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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has delivered an interim decision to down-schedule low dose cannabidiol.
For the fifth year in a row, more than 2,000 Australians lost their lives to overdose in 2018, according to Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2020 from Penington Institute.
The latest version of the Australian Asthma Handbook includes a new treatment option for adults and adolescents with mild asthma.
The TGA has told pharmacists, prescribers and patients to expect a shortage of Estradot (estradiol) HRT transdermal products until July 2021.
Mandatory double-checking as it is currently performed does not reduce the incidence or severity of medication administration errors compared with single-checking, an Australian study has found. 
Liquorice has been put to varied use since the beginning of recorded history. Today, largely unregulated ‘herbal’ remedies are sold, and people even use it as a shampoo.
Australian pharmacists now have access to international consensus principles for medication management in frail older people, a group rarely included in clinical practice guidelines or research.
Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow espoused alleged health benefits from ingesting colloidal silver. However, no rigorous studies supporting these claims exist.
There are 344 registered interventional clinical trials under way for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19. The WHO is looking at four of them.
The offspring of mothers exposed to extreme stress, undernutrition or infectious diseases during pregnancy are at heightened risk of psychosis, studies suggest.