedgerows.

  • Nelson: a hero despite sickness and injury

    26 SEP 2008 By Glow-worm

    Monday 29 September marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Horatio Nelson, naval commander and national hero. During his career, he suffered innumerable illnesses, wounds and depression but overcame them to emerge as a leader and inspiration to others.

  • Windows that purify air

    26 SEP 2008 By Glow-worm

    Researchers from Queensland University of Technology have discovered that gold-painted medieval stained glass windows purify the air when exposed to sunlight.

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