The consumer advocacy group is calling for a sweeping range of changes across healthcare policy In its election manifesto released on Tuesday 7 June, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) has …

Sigma Pharmaceuticals has entered China’s e-commerce market with a plan to tap into an enormous source of new customers. The Chinese version of Amcal’s online store, launched on Monday 6 …

More people than ever are heading to the internet to purchase their cosmetics and skincare products Latest figures from Roy Morgan Research reveal online cosmetics and skincare purchases have seen …

People have been taking it daily rather than weekly as prescribed A drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease has been linked to numerous deaths since …

Pharmacists need to utilise every opportunity to educate consumers about vaccination before travelling Zika vaccine scepticism and conspiracy theories are already rife on social media, according to an analysis by …

Method could be a more efficient and less harmful than smoking traditional cannabis cigarettes, according to a new study. Using e-cigarettes for the vaping of cannabis oil, which the authors …

A newly created concept is gathering momentum on social media. ‘Prescripticide’ has been officially embraced by the internet, with the creation of a new Wikipedia page that defines it as …

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has elected Dr Michael Gannon as its new president and Dr Tony Bartone as vice president. Dr Gannon, an obstetrician and gynaecologist from Western Australia, …

Former managing director and CEO of Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Elmo De Alwis, along with former CFO Mark Smith, have been sentenced for falsifying Sigma’s books and misleading directors. De Alwis and …

Healthcare practitioners need to recapture the agenda from corporates on popular networking sites such as Facebook, say public health researchers. A new study into social media’s impact on health reveals …

Consumer watchdog says fine is inadequate deterrent. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is appealing the federal court’s decision to fine Reckitt Benckiser $1.7 million for its Nurofen Specific Pain …

A NSW pharmacist has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly putting drugs in a pharmacy assistant’s drinks while at work. Yan Chi “Anthony” Cheung, 33, appeared before Waverley Local Court …