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 …

Convenience trumps faecal aversion when it comes to bowel cancer screening, according to a new CSIRO-led study. While blood-based screening averts the need for faecal testing – which many can …

Oversupply of pharmacists depressing salaries, union believes Graduates in pharmacy earn the lowest of all higher education graduates within the first several months of finishing their degrees, new data indicates. …

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling three batches of Children’s Panadol due to possible contamination, the TGA has confirmed. The recall involves two batches of Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension Strawberry (200mL) and one …

Customers may be able to order their medications through an app in the near future if a new US idea hits Australian shores. A New York pharmacist has created an …

Mums and pregnant women are increasingly looking to Facebook to get advice on medications and health conditions from other mothers, according to a new study. Researchers from the pharmacy department …