Mismatches between antibiotic pack sizes and the guideline recommendations for their duration is contributing to antibiotic resistance in the community, Australian researchers have found. Treasure McGuire, Jane Smith and Chris …

Cancer clinicians can now access the latest information on clinical trials underway in Victoria from their smartphone, following today’s launch of the Victorian Cancer Trials link mobile application for Apple …

Novartis is to acquire Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on the development of new drugs for treating chronic pain. Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and its Australian subsidiary Spinifex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, …

Emergency department workers should ask questions about international travel, says the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control, as Australia is not immune from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). ACIPC …

MSD has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that patients with the most deadly form of skin cancer – advanced melanoma – will be able to access the company’s anti-PD1 immunotherapy …

Australian scientists believe they have identified an enzyme that causes dysfunction in the three major diabetes players: the pancreas, the liver and muscle. Known as ‘NIK kinase’, the enzyme activates …

Fast food consumption is high, along with high rates of activity but people are eating healthier snacks, according to the first Shape of Victoria survey. The survey revealed high rates …

The newest cohort of University of New England pharmacy students have been welcomed to the profession in a ceremony held this week. The ceremony was held as part of the …

The report by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, The Silent Disease – Inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia has been welcomed by the peak body representing more …

The number of dates on which the price of PBS-listed medicines can change will increase from three times a year to six times a year, as part of the package …

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Australian researchers have discovered that men with incurable prostate cancer, but without symptoms, who received immediate hormone treatment on the TOAD trial, had an increase in survival over those who …