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Friday 19 May 2017

Superbug secret is out

AN INTERNATIONAL study led by Review report submitted TGA pulls IntelliVue
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Monash University has discovered THE long-awaited interim report Our report very much focuses in advised that the Therapeutic
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THE World Self Medication The event attracts industry
Corner Industry has opened registrations stakeholders, thought leaders, Calendar
for its upcoming General Assembly regulators, academics and
THERE is a reason why theres 2017 (WSMIGA) which will be held representatives of the self- WELCOME to Pharmacy
beauty in beauty sleep. in Sydney from 17-19 Oct 2017. medication industry from around Dailys events calendar,
Kings College in London took The event is themed The the globe, ASMI said. opportunities to earn CPE and
photos of 25 women after two Economic Value of Self Care, with The two-day conference will CPD points.
nights in which one group slept key speakers including a number of feature five themed sessions If you have an upcoming event
about seven and a half hours and prominent Australian pharmacists. tackling the key drivers of self-care youd like us to feature, email
the others for an average of four The WSMI is the peak body and the policy changes required to
hours and 15 minutes. representing the global non- improve health care systems.
When 122 people were asked prescription medicines sector, Presenters include Paul Sinclair, 21 May: 2017 PSA WA Annual
to rate the subjects beauty on a embracing regional and national president of the community Seminar; Pan Pacific Perth;
industry associations as well as pharmacy section of the register here:
seven-point scale, those with less
sleep came out 0.2 points lower. manufacturers and distributors. International Pharmaceutical 4-5 Jun: Naturally Good Expo;
That may be because sleepless Taking place at Sydneys new Federation, as well as Professor ICC Sydney; pre-register for
people can appear more sad as International Convention Centre, Charlie Benrimoj from the Graduate free or $30 at the door - details
their mouths droop more, they the General Assembly is only held School of Health at University of here:
seem more pale as a lack of sleep once every four years and is being Technology Sydney. 16-18 Jun: ConPharm 2017;
reduces blood flow to the skin jointly hosted by the Australian International participants will Hotel Grand Chancellor,
and swollen red eyes & hanging and New Zealand Self Medication describe the situation in Japan, the Hobart; find out more:
eyelids are a dead giveaway. Industry associations. USA, Mexico, NZ and Canada.
People have more glossy hair The conference concludes with 28-30 Jul: PSA17; Hyatt
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Amazon is considering a push into together regulators from across the
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