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Australians experiencing pain for longer than three months to visit their GP, says the organisation, as it could be neuropathic pain Not-for-profit independent organisation NPS MedicineWise is encouraging Australians who …

The Immunisation Coalition is urging people aged over 65 to wait for the two new enhanced flu vaccines funded by the Government under the NIP Following a “horrific” flu season …

Short-acting asthma relievers have been linked to reduced fertility in women… but there’s good news for those who use long-acting preventers Women with asthma who use short-acting asthma relievers may …

Clinicians say they are cautious as demand for prescription cannabinoids outruns research on safety profile and effectiveness Doctors have written to the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on behalf of …

An Australian trial has found hospital pharmacists providing guidance to junior doctors led to significantly reduced prescribing errors Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne Medical School …

Vapour from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria to stick to the cells that line the airway, say researchers A study based on experiments with cells, mice and humans has …

Under-reporting of codeine dependence is highly likely and interventions are needed, say Australian researchers in new systematic review A systematic review published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia …

Pharmacies play a pivotal role in supporting parents in dealing with their child’s ailments. A well-stocked category plus the right advice is imperative Pharmacists and their staff are in a …

Taking antibiotics in pregnancy linked to rise in infant infections Children born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics during pregnancy may have up to a 20% higher risk of being …

A controversial test has now been made available for online purchase and at-home use MyHealthTest, an online provider of blood test services, has now added the Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) …

The Board’s revised guidance on the compounding of sterile injectable medicines kicked in on the first of the month A revised guidance titled ‘Compounding of sterile injectable medicines’, has been …

A study has found pharmacist intervention may potentially lead to reduced risk of ED visits and hospital readmissions Danish researchers have looked at the role of pharmacists in reducing hospital …