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Australia’s rates of childhood overweight and obesity could be turned around with changes equivalent to cutting one small chocolate bar and getting in 15 minutes of exercise, according to research …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s national conference, PSA16, will be held at Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour in July 2016, the PSA says. The venue was announced at a …

Today at its annual conference in Sydney the Australian Self Medication Industry shared a ‘sample mock ad’, which demonstrated the proposed consumer communication model it has been advocating for Schedule …

Queensland’s peak Aboriginal and Islander health body has called for changes to health screening and increased investment into sexual health in the face of Australia’s biggest reported syphilis outbreak in …

At its Annual General Meeting today, ASMI announced its new Board of Directors. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, congratulated and welcomed the ASMI Board Members. “ASMI’s new Board includes …

Four policy priorities that will safeguard affordable access to medicines in Australia while ensuring the generic and biosimilar medicines industry remains viable have been agreed to by the Federal Government. …

More pharmacists are confident in the future viability of community-based pharmacy than they were 12 months ago, however the majority remain “neutral” about the future rather than optimistic, according to the results of this year’s UTS Community Pharmacy Barometer.

The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee has commenced consultation with its Member organisations on a revised draft of the profession’s competency standards framework. The current document, the National competency standards framework …

Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash has announced a new partnership of preventative health groups, food industry bodies and government to cooperatively tackle obesity and encourage healthy eating. Minister Nash, Minister …

Identifying the right genes involved in dementia could be the breakthrough researchers are looking for to treat the debilitating disease, which is expected to affect 900,000 Australians by 2050. Two …

GSK Australia is partnering with the Australian Government to provide a quadrivalent influenza vaccine for the National Immunisation Program for the 2016 season. Fluarix® Tetra is a four-strain flu vaccine …

Australians are incorrectly blaming the ‘off’ milk at the back of the fridge for food poisoning rather than much more risky raw egg dishes according to a national OmniPoll survey …