Evidence-based medicine

evidence-based medicine
The term ’evidence-based medicine’ was first used in a published journal in 1992, and was formally defined in 1996 by Sacket et al as...

The use of metformin to treat prostate cancer

In Australia, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in males, with its prevalence increasing with age, but metformin may have a...

Pharmacists can have a big impact on men’s mental health

A recent report released by Beyond Blue has further revealed the state of men’s mental health in Australia. Pharmacists can help to intervene before...

Opioids, antidepressants and the risk of hip fracture

A recent study identified that the risk of hip fracture was increased with the use of psychotropic drugs in elderly people. The highest risk...

Bringing pharmacists into the digital future

PSA has unveiled a new digital health report, Connecting the dots: Digitally empowered pharmacists, at the PSA19 conference. The report, funded by the Australian Digital...

What the Government’s new health plan means for pharmacy

The Department of Health recently released its reform plan for healthcare: Australia’s Long Term National Health Plan: to build the world’s best health system....