Dr Ben Basger looks at how pharmacists can protect seniors from adverse events caused by medications Did you know that one in four community-living older people are hospitalised for medication-related …

Experts believe that if healthcare practitioners had a clearer understanding of men’s differing health needs, healthcare promotions and services could be more effective, writes Leanne Philpott You might say men …

Efficacy is estimated to be as high as 99% in men who have sex with men who take Truvada daily. Sharon Lewin, Consultant Physician, Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital & …

The overwhelming sea of over-the-counter cold and flu treatments will have many customers turning to their pharmacist for advice, writes Leanne Philpott If we’re honest I think all of us …

Brenda Davy takes a look at the the evidence base for CMs Complementary medicines have existed for centuries and have provided the basis for many of the formulations of ‘conventional’ …

Weekly Dose: Valium, the ‘safer choice’ that led to dependence and addiction Moira Sim, Edith Cowan University Valium is a brand name for diazepam, which belongs to a group of …

Pharmacy has a lot to learn from the Sensaslim debacle—but is it interested in doing so? wonders Ian Carr A short few years ago, one Groundhog Day in the diet …

The drugs made me do it: can prescription side-effects be an excuse for crime? Arlie Loughnan, University of Sydney This week, a man who murdered his wife while she slept …

Australian GPs are offered guidelines not relevant to their patients, and they often ignore them Gerard Gill, Deakin University Guidelines for GPs are often based on evidence and studies performed …

Pharmacists must marry disruption rather than contemplate our destruction by its unstoppable force, says Rob Sztar. It is widely discussed that pharmacy faces an uncertain future in the face of …

New PSA appointment is helping to building the next generation of pharmacy leadership, says Joe Demarte I would like to warmly welcome Taren Gill to the PSA Board. Her appointment …

Weekly Dose: ice and speed, the drugs that kept soldiers awake and a president young Julaine Allan Ice is a slang name for crystal methamphetamine – a stimulant drug that …