Australian women are well aware that folic acid and iodine are recommended supplements to take during pregnancy, but only a quarter of them adhere to the recommendations, say Australian scientists. …

An estimated 3.7 million Australians had chronic back problems in 2014–15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare. The report, Impacts of chronic …

Health Check: does green mucus mean you’re infectious and need antibiotics? John Turnidge, University of Adelaide When you have a cold or other respiratory illness, you might see a range …

The young man that supplied Choi with “yellow Snapchats” and MDMA that led to her death has been released on bail Physiotherapist Daniel Dung Huynh, 26, was charged for supplying Choi with an …

Use of paracetamol during pregnancy has been associated with an increased risk for multiple behavioural problems in children, an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics says. And pharmacists are likely …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality UK research data for over 20,000 patients shows …

Being named Guild Pharmacy of the Year has helped to cement the culture of excellence at Pharmacy 777 at Nollamara in Western Australia, its owner says. According to proprietor Swarup …

Pharmacy needs to remove roadblocks such as the schedule of some medicines in order to pave the way for Terry White member success, says the group’s CEO, Anthony White. Funding …

The UK’s new PM has raised hopes that she might reverse cuts to the UK’s community pharmacy sector, the Sunday Express reports. National Pharmacy Association chairman Ian Strachan, who presented …

A cancer patient has been refused her scheduled chemotherapy treatment as well as medicines from the hospital pharmacy, Adelaide’s Advertiser reports. This is the latest in a series of problems …

Professor Stephen King was in Adelaide last week to discuss the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation with Pharmacy Choice members. At the Member Network Event, Prof King had an …

Calls to a poisons hotline have revealed a disproportionate number of young children referred to hospital following suspected exposure to a household bug and spider spray. The University of Queensland analysed …