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Now that new generation medicines for hepatitis C have been subsidised on the PBS, the Government needs to invest in raising awareness about them and the disease, stakeholders say. In …

Here are yesterday’s posts to AusPharmList. Faxing dispensing histories to hospitals……. Adam Harradine Re: 20 years of AusPharm……. Karalyn Huxhagen Re: The NEW Auspharmlist……. Sadek Othman Re: No conflict of …

Using mail-order pharmacies may help stroke patients improve their medicines compliance significantly, a new study has found. The researchers conducted cross-sectional analyses of patients discharged with ischaemic stroke who were …

The World Health Organisation has announced its recommended formulation for influenza vaccines to be used in the Northern Hemisphere winter 2016-17. The periodic replacement of virus strains contained in influenza …

Type 1 diabetes may be associated with increased risk of some cancer types, say researchers. Type 1 diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of various cancer types including cancers …

Consumers are choosing the Medicare Safety Net over the $1 script copayment discount, says pharmacy consultant Peter Feros, who has financial interests in Cincotta Discount Chemist. “In the 12 pharmacies …

Welcome to AJP Daily – our new email newsletter that brings you the latest and most relevant pharmacy news, views, opinions and discussion every day. Building on the Australian Journal …

Australians have one of the world’s highest instances of regular pain a new international survey reveals. A survey across 14 countries found that 97% of Australians say they suffer from …

An Australian first study of primary schoolchildren by Victorian researchers has found that children eating greater amounts of salt have a greater risk of being overweight or obese. The study …

Ice use is on the rise especially among young people and more than half of users are dependent, experts claim. Reports claim that almost 270,000 Australians aged between 15 and …

ConceivePlus, in consultation with the TGA, has recalled a batch of ConceivePlease one-step human chorionic gonadotropin urine pregnancy tests. The affected batch number is 20131203. ConceivePlease one step HCG urine …

Australians are being denied the latest advancements in stroke treatment, with hospitals ill-equipped to deliver around the clock access to life-saving clot-retrieval surgery, the Stroke Foundation says. Stroke Foundation data …