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A new campaign by Lung Foundation Australia is asking for a fair go for all lung cancer patients, highlighting the stigma they can face More than a third (35%) of …

Today is World Mental Health Day… These statistics reveal how Aussies experience mental health World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a day for global mental health education, …

What do you know about the link between depression, magnesium and zinc levels? Australians spend a whopping $2 billion on vitamins and supplements in Australia, but a recent survey of …

TGA reminds health professionals to communicate the potential risks of medicines associated with neuropsychiatric adverse events The TGA has issued a reminder to health professionals on communicating the potential risks …

Community pharmacists are generally willing to deliver services to patients with mental illness, but there are issues with confidence and stigma, according to a new survey US researchers recently carried …

A practitioner has been found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing S8 drug ketamine to treat depression – though it is not approved for use in this context The Health …

Women who are iron deficient during pregnancy many be two and a half times more likely to develop prenatal depression, a study suggests While there is a known link between …

An “isolated, depressed” rural pharmacist has been suspended after supplying restricted drugs to customers without scripts and falsifying dispensing records over two years In early 2010, the pharmacist in charge …

Pharmacists are inextricably linked to medications and may have a role in helping those at risk of suicide, say pharmacy researchers A scoping review has found some evidence that pharmacists …

A study has shone a spotlight on stress in the pharmacy profession— and found stress levels comparable to those experienced by other health professionals Half of Australia’s pharmacists are dissatisfied …

The government has launched a new website to help link people with immediate mental health support and resources HeadtoHealth.gov.au has gone live, timed to mark the beginning of Mental Health Week …

Mental health is a significant issue for many Australians, writes Louis Roller Some statistics on mental illness in Australia In each year, approximately one in every five Australians will experience a mental …