Dr Chris Freeman and Dr Geraldine Moses from the University of Queensland remind pharmacists that many drug interactions are not yet known – some of which can be quite unexpected …

Which expanded health care role interests you most? Internationally and in Australia, pharmacists are moving into new and expanded roles in community pharmacy. Recently the Grattan Institute’s Dr Stephen Duckett …

A new report from Lung Foundation Australia shows that Australians’ negative attitudes to and stereotypes about lung cancer patients is impacting diagnosis and access to treatment. Lung cancer has a …

Researchers in the US have uncovered a correlation between pharmacy density and hospital readmissions. While pharmacy density is not a single direct cause in itself, the researchers at the University …

Helping in the fight against antibiotic resistance from the 1970s helped foster a lifelong interest in battling inappropriate promotion of medicines and therapeutic services, says Friends of Science in Medicine’s …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has toured a health care practice featuring integrated pharmacy services and given it the thumbs up. Minister Ley thanked an “impressive” lineup of health professionals, including …

Weekly Dose: teriparatide, the osteoporosis drug that forms new bone Peter Robert Ebeling, Monash University Teriparatide is an injectable drug to treat severe osteoporosis, a condition where mineral loss causes …

GSK’s relatively new vaccine for meningococcal B is in low supply across the country due to its unexpected popularity worldwide Bexsero is the only vaccine for meningococcal B currently registered …

We wrap up the week’s pharmacy news from around the world New York, US: A pharmacist has been found guilty of distributing black market HIV medications in a scam which …

Pharmacist and Olympian Madeline Hills beat her personal best and made the top 10 in the women’s Olympic steeplechase final. Hills, a graduate of the University of Sydney, clocked a …

A new study has taken an important step towards improving medicines management for people living with dementia. Fifty-seven experts from around Australia (58% of whom were pharmacists) have reached consensus …

Senator Nick Xenophon has suggested a return to the not always fondly remembered national school milk program, citing nutritional concerns as well as support for the dairy industry. The national …