Pretty Pills Preferred: Medicine Color Influences Drug Compliance

  SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Research says that if medicine is made in the color a patient likes, the patient’s ‘drug compliance’ could go up. Drug compliance is the degree to which a patient follows the…

TPP: Key admits medicine costs will rise

Prime Minister John Key has conceded New Zealand will have to pay more for some medicines under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) but he says patients will not be disadvantaged. Mr Key said despite the probability that some medicines would…

Medicine disposal 'a national disaster'

All over New Zealand, people are disposing of surplus pills in ways they shouldn't - and the impact on the environment may be far greater than we realise. Official advice may be to drop surplus medicines back to the local pharmacy, but instead,…

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…

Death toll from water park inferno may rise: doctor

Death toll from water park inferno may rise: doctor picture from: http://cdn2.independent.ie/incoming/article31335326.ece/4ff8d/ALTERNATES/w620/taiwan007.jpg   TAIPEI--The death toll from the June 27 colored powder blast at a New…

Doctors urge NHI to include Chinese medicine treatments

Doctors urge NHI to include Chinese medicine treatments   picture from: http://www.sacredhealingtree.com/wp-content/uploads/chinese_herbs.jpg   TAIPEI, Taiwan -- For patients seeking Chinese medicine treatment on a more regular…

Taiwan Formosa Water Park explosion injures hundreds

Taiwan Formosa Water Park explosion injures hundreds picture from: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/1274F/production/_83899557_027914286-1.jpg More than 500 people were injured when fire ripped through crowds at a party at an…

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…

The manipulation of medical research

The manipulation of medical research picture from: http://assets.nst.com.my/images/articles/07nt14pills.transformed.jpg   IN a world already choking on half-truths, the one emerging from pharmaceutical research and testing is really…