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Researchers at the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research have now been able to quantify the weight gain for smokers who quit, and the difference in weight gain …

Smoking is responsible for an increasing proportion of cancer deaths in NSW women and lung cancer has now overtaken breast cancer as the largest cause of female cancer death, new …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has congratulated well known pharmacist Bill Kelly on his appointment as Chair of the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Announcing the appointment, the Minster for Health, …

New figures that show Australia is experiencing a particularly bad flu season – with cases up by over 50% in 2015 compared to the same time last year – have …

With the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement signed and now operating, now’s the time to consider how to enhance the role of community pharmacies in the wider health system, Guild executive …

A token increase in the quota of sugar into the United States is not grounds for trading off Australian access to cheaper generic medicines, says the Public Health Association of …

NHS England has launched a new £15m scheme to fund, recruit and employ clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries. Launched by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, the-three year initiative will …

Mothers, breastfeeding infants, families and the community are set to benefit from the creation of major new research positions in human lactation at The University of Western Australia, as a …

Back by popular demand after his guest appearance at APP 2015, RB is once again partnering with celebrity chef and ‘sweet assassin’ Adriano Zumbo. This time, he’s urging Australian pharmacists …

Aussie sports legend Dawn Fraser is lending a hand to a new health campaign focused on empowering people with asthma to take greater control of their condition. The launch of …

New Zealand pharmacies won’t be able to supply the oral contraceptive pill over the counter, following the Medicines Classification Committee’s decision not to reclassify them from prescription to restricted medicine. …

Victoria is leading the nation for full three-dose coverage of the HPV vaccine among 15-year-olds, new figures reveal. New figures by the National HPV Vaccination Program Register show that for …