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A new report tabled in Victorian Parliament has highlighted misuse of pharmaceuticals as the leading cause of drug-induced deaths in Australia The Victorian Parliament’s Law Reform, Road and Community Safety …

Unwanted, expired and improperly disposed of medicines pose a serious threat to people, animals and the environment. How can pharmacists play an active role in reducing the impacts? How active …

A government review of trials for new pharmaceutical drugs has revealed large-scale fraud in the industry According to Chinese publication Economic Information Daily, the country’s State Food and Drug Administration …

Trial results suggest treatment could be used as an add-on therapy for severely asthmatic patients Two phase III, double-blind, randomised controlled trials including more than 2500 participants looked at the safety …

The pharmaceutical giant was ranked first for its “unmatched record for balancing scientific progress, social impact and the profit motive” Fortune magazine and a panel of experts recently named GlaxoSmithKline the …

Pfizer and Allergan’s merger has been scuppered by new US legislation, news agency Reuters is reporting. Pfizer has decided to terminate the agreement to acquire Allergan, a $160 billion agreement …

This week’s launch of Australia’s first ‘for-benefit’ pharmaceutical company is ushering in a new era of social enterprise that’s set to challenge the conventional for-profit pharma model, say stakeholders. For …

Australian medicines exports have declined by 30% in one year, and Medicines Australia says this highlights the enormous challenges facing the local industry as they struggle to remain competitive in …