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- 1 September 2016
Your medicine labels are changing
Labels on prescription and over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins and supplements, are about to change. Find out more about these changes.
- 31 August 2016
Independence and trustworthiness remain core to NPS MedicineWise
In 2016 media reports claimed NPS MedicineWise had sold its soul to big pharma by ‘selling access to our data program’. Dr Lynn Weekes, NPS MedicineWise CEO, sets the record straight.
- 22 July 2016
Strontium (Protos) no longer on the PBS
Strontium ranelate (Protos) treatment for severe osteoporosis, was deleted from the PBS in August 2016. Find out more.
- 20 July 2016
Antimicrobial use and resistance in Australia: keeping Australia informed and prepared
Antimicrobial resistance is a critical and immediate challenge to health systems in Australia and around the world. Find out more.
- 18 July 2016
Outsmarting hepatitis C
New medicines for hepatitis C work well, are easier to take, and are better tolerated than older treatments for hepatitis C virus. Find out more.
- 23 June 2016
Living with dementia: making treatment decisions
People living with dementia have the right to make decisions about their care & treatment. Find out more about advance care planning for dementia.
- 7 June 2016
Hand sanitisers: hygiene in a bottle
Hand sanitisers can be an effective alternative when soap and water are not available. Find out more about how they work and how best to use them.
- Medicinewise News
- 1 June 2016
Type 2 diabetes: when metformin is not enough
Diabetes type 2 can be treated with metformin, but what is next if that is not enough? Find out more about medicine selection for type 2 diabetes.
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