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Bowel Cancer Australia has launched a women’s health campaign urging pharmacists to warn women that the disease affects both sexes equally. Pharmacists can raise awareness of bowel cancer in women, …

The first in a new class of biologic medicine that acts to interrupt the inflammatory cycle and help clear the skin of patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis has been added to the PBS from September 1, 2015.

On the eve of the Vitafoods Asia expo in Hong Kong, one of the premier events for the global complementary medicines industry, Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the latest AusTrade …

Physical exercise can have an anti-ageing effect, according to a German study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress over the weekend. “This latest research out of Europe highlights …

Independent research into the results of the Coalition Government’s ice advertising has praised the campaign. Speaking ahead of the launch of the second instalment of the ads onto TV and …

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Baggoley, has written to networks representing GPs and obstetricians alerting them to a global shortage of folic acid for food fortification that may affect …

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is calling for greater awareness of the over-prescribing of opioid prescription medication for pain. RACP President, Laureate Professor Nick Talley, says opioids are now …

Investment in preventive health is needed now to curb the rise of chronic disease, says the Consumers Health Forum. CHF says it welcomes the National Reform Summit’s recognition that preventative …

International trendsetter and fashion designer Whitney Port has launched the inaugural Festival of Beauty campaign for Priceline Pharmacy at a star-studded event at Sydney’s Doltone House. The night was attended …

Pharmacists in general practice have a lot to contribute, an international expert says. Around 100 pharmacists, GPs, researchers and industry participants attended the PSA’s Pharmacists in General Practice Forum held …

The PSA has welcomed the appointment of Victorian pharmacist Toni Riley as Project Manager of the RUM Project. Riley will take over as the new project manager from September 1, …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National Student Business Plan Competition has named the three finalist teams for 2015. The competition is an Australia-wide challenge promoting creative entrepreneurship among students preparing …