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Treatment for Australia’s leading cause of blindness – macular degeneration – has turned a corner through the efforts of Australian and global ophthalmologists, says the Royal Australian and New Zealand …

A new targeted anti-cancer therapy that helps improve survival in the most common form of leukaemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, has received regulatory approval in Australia.

The Australian Pharmacy Council has elected South Australian pharmacist Debra Rowett its new president. Rowett is the director, Drug and Therapeutics Information Service at the Repatriation General Hospital in South …

The Heart Foundation has reiterated the importance of exercise and movement, following media reports on a new study which showed sedentary behaviour had a negative effect on the body rhythms …

Patients of the country’s only community-funded pharmacy could pay less for their medicines if the services is defunded, says Health Minister Sussan Ley. The pharmacy, which is integrated into the …

AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler has criticised an increase in funding and a greater pharmacist role which are set to be part of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement. Writing …

The AMA’s fears that extending the scope of pharmacy professional services would result in ‘fragmentation of patient care’ is unfounded, says PSA national president Grant Kardachi – and airing their …

The herpes virus has helped researchers discover that the respiratory tract links to two different parts of the nervous system – which could mean big changes in cough treatment. A …

Sanofi is calling on the Federal Government to join with them to co-fund a GP diabetes education program aimed at reducing the condition’s growing financial burden on the Australian healthcare …

A major study has revealed that more than four out of five Chinese students suffer from myopia – and researchers warn Australia could see similar rates of the condition into the …

The incidence of depression, stress and anxiety has grown alongside the unemployment figures, according to Roy Morgan research which has found the two trends are closely linked – especially for …

Researchers from Monash University are set to examine whether aspirin can improve the healing rates of leg ulcers in older adults.