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The TGA has handed down more than $23K in fines relating to unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis to treat cancer, and of homeopathy for COVID-19 The Therapeutic Goods Administration made …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Statin associated lower cancer risk and related mortality in patients with heart failure Patients with heart failure (HF) have …

The days of doctors deciding what patients should know or consent to are “long gone,” a tribunal has noted in imposing protective orders on a former pharmacist A former pharmacist …

TerryWhite Chemmart is this year celebrating 15 years of supporting women with ovarian cancer The banner group is a key charity partner of Ovarian Cancer Australia, and has raised more …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and Harms of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease A systematic review and meta-analysis has shown non–vitamin K oral …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced four medicine listings through the PBS from 1 August Mr Hunt says that the Morrison Government will invest $56 million in subsiding the medicines, …

Nine pharmacists, support staff and a CEO are heading to Kokoda to raise money for ovarian cancer patients Newly appointed TerryWhite Chemmart CEO Duncan Phillips is among the group which …

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is the first medicine to have additional indications registered on the ARTG via the TGA’s provisional approval pathway “Pembrolizumab’s indications now include the treatment of patients with metastatic …

There is a “clear need” for pharmacists to be involved in the chemotherapy protocol alteration and promulgation system in South Australia, a deputy coroner says The inquest into the deaths …

A new campaign by Lung Foundation Australia is asking for a fair go for all lung cancer patients, highlighting the stigma they can face More than a third (35%) of …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess body fat, even if they …

Researchers have highlighted a case where this newly listed medication led to drug‐induced autoimmune diabetes mellitus and colitis Pharmacist Nikhil Singh from the Royal Melbourne Hospital has shared a case …