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AFT Pharmaceuticals is getting behind three charities in a bid to help them raise vital funding and get people talking about health The company’s founder and CEO, Hartley Atkinson says …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …

A Queensland mum has complained to mainstream media alleging a pharmacist directed a medication dosage eight times the recommended amount for her infant son A woman has told the Courier …

The Health Minister has announced a series of plans to improve Australia’s mental health, including aiming for a zero suicide target Delivering a world-best mental health system is the main …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

A coroner has emphasised the need for work towards real time monitoring to continue as a matter of urgency, in handing down findings on the death of a toddler The …

Holiday distractions have been linked to up to a 20% reduction in medicines adherence in children with type 1 diabetes, new research has found The research, published in Archives of …

Blooms The Chemist is helping seriously ill children by raising funds for Make-A-Wish Australia In just two years the community pharmacy network has raised more than half a million dollars …

The largest single study to date has concluded that MMR vaccination does not increased autism risk, even among children with other risk factors for autism A nationwide cohort study of …

A dentist has been reprimanded after prescribing benzodiazepines to a two-year-old and a seven-year-old who both later presented to emergency departments A NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing has heard …

Jessica Kaufman, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Margie Danchin, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, take a look at how everyone can spread the pro-vaccination message The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named …

Leading doctors and paediatric experts call for minimum age for chiropractic patients after latest controversy A Melbourne chiropractor has come under fire after media outlets including 9News covered a Facebook video …