AFT Pharmaceuticals has issued an update on the availability of Sandomigran, which has experienced accessibility issues of late. Due to packaging problems at the packing site in Europe a backlog …

Australian researchers have found biochemical changes occurring in the blood, in the rare inherited form of Alzheimer’s disease. Changes in these fat-like substances may suggest a method to diagnose all …

In its submission to the supplementary consultation on the scheduling of OTC codeine medicines, ASMI supported regulatory options that reduce the risk of codeine misuse, while retaining pharmacy access for …

Pharmacies are now being forced to compete more ferociously than ever: are the odds in your favour? wonders Mouhamad Zoghbi Governments have used the technique of divide and conquer for …

There has been a small drop in the proportion of Australians delaying filling scripts because of cost – just one finding released by the Productivity Commission in its Report on …

Kristin Michaels, CEO of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has announced two key staff appointments: Andrew Matthews and Rachael Raleigh. Michaels says that Andrew Matthews (pictured), as Senior …

A genetic test that may help identify the right medication and dose for individuals will be offered by Chemmart stores throughout Australia from February. The myDNA test identifies how a …

Terry White Group has announced the network’s first half (to 31 December 2015) retail sales had increased 18%, outperforming the industry average growth rate significantly. Terry White Group CEO Anthony …

In its submission to the consultation on the Regulation Impact Statement for country of origin labelling, ASMI says it advocated for voluntary country of origin labelling for therapeutic goods. “ASMI …

A new Monash University study has found that polypharmacy, defined as the simultaneous use of five or more medications, can trigger a decline into frailty and death. With nearly half …

New recommendations by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer …

A national study has found that 44% of Australians with a history of breast and/or ovarian cancer in their family have not spoken to their doctor about their family history. …