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Health stakeholders have urged Australians to treat a study – which suggested that sunscreen chemicals could leach into users’ blood – with a pinch of salt Researchers from the US …

Research shows communication about emerging safety risks of medicines is not consistent between countries… and the Australian regulator issued fewer warnings than other countries A new study has analysed how …

More hospitalisations are caused by side effects of intended use of licit opioids, than from illicit use or misuse Harms highlighted in a new report underline the pressing need for …

People who know they are being given statins are more likely to report side effects than those who don’t know they’re taking them, a new study has found Published in …

As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week, NPS MedicineWise is helping educate Australians about potential side-effects. NPS MedicineWise medical adviser Dr Jeannie Yoo says that as well as adding to the …

A study examining the effectiveness of colour-graded pictogram labels has concluded that they don’t work to reduce medicine-related traffic crashes. The study, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, …

Sometimes less is more beneficial, say University of Sydney researchers Jesse Jansen, Senior Research Fellow, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney Andrew McLachlan, Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care), University of …

Cancer survivors experiencing problems with their memory and concentration following chemotherapy treatment can help overcome symptoms using simple online brain training exercises, a conference of cancer experts in Hobart will …

The toxic side effects of anthracyclines which affect up to a quarter of patients by damaging their heart could soon be avoided thanks to research by University of Canberra scientist …

People taking medicinal cannabis will need to be given advice about the potential long-term side-effects, an expert says. Dr Michael Farrell, director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, …