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SBS Australia’s chief football analyst, Craig ‘Fozz’ Foster, has joined the fight against antibiotic resistance by rounding up the best sneeze action this cold and flu season. Providing expert opinion and …

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 …

Presentations with respiratory tract infections may offer pharmacists an opportunity to educate patients about their antibiotic use, writes Ben Basger We know that the vast majority of antibiotics are prescribed …

Many Australians are doing a double take this week as they walk past ‘sneezing billboards’ designed to help Australians understand colds and flu can be managed without antibiotics. The sneezing …

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 …

The short film ‘The Pick Up’— where a man walks into a bar and meets a very attractive lady called Gonorrhoea—has taken out the top prize in the industry-first short …

University of Queensland researchers have launched a global search to discover antibiotics capable of combating superbug bacteria that are resistant to current antibiotics. The Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery …

The PSA has welcomed the announcement of the national strategy to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance. PSA has been leading international efforts for a global pharmacy-wide approach to the …

NPS MedicineWise has welcomed the release today of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015–19 as a critical step in addressing antimicrobial resistance. NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn Weekes says that …

A new national strategy will aim to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance following the release of statistics showing Australia’s consumption of antibiotics is among the highest in the developed …

As part of its ‘Winter is Coming’ initiative this May, NPS MedicineWise is urging people to make a renewed pledge to help fight antibiotic resistance this cold and flu season. …

Antibiotic resistance poses a major threat to global and Australian health, a group of leading experts in the area say. At an industry briefing convened by Reckitt Benckiser, members of …