This pill could change how we take medicine forever

“Edible” and “battery” are two words that traditionally don’t make a lot of sense together. Neither do “smart” and “pill”. This is set to change in the coming years. We all know the human body is extraordinarily complicated.…

World drug map shows how Australia compares to others on recreational substance abuse

YOU’D expect different drugs to be more or less popular in different countries around the globe. And for reasons of availability, culture and market forces they tend to be — as this fascinating interactive map shows. Opiates are big for…

Explainer: why are off-label medicines prescribed?

The off-label use of medicines is not illegal and it doesn’t mean regulators have specifically “disapproved” its use. But there are a number of issues to consider before using a medicine off-label. Before prescription medicines can be…

GPS OUTLINE NON-DISPENSING PHARMACISTS RECOMMENDATIONS

Pharmacists in general practice are one of several changes the Australian Medical Association wants to encourage, outlined in its submission to the Primary Health Care Review. The AMA Submission to the Government’s Primary Health Care…

US to retreat on innovative biologic medicines in Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/us-to-retreat-on-innovative-biologic-medicines-in-transpacific-partnership-trade-pact-20150727-gil5h2.html#ixzz3j9PJer99 Fol

Millions of patients with intractable diseases look set to escape punishing price hikes on innovative medicines, as the United States backs down on a key trade demand. The US retreat on new biotech medicines won't settle a raging debate…

PSA15 – Leading pharmacy innovation

PSA15 – Leading pharmacy innovation PSA15 will help shape the future of pharmacy. PSA15 will help your broaden your career and secure new income streams. The conference will deliver an engaging and integrated program to inspire…

Medicine wholesaler Symbion recalls three types of children's medicine due to choking hazard

Medicine wholesaler Symbion recalls three types of children's medicine due to choking hazard picture from: http://babyology.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/medicne-recall-cover-800x417.jpg An Australian medicine wholesaler has urged…

New service provides consultation with your doctor by telephone or video

New service provides consultation with your doctor by telephone or video picture from: http://www.itwire.com/media/k2/items/cache/37d600e23688f7ac57749e0a5681fc1a_M.jpg Telstra Health has launched a new GP telemedicine service – ReadyCare…

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING FOR PHARMACY: ADVANCING THE HOW, WHY AND WHEN

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING FOR PHARMACY: ADVANCING THE HOW, WHY AND WHEN picture from: http://ajp.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/APCQ_2014-246-1140x641.jpg The Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) will be holding its 3rd annual Colloquium in…

Universiade hosts bullish despite MERS fears

Universiade hosts bullish despite MERS fears picture from: https://s.yimg.com/ea/img/-/150701/94a691404d8c886fb6b847da9431c420edc29f62-1ap6ov2.jpg   Seoul (AFP) - The World University Games will open in Gwangju Friday with defiant…