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The TGA has joined an international campaign to combat antimicrobial resistance The organisation has now joined the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities, an international alliance of the leaders of …

Pharmacists have a significant role to play in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, writes Louis Roller “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of nutrient supplements in the treatment of mental disorders A meta‐review of meta‐analyses of randomized controlled trials of …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has again called for bigger medicines pack sizes, in commenting on a move to combat antibiotic resistance The PBAC has proposed that repeats of common …

The new Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial is seen by many as a way to move Australian pharmacists away from winning the global “wooden spoon” for scope of practice. Megan Haggan …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

The RACGP’s Queensland chair has spoken out about his “grave concern” that the state’s pharmacy trial will contribute to antimicrobial resistance But the doctor group is simply fear-mongering, says Trent …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma with a Low Sputum Eosinophil Level In this 42-week, double-blind, crossover trial, we assigned 295 …

The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …

Why is Australia facing shortages of drugs like Bactrim? The Health Minister has explained the problem on air Health Minister Greg Hunt has taken to the airwaves to discuss a …

Sandoz Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling two batches of Curam Duo 400/57 The affected batch numbers are JC5418 and JC5419, both with expiry date July 2021. The …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics to prevent infantile colic A Cochrane review has concluded that there is no clear evidence that probiotics are more effective …