As trade ministers meet in Hawaii on 28-31 July in an effort to finalise the Trans Pacific Partnership, the Public Health Association of Australia and other stakeholders say that lives …

A large Australian study has found huge gaps in knowledge about hepatitis – which could lead to liver disease and cancer, Cancer Council Victoria says. ““Misunderstandings of transmission could have …

Peak health groups have issued an urgent call for government action to better equip half a million Australians living with viral hepatitis in combating life-threatening liver disease. Calling for increased …

Chemist Warehouse today launched its 115th store in Victoria in the iconic Bourke Street Mall. The brand celebrated its new store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Deputy Lord Mayor Susan …

A malaria vaccine could be a step closer as Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria welcomed news that the European Medicines Agency …

A Canadian pharmacist has slammed the sale of homeopathic remedies in community pharmacy, stating that homeopathy and science are mutually exclusive. “Retail pharmacies have a sugar pill problem,” writes Scott …

British GPs have hit out at England’s national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which they say will confuse patients and make more work for GPs. The UK’s Pharmaceutical Services Negotiation Committee …

Slade Pharmacy Services has entered into agreements with Fresenius Kabi to purchase its Oncology Compounding Business in Australia. This includes all the TGA-licenced compounding facilities in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. …

A source of statistics and trends in the Australian and International medicines industry has been published in the latest edition of the Medicines Australia Facts Book (4th Edition). The findings …

A report highlighting that some 30% of prescriptions were deemed to be inappropriate highlights the need for vigilance in prescribing antibiotics, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia says. The results of …

A US study has compiled a list of the most common personality types in student pharmacists – and found a definite theme of being achievement-oriented, enjoying learning and valuing relationships. …

Setting a national salt reduction target could be an effective way to stem cardiovascular disease, say University of Sydney researchers. Publishing in the journal Nutrients, Dr Belinda Reeve and Professor …