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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A lifelong struggle against religious discrimination now sees pharmacist Soheila Fereshtian raise awareness of the inequality people of her faith experience. The 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran saw the beginning …

A new study has found that a pharmacist-led telephone intervention can improve medicines compliance. The report, published in BMJ Quality and Safety, aimed to test the effectiveness of a tailored, …

Australia has recorded improvements in the percentages of children fully immunised in some local areas in 2014–15, the NHPA has revealed, but there are still several areas where rates remain …

One year on from the start of the ‘Move More, Sit Less’ physical activity campaign and momentum is building behind a nationally concerted effort to tackle physical inactivity, the National …

Friends of Science in Medicine’s Ken Harvey has slammed Chemmart’s myDNA test, which he says “offers more than it can deliver”. Writing in The Conversation today, Adjunct Associate Professor Harvey, …

A new pharmacy in San Jose, California, is set to redistribute surplus medicines to consumers – at no cost. The Better Health Pharmacy is the first in California dedicated to …

It’s all too easy to forget that in business, there’s a whole world outside pharmacy, writes Samantha Kourtis If you own a pharmacy, or you’re a pharmacist manager or pharmacist …