New research from The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney has found that opioid painkillers, commonly used in low back pain, …

A NSW pharmacist has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly putting drugs in a pharmacy assistant’s drinks while at work. Yan Chi “Anthony” Cheung, 33, …

Australia needs to reconsider the ways it manages reducing smoking rates, including allowing some e-cigarettes to be sold legally, says an expert on substance abuse …

“This is the most recent pharmacy innovation from this little red dot where I reside.” Post a response. Other current topics in the AJP Discussion …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research new relevant to pharmacy It is time to stop prescribing oral salbutamol There is minimal evidence to support the …

Pharmacists fire up over low wages claim Readers have reacted to recent stories claiming that pharmacy graduates have some of the lowest wages of any …

Convenience trumps faecal aversion when it comes to bowel cancer screening, according to a new CSIRO-led study. While blood-based screening averts the need for faecal …

Monash University’s Dr Ken Harvey has highlighted issues around the AUST L listing on complementary medicines, which consumers do not understand well, he says, as …

Instead of a regressive policy which targets the poor, the ongoing rise in tobacco excise benefits the poor more than it does the rich, say …

A study of adults who had recently purchased children’s paracetamol has indicated that many people don’t know basic information about the commonly used medicine. Presented …

We need to better detect depression but that shouldn’t mean more medication Christopher Davey, University of Melbourne About 4% of Australians have suffered from depression …

The increased PBS copayment and Safety Net amounts remain Coalition policy and will be revisited should the Turnbull Government be returned, Health Minister Sussan Ley …