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Muscle mass linked to healthy hearts in men

Researchers have found that lean muscle mass plays more of a crucial role throughout someone’s middle-age than initially suspected. The amount of lean muscle mass...

New Merck office boasts ‘future-proof’ technology

Merck has unveiled its new Sydney office at an official opening in the ‘innovation hub’ of Macquarie Park. The company joins 180 large international and...

Stigma hindering use of naloxone for overdoses

La Trobe University researchers have found that the stigma related to illicit drug use is preventing some people from accessing life-saving overdose medicine, naloxone. La...

The over-60s should do more exercise, not less

To prevent heart disease and stroke, people aged over 60 should do more exercise, not less, according to findings from a study published in...

Digital health strategy progress ‘significant’

Significant progress, state and territory support and a start on implementation are being claimed in the 2018-19 Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) annual report. The...

TGA approves Mayzent for SPMS ‘unmet need’

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved Mayzent for the treatment of adults with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS), says Novartis. The registration addresses a critical...

Climate change threat to future health is growing

The mounting risks to human health in Australia due to climate change require urgent government action, say the authors of the 2019 MJA-Lancet Countdown...

Antibiotics mix can cut superbug deaths: study

Patients treated with antibiotic combination therapy were significantly less likely to die than those treated with a single antibiotic, say the authors of a...

Cannabis drug of choice for endometriosis relief

One in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms, ranking it as the most effective treatment, according to...

Suicide prevention programs for 2020

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch has partnered with Australian mental health and suicide prevention social enterprise ConNetica to deliver free, early suicide...

Nutraceuticals in management of diabetes

One of the fastest growing chronic diseases and said to be the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system, type 2 diabetes is said to...

Two beauty trends set to impact the market

Mintel has announced the two beauty trends set to impact the global beauty and personal care market over the next decade: the panorama of...
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