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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 …

SHPA will be launching a new framework for its members on 1 June, covering 26 specialty practice streams from cardiology and compounding to rural practice and women’s health The new model will …

Do pharmacists feel EC is a responsible choice? asks Dr Philip Goldstone In November and December 2016, we surveyed pharmacists in an effort to investigate pharmacists’ awareness and understanding of …

Rates of weight gain in women are established by the age of 18 to 23, new research from Queensland shows The research, presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity …

Do meds like Remifemin ease hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women? Carolyn Ee, Senior Research Fellow, NICM, Western Sydney University, University of Melbourne If you see a female friend or …

Spouses, partners, parents and family members comprise the majority of perpetrators of violence against girls and women in Australia In 2013-14 nearly 6,500 Australian women and girls were hospitalised due …

Flu vaccination rolled out, pregnancy tests recalled… We take a look back at the week in pharmacy This week, there was good news for pharmacists who have been providing vaccination …

The Fullife Foundation recently built two facilities in Ethiopia which will help reduce maternal deaths “We have built two maternal waiting rooms (through World Vision) in Samre, Ethiopia that will …

An extensive study has found oral contraceptive use is associated with reduction in some cancers for up to 35 years The study of more than 46,000 women recruited by the …

Meanwhile there is continued pressure on the NSW and Queensland governments to follow in NT’s footsteps The Northern Territory Parliament has passed legislation decriminalising and legalising abortion, as well as extending …

Study finds the common occurrence of endometriosis in women with IBS, and the impact of diet in relieving symptoms A low FODMAP diet can help relieve symptoms for women suffering …