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 …

Louis Roller takes a look at epilepsy, including a medicinal cannabis update Epilepsy is defined as a chronic seizure disorder, or group of disorders, characterised by seizures that usually recur …

Louis Roller takes a look at the cancer landscape in Australia Cancer, also known as a malignant tumour or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth …

Pharmacists must be up to date with the latest developments in HIV prevention and treatment, writes Louis Roller The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most serious expression of …

Louis Roller takes a look at the threat of antibiotic resistance “…this serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future; it is happening right now in every region …

Louis Roller takes a comprehensive look at the prevalence, causes and treatment of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone …

Mental health is a significant issue for many Australians, writes Louis Roller Some statistics on mental illness in Australia In each year, approximately one in every five Australians will experience a mental …