Make no bones about it; pharmacists play an important role in reducing people’s risk of falls and bone fractures through targeted advice and interventions Falls are common causes of unintended …

Managing sports injuries correctly, using the proper protocols and appropriate dressing, can enhance wound healing and support a speedy recovery Australia is a nation of sports lovers. In fact, 80% …

Pharmacists play a vital role in assisting women with their healthcare needs throughout all stages of life. In this installment of our women’s health series we look at factors more …

The concept of how we manage allergic rhinitis in the community is shifting, thanks to a growing understanding of patients’ perceptions and behaviour regarding treatment Allergic rhinitis is a common …

Weight loss and muscle atrophy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are linked with increased morbidity and mortality. Yet malnutrition remains under-diagnosed and undertreated, The World Health Organisation defines …

Typically, people with cardiovascular disease have one or more comorbid conditions, which challenges treatment and can greatly impact the burden of disease Recent data suggests that more than four million …

Pharmacists are the medication experts, but can they also become advocates to help improve poor oral health? Despite advancements in oral health knowledge and treatments, many Australians continue to suffer …

While the tightening of opioid rules might bring pain and panic, for patients and healthcare professionals alike, there’s hope for a positive outcome Over the past decade there has been …

Medicines are intended to prevent and treat disease and illness. Yet, in many cases, particularly those involving older Australians, medicines may be doing more harm than good As masters of …

Has there been a rise in the number of requests for emergency contraception during the pandemic? In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic it was suggested that pharmacists would see …

While pharmacists can assist with contraception management, they can also play a role in discussing the factors that can impact fertility According to the Department of Health, infertility is an …

Experts warn that COVID-19 is likely to have a detrimental effect on our sleep — in turn posing a major risk to our long-term health and wellbeing By recognising that …