Losing as little as 5% of their body weight is enough for obese people to reap significant health benefits, according to a study published in Cell Metabolism. The randomised controlled …

The strike action at National Pharmacies stores today, which saw some pharmacies closed for an hour, may eventually be repeated at other groups, Professional Pharmacists Australia campaign director Matt Harris …

National Pharmacies has said in a media statement that it regrets any inconvenience to any of its members and customers resulting from today’s strike action, which saw some stores in …

Pharmacists across Victoria and South Australia are taking strike action today after enterprise negotiations with employer National Pharmacies have failed to reach an agreement. Fifty-three stores in both states are …

Leading mental health advocate and former Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry will be the keynote speaker at the PSA NSW Branch’s Annual Therapeutic Update Conference in March. The …

Naloxone must become available through take-home programs without the need for doctor or pharmacist involvement, say Australian experts in a report published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The drug …

Greater uptake of cardiac rehabilitation will save lives and reduce costs to the health system by $86.7 million, according to new research published by the Heart Foundation in Heart, Lung …

Sue Dunlevy’s claim (Lifestyle, 21 Feb) that the Pharmacy Guild has been “misleading patients” about the co-pay discount is false, says Guild president George Tambassis. In a statement released today, Tambassis rebuffs Dunlevy …

Green tea may block symptoms of RA, such as inflammation, joint pain and tissue damage. That’s according to study from US researchers, the Blackmores Institute reports. “Existing drugs for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are expensive, …

Daily doses of the omega 3 fatty acids may reduce blood pressure, and lower cardiovascular disease risk, according to a recent study, the Blackmores Institute reports. The double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover …

More needs to be done to encourage parents to immunise their kids to stem the impact of preventable diseases, a CSU expert says. The comments come in the wake of …

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