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More medication reviews and education on psychotropic medicines are needed for those entering aged care, with pharmacists ‘best placed’ to provide this, say leading researchers Dispensing of psychotropic medicines to …

When it comes to pharmacist prescribing, the focus is too heavy on initiation and not enough on deprescribing, argue two pharmacy researchers  The ongoing discussion about pharmacist prescribing rights in …

Australian researchers have reviewed the evidence behind nicotine vaping products as a harm reduction tool and provide advice for pharmacy staff Pharmacists play a critical role in delivering harm reduction …

Another trial confirms active sunscreen ingredients are systematically absorbed into the body, as FDA calls for more data to establish the safety of 12 ingredients A randomised clinical trial has …

As we continue to contend with smoke haze in various parts of the country, many Australians may find themselves with watery, burning, irritated or red eyes Katrina Schmid Associate Professor, …

AJP speaks with pharmacist John Bell about the latest in children’s gut health and related allergies 1. What do pharmacists need to know about cows’ milk allergy and kids? Cows’ …

Community pharmacy-based interventions most likely have a positive effect on health behaviours, intermediate clinical outcomes and quality of life in patients, Cochrane review finds The Cochrane review set out to …

Cases of poisoning from essential oil exposure are frequent and increasing in Australia, new research reveals A study published this week shows there were 4,412 calls made to the NSW …

Here’s what you need to know While there are not many biosimilars available yet in Australia, several have been added to the ARTG and PBS this year. Biosimilar medicines are …

New research from Monash University links falls with medication initiation and dose changes Researchers from Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) have conducted a root cause analysis …

Longest observational study to date finds no association between statin use and decline in memory or cognition New research has found no association between statin use and memory change in …

It would be “fantastic” if more pharmacists were willing to provide opioid replacement therapy, says leading researcher Latest data estimates that 40.5 million people across the world were dependent on …