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Major vaccine announcement by Pfizer and BioNtech

In what has been dubbed as a “great day for science and humanity” by Pfizer Chairman and CEO, Dr Albert Bourla, Pfzier Inc, and...

Cheaper drugs for inflammatory bowel disease

Switching patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from originator to biosimilar infliximab is not only safe and effective, but could also result in significant...

Pharmacy promotion supports sustainability efforts

Throughout November all 35 pharmacies in the Mackellar electorate, NSW will take part in the Brown Bag Medicine Promotion. Facilitated by local member Jason Falinski...

Brain-training helps prevent relapse after alcohol treatment

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry has shown that using a new form of computerised brain training, Cognitive Bias Modification (CBM), can aid...

Report shows economic value in stroke prevention

A new report, The economic impact of stroke in Australia 2020, reveals that thousands of lives and billions of dollars could be saved annually...

Dairy-free chocolate recalled

Due to an undeclared allergen (milk), The Chocolate Yogi Pty Limited is conducting a recall of Oscar Caramel Mylk Chocolate 15g (date marking: Best...

Guild warns against medicine misuse

Consumers have been advised that taking prescribed medicines correctly is essential if they want to get the most out of them. The Pharmacy Guild of...

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...

Adverse medication events abound

A ‘Medicine Safety; Take Care’ report has revealed 1.2 million Australians have experienced an adverse medication event in the last six months. Moreover, 250,000 hospital...

Supporting healthy ageing with everyday nutrition

Healthy ageing is the process of developing and maintaining functional ability in older age. While changes in body systems are a part of healthy ageing,...

Managing asthma with digital technology

Over the past two decades, digital technology has transformed the way healthcare is provided and experienced. The Covid-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for more...

Peter Taylor – get your skin checked

With the local farming community in the thick of harvest and the warm summer months fast approaching, Federal Member for Parkes and Minister for...
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