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Diabetes drugs for weight management?

For the first time, a diabetes drug has been approved for weight management in people without diabetes. Liraglutide (Saxenda), a […]

Diabetes drug could protect the heart

New research has shown the promising potential of a new glucose-regulating drug to protect the heart from scarring, a common […]

Mass drug administration shown to effectively control scabies

In a world-first study, treatment of a whole community with ivermectin has been shown to virtually eliminate scabies, reducing prevalence […]

Updating medicine ingredient names

Over the years, some medicine ingredient names in Australia have become out of date. By using old ingredient names, the […]

Codeine-related deaths double

Codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled between 2000 and 2009, largely due to accidental overdoses, new research from UNSW’s […]

Outsmarting cancer with revolutionary new treatment

Patients with hard-to-treat tumours could know within six months whether a cancer drug developed at UNSW is more effective than […]

Australia’s soaring $3bn hangover bill

The cost to Australia’s economy of alcohol and other drug related (AOD) absenteeism has soared from $1.2bn in 2001 to […]

Killer sea snail a target for new drugs

University of Queensland pain treatment researchers have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just […]

Breakthrough opens door to safer lupus drugs

A ground-breaking discovery by Monash University researchers could revolutionise treatments given to lupus sufferers, saving thousands of people each year […]


Generic Name: Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella vaccine live Product Name: PRIORIX-TETRA Indication Action Dose advice Schedule Side effects Indication PRIORIX-TETRA is used to prevent measles, […]