Hospitalisation rates for acute kidney injury have more than doubled over the last decade—and this condition affects some population groups more than others, according to a report released today by …

US pharmacy chain CVS/pharmacy has marked the first anniversary of it ending its tobacco sales by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the last year. …

The Pharmacy Industry Award has been selected by the Fair Work Commission for a pilot project to look at how a modern award can be written in plain language. The …

Australians constantly risk spreading potentially dangerous germs and viruses simply because they are not washing their hands properly, says child rights organisation Plan International Australia as it declares today (Friday, …

Mental health issues are often poorly understood in the community, and pharmacists have a significant role to play on several levels, writes Louis Roller Around one in five people in …

The Pharmacy Board has paid tribute to four inaugural members who completed their terms of appointment on 30 August 2015, including Stephen Marty, outgoing Chair. The Board recognised the past …

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said today that comments from the Health Minister about the latest Medicare data suggest that the Government is setting the scene for Health budget cuts …

Medicare is now being billed over one million times a day for the first time in history, as new figures show growth in claims outstripped the number of new patients …

Moira Sim, an expert in primary healthcare, is calling for a public debate about the merits of population medical screening, in an upcoming public lecture, Overdiagnosis: Making well people sick? …

In Australia, one in five people—that’s 4 million people—live with dry eye, and of these 800,000 suffer from severe dry eye1. An aging population living longer than ever before contributes …

The AMA wants better resources, including security, and health services to deal with the methamphetamine or “ice” epidemic. The AMA has released its updated Position Statement on Methamphetamine (2015), which …

More than $5 million has been awarded to Australian researchers collaborating with international experts to solve global health problems, the NHMRC has announced. The NHMRC announced 11 grants to support …