The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has spoken out about a Queensland Government trial to relax the dispensing of an antibiotic to treat urinary tract infections.
A groundbreaking drug, developed in Melbourne, has had positive results in children with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism.
Lessons from a complicated history of hospital PBS funding.
A new study has found that half of patients on statins have still not achieved healthy cholesterol within two years, suggesting a need for personalised care.
With 70% of hospitals often supplying postoperative opioid prescriptions 'just in case', hospital pharmacies are in a position to take action.
Double the number of Australians are dying from opioid addiction than heroin. A new opioid prescription guide for medical practitioners seeks to address this.
Patients should avoid leaving their EpiPens in hot cars in the summer as it decreases their potency, puttng patients at risk.
Babies born with a vitamin D deficiency are at a 44% higher risk of being diagnosed with schizophrenia later in life, highlighting neonatal care opportunities.
A new study has found that common grooming and household products could be behind the increasingly early onset of puberty in girls.
The model B10 Temperature WiFi Data Logger monitors temperatures of vaccine, blood and food fridges easily and wirelessly.
Deodorant contains substances that can be used for inhalant abuse, and is a risk for the vulnerable.
The SHPA, together with other industry groups and the government, has worked to develop a new protocol, coming into effect on 1 January 2019.
Temperature monitoring for vaccines, blood products and food in hospitals and medical centres is vital.
Data, discussion and cooperation are the way forward as health professionals work to leverage promising initiatives.
The MATOS ARIA range of medical and vaccination refrigerators features the latest technology in controllers and compressors for accurate temperature stability.