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Figures show soaring toll from AF

New data, released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), has highlighted the growing impact of atrial fibrillation, a key risk factor...

Women dying of asthma in Australia is on the rise

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that once again asthma-related deaths are increasing in Australia, especially for women. Figures commissioned by...

More work to be done according to new `access to medicines’ report

Although faster registration by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is being achieved, broader access and reimbursement is behind international standards when assessing timelines for...

New study looks at challenges HPs faced during Covid

A new CQUniversity study is looking into how frontline workers such as nurses, doctors and other health professionals are handling the Covid-19 crisis. Led by...

Real-world evidence is the forward in healthcare

A new report released by Medicines Australia this week shows the opportunities and benefits that can derive from applying Real-World Evidence (RWE) to health...

Cut inflammatory foods to cut your risk of heart disease

Health professionals often agree that chronic inflammation plays a role in the development of heart disease and stroke, with certain inflammatory biomarkers, such as...

AIHW report reveals health spending growth

According to the latest `Health expenditure Australia 2018-19’ by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), spending on health goods and services grew...

Australian scientists lead international research into medical cannabis

A new Australian study demonstrates the safety, tolerability and bioavailability of Cannabis sativa – Linnea 315CSE extract (available as MediCabilis 5% CBD) in oil...

Mouth bacteria’s role in treating painful form of IBD

A new UNSW Sydney study has found that severe ulcerative colitis, a form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), has been linked to a newly-discovered...

Up-to-date diabetes treatment is a postcode lottery

People living with diabetes in remote areas are far less likely to access newer diabetes medicines compared to those in metropolitan cities, according to...

Asthma update for health professionals

Work-related asthma affects a staggering one in four adults with asthma and yet is under-recognised and under-reported in Australia. In response, the National Asthma Council...

Pharmacy Profile: Calanna Pharmacy Woree, Qld

Earlier this year, we spoke to Community Pharmacist and Proprietor, Matthew Calanna on why he loves community pharmacy, and the types of success his...
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