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Medication adherence rates are only temporarily improved by pharmacist interventions, Australian study reveals Intervention by pharmacists to promote medication adherence by patients does not appear to lead to sustained improvements, …

Study exposes links between prescription drug advertising and unhealthy lifestyles People with unhealthier lifestyle behaviours were more likely to respond to advertising of prescription medicines, a New Zealand study has …

Given that more than 10 million Australians traveled overseas last year, could your pharmacy take on a bigger role in travel health? As more people embark on international travel, not only …

The first of a three part trip around the world to learn about the unique health risks posed by different countries and continents, and how to prepare for them Idyllic sandy …

Study reveals widespread support for including the indication on scripts and medication labels, but concerns have been raised over workload and privacy Adding the indication or purpose of the medication …

More consideration needs to be given to a patient’s body composition when medicine doses are being calculated, experts believe  Estimating the optimal dose for obese patients is difficult and, in …

Doctor and pharmacy groups criticise websites that offer online consultations, scripts and medication delivery Following the announcement that Qoctor – formerly known as Dr Sicknote – is now expanding its …

Amazing examples of medicinal history emerged as part of the RUM ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ campaign Pharmacists have been presented some incredible examples of unused and unwanted medicines as …

Possible war era injectable medicine kit brought into pharmacy, as Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine continues  The Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine is certainly digging up some weird and wonderful …

What are the 10 new additions to the Prescribing Medicines in Pregnancy database? The TGA has announced that 10 medicines are being added to its Prescribing Medicines in Pregnancy database. According …

“This topic comes up frequently on this forum and perhaps the question shouldn’t be ‘What is the Guild doing?’ but ‘What am I doing to make myself more valuable?’… “If you are feeling …

“Refreshing honesty from AMA vice president in this article on Health Care Homes …  “It makes sense that the government would allocate an amount of money that is based on the …