Published Articles

Sigma faces bad debts as pharmacies go into administration

Rental pressure blamed for the franchisees’ woes.
10 December 2018

Long-term study finds vitamin D deficiency linked to schizophrenia

Ensuring pregnant women have enough of the vitamin may prevent cases, researchers say.
10 December 2018

Here's why pregnant women should be taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements

A Cochrane review reports that the supplements clearly lower the risk of preterm birth.
10 December 2018

Australia needs better allergen monitoring in the face of climate change

The nation is highly vulnerable to more thunderstorm asthma events and needs better equipment to track allergens, says researcher.
10 December 2018

6 things you need to know about the crackdown on exclusive supply

Wholesalers welcome the decision but still have concerns.
06 December 2018

Are condom sales down? This might be why

Sex workers report rising demand for condomless sex.
06 December 2018

5 key facts about atypical anorexia

Study findings a 'cogent reminder' to monitor weight loss in adolescents at any weight.
06 December 2018

PPI co-therapy cuts risk of anticoagulant-related upper GI bleeds

Large US study also finds some NOACs increase risk of bleed more than others.
06 December 2018

Should patients be warned to declare medication to employers?

Man dismissed after random drug test revealed he had taken Nurofen Plus.
05 December 2018

Pharmacy sales boom with vendors receiving multiple offers

Demand is pushing prices higher and reducing time on market.
05 December 2018