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Leading hair-loss treatment could be set to move to pharmacist-only category Regulators are set to decide on a request to down-schedule a leading hair-loss treatment to the S3 (Pharmacist Only) …

What’s the latest information from the experts Here are 10 top points on what to know about influenza this year, according to experts from Westmead Hospital in Sydney, the University …

The largest single study to date has concluded that MMR vaccination does not increased autism risk, even among children with other risk factors for autism A nationwide cohort study of …

An Australian study has looked at patients’ and carers’ choices and use of asthma preventer medicines Cost may be a barrier for patient adherence to preventer medicines, according to research …

Study shows state expansion of hormonal contraception prescribing authority to pharmacists helps women obtain better access and prevent unintended pregnancy US researchers have looked at the impact of expanding pharmacist …

TGA investigating the possible contamination of blood pressure medications A new warning has been issued by the TGA on the potential contamination of ‘sartan’ angiotensin receptor blockers. In a release …

Let your patients with asthma know about lower-price options if you want to improve compliance Pharmacists have an important role to play in improving medication adherence among patients with asthma, …

Experts say there is a need for more funding and collaboration to improve uptake and targeting of HMRs Home Medicines Review (HMR) use in Australia was found to be generally …

Pharmacists should be notified when and why a drug is being prescribed off-label says MP who has called for an inquiry into the practice A federal MP, whose daughter suffered …

Call for fish oil supplements to be PBS listed for the prevention of preterm births An Australian expert has recommended that Omega 3 fish oil supplements be listed on the …

There are currently Epipen supplies and no shortages, manufacturer confirms In a recent story published by AJP, we reported on a pharmacist’s concern that they were still having trouble sourcing …

A new meta-analysis published in The Lancet has shown evidence that statins significantly reduce risk of major heart issues, irrespective of age In a meta-analysis of nearly 187,000 people who had …