Louis Roller takes a look at high blood pressure: the risks, the causes and the treatments Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries …

Louis Roller takes a look at the different types and levels of anxiety, and how pharmacists can help Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid …

Louis Roller takes a look at antidepressants available in Australia Depression is part of a group of conditions known as mood disorders (which may include elevation or depression of mood). …

Louis Roller takes a look at psoriasis, its treatments and comorbidities Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin and joint disorder characterised by erythema and scale. Men and women are equally …

Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their acne, writes Louis Roller Acne or acne vulgaris is inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin. At …

Louis Roller takes a look at latest development in antimicrobial stewardship, as well as the role pharmacists can play in education Any health professional that prescribes, dispenses or administers an …

Louis Roller takes a look at bone health and the role pharmacists can play in helping prevent and manage osteoporosis From our 40s onwards, our bones gradually lose their density …

Louis Roller takes a look at a very common condition Anaemia is a deficiency in the number or quality of red blood cells in the body. Red blood cells carry …

Louis Roller looks at the risk factors and preventive strategies for falls Falls are a main cause of morbidity and disability in older persons. More than one-third of persons 65 years …

Louis Roller takes a look at a common but often stigmatised condition “The hardest thing about ADHD is it is ‘invisible’ to outsiders. People just assume that we are not …

With all the challenges 2020 has thrown at us, stress management is more important than ever, writes Louis Roller In these difficult stressful days of catastrophic bushfires, floods, COVID-19, recession, …

Pharmacists are the front-line warriors in preventing drug interactions when it comes to diabetes, writes Louis Roller Facts One  person develops diabetes every five minutes. Around 1.5 million Australians have …