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Most of us visit our local pharmacist for one of two reasons. One – we need to get a medication script filled or two – we’re picking up miscellaneous supplies like shampoo, tissues or throat lozenges (especially at this time of the year when everyone is getting sick!) But what most people don’t realise is, …
Australian women will continue to outlive men, but while life expectancy has improved, depression, diabetes and back pain is on the increase, study finds.
Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who decide against surgery or radiation therapy have better sexual function but can suffer psychologically, a long-term study has found.
We know Australians are consuming too much sugar. The latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show 52% of the population are consuming more than is recommended, and this is affecting weight and dental health.
More than 1000 Australians over the age of 65 require hospitalisation each year due to medicine poisoning, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
For a clearer and radiant looking skin, you need to first get rid of open pores. And to get rid of open pores, all you need are these 6 amazing home remedies.
Emotive arguments and questionable rhetoric often characterise debates over same-sex marriage. But few attempts have been made to dispassionately dissect the issue from an academic, science-based perspective.
Research suggests this has an evolutionary basis: survival of the species may mean men are harder hit by viruses, but a woman’s reactive immune system leaves her more susceptible to autoimmune diseases and allergies.
Australia’s medicine and medical devices regulator, the TGA, is working with Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd on a recall for product correction notice to be actioned for one batch each of ampoules of Heparin and Lignocaine following one report of a product mix up.