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More funding for dementia program delivery

Dementia Australia has welcomed the announcement this week by the Australian Government of a commitment to extend essential funding for national dementia program delivery...

Community pharmacy to administer Covid-19 vaccination

Australia’s 5,800 community pharmacies are set to play a vital role in the vaccination of the Australian population against Covid-19. National President of the Pharmacy...

Gut microbiome may influence Covid-19 severity

The variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, known as the microbiome, may influence the severity of Covid-19 as well as the magnitude...

Supporting Active Kids

The benefits of physical activity on health and mental wellbeing are well known for both adults and children. However, for some families, partaking in...

APP2021 exhibitor and delegate grant funding secured

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, has been successful in securing grant support through Austrade for exhibitors and attendees to the Australian Pharmacy...

Australians urged to prepare for heatwave

With temperatures reportedly forecast to rise well into the 30s across parts of Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria this week,...

Antibiotic-resistance breakthrough 

A major risk of being hospitalised is catching a bacterial infection. Hospitals, especially areas including intensive care units and surgical wards, are teeming with bacteria,...

Resistance training benefits older women too

Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study led by UNSW Sydney shows. While men are...

Aussies want Covid-19 information to be clear and concise

A new YouGov poll has found that Australians fear unchecked misinformation online could derail Covid-19 vaccination efforts and want to see greater transparency about...

Software company integrates natural medicines database to platform

In what is said to be a first-of-its-kind solution in Australia, the software company, MedicalDirector is set to integrate the globally recognised Natural Medicines...

Call for suitable healthcare services for older Aboriginals

A new study has found that the majority of older Aboriginal Australians are avoiding mainstream health and aged care services as they feel safer...

Expert tips for a healthy 2021

While health-focused New Year resolutions aren’t a new phenomenon, if 2020 (and perhaps the start of 2021) has taught us anything, it’s that staying...
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