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Ahead of RedFeb Heart Research Month, Discount Drug Stores is urging all Australians to make their heart health a priority The pharmacy chain is asking consumers to be proactive about checking …

Many people still want their doctors to conduct all available tests related to their condition regardless of need, according to a new report from Choosing Wisely Australia The Choosing Wisely …

Pharmacists may be able to help reduce alcohol-related problems in the community through screening and interventions Alcohol is consumed widely in Australia and harmful levels of consumption are a major …

Health Minister Sussan Ley kicked off the Pharmacy Diabetes Screening Trial on Monday by having a HbA1c test in-pharmacy The long-awaited program was launched at the Amcal Chempro Pharmacy Ashmore, …

The latest recommendations from Australia’s medical experts on the screening, testing and treatment of a range of common health conditions have today been released under the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative. …

Australians need to be encouraged to make the time for screening programs, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pink October is a major event to raise the awareness of all cancers that affect …

Nationwide system will replace eight separate state and territory cervical cancer registers and “outdated” bowel screening system Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced her plan to introduce a National …

Sigma Pharmaceuticals’ Amcal and Guardian Pharmacy brands are getting behind Diabetes Awareness Week (10 – 16 July) with an education campaign urging Australians to better understand the chronic condition. Despite …

Convenience trumps faecal aversion when it comes to bowel cancer screening, according to a new CSIRO-led study. While blood-based screening averts the need for faecal testing – which many can …

Thousands of Australian men have been putting themselves at serious risk of a devastating stroke and the majority had no idea, new data show. As Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check …

Because of their relationships with their patients, pharmacists can have an important role in encouraging relevant customers to have regular pathology tests, says a spokesperson for Pathology Awareness Australia, thus …

Pharmacies participating in Rotary’s annual bowel cancer screening awareness initiative this year will receive the same Australian-developed tests nationally. The Clinical Genomics faecal immunochemical test will be included in the …