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Forward pharmacy needs to be formally recognised in university pharmacy schools, and pharmacists given the tools to embrace professional services and counselling fully, says Bobby Afshari, owner of Blooms the …

The first National Allergy Strategy has been released by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild. Developed over the …

Terry White Chemists has partnered with The Common Good to raise money for unfunded medical research projects. The Common Good was established to prove that everyday people can make things …

Sitting too much, known as sedentary behaviour, has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death according to a recent Canadian study, the National Heart Foundation …

The NSW Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has recognised three of its members for their outstanding achievements in the profession. Awards in the following categories were announced: NSW …

Complementary medicines company Flordis has slammed a paper showing that CAMs are of limited use in treating menopause symptoms. Following the recent Medical Journal of Australia publication of a Monash …

Ahead of Federal Parliament resuming next week, the AMA is calling on the Government to renew its focus on addressing the many ways that the misuse of alcohol is causing …

There is a strong link between symptoms of depression and cognitive decline, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. Researchers examined 460 West Australian adults and found that people …

Professional Pharmacists Australia is calling on the leaders of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to drop its support for slashing pharmacists’ weekend and public holiday pay rates. The Productivity Commission’s draft …

It’s time for a national system for the Electronic Recording and Reporting of Controlled Drugs, says Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty. Writing in this week’s edition of Guild newsletter …

NPS MedicineWise has announced that Be Medicinewise Week will be held again this year from 12-18 October 2015, with a theme of “Be medicinewise at all ages and life stages”. …

Early results of an Ebola vaccine efficacy trial show 100% efficacy in individuals, says the World Health Organization. Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial …