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People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer sudden cardiac death, a new report shows Released by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, The Dark Heart of Type 2 …

The incidence of women of reproductive age filling scripts for ADHD medicines has soared, up to 700% in one age group The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have …

A Labor MP is calling for a ban or restriction on an acne treatment which is often prescribed off-label as a contraceptive Julian Hill, member for Bruce, has started a …

New cervical screening test, which replaces the old Pap test, begins 1 December 2017 The new test is a more accurate way of screening for cervical cancer and is expected …

New data suggest young women need more education around contraception choice, and pharmacists are perfectly positioned to help A new survey of over a thousand women aged 18 to 27 …

Most women are unaware or misinformed about the most effective reversible contraceptives on the market, say women’s health experts The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association has released a statement on …

With strong new evidence published this week, the PBAC has recommended the 9-valent HPV vaccine replace the current quadrivalent one In response to a request from manufacturer Seqirus, the Pharmaceutical …

Most women describe their overall health as good or very good, but mental health issues are rife Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has released its latest survey based on the …

Online now, the August issue of SHPA’s flagship journal will be the first of a thrice-yearly publication on women’s and children’s therapeutics The theme of Women’s and Children’s Therapeutics for …

Five million Australians are affected by incontinence, but many don’t seek help or don’t know the most appropriate product… This presents a huge opportunity for pharmacy Sue Blinman, manager of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Effects of empagliflozin on the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease Analysis from the …

British women are condemning Boots UK’s decision not to follow competitors in lowering the price of emergency contraception The Superdrug and Tesco chains recently reduced the price of progestogen-based emergency …