AUTHORITIES are urging business to check the new minimum pay rates that apply from July 1, 2018. The Fair Work Ombudsman is leading the call. From this date, the national minimum wage will increase to...

Roche produced 5 mg Valium tablets have been recalled after evidence of package tampering was discovered. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) issued the recall alert after blister sheets that were...

A ‘pharmacy’ specialising in fresh foods has officially opened in the United States. Located in the small town of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, the pharmacy has been opened by a local health care provider...

A CHOICE study has found many Australian pharmacists are recommending alternative medicines that have little to no scientific evidence to prove their effectiveness. The consumer advocacy group got mystery...

Recommendations by Harper Competition Review receive government fanfare but government promises ‘further consultation’ The Australian Government has released the Final Report of the Harper Competition...

ACCC attacks government’s Competition Review recommendations, while other sectors respond The recommendations published this week in the Harper Competition Review Final Report have been largely welcomed...

Supermarkets to applaud election of Victorian Labor Government? With a Labor Government elected in the State of Victoria over the weekend, the major supermarkets may be seeing opportunities to move into...

Supermarkets sure to move into pharmacy with recommended changes in competition law With the recently-released Harper Competition Review Draft Report recommending that current recommendations on ownership...

The global baby food market is forecast to reach US$38.7 billion by 2015, according to a recent report by leading research group A.M Mindpower solutions. Additional evidence, through observations of the...

A University of Sydney PhD student has discovered that a patient’s diet and cookery styles impacts on the required doses of medicines commonly used to treat illnesses such as depression and psychosis. Vidya...