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Use of common opioid painkillers such as codeine, morphine and oxycodone has more than quadrupled in Australia over the past decade and doubled worldwide over the same period a report …

A national study has found that 44% of Australians with a history of breast and/or ovarian cancer in their family have not spoken to their doctor about their family history. …

The Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award for 2015 has been awarded to Dr Christine Carrington at Medicines Management 2015, the SHPA National Conference. The Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award is one of …

Discount Drug Stores has donated $11,020 to the McGrath Foundation thanks to the generosity of Discount Drug Stores customers, after launching its Spotlight On Breast Health Clinics throughout 115 stores …

Bowel Cancer Australia will join with Australians across the country starting Tuesday, December 1st to help raise funds and awareness about the disease which kills more than 2,200 men each …

This week’s launch of Australia’s first ‘for-benefit’ pharmaceutical company is ushering in a new era of social enterprise that’s set to challenge the conventional for-profit pharma model, say stakeholders. For …

The deferral of a decision on codeine scheduling will give the Guild time to address the problem of codeine dependence, national president George Tambassis said in his address to the …

A new health economics analysis has revealed that regular supplementation with Insolar, a vitamin B3 derivative produced by Blackmores, which can reduce the risk of new skin cancers significantly, potentially …

One in three cancer patients experiences a significant financial burden due to the cost of cancer medication, according to new research being presented at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s …

Cancer survivors experiencing problems with their memory and concentration following chemotherapy treatment can help overcome symptoms using simple online brain training exercises, a conference of cancer experts in Hobart will …

A SunSmart campaign unveiled today warns Victorians that it’s not just tanners who are at risk of skin cancer, as new data shows more adults get sunburned during day-to-day activities …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Ann Dalton and David Quilty participated in the walk4braincancer in Canberra over the weekend with Cure Brain Cancer Foundation campaign manager Jhaike Braham. Last month …