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Noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic illness characterised by a range of symptoms including positive and negative symptoms. Examples of positive symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, and...

Antioxidants and mineral supplements for slowing age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness in developed countries. The prevalence of AMD is 1.4% at 70 years of...

HPV vaccine – protective and no riskier than placebo

HPV vaccine protects against cervical precancer in female adolescents and does not increase the risk of serious adverse effects. This is the finding of Cochrane...

More data needed to tackle costs of cold chain breaches

A pilot study investigating loss of medicines due to cold chain breaches (CCB) in community pharmacies in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia, has...

PSA founding father honoured for lifetime’s work

The 'founder', 'prime innovator' and 'driving force' behind the establishment of the PSA, Ross Brown FPS, has been honoured with the association's Lifetime Achievement...

Early elixirs: Amphetamine

From wonder drug to scourge. The synthesis of amphetamine has had a profound effect on society as well as attitudes towards drugs. From its use...