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ASMI has issued a statement saying consumers can be confident in the safety profile of OTC proton pump inhibitors A study published in Gut has shown that people who regularly …

Australians are becoming “increasingly misinformed” about sunscreen, new research has showed Latest statistics from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey, presented at the World Congress of Melanoma, show that only …

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 …