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TGA issues safety reminder and advises of updates to infliximab product information Changes to the product information of Remicade (infliximab) have been flagged by the TGA in a recent newsletter, …

Detection of trace element impurity leads to a recall of Apotex’s Valsartan product range Apotex Pty Ltd, in consultation with the TGA, has issued a recalling of all batches and …

A study has found chemicals in personal care products could be potentially associated with earlier onset of puberty in girls A cohort study has looked into the potential impact that …

Which medication administration errors are most commonly implicated in deaths? A new large study investigates A retrospective study has looked at medication administration errors reported in acute care, analysing which …

Nearly half of people admitted for acute coronary syndrome do not receive intensive statin therapy within 12 months, mostly due to them not being prescribed, a study has found Sydney …

A systematic review and meta-analysis has found pharmacist-led education has a positive effect on HbA1c levels and self-care practices among type 2 diabetes patients Pharmacist-led educational interventions have a significantly …

Increased intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids during pregnancy has been found to reduce risk of premature birth, according to a recent Cochrane review A Cochrane review has found evidence …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the serious threat it poses to …

Researchers have highlighted a case where this newly listed medication led to drug‐induced autoimmune diabetes mellitus and colitis Pharmacist Nikhil Singh from the Royal Melbourne Hospital has shared a case …

Learn more about this new option for people who have frequent attacks of migraine Injections of erenumab have recently been added to the list of drugs used for prophylaxis of …

A few weeks ago, I received an email which made me think my life would change forever… The email was a notification from AHPRA informing me that a complaint had …

Government announces two major new PBS listings  The federal government has announced the addition of two new listings to the PBS from 1 November 2018. The new listings are a …