Blackmores has been awarded the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand in the Vitamins & Supplements category for 2015— the seventh consecutive year the brand has received this accolade. The Trusted …

More colleges and societies have joined Choosing Wisely Australia, an initiative that is addressing unnecessary practices and questioning tests, treatments and procedures of proven low value. The number of participating …

The negative health effects of international air travel are well documented, but it’s possible that the common elderberry can provide some relief, according to Griffith University researchers. Associate Professor Evelin …

The AMA has renewed its call for the Federal Government to support the AMA proposal to integrate non-dispensing pharmacists into GP-led primary health care teams. As part of AMA Family …

Back pain is still the most common pain affecting Australians, a new study has found, affecting nearly 70% of people surveyed. The 2015 Living with Pain Snapshot Survey, conducted by …

Difference between state and territory regulations on S8 medicines create difficulties for prescribers, pharmacists and patients, an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia says. “The establishment of a …

The Australian Medical Association is using Family Doctor Week to highlight the “devastating” effect on patients from the freeze on Medicare patient rebates. It is warning of a sharp rise …

A renewed US Food and Drug Administration warning on non-aspirin NSAIDs and cardiovascular health is in line with current TGA recommendations – and community pharmacy can help educate consumers about …

Nine out of ten Australians believe that cheap, generic medicines include the same ingredients as more expensive products—but many still trust the big name brands more, Canstar Blue has found. …

Many Australians are doing a double take this week as they walk past ‘sneezing billboards’ designed to help Australians understand colds and flu can be managed without antibiotics. The sneezing …

Educational Testing Service, creator of the TOEFL iBT test, has welcomed the revised English-language registration standards announced by AHPRA. From 1 July 2015, regulated health practitioners in Australia will be …

Blooms the Chemist has taken out the Canstar Blue award for pharmacy customer satisfaction, with honourable mentions going to Chemmart, Guardian, Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse, Discount Drug Stores and Amcal. …