THE Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is set to publish an order forcing Bayer to retract advertising claims about its Berocca Performance product after the manufacturer withdrew a Federal Court action trying to prevent its publication.
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PATIENTS taking high-potency statins have a higher risk of developing diabetes than those taking low-potency statins, a large Canadian epidemiological study shows.
A FORMER GP and hospital emergency department director jailed for 21 child sex offences has been banned from re-registering for four years.
OVERWEIGHT and obese patients are more likely to ‘doctor-shop’ than normal weight patients, US research shows.
ALPRAZOLAM could become a controlled drug next year following a TGA recommendation to move the drug to Schedule 8 (S8).
PEOPLE should think carefully before buying do-it-yourself genetic tests over the internet, says an Australian scientist.
THE remaining members of the Queensland Medical Board have been sacked and an interim committee is now in place, State Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has confirmed.
HEALTH Minister Tanya Plibersek has been listed as the respondent in a Federal Court case in which a GP super clinic owner will challenge rules he says unfairly prevent him from hiring international medical graduates (IMGs).
HE WAS a pleasant married man in his late 50s.
IMMUNISATION has been in the news a fair bit lately.
DESPITE calls for food manufacturers to reduce sodium levels in their products, Americans are still consuming twice as much salt as recommended, at about two teaspoons a day, a study shows.
CONTROVERSY has flared again over whether NSAIDs should be available over the counter, after new research found they significantly elevated cardiovascular risks in healthy people. This table includes findings from NSAIDs trial.