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Having lost a great friend Scott Sullivan to Motor Neurone Disease at aged 42, Norman Thurecht puts on his runners again and is running in the New York marathon to …

A major consumer survey has found high levels of satisfaction and reliance on community pharmacies. The survey of 3000 consumers was part of the Consumer Needs project which was funded …

An Australian study involving almost 10,000 women has revealed that 20-somethings with sleep problems had troublingly high rates of insomnia when questioned a decade later. This is despite many seeking …

The Pharmacy Guild has argued that pharmacies should not be required to be the paymasters for paid parental leave, in its submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee’s recent …

A University of Adelaide review found that compared to men of a healthy weight, obese men were more likely to be infertile, unsuccessful with assisted reproduction and have poor quality …

Vitaco Health Group—the company behind nutritional products including Aussie Bodies, Nutra-Life, Healtheries and Musashi—today made its debut on the ASX, positioning the company for the next phase of its growth. …

Spending more time playing outside could protect children from short-sightedness as they grow up, according to a study published this week by Professor Mingguang He from the Centre for Eye …

Pharmacy cognitive services are a vital part of providing help for people with dementia and their carers, says Jon Kontopos, CEO of Dementia Caring. Speaking during Dementia Awareness Month (September), …

Health must be a priority for the new Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Australian Medical Association has said in congratulating Malcolm Turnbull on his election last night. “Poor health policy …

A new survey from VicHealth shows two in five Victorians trust health and wellbeing apps for information about being healthy despite a new guide showing many may be ineffective. VicHealth …

Australia is on the cusp of a generational change in healthcare policy, driven by powerful external forces making governments rethink the way healthcare services are delivered, says Robert Lippiatt, Convenor …

Federal Members of Parliament from all parties and health groups called for legislation on alcohol promotion after the Alcohol Advertising Review Board 2014-15 Annual Report was released in Canberra today, …