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Virtual reality (VR) can be used to train pharmacists as well as improve health and fitness outcomes for consumers VR technology first arose in the 1990s, although at the time …

Even people with a genetic risk for obesity can stay slimmer if they get enough exercise, new research shows The research also identified 11 new “obesity genes”. Physical activity can …

Pharmacists need to consider the multiple factors in falls risk, writes Jarrod McMaugh As the most accessible health professionals, pharmacists encounter a lot of people who are at risk of …

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has issued a warning following its investigation into a weight loss program provider which involved compounding pharmacists The investigation followed complaints about services provided …

Why sitting is not the ‘new smoking’ Emmanuel Stamatakis, University of Sydney Sitting has been branded the “new smoking” for its supposed public health risks, especially for people with sit-down …

There are effective approaches to managing back pain, but they’re not as simple as taking a pill, say researchers from The George Institute Gustavo Machado, Research fellow, George Institute for Global …

It can be hard to find the time to make a commitment to exercise, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen After over-stuffing our bellies at Christmas gatherings, we …

New data presented at a cancer conference suggests that more than three in five Australian breast cancer survivors are overweight or obese – and that it’s likely to increase their …

Chemmart has launched a new Walk and Win marketing campaign encouraging Australians to embrace healthier habits. For every day that Chemmart Rewards members walk 10,000 steps from October 13 to …

New University of Otago research suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood sugar-lowering benefits. Current advice in New Zealand is for …

Millennials are finding it difficult to get the exercise they want at work, a new survey suggests. The Herbalife Nutrition survey of younger workers in Asia found that while millennials …

A NSW dispensary technician has been awarded a Heart Foundation Golden Shoe Award for the walking group organised by her pharmacy Cathy Diamonds, who has been at the Shoal Bay …