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Pain was on the agenda this week, as the disagreements about codeine continue On Thursday, Health Minister Greg Hunt announced a $20 million initiative, run through community pharmacies, to help …

A proposed Therapeutic Goods bill would give unproven medicines a “free kick” and undermine pharmacy professionalism, one critic says Friends of Science in Medicine and other stakeholders are concerned that …

A proposed bill which aims to protect consumers from medicines which lack a solid evidence base fails to do so, says Friends of Science in Medicine Introduced with the Therapeutic …

A clash between pharmacists’ ethical responsibilities and their business role has been highlighted by a review of complementary medicines literature Researchers from the University of Queensland reviewed the academic literature …

Complementary medicine use doesn’t cause vaccine refusal – but it is correlated, researchers have found A small new study led by a researcher from The University of Western Australia has analysed …

The TGA has warned Aussie men not to purchase a supplement which purports to enhance sexual performance – but is used in dogs The regulator has issued a statement declaring that …

Discount Drug Stores and two Cairns pharmacists have collaborated to develop a new big box pharmacy brand Wholehealth Discount Drug Store & Healthfoods focuses on delivering a holistic approach to …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at supporting patients with low health literacy and limited health professional access We have all met the “worried well”. These are the customers who give …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  We have had a gutful: The need for deprescribing proton pump inhibitors Times series analysis of PBS and RPBS …

And adverse event reporting increased by more than 2,000 notifications, according to TGA’s latest stats Key observations for 2016-17 compared with 2015-16, provided by the TGA are as follows: 1. The …

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 …

The TGA has released its Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017 draft for consultation Submissions regarding the bill will be open until 9am on 5 September 2017. …