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A Melbourne film festival is screening contemporary science fiction movies next weekend, followed by a Q&A with researchers and storytellers “From human clones to mutant monsters, the big screen loves …

A select group of influential online celebrities from China will arrive in Australia next week for the ‘Walk Into Australia and New Zealand’ campaign, organised by leading turnkey e-commerce solutions provider Azoya and …

PSA17 is set to be hosted by both the PSA and the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) next year. Following the successful PSA16 event held in Sydney in July, which attracted …

While paracetamol has been the ‘go-to’ medicine for acute and chronic pain conditions for many years, evidence shows the drug “doesn’t work” says Professor Andrew Moore, who is the Director of …

Dr Chris Freeman and Dr Geraldine Moses from the University of Queensland remind pharmacists that many drug interactions are not yet known – some of which can be quite unexpected …

Which expanded health care role interests you most? Internationally and in Australia, pharmacists are moving into new and expanded roles in community pharmacy. Recently the Grattan Institute’s Dr Stephen Duckett …

A new report from Lung Foundation Australia shows that Australians’ negative attitudes to and stereotypes about lung cancer patients is impacting diagnosis and access to treatment. Lung cancer has a …

Researchers in the US have uncovered a correlation between pharmacy density and hospital readmissions. While pharmacy density is not a single direct cause in itself, the researchers at the University …

Helping in the fight against antibiotic resistance from the 1970s helped foster a lifelong interest in battling inappropriate promotion of medicines and therapeutic services, says Friends of Science in Medicine’s …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has toured a health care practice featuring integrated pharmacy services and given it the thumbs up. Minister Ley thanked an “impressive” lineup of health professionals, including …

Weekly Dose: teriparatide, the osteoporosis drug that forms new bone Peter Robert Ebeling, Monash University Teriparatide is an injectable drug to treat severe osteoporosis, a condition where mineral loss causes …

GSK’s relatively new vaccine for meningococcal B is in low supply across the country due to its unexpected popularity worldwide Bexsero is the only vaccine for meningococcal B currently registered …