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Pain-relief options for mothers during childbirth

New research has identified nasal or subcutaneous administration of fentanyl as a safe option for mothers and babies when managing pain relief during childbirth. The...

RACGP voices concern about pop-up telehealth

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is calling for an urgent overhaul to telehealth and telephone consultations to ensure high-quality patient care. It...

Meeting exercise guidelines may lower your risk of death

While the benefits of regular exercise are well known, inadequate physical activity remains a worldwide public health issue. It has been estimated that physical inactivity...

The importance of employee recognition for your business

While most employers have the best intentions when it comes to recognising those staff who go above and beyond, employee recognition often falls by...

New PBS listings and continued emergency measures

The Federal Government has announced it will extend the temporary Continued Dispensing Emergency Measures until at least 30 September 2020, allowing Australians to continue...

Medicinal cannabis: what you need to know

Media Release A new portal by NPS MedicineWise will help health professionals and consumers navigate evidence-based information about medicinal cannabis. The new information helps explain the...

Supplement space dominated by women

New data out from Roy Morgan reveals that, while the overall purchasing of vitamins, minerals or supplements has increased over the last four years,...

Retail and commercial leasing law changes

A number of significant changes to retail and commercial leasing laws come into effect tomorrow, which will provide greater protections for tenants. “These changes are...

Dettol’s quest to fight COVID-19

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) is launching a new Dettol consumer campaign, ‘Protecting Tomorrow’ to highlight the important role everyone must play to protect tomorrow and...

Nation boozing at risky levels

New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed that, despite knowing the dangers and health outcomes associated with excessive...

Early intervention trick for toddler tantrums

Help is at hand for parents with ‘tantrum toddlers’ in the form of play-based therapy that produced long-lasting results in a live trial. This new early-intervention...

Fatal blood clotting and the COVID-19 connection

Deadly blood clotting complications were identified as an emerging threat in COVID-19 patients and recognised as a clear target to reduce fatalities in the...
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