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Johnson & Johnson announces agreement with US Government for 100m Doses of Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine

Following approval for Emergency Use Authorisation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Johnson & Johnson announced this week its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies...

Education lessens risk of dementia

An international research study led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney has provided further support to the finding that more years...

Caltex & Uber Eats deliver pharmacy products to doors

Caltex and Uber Eats has partnered for an Australian first, which sees essential pharmaceutical items delivered right to Aussie’s front doors. The offer, which is...

Bupa: Telehealth is here to stay

Health insurer Bupa is extending cover for a range of popular telehealth services to customers under applicable `extras’ health insurance products. Bupa says the move...

High blood pressure drug linked to skin cancer in older Australians

A UNSW Sydney study has found that the use of high blood pressure drug, Hydrochlorothiazide, increases the risk of developing skin cancer in older...

Maxigesic’s claims found misleading in court

AFT Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Maxigesic, was found it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of Australian Consumer Law in making promotional...

CALD patients urged not to neglect their health

Due to fears of catching COVID-19 some culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients might be putting off seeing their GPs and following up medical...

Carers significantly impacted due to COVID-19

Media Release  The widespread social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are significantly affecting the health and wellbeing of Australia’s 2.8 million carers, who...

Coronary artery calcium score’s role in cardiovascular risk assessment

New research recently published in the Medical Journal of Australia has indicated that a cardiovascular disease risk assessment tool, not currently covered by the...

Victorian pharmacists face ongoing barriers to health provision during COVID-19

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has made a submission to the Victorian Public Accounts and Estimates Committee inquiry into the Victorian health response...

Lifeline pleads: Don’t suffer in silence

In the weight of increased lockdown measures in Victoria, Lifeline Australia Chairman is pleading with Victorians not to suffer in silence and to reach...

COVID 19 test avoid long queues and call your GP

With news reports showing long queues outside COVID-19 testing clinics in Logan, Brisbane over the last few days, the Royal Australian College of General...
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