Pharmacy cognitive services are a vital part of providing help for people with dementia and their carers, says Jon Kontopos, CEO of Dementia Caring. Speaking during Dementia Awareness Month (September), …

Health must be a priority for the new Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Australian Medical Association has said in congratulating Malcolm Turnbull on his election last night. “Poor health policy …

A new survey from VicHealth shows two in five Victorians trust health and wellbeing apps for information about being healthy despite a new guide showing many may be ineffective. VicHealth …

Australia is on the cusp of a generational change in healthcare policy, driven by powerful external forces making governments rethink the way healthcare services are delivered, says Robert Lippiatt, Convenor …

Federal Members of Parliament from all parties and health groups called for legislation on alcohol promotion after the Alcohol Advertising Review Board 2014-15 Annual Report was released in Canberra today, …

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing proton pump inhibitors, one of the world’s most commonly-issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women. University of Queensland …

New figures released by the Kirby Institute from its 2015 Annual Surveillance Report indicate that in 2014, HIV diagnoses in Australia remained stable, following a sharp rise in 2012. Australia …

Mindfulness can make a huge difference to pharmacy practice, says Dr Craig Hassed, senior lecturer, department of general practice, Monash University. Monash University pharmacy and medicine students undertake a mandatory …

Nearly 3000 Australians with hepatitis C have progressed to severe liver disease in the last year, as thousands continue to wait for affordable access to curative medicines recommended for a …

New research has shown for the first time that the part of the brain used for learning, memory and mental health is smaller in people with unhealthy diets (a Western …

Victorian pharmacist John Morgan, a pioneer of now-mainstream pharmacy concepts such as forward pharmacy, has passed away at the age of 79. Morgan helped pioneer medication reviews, collaborative practice with …

The Greens are reiterating calls for the Abbott government to bring medicinal cannabis legislation to a vote, in light of the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s recommendation that the State Government …