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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 …

Pharmacies in Melbourne’s north-west are participating in a pilot advocating for breast cancer screening Between July and September, select pharmacies in Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale and Maribyrnong will promote breast …

In response to concerns about raising the screening starting age from 18 to 25, researchers have reviewed the risks As previously reported in the AJP, from December 2017 the biennial …