A malaria vaccine could be a step closer as Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria welcomed news that the European Medicines Agency …

A Canadian pharmacist has slammed the sale of homeopathic remedies in community pharmacy, stating that homeopathy and science are mutually exclusive. “Retail pharmacies have a sugar pill problem,” writes Scott …

British GPs have hit out at England’s national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which they say will confuse patients and make more work for GPs. The UK’s Pharmaceutical Services Negotiation Committee …

Slade Pharmacy Services has entered into agreements with Fresenius Kabi to purchase its Oncology Compounding Business in Australia. This includes all the TGA-licenced compounding facilities in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. …

A source of statistics and trends in the Australian and International medicines industry has been published in the latest edition of the Medicines Australia Facts Book (4th Edition). The findings …

A report highlighting that some 30% of prescriptions were deemed to be inappropriate highlights the need for vigilance in prescribing antibiotics, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia says. The results of …

A US study has compiled a list of the most common personality types in student pharmacists – and found a definite theme of being achievement-oriented, enjoying learning and valuing relationships. …

Setting a national salt reduction target could be an effective way to stem cardiovascular disease, say University of Sydney researchers. Publishing in the journal Nutrients, Dr Belinda Reeve and Professor …

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Introducing children to allergenic foods earlier may help prevent them developing a food allergy, says a paediatric allergist at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. Australian parents have …

Australian scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have discovered a potential way to improve the world’s only stroke drug, a breakthrough they say may better protect stroke sufferers …

New data released today shows that cancer death rates in Australia are continuing to fall—but not quickly enough, according to Cancer Council Australia. Cancer Council Australia’s Director of Public Policy, …