Health Check: what can you eat to help ease ‘morning’ sickness in pregnancy? Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds, UNSW Australia Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is mistakenly known as “morning” sickness. Mistakenly, …

Debate over pharmacist remuneration is welcome, says Guild executive director David Quilty The current debate over the future of the profession is a debate that we had to have – …

Weekly Dose: flibanserin, the drug that gives women one extra sexually satisfying experience every two months Jayne Lucke, La Trobe University The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved …

There’s more to community engagement than your customers: you also need to think about local health professionals, writes Karen Brown Community engagement is beneficial to your business from a customer …

Health Check: should kids be given antibiotics in their first year? Penelope Bryant, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Two-thirds of children have already received antibiotics by the time they are one …

Research Check: does paracetamol in pregnancy cause child behavioural problems? Norman Saunders, University of Melbourne and Mark Habgood, University of Melbourne Paracetamol is widely used in all stages of pregnancy …

What is the right balance between supply and demand for pharmacists and how do we ensure an adequate number with the requisite skills and experience for the existing and emerging …

Weekly Dose: teriparatide, the osteoporosis drug that forms new bone Peter Robert Ebeling, Monash University Teriparatide is an injectable drug to treat severe osteoporosis, a condition where mineral loss causes …

Should health professionals consider the cholesterol-lowering benefits of a vegan diet? writes Oscar Klass Between July 2014 and June 2015, lipid modifying agents were the second most commonly dispensed class …

Health Check: does green mucus mean you’re infectious and need antibiotics? John Turnidge, University of Adelaide When you have a cold or other respiratory illness, you might see a range …

Crafting a compelling service vision statement … avoiding the fluff and bland motherhood statements A progressive, medium sized, neighbourhood shopping centre, branded pharmacy recently shunned its brand’s mission statement as …

Weekly Dose: triptans, drugs that relieve migraine but only if taken at the right time Michael Vagg, Barwon Health Triptans are a group of drugs targeted at alleviating symptoms of …