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Research: Coffee may benefit liver health

According to UK researchers, drinking any type of coffee (ground or instant; caffeinated or decaffeinated) has been found to be associated with a reduced...

Expanding the libido conversation

While male libido has been researched and examined over the years, with a wide range of medications and solutions available for low male libido,...

Further expansions to PBS listings

It has been announced that from 1 July 2021, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will be further expanded to include Opdivo® and Yervoy® (nivolumab and ipilimumab),...
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Clinical trials in progress to combat deadly `superbugs’

A new antibiotic (QPX9003) discovered by Monash University researchers has entered Phase 1 clinical trials in the US to address infections caused by antibiotic-resistant...

Advancements in COPD treatment

Inhibiting necroptosis, a form of cell death, could be a novel therapeutic approach for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammatory lung condition,...

Chemist Warehouse gets top gong

Chemist Warehouse was named Chemist/Pharmacy of the Year in the 2020 Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. This is the first time Chemist Warehouse has won...

Qld MP gets her Covid jab at DDS in Sarina

Queensland’s Assistant Minister for Health and Regional Health Infrastructure Julieanne Gilbert received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination at the Discount Drug Store...

Child mental health in jeopardy

Australia’s child mental health system is buckling under the strain of current demand and the effect will be felt for decades said Professor Helen...

ACSA: Make vaccination of aged care workers compulsory nationwide

The Aged & Community Services Association (ACSA) is urging all states and territories to follow Western Australia’s lead and introduce mandatory vaccination for aged...

Guardian boss heading to sleepout 2021

The head of Guardian Pharmacy, Kurt O’Brien, announced he will be joining thousands of other Australian leaders in this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout on...

Diabetes diet effective for BP management

People achieving and maintaining weight loss to manage their type 2 diabetes can also effectively control their high blood pressure and stop or cut...

Latest Posts

Research: Coffee may benefit liver health

According to UK researchers, drinking any type of coffee (ground or instant; caffeinated or decaffeinated) has been found to be associated with a reduced...

Expanding the libido conversation

While male libido has been researched and examined over the years, with a wide range of medications and solutions available for low male libido,...

Further expansions to PBS listings

It has been announced that from 1 July 2021, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will be further expanded to include Opdivo® and Yervoy® (nivolumab and ipilimumab),...

Always Discreet donations for ‘invisible’ health concern

Always Discreet and Brand Ambassador Michelle Bridges are currently working with Share the Dignity to raise awareness for invisible bladder leaks. It’s an ‘unspoken health...

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Renewed calls for a sugar tax

The Federal Australian Dental Association (ADA) congratulates the Australian Medical Association (AMA) for calling for an immediate tax on sugar as one of its...

Chemist Warehouse gets top gong

Chemist Warehouse was named Chemist/Pharmacy of the Year in the 2020 Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. This is the first time Chemist Warehouse has won...

Tooth decay, don’t let it stay

While tooth decay is absolutely avoidable, 50% of children under the age of six in Australia experience decay in teeth, according to the Australian...

A not so TABOO topic

In the May issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants magazine, we speak with TABOO’s Managing Director and co-founder Eloise Hall about the importance of tackling...

New app empowers maternal mental health

A new app developed by the University of South Australia (UniSA) and parent support group Village Foundation, is set to help women recognise the...