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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 …

Should pharmacists play an active role in penicillin skin testing? These practitioners think the move could help reduce antimicrobial resistance Penicillin allergy is one of the most frequently self-reported drug …

Advocates for sleep health argue it’s high time we move sleep issues off the backburner, making sleep a national health priority, says Leanne Philpott. Experts say that Australia is in …

New advice on medicines shortages provided by regulators as shipping delays add another case to the list  The TGA today advised that Prenoxad 1 mg/mL solution for injection in a …

A new OTC option for symptomatic relief of mild anxiety is now available in pharmacies Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in three …

People with low vision can often struggle with reading medicine information on labels, which can lead to incorrect use Studies show that people with limited vision find managing their medication …