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When a colleague asks you to run a 44km marathon, it’s an offer that’s fairly easy to refuse. Unless you’re challenged in front of members of the Chemmart Board – …

Around 320,000 adult Australian smokers are likely to quit and 40,000 teenagers deterred from taking up smoking as a result of expected tobacco tax increases in the 2016-17 federal budget, …

Debbie Rigby wraps up the latest research news relevant to pharmacists… Systematic review of red yeast rice compared with simvastatin in dyslipidaemia Red yeast rice is believed to be a …

Twitter users have queried whether Patch’d, a device which claims to offer health benefits by protecting mobile phone users from radiation, is appropriate for sale in community pharmacy. User @BookWombat …

Up to 93% of current smokers started a habit of smoking daily under the age of 25, new research from an analysis of 22 global adult tobacco surveys shows. The …

The latest research news relevant to pharmacy, put together by Debbie Rigby Pioglitazone use and risk of bladder cancer A population based cohort study of 145 806 patients newly treated with …

Pharmacies participating in Rotary’s annual bowel cancer screening awareness initiative this year will receive the same Australian-developed tests nationally. The Clinical Genomics faecal immunochemical test will be included in the …

The risk genes for several autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, are regulated by vitamin D in particular immune cells, new research has found – but that doesn’t mean most Australians …

Chemmart pharmacies across Australia joined forces last month to raise awareness – and $50,000 – for a cause that has grown close to their hearts over the past decade. More …

Type 1 diabetes may be associated with increased risk of some cancer types, say researchers. Type 1 diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of various cancer types including cancers …

The number of Australians living with cancer or having survived a diagnosis has exceeded 1 million for the first time, highlighting a change in how we should manage the disease, …

As part of this year’s World Cancer Day today, the Australian Dental Association is offering a free fact sheet to help cancer patients and people living with cancer take care …