Insufficient manufacturing infrastructure and incorrect handling after dispatch are creating supply shortfalls and wastage around the world.
Doctors must now prescribe drugs using their chemical name, not brand names. That's good news for patients.
With COVID-19 vaccinations set to roll out in less than one month, Australia's hospital pharmacists are preparing for their central role in the administration process.
Achieving herd immunity for COVID-19 may be a challenge through current vaccination programs, research from the Imperial College London has found.
An immunologist at the University of Queensland has cautioned over the UK's decision to delay second doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
Psychologists have shed light on why seemingly intelligent people ignore the evidence base supporting vaccines and label them unsafe, despite having little to no expertise on scientific methodology.
The Christmas holiday period can present as a particularly challenging time for medication adherence.
Which prescription medicines are most commonly used in Australia? Which have the greatest cost to the Australian Government?
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has hosted a successful, celebratory and all-virtual 2020 SHPA Virtual Congress.
With the use of medication being the most common healthcare intervention, the challenge of upholding safety has never been more important.
New findings by researchers at the UBC Faculty of Medicine are set to change international treatment recommendations for people with newly diagnosed HIV.
Sustained high use of antimicrobial medicines has been demonstrated in a five-year trend report released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
Dr Amy Cain and her colleagues have designed an antimicrobial peptide that holds promise for the future treatment of drug-resistant bacteria.
Scientists at the University of Georgia appear to have found a link between pollution and antibiotic resistance in a landmark study published this year.
A new online program has been launched to ensure pharmacists are well placed to manage pain.