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Neonatal vitamin D deficiency link to schizophrenia

07 December, 2018

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.

Personal care products linked to early puberty in girls

06 December, 2018

A new study has found that common grooming and household products could be behind the increasingly early onset of puberty in girls.

HLP Controls B10 Temperature WiFi Data Logger

01 December, 2018

The model B10 Temperature WiFi Data Logger monitors temperatures of vaccine, blood and food fridges easily and wirelessly.

Young man dies from inhaling deodorant

16 November, 2018

Deodorant contains substances that can be used for inhalant abuse, and is a risk for the vulnerable.

Medicine shortages addressed in law

13 November, 2018 by Kristin Michaels*

The SHPA, together with other industry groups and the government, has worked to develop a new protocol, coming into effect on 1 January 2019.

Automatic temperature monitoring in hospitals

31 October, 2018

Temperature monitoring for vaccines, blood products and food in hospitals and medical centres is vital.

A new way forward reducing opioid harm

22 October, 2018 by Kristin Michaels*

Data, discussion and cooperation are the way forward as health professionals work to leverage promising initiatives.

MATOS ARIA Refrigerator Range

01 October, 2018

The MATOS ARIA range of medical and vaccination refrigerators features the latest technology in controllers and compressors for accurate temperature stability.

9 million Australians take prescription medicines daily

28 August, 2018

More than 9 million people take a prescribed medicine daily, with 8 million taking two or more prescribed medicines a week, according to a new survey.

1 in 5 Australians chemically sensitive

10 July, 2018

Common chemicals are causing many Australians to develop debilitating sensitivities.

MATOS PLUS Pharmacy Refrigerator Range

01 July, 2018

The MATOS PLUS range of refrigerators features an aluminium interior and the latest technology in controllers and compressors for accurate temperature stability.

Some vitamin supplements unhealthy

31 May, 2018

A new study has found that some vitamin and mineral supplements may be detrimental, rather than beneficial, to your health.

From words to action

29 May, 2018 by Kristin Michaels*

In line with international trends, the Advancing of Australian Pharmacy Practice credential provides a pathway to improved outcomes for patients.

BRIVIACT add-on treatment of partial-onset seizures

23 May, 2018

Now available on the PBS, BRIVIACT (brivaracetam) is an add-on therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures (POS).

1 in 3 US cardio deaths linked to lead

21 March, 2018

Low-level lead exposure may be responsible for around 30% of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease in the USA each year.

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