The Blood Service is today launching a year-long campaign, ‘Bleed for Australia,’ to attract an additional 115,000 new blood donors during 2016. The service says it needs to bolster its …

With the 2016 Australian school year beginning this week, parents and carers of children with food and other allergic and medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes need to have …

Women from lower socio-economic families face twice the risk of delivering a stillborn baby of their wealthier counterparts, an international study led by a Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland researcher …

The Heart Foundation has released troubling new research today which shows that around one in four (2.25 million) Australian workers do very little or no exercise. The data, compiled from …

Aspen Nutritionals Australia has announced that its S-26 GOLD stages 1-4 products are now part of an all ANZ manufactured range, as it brings production back on home soil. S-26 …

The 2016 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic saw a health check by a pharmacist or on a digital health kiosk happening every three minutes. The event, which wrapped up recently, saw …

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A Minor Ailments Scheme similar to that in the UK or Canada would be an evidence-based program aimed at improving the health of Australians, industry stakeholders say. On Monday prominent …

Business confidence has jumped to levels not seen since 2011, and the health and community services sector is most confident of all, according to new Sensis data. The latest Sensis …

GPs are significantly overestimating the proportion of elderly patients they vaccinate against pneumococcal pneumonia, new research has found. The findings reveal one in four GPs report vaccinating at least 75% …

Churn chi Koay (pictured center) has won the Australian Medicines Handbook’s pre-publication prize, comprising of flights, accommodation, conference registration and meal vouchers for up to 2 people to attend an …

The proposed Minor Ailments Scheme based in pharmacy is just “a push by the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy business to increase drug sales under the guise of health innovation,” according …