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women’s health


A national study has found that 44% of Australians with a history of breast and/or ovarian cancer in their family have not spoken to their doctor about their family history. …

Trained New Zealand pharmacists are now able to dispense repeat supplies of oral contraceptives to women who have had them prescribed within the last three years, following a Medicines Classification …

Terry White Chemists has partnered with Share the Dignity to provide homeless and at-risk women with sanitary products in a campaign that is generating an outpouring of grassroots empathy and …

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms – but both may produce a desired result. In a surprise …

Discount Drug Stores has donated $11,020 to the McGrath Foundation thanks to the generosity of Discount Drug Stores customers, after launching its Spotlight On Breast Health Clinics throughout 115 stores …

This week’s launch of Australia’s first ‘for-benefit’ pharmaceutical company is ushering in a new era of social enterprise that’s set to challenge the conventional for-profit pharma model, say stakeholders. For …

A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for the first time presents information and statistics about breast cancer in young women aged 20-39 years. The …

More than 1.4 million women aged 50-69 had a screening mammogram through BreastScreen Australia in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health …

FIP President Carmen Peña has called on pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists around the world to ensure that the profession of pharmacy remains relevant and able to respond effectively to the …

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a funding boost for GP training to identify and respond to cases of domestic violence. The ‘Women’s …

Today, Priceline Pharmacy is launching the most exciting and ambitious initiative to date for its charity – the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation – by aiming to raise more funding over the …

Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a new national survey points to a surprising number of Australian women still living in the dark about their personal breast cancer risk. While …