Medicines Australia has expressed concern about the PBAC’s recommendation that pharmacists be allowed to substitute the biosimilars in place of biologic medicines prescribed by a patient’s doctor. “The so-called ‘a-flagging’ …

The Federal Government needs to list new hepatitis C medicines on the PBS without further delay, according to the peak body representing the interests of a quarter of a million …

Three Australian research teams have been awarded grants as part of a global effort to combat the growing incidence of type 2 diabetes, which affects more than 300 million people …

The PBAC today recommended that Inflectra (infliximab), the first monoclonal antibody ‘mAb’ biosimilar registered in Australia, be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The recommendation is the first step towards …

Working more than 55 hours is linked to a huge increased risk of stroke and also coronary heart disease, according to a study published in The Lancet. The study—the largest …

Eltham pharmacist Michael Williams has taken out the title of fastest pharmacist, winning the Medici Capital Pharmacy Ski Race for 2015. The annual race was held at Mt Buller this …

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Research by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has confirmed that the incidence of dementia in remote Aboriginal communities is the highest in the world, with …

Discount Drug Stores is urging Australians to become educated on their breast health by launching its first Spotlight On Breast Health Clinics throughout 115 stores across Australia in August and …

The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association has welcomed the approval of biosimilar infliximab, Inflectra. Inflectra is the first biosimilar infliximab to be approved in Australia, providing an alternative, affordable treatment …

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a high-fat diet may impair important receptors located in the stomach that signal fullness. Published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers from the University’s …

As head judge of the mEYE World Photographic Competition, Ita Buttrose is calling for entries to raise awareness of macular disease in her role as Patron of the Macular Disease …