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The Heart Foundation is urging policymakers, clinicians and government to act on new guidelines to improve access to care and prevent heart attacks. The Australian Acute Coronary Syndrome Capability Framework …

Life stresses have the potential to manifest into non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, stroke, asthma, heart disease, depression and osteoporosis, says a behavioural epidemiology expert. Timothy Olds, Professor of Behavioural …

Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the announcement of three new complementary medicine scholarships by the National Institute of Complementary Medicine in partnership with the Blackmores Institute. The scholarships aim to …

The PSA today released a position statement calling for further research and the development of a regulatory framework to evaluate the benefits of therapeutic cannabis. However in its statement, the …

The recent PSA15 conference held in Sydney has emerged as the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s most successful onshore conference to date, PSA says. Around 900 registrations were recorded for the …

Priceline Pharmacy has joined forces with Netball SA and the Adelaide Thunderbirds as Premier Partner for the next three years. As part of this extended team sponsorship, Priceline Pharmacy is …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it will not oppose Pfizer Inc’s proposed $US17 billion acquisition of Hospira Inc. “Pfizer and Hospira are also the two largest …

A pharmacist in Concord, California, nearly bit off the finger of a man who attempted to rob the store. Local area news outlets report that the man entered the Oak …

According to figures released by Employsure, employers found that work-life balance ranks highest for staff retention, overshadowing pay rises and training. “Our research clearly shows that staff often need to …

Today’s passing of the legislation for the Medical Research Future Fund in the Senate has brought hope not just to the Australian health and medical research sector but also to …

The Australian Pharmacy Council has welcomed the Final Report of the Independent Review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions that was considered by Health Ministers earlier …

The Medical Research Future Fund Bill has been passed today in Canberra. The successful passage of the legislation to establish the Government’s Medical Research Future Fund will significantly strengthen Australia’s …