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Low carb diets can reverse type 2 diabetes

Media Release  Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has contributed to a new, international study that has found consuming less carbs can potentially put type 2...

What’s app-ening with my lungs?

Media Release Learning about healthy lungs has just become a lot easier for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and health practitioners thanks to an...

Call for NSW Government to action key areas in 2021-22 Budget

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has called on the NSW Government to action five key areas in its 2021-22 Budget Submission. The five areas...

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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 the extent of the problem. Designed to establish the...

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 database from TRC Healthcare into its medicines information...

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 using services that are governed and delivered by...

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 as healthy as possible is more important than...

Don’t put off your GP visit

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is urging the community to continue accessing required healthcare despite spiking numbers of Covid-19 in some parts of the country. This comes following increasing numbers...

Community pharmacies remain open amid lockdown

As Greater Brisbane enters its third day of the three-day snap lockdown Queensland Pharmacy Guild Branch President, Professor Trent Twomey reminds residents that community pharmacies are open for business. As primary healthcare providers,...
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Low carb diets can reverse type 2 diabetes

Media Release  Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has contributed to a new, international study that has found consuming less carbs can potentially put type 2...

What’s app-ening with my lungs?

Media Release Learning about healthy lungs has just become a lot easier for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and health practitioners thanks to an...

Call for NSW Government to action key areas in 2021-22 Budget

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has called on the NSW Government to action five key areas in its 2021-22 Budget Submission. The five areas...

Research reveals early warning sign for heart disease

The build-up of calcium in a major artery outside of the heart could predict future heart attack or stroke according to an Edith Cowan...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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Low carb diets can reverse type 2 diabetes

Media Release  Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has contributed to a new, international study that has found consuming less carbs can potentially put type 2...

What’s app-ening with my lungs?

Media Release Learning about healthy lungs has just become a lot easier for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and health practitioners thanks to an...

Call for NSW Government to action key areas in 2021-22 Budget

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has called on the NSW Government to action five key areas in its 2021-22 Budget Submission. The five areas...

Tru Niagen available to pharmacies

Matakana Health, the Australian distributor of ChromaDex Corp’s patented NAD+ boosting supplement Tru Niagen, has entered into ranging agreements with two of Australia’s largest...

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...

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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...

CSIRO healthy meal plans soon to be available at retail outlets

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO is now partnering with food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor consumers to choose nutritious ready...

TGA approves new weight loss medication

Contrave, a dual acting oral weight loss medication which helps control hunger and cravings has been approved by the TGA. It is the first combination...

Modified Release Paracetamol Moves Behind the Counter

Modified Release Paracetamol is Moving Behind the Counter 1 June 2020. Modified release paracetamol (MRP) products have now changed from Pharmacy Medicine (Schedule 2) to...

New Psoriasis drugs on PBS

The PBS listing of two of 2 biologic medications for severe psoriasis was announced overnight by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. The estimated 19,000 Australian...

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