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 …

Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the TGA’s announcement of approval of 10 new ingredients that have been assessed as suitable for use in listed medicines. “We welcome this streamlining of …

Terry White Group co-founder and chairman, Terry White, has cut the ribbon on the first conversion of a Chemplus pharmacy to the Terry White Chemists brand – Terry White Chemists …

Global standards of practice used by hospital pharmacists around the world have been revised and released by the Hospital Pharmacy Section of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. The standards, known as …

Sedentary behaviour, including too much time sitting down, is the new smoking, says the Heart Foundation.

Dementia should not be considered to be an inevitable and normal part of ageing, writes Louis Roller.   “I’m just wandering, I think of things and then they go away …

Pharmacy needs to reconsider ‘cheesy’ non-evidence-based services, stop letting pharmacists hide out the back and stop trying to out-Wool Woolworths, experts say. The sector needs to move from supply of …