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Carl Gibson, chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the results of a Cochrane Review of chondroitin sulfate that confirm the efficacy and safety of this supplement in the …

Australian cancer patients don’t have time to wait for access to new cancer drugs, says Medicines Australia. In its submission to the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative …

Working under high pressure almost always goes hand-in-hand with a decrease of performance in comparison to low-pressure situations, says Adjunct Associate Professor Lesley Braun, director, Blackmores Institute. Speaking to pharmacists …

A Deakin University study has found that Australian health websites are too difficult for the average person to read. Dr Matthew Dunn and Christina Cheng, researchers with Deakin’s School of …

Blackmores is about to delete 18 products from its grocery line and plans to enhance the brand’s presence in pharmacy with bespoke lines, MD David Fenlon told a gathering of …

Cigarettes kill two out of every three long-term smokers, a study published in the international journal BMC Medicine shows – making the habit even deadlier than previously believed. Previously, it …

Heart attacks and anger really are linked, University of Sydney research reveals: the risk of a heart attack is 8.5 times higher in the two hours following a burst of …

Griffith School of Pharmacy’s new virtual learning environment has opened just in time for 2015’s new students to be introduced to a whole new way of learning. “This cutting edge …

Yeppoon community pharmacist Bruce Elliot, a former PSA Young Pharmacist of the Year, has been elected as the new President of the Queensland Branch of the PSA following the resignation …

In response to recent media reports regarding the safety of water fluoridation, the NHMRC has reaffirmed its position on the process. “Fluoridation of drinking water remains the most effective and …

Frozen berries from factories in China linked to the Hepatitis A incident are set for screening in the latest update on the situation. Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Assistant …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has launched the next instalment of its Pharmacist Only Health Solutions training program for pharmacists, focusing on S3 analgesics. The Guild has partnered with AFT …