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Antibiotics often inappropriately prescribed for hospitalized kids
Antibiotics often inappropriately prescribed for hospitalized kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly a third of all antibiotics prescribed for hospitalized children globally were intended to prevent potential infections rather than to treat disease, according to the results of a worldwide survey published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. ... Read More »

How ADHD affects pregnancy outcomes in women and their babies
How ADHD affects pregnancy outcomes in women and their babies (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should not stop treatment without consulting a doctor, say the authors of a new study examining pregnancy outcomes among women treated with ADHD medications. Published in CNS Drugs the study of ... Read More »

Relationship between vaccine refusal and use of alternative medicines
Relationship between vaccine refusal and use of alternative medicines (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study led by a researcher from The University of Western Australia has analysed the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by parents who reject some or all vaccines for their children. The study drew on data from ... Read More »

Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids
Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A pioneering study, the Paediatric Epilepsy Lambert Initiative Cannabinoid Analysis (PELICAN), launches today not only to identify issues facing families living with epilepsy but also to analyse cannabis products being used in the community – with the potential to uncover new ... Read More »

Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested
Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Symbion, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of ibuprofen and paracetamol products after it was identified that the bottle grooves that secure the lids on these products could break off ... Read More »

New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure
New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Exciting research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found new answers for pregnant women with high blood pressure, which is also a characteristic of the serious condition, pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is a problem in 5% to 10% of ... Read More »

Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled
Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a further product has been affected by the below issue. Certain batches of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablets in bottles of 30, marketed as DBL Methotrexate Tablets, are being recalled. Further information regarding this recall ... Read More »

Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands
Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Return affected products to your pharmacy Some medicines can be toxic to children and are required to be supplied in child-resistant packaging. When these medicines are supplied in bottles, they must have a child-resistant closure (cap). Consumers and health professionals ... Read More »

Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep
Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning doctors and parents not to provide the drug melatonin to children to help control their sleep problems. Melatonin is a hormone produced in the body with the onset of darkness. It ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

 
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