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Filters: a cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment Filters were engineered to make cigarettes taste better, and seem safer. from www.shutterstock.com Kathryn Barnsley, University of Tasmania …

The most likely Australian to have skin cancer is a Queensland man over the age of 55, new research has found Scientists from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have for …

The Government has announced free access for young people to the improved HPV vaccine From 2018, Gardasil 9, which protects against nine HPV strains (up from four) will be offered …

It’s been a week for official announcements in community pharmacy If you’ve been wondering what to do with your leftover low-dose codeine stock next year when these products are upscheduled, …

A Victorian man has been self poisoning with around 17.32mg of cyanide daily in a bid to fight cancer Apricot kernel is a “commonly taken extract” used for a range …

ASMI has expressed its support for B vitamin supplements following suggestions it may increase cancer risk This statement comes in response to research based on data from more than 77,000 …

New research shows shunning conventional cancer treatment in favour of alternative therapy more than doubles the risk of death Researchers from the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at how pharmacy can best engage with men on the topic of cancer Pharmacy is often regarded as the most accessible health destination in Australia. …

A new type of blood test for colorectal cancer has been co-developed with CSIRO and Flinders Medical Centre International biotech company Clinical Genomics and Australian partners have developed the test …

Pharmacies in Melbourne’s north-west are participating in a pilot advocating for breast cancer screening Between July and September, select pharmacies in Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale and Maribyrnong will promote breast …

Consider recommending this free app to patients who need support managing daily life in the face of chronic illness Melburnian Justin McLean (pictured above) was in his 40s, fit and healthy and …

Trials of cannabis-derived medicines are hoped to have answers for cancer pain and nausea Medlab Clinical Limited has received Human Research Ethics Committee approvals to begin human trials of two …