Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at the very common issue of anxiety Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid dangerous situations or heightens our …

Louis Roller has the lowdown on medicinal cannabis Cannabis (Cannabis sativa and others) is a plant that contains over 500 natural components, of which some 80 are cannabinoids. The main …

Louis Roller has some tips for pharmacists helping people quit smoking: now or in the New Year Tobacco smoking and addiction is the major cause of preventable morbidity and mortality …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: wish I hadn’t overindulged so much …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at skin cancer Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70, with more than 750,000 …

Louis Roller takes a look at the progression of antibiotic resistance… and what pharmacists can do to help stop it “We will not find an antibiotic which will not also …

Louis Roller takes a look at COPD and practice points for pharmacists “When you can’t breathe … nothing else matters” COPD is characterised by airflow limitation that is not fully …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in 10 adults and about one …

Louis Roller takes a look at cholesterol, its types and the risks posed by LDL-C Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is carried around the body in the blood. The …

Louis Roller takes a look at the types of lupus, its causes and treatments Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect many different parts of the body. There …

There is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis, but treatment can slow its progression, writes Louis Roller Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that predominantly affects the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine. Long-term issues …

Louis Roller takes a look at the most serious form of allergic reaction: anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It must …