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World Haemophilia Day

Today – Wednesday, April 17 – is World Haemophilia Day and landmarks around the world will tonight be lit up in red to raise awareness and understanding of haemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Haemophilia is an incurable bleeding disorder affecting more than 2,800 Australians (mostly male), which prevents the blood from clotting properly. It is…

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Osteoporosis Australia CEO clinches 2019 IOF President’s Award at World Congress on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Australia’s CEO clinched the prestigious 2019 International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) President’s Award for his exceptional contribution to the bone field at the World Congress of Osteoporosis in Paris on April 5, 2019. Mr Greg Lyubomirsky is only the third Australian to receive the award, which acknowledges one’s outstanding commitment and contribution to advancing education…

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Tim Goddard appointed President of GLOBALHealthPR®

Tim Goddard was today appointed President of GLOBALHealthPR® (GHPR) – the world’s largest partnership of independent healthcare-focused communication agencies.  Mr Goddard, who served as GHPR’s Executive Vice President over the past two years, will from today assume additional responsibilities as President. He will oversee the network’s strategy, business development, partner relations and growth.    He…

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New relief may be on the way for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

A new study published earlier this month in Science Translational Medicine, may provide relief to millions of people around the world diagnosed with inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), who do not positively respond to standard treatment and drug therapies. IBD is a collective term used to describe all disorders that cause chronic inflammation within the gastrointestinal…

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Nearly 1-in-10 Aussie adults hospitalised with flu end up in intensive care

Pharmacists are urging community to protect against flu infection. Nearly one-in-10 Australian adults who are hospitalised with the flu are admitted to intensive care (ICU). This confronting statistic from last year’s flu season, which saw an estimated 5,800 adults hospitalised with the flu (9.4 per cent of those aged under 65 years required ICU), is…

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