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HESTA IMPACT AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The eleven finalists of the inaugural HESTA Impact Awards were announced in recognition for their achievements in sustainability, gender equity, diversity and health. HESTA CEO...

Dementia fellowship program winners announced

The two firsts recipients of the ‘Race Against Dementia – Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship’ program are Dr Adekunle Bademosi from the University...

Study finds cancer drug could also treat atherosclerosis

A preclinical animal study, published in the journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, reveals that low doses of a drug that is being developed...

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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, the Australian Red Cross is urging people to...

Antibiotic-resistance breakthrough 

A major risk of being hospitalised is catching a bacterial infection. Hospitals, especially areas including intensive care units and surgical wards, are teeming with bacteria, some of which are resistant to antibiotics. Now, new research published...

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 likely to gain more absolute muscle size, the...

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...
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Dementia fellowship program winners announced

The two firsts recipients of the ‘Race Against Dementia – Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship’ program are Dr Adekunle Bademosi from the University...

Study finds cancer drug could also treat atherosclerosis

A preclinical animal study, published in the journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, reveals that low doses of a drug that is being developed...

In-store health checks reveal state of Australians’ health

Priceline Pharmacy has released its report, Australia’s Health Report: when healthcare meets self-care, which uncovers significant insights about the state of Australia’s health from...

Nomophobia – fear being without your phone?

Media Release Australians are addicted to their mobile phones and their inability to disconnect could be endangering their health, a Monash University study shows. The Australia-first...

Priceline Pharmacy partners with FFA to promote grassroots football

In a bid to promote and support the development of women’s and youth football in Australia, Priceline Pharmacy and Football Federation Australia (FFA) entered...

Genetic risk screening could help prevent heart attacks and stroke

Australian and UK researchers have found that for those who already have an intermediate level of heart disease risk, adding genetic risk screening to...

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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HESTA IMPACT AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The eleven finalists of the inaugural HESTA Impact Awards were announced in recognition for their achievements in sustainability, gender equity, diversity and health. HESTA CEO...

Dementia fellowship program winners announced

The two firsts recipients of the ‘Race Against Dementia – Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship’ program are Dr Adekunle Bademosi from the University...

Study finds cancer drug could also treat atherosclerosis

A preclinical animal study, published in the journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, reveals that low doses of a drug that is being developed...

In-store health checks reveal state of Australians’ health

Priceline Pharmacy has released its report, Australia’s Health Report: when healthcare meets self-care, which uncovers significant insights about the state of Australia’s health from...

Universal standards in healthcare needed for Covid-19 vaccine

A new Deloitte report is highlighting the “urgent need” to implement common standards across the healthcare supply chain as the world gears up for...

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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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