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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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Plan to end HIV transmission by 2025

According to a costed plan presented to parliamentarians on 17 June 2021, Australia can end HIV transmission within four years, reportedly averting more than...

New app to enhance quality of dementia care

Dementia Australia has launched an innovative mobile app to help improve the quality of care given to people living with dementia. The ‘Ask Annie app’,...

Funding commitment for Global Alliance for Chronic Disease

The Morrison Government will reportedly invest $5.9 million on cancer prevention among women in vulnerable communities across the world through the Global Alliance for...

Scientists urge crackdown on air pollution to help heart health

Scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute are calling for the consideration of a raft of air pollution measures to address heart disease,...

New CEO to be appointed at Blooms The Chemist

Emmanuel Vavoulas, currently Head of Retail at Blooms The Chemist, will reportedly be appointed as the company’s new CEO, and is expected to commence...

Code Corporation expands into Australian healthcare market

Code Corporation, a technology company that delivers barcode scanning hardware and software technologies, announced this week that it is expanding into the Australian healthcare...

Multi-pronged physio approach for children’s health

Bringing data together from 263 studies that looked at physiotherapy interventions for obese children, Australian researchers conclude that a multi-pronged approach that tackles physical...

Pharmacists recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) congratulates those pharmacists who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announcement on 14 June 2021. The pharmacists recognised...

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...