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Ibuprofen mixed with blood pressure meds can damage kidneys

09 May, 2022

People taking a diuretic and a renin-angiotensin system (RSA) inhibitor for high blood pressure should be cautious about also taking ibuprofen, suggests new research.

Gallstone pancreatitis: surgery delays for over 50% of patients

04 May, 2022

Patients over 50 years with mild gallstone pancreatitis are recommended to have a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, yet over half of the patients with this condition did not undergo the surgery at first presentation.

Bizarre case of woman who brews her own alcohol, in her urinary system

25 February, 2020

Clinicians in the US have encountered a case of 'urinary auto-brewery syndrome', in which a 61-year-old woman urinated alcohol despite claims that she did not drink alcohol.

Boxer shorts are best for male fertility

09 August, 2018

In the largest study of its kind, men who wear boxer shorts have been found to have significantly better chances of conceiving than men who wear tight-fitting underwear.

"Spending more time whizzing than watching?"

19 June, 2017

Prostate health campaign urges men who 'disappear' to consult doctor

Pharmacy competency framework under review

28 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The national competency standards framework for pharmacists in Australia will be undergoing amendments, for release in early 2016 as announced today by the Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee (PPDC).

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