Too High A Price To Pay

Sponsored Content Priceline franchisees to file class action lawsuit in pursuit of fairer franchise agreements.  A group of dissatisfied Priceline franchisees are on the point of...

Eczanes Pharmaceuticals – Soodox Range

Advertorial  After a long period of research and development, Eczanes Pharmaceuticals released their first product to the market in 2012: Soodox™ Original. The Soodox formulation contains...

Too High A Price To Pay

Sponsored Content Priceline franchisees to file class action lawsuit in pursuit of fairer franchise agreements.  A group of dissatisfied Priceline franchisees are on the point of...

Aussies warned not to go looking for COVID-19 medicines

According to the Australian Border Force, there has been an increase in the level of illegally imported substances believed to protect against COVID-19. In light...

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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 concerns. In response to this emerging trend, the Royal...

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 care for a family member or friend, according...

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 Australian Medical Benefits Scheme, could be used to...

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 to COVID-19. The submission highlights the challenges faced by...

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 out to Lifeline’s Crisis Supporters as the harsher...

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 Practitioners (RACGP) is reminding people who need a...
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Aussies warned not to go looking for COVID-19 medicines

According to the Australian Border Force, there has been an increase in the level of illegally imported substances believed to protect against COVID-19. In light...

Weighing up the alternative options

It’s an industry worth $4.1 billion in Australia and provides “therapies are used to either complement conventional Western medicine or as alternatives to...

MS Gong Ride Goes Virtual in 2020

Registrations are now open for the 2020 MS Gong Ride, the virtual event encouraging thousands of Australians to take part this October in the...

Young, overweight and dying at rising rate

Younger Australians and their American counterparts are dying of cardiovascular diseases due to excess weight, according to new a research from the University of...

Alarm as kids prescribed wrong asthma meds

Australian preschoolers are being inappropriately prescribed fixed dose combination (FDC) asthma medication, according to a new UNSW Sydney big data study. This type of asthma inhaler...

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...

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Eczanes Pharmaceuticals – Soodox Range

Advertorial  After a long period of research and development, Eczanes Pharmaceuticals released their first product to the market in 2012: Soodox™ Original. The Soodox formulation contains...

Too High A Price To Pay

Sponsored Content Priceline franchisees to file class action lawsuit in pursuit of fairer franchise agreements.  A group of dissatisfied Priceline franchisees are on the point of...

Aussies warned not to go looking for COVID-19 medicines

According to the Australian Border Force, there has been an increase in the level of illegally imported substances believed to protect against COVID-19. In light...

Weighing up the alternative options

It’s an industry worth $4.1 billion in Australia and provides “therapies are used to either complement conventional Western medicine or as alternatives to...

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...

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Study finds: Glen 20 surface spray kills COVID-19

Throughout the current coronavirus pandemic, it seems that the theories on the different methods to combat COVID-19 have spread almost as quickly as the...

The frontline heroes

The message from WA pharmacist Linda Keane to customers is clear: it’s time to be considerate of staff and to “learn to share” when...

Slip on socks for World Down Syndrome Day 2020

By Emily Devon One in every 700-900 babies born worldwide will have Down Syndrome. The chromosome disorder portrays difference in some characteristic physical features, some health...

Many Australians are turning to alcohol to deal with COVID-19 stress

One-in-five Australians have purchased more alcohol than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic and are showing growing concerns over drinking habits according to a new...

Penalty rates change

From July 1, a drop in penalty rates will apply to pharmacy businesses following the Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision last year. This will be...

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