February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, dedicated to raising much needed awareness and funds for research to improve management of this deadly disease and providing support for women diagnosed and their families. This week, we spoke with Professor Anna DeFazio – the Sydney-West Chair in Translational Cancer Research, The University of Sydney and Director of…

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New resource enabling biopharma industry to navigate access & reimbursement landscape across 26 countries GLOBALHealthPRTM (GHPR) – the world’s largest independent health and science communications agency partnership – has today launched the Global Guide to Market Access – an invaluable industry resource providing local insights into the biopharmaceutical reimbursement landscape in 26 countries. VIVA! Communications…

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Osteoporosis Australia rebrands as ‘Healthy Bones Australia’ & launches educational resource hub Osteoporosis Australia announced its official rebrand as ‘Healthy Bones Australia’ today (Tuesday, February 9) to reinforce the importance of prevention, in response to the concerning 173,000 broken bones sustained by the Australian population last year. The patient organisation also called for Australians to…

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Launch of first pan-Asia Pacific minimum clinical standards for the screening, diagnosis & management of osteoporosis The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) has today (Thursday, January 28, 2021) launched the first pan-Asia Pacific clinical practice standards for the screening, diagnosis, and management of osteoporosis, targeting a broad range of high-risk groups. Published in Osteoporosis International…

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Did you know, an estimated 19,000 Australians are living with severe chronic plaque psoriasis? Psoriasis is an inflammatory, immune-mediated skin disease, whereby the immune system reacts abnormally to certain environmental conditions. An over-active immune system causes skin cells to rapidly multiply, too quickly for the skin to shed, resulting in raised, red, scaly patches which…

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