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Is night time right time for blood pressure meds?

Blood pressure pills offer more protection when taken before bed, a large new study suggests. There is mounting evidence that many different drugs, including heart...

100-plus speakers lined up for APP20 conference

Registrations are now open for the 2020 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibitions (APP2020). With 2020 marking the event’s 30th anniversary, APP2020 will be...

Study identifies how to reduce the risk of frailty

Those wanting to avoid frailty later in life may do so by reducing obesity and sedentary behaviour, increasing intensity of physical activity and stopping...

Global warming brings a new health threat

Global warming is likely to increase illnesses caused by undernutrition, due to heat exposure, say Monash University researchers. While it’s known global warming will indirectly...

2020 Pharmacy of the Year finalists

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced the five community pharmacies that are finalists in the 2020 Pharmacy of the Year competition. The overall Guild...

Life-saving ward a focus of Blooms Zambia event

Blooms The Chemist held its 2019 partners conference in Africa last month. The theme this year was leadership and culture. It involved “first class” presentations...

Survey looks at experience of mental health battlers

A new national survey aimed at understanding the life experiences of people living with severe and complex mental health issues is now live, with...

Blackmores takes over top-notch pill facility

Blackmores has confirmed settlement on the acquisition of Catalent Australia’s “world class” manufacturing facility in the Melbourne suburb of Braeside. This represents the company’s expansion...

Governor-General new glaucoma group Patron

Governor-General David Hurley has been announced as Glaucoma Australia’s new Patron. In the role, he will promote the organisation, including its mission to eliminate glaucoma...

2019 worst year for flu

As the 2019 influenza season comes to an end, new flu-notification figures highlight that it has been the worst on record, surpassing the most...

Anti-inflammatory agents can help curb depression

Anti-inflammatory agents, such as aspirin, paracetamol, statins and antibiotics, can curb the symptoms of major depression, according to analysis of the available evidence. With an...

Arborvitae branches out with API collaboration

Arborvitae Health and Wellbeing has announced an agreement with Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) in which the company’s products will be available through API’s 3,400...
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