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Many Australians with arthritis may be putting their health at risk by inadvertently mismanaging the amount of paracetamol medications they consume, new research has found – and pharmacists can help …

All placebos aren’t created equal: the way they’re delivered can make a difference in how patients respond to the sham therapy, new research has found. A systematic evidence review published …

New information released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that about three quarters of people with arthritis are also affected by at least one other chronic …

The Australian Rheumatology Association has expressed concerns about risks to patient safety it says could follow from measures on biosimilars going through the Senate today as part of the wider …

New AIHW data shows that about 3.3 million Australians, or one in every seven people reported having some form of arthritis in 2011-12. The release is part of the Institute’s …

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 …

Arthritis: clinical tips by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacist of the Year. One recent Sunday morning, an arrogant middle-aged male asked for medication for …

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 …

Carl Gibson, chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed results from a new study which shows equivalent benefits of taking glucosamine and chondroitin for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee …

Arthritis is one of the most prevalent, disabling and costly diseases in Australia and yet community pharmacy can play a key role in the lives of those suffering from this …