Allied health educators say the sector can play a greater role in the fight against COVID-19 and with helping people with chronic health conditions.
Perth-based medical technology company Resonance Health is gearing up to launch a new device that uses artificial intelligence to assess liver health.
The national president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia says Wesfarmers’ potential takeover of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries is causing equal parts excitement and anxiety in the industry.
Danielle Le Messurier
Medibank has joined a rapidly growing list of employers making COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory, with a workplace relations lawyer attributing the domino effect to a culmination of events.
Eighteen months into the pandemic, why is our health system in a seemingly worse position without any COVID cases? And what exactly is the Government doing to navigate us out of this storm?
Over 80 per cent of kids who had emergency surgery for a blocked airway at Perth Children’s Hospital were found to be choking on a nut or a piece of raw carrot fed to them by a parent or other adult.
Perth-based medical development company Emyria is encouraged by an official report about the therapeutic benefits of MDMA as it develops a model for treating mental illness with the drug.
Shares in Perth-based biopharmaceutical company Invex Therapeutics have surged after announcing an exclusive collaboration and manufacturing deal with Korean-listed Peptron.
Wesfarmers is facing a challenge to its $763m bid for Australian Pharmaceutical Industries and its chain of Priceline Pharmacy stores as Sigma Healthcare enters the race with a superior proposal.
A study of 29 countries by Oxford University has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced life expectancy by the largest amount since the Second World War.
A second advertising campaign encouraging West Australians to get vaccinated against COVID-19 — this time bankrolled by Tourism Council WA — will hit television screens and social media feeds today.
The pharmacy network has backed a $1.55-a-share offer that adds 17¢ to Wesfarmers’ opening offer two months ago.
The medicinal cannabis producer has received local approval to supply psilocybin, a hallucinogenic substance derived from mushrooms, for use in treating a range of mental illnesses.
Stories of workplace sexual harassment in the media in recent months continue to shine a spotlight on organisational responses to sexual harassment and sexual assault.
Ten million doses of COVID-19 Moderna vaccine are due to touch down within weeks and be approved for use by all Australians aged 12 years and above.
In 2018, Tom Mazza came to the realisation he would rather let his brain tumour grow than once again endure the gruelling surgery to remove it he’d had just 12 months earlier.
HBF chief executive John Van Der Wielen will enforce a ‘no jab, no run’ policy for the popular Run for a Reason race, and likened wealthy Australians to anti-vaxxers.
The buzz around mRNA vaccines to protect against COVID-19 is bringing greater awareness to the work of Perth-based PYC Therapeutics.
From crickets to camel milk, diets are changing in pursuit of a more sustainable future and greater health awareness — and WA farmers have been quick to capture the trend.
Shares in Perth-listed MGC Pharmaceuticals have surged after the company announced it has secured a $US24 million deal which will see its products launched in the US for the first time.
A pandemic ward to cater for future outbreaks of COVID-19 has been added to final plans for the $300 million expansion of St John of God Subiaco Hospital.
People are waiting several months or being turned away from an important service during the pandemic, with experts warning it is dangerous.
Medibank Private has posted a 40 per cent jump in full-year net profit as a heightened focus on health during the COVID-19 pandemic boosted demand for its health insurance policies.
Antibodies from a llama called Winter have blunted the virulence of coronavirus infections, including variants, in laboratory testing, Belgian researchers say.
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