The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed new research that confirmed the benefits of chondroitin sulphate for osteoarthritis. A Cochrane Review of 9,110 people across 43 randomised controlled studies revealed …

An online interactive tool has been developed to provide practical and confidential support to victims of domestic violence. The new I-DECIDE website—an Australian-first—was developed by a team led by Professor …

Due to an unseasonal rise in wild mushroom poisonings across the State, the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust together with NSW Health have issued a warning against eating them. …

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The under-explored issue of juvenile arthritis will be the focus for Arthritis Awareness Week (15-21 March) in 2015, highlighting the fact that reduced awareness – among the community and among …

Carl Gibson, chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the results of a Cochrane Review of chondroitin sulfate that confirm the efficacy and safety of this supplement in the …

Australian cancer patients don’t have time to wait for access to new cancer drugs, says Medicines Australia. In its submission to the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative …

Working under high pressure almost always goes hand-in-hand with a decrease of performance in comparison to low-pressure situations, says Adjunct Associate Professor Lesley Braun, director, Blackmores Institute. Speaking to pharmacists …

A Deakin University study has found that Australian health websites are too difficult for the average person to read. Dr Matthew Dunn and Christina Cheng, researchers with Deakin’s School of …

Blackmores is about to delete 18 products from its grocery line and plans to enhance the brand’s presence in pharmacy with bespoke lines, MD David Fenlon told a gathering of …

Cigarettes kill two out of every three long-term smokers, a study published in the international journal BMC Medicine shows – making the habit even deadlier than previously believed. Previously, it …

Heart attacks and anger really are linked, University of Sydney research reveals: the risk of a heart attack is 8.5 times higher in the two hours following a burst of …