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Zostavax reminder

Zostavax is the first and only shingles vaccine funded on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), for eligible 70-year-olds, with a time-limited catch-up program funded for people...

Cannabis feedback positive

Medlab Clinical reports that its clinical trial of a cannabis-based medicine, NanaBis, is on schedule with recruitment. Under the TGA’s Special Access Scheme, Medlab has...

Pharmacy trial for asthma

Pharmacists are leading an innovative new push to relieve people from the heavy burden of uncontrolled asthma. Under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, the Australian...

Gene discovery unlocked

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and...

New medicines safety project

The Fred IT Group has been nominated by the Australian Digital Health Agency to lead a new medicines safety project to explore the impact...

Women’s hormones through the ages

Corinne Wyper, nurse and naturopath From PMS to menopause, hormones affect your mood, weight, food cravings and even your desire for sex. The Reproductive Years As hormone...

Scholarship winners

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Rural Pharmacy Scholarships will soon be awarded to 37 students from rural and remote communities, providing financial support for...

Medicine shortages bill

Minister for Health Greg Hunt has introduced Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 into parliament this week. This bill enables the TGA...

Oli6 ‘good for gut’

New research findings showing Oli6 goat’s milk formula is good for gut health is expected to boost sales for the Australian-made milk formula.oli6 A three-year...

Deadly worm disease

A life-threatening parasitic worm could be quietly infecting up to 60 per cent of vulnerable Australians in remote northern communities, but the true extent...

It doesn’t have to be this way

Australian Physiotherapy Association pelvic-health physiotherapist Dr Irmina Nahon wants to reassure incontinence sufferers that help is available, and for them not to be resigned...

Australia to Go Healthy

New Zealand’s Go Healthy supplements brand has entered the Australian market with a refreshed look and more than 60 products. Selling exclusively into pharmacies, Go...
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