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Use of preventative medications is high early after heart surgery but decreases significantly over time — despite the fact that many of these medications are linked with lower mortality.
New kinds of blood thinners are signalling changes to the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and a potential reduction in risk of blood clots, a review has found.
Electronic prescriptions and real-time prescription monitoring are among projects tipped to empower pharmacists to be more accountable and responsible for medicine safety and efficacy.
As the TGA launches a new awareness campaign aimed at curbing opioid-related harm, an international collaboration has reported the worryingly high ratio of opioid prescriptions for osteoarthritis patients in Sweden.
What do you do when your hospital pharmacy can't fill a script?
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.