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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Guild re-launches community update service

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland, has re-launched an online community update service in order to keep Queenslanders informed about relevant COVID-19 health information, the availability of medications, purchase restrictions and any...

Tracker shows poor oral health worsened by COVID-19

There is an increasing prevalence of tooth decay and gum disease among Australian adults. The trend is worsened by the current pandemic, with people avoiding the dentist due to fears of proximity with...

Is alcohol-free hand sanitiser effective against COVID-19?

CHOICE advises people to be wary of alcohol-free hand sanitiser as there’s no evidence they are effective against COVID-19. “After CHOICE found a hand sanitiser without enough alcohol to be effective against COVID-19, our...

Infection isolation tent humanises treatment for COVID-19

A negative-pressure tent has been designed to give COVID-19 patients a more human experience during treatment in quarantine. A new airborne infection isolation tent will allow hospitals to scale their response to COVID-19....

Concussions may be associated with dementia and Parkinson’s

Recent research has found that there is a link between concussion and a heightened risk of subsequent hyperactivity disorder, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease, as well as mood and anxiety disorders among women...

Risk of brain aneurysm for women smokers

Women smokers are four times as likely as their non-smoking peers to harbour an unruptured aneurysm – a weakened bulging artery – in the brain, finds research published online in the Journal...
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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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