Published Articles

Pregnant pause: New twist in paracetamol‚Äďasthma link

Other factors at play since other analgesics show similar increases, authors speculate.
19 March 2019

Caution urged over GP tool to assess aspirin bleed risk

It shouldn't automatically trigger a move towards using aspirin for primary prevention, says expert.
05 March 2019

Diabetes prescribing at odds with guidelines: study

But experts say it doesn't mean it's inappropriate.
28 February 2019

GPs warned off quetiapine for anxiety

The drug is poorly tolerated when compared with placebo, study finds.
15 February 2019

Revealed: how your gender influences prescribing patterns

The PBS listing of NOACs gave researchers the chance to find out.
11 February 2019

Was the Pill's 21/7 regime really invented to please the Pope?

Critics say the Pill's 7-day break was designed to please the Pope. But are the claims true?
05 February 2019

Opioids linked to rise in abdominal birth defects

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should be advised to avoid the drug, says expert.
05 February 2019

Australian trial defines ideal prostate therapy

The finding means many men will be spared the long-term side effects linked to testosterone-suppression therapy.
31 January 2019

'Disturbing': 250,000 hospitalised each year due to adverse reactions

The rate has changed little in 30 years despite campaigns to promote the safe use of medicines.
31 January 2019

Most delirium patients on drugs that worsen the condition

Up to 73% are on medicines associated with delirium, according to one study.
30 January 2019