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A new report shows huge support for community pharmacy following 2020’s many challenges, and the Guild says the sector’s key role needs recognition New data from Roy Morgan has shown …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Risk Versus Benefit of Combined Aspirin and Warfarin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In this retrospective, cohort study …

Following the merger of Apotex and Arrow, the combined Arrotex entity now has a considerable portfolio of respiratory medicines – including two new products Arrotex Pharmaceuticals has announced a strategic …

Sydney pharmacists have been working overtime after the city was hit with an air quality index ten times the ‘hazardous’ level on Tuesday After weeks of haze covering Sydney due …

The National Asthma Council Australia is cautioning Australians that bushfires raging throughout the country are putting lives at risk from asthma It is vital for anyone with asthma living in …

Tobacco use contributed to around 21,000 deaths in 2015 – though the rate of disease burden is falling But the burden linked to past smoking rose by 15%, the new …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease Analysis of registry data in GARFIELD‐AF shows moderate‐to‐severe CKD was independently associated with stroke/systemic embolism, …

With dust storms descending on the ACT and parts of NSW, NPS MedicineWise has reminded people to keep taking their medicines People with heart or breathing conditions need to follow …

Louis Roller takes a look at COPD and practice points for pharmacists “When you can’t breathe … nothing else matters” COPD is characterised by airflow limitation that is not fully …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in 10 adults and about one …

A trial of sildenafil in pregnant women has been stopped after eleven babies died The Amsterdam University Medical Centre has confirmed that it has stopped a study of the effect …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton‐Pump Inhibitors and Long‐Term Risk of Community‐Acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults In a large cohort of older adults in primary care, …