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Too many unnecessary medications prescribed for dementia patients

Medication use climbed 10 percent per year among newly diagnosed dementia patients, a new international study led by the University […]

New Health Review Report – The State of Self Care in Australia

“Taking care of yourself’ is an everyday idea – but a new health review report released today highlights the lack […]

HIV researchers welcome recommendation to list PrEP on PBS

A recommendation that the HIV prevention drug PrEP be approved for public subsidy has been hailed as an essential step […]
herbal medicine

Complementary medicines reforms – Permitted Indications, including traditional …

The proposed reforms are designed to give greater certainty and protection for consumers regarding traditional medicines, such as Chinese and […]

Unearthing immune responses to common drugs

Australian researchers, including a team from Monash University, are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly […]

Doctors urged to be cautious when treating low testosterone

Doctors have been advised to exercise caution when prescribing testosterone treatment for older men with low testosterone and a history […]

Warning about weight loss products on the web

Australia’s medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned of the dangers of buying weight loss medicines online, particularly […]

Opdivo

Generic Name: Nivolumab Product Name: Opdivo Indication What is Opdivo used for Opdivo is used to treat advanced melanoma in […]

Epirubicin ACT

Generic Name: Epirubicin hydrochloride Product Name: Epirubicin ACT Indication This medicine is used to treat the following types of cancer: […]
Asthma inhaler

Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working …

New study backs up observations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients showing reduced effectiveness of symptom-reliever medication (B2-adrenoceptor agonists) in […]
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