Health

Diabetes research funds grow

Federal government funding of $54.5 million will support research into type 1 diabetes with the aim of helping scientist…

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Women’s unknown killer

Heart disease kills three times more Australian women than breast cancer but women don’t know it. Heart disease is the l…

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Error prevention paramount

 A request from the Victorian Coroner following a dispensing error that contributed to the death of an elderly patient h…

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Stop septuagenarian shingles

Shingles can strike at any time and may be particularly devastating for the elderly, so healthcare professionals are rem…

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New Psoriasis drugs on PBS

The PBS listing of two of 2 biologic medications for severe psoriasis was announced overnight by Federal Health Minister…

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Asthma action plans

With an expected tripling of asthma cases as children return to school after the holidays, pharmacists can play a key ro…

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Life Checks launched

Millions of Australians are being asked to take a free online Life Check with the launch of a new government website thi…

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Getting behind cancer test

A grant of $553,196 has been awarded to fund research that could improve the survival and recovery rates of colorectal c…

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Aged garlic benefits extolled

Kyolic aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to a new Australian study publishe…

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