An update on osteoporosis from Associate Professor Louis Roller Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to enhanced bone …

Dementia should not be expected as a normal part of ageing, writes Louis Roller “Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, In second childishness and mere oblivion, …

Cancer is a leading cause of death in Australia, writes Louis Roller. More than 44,000 people died from cancer in 2013. Cancer accounted for about 3 in 10 deaths in …

Hepatitis C is curable, and all Australians living with the disease should be considered for antiviral therapy, writes Louis Roller Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver, often characterised …

Pharmacists are on the front line of diabetes care, writes Louis Roller Facts: 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. That’s one person every five minutes. Around 1.7 million Australians have …

Pharmacists can advise on a range of issues around eye health, including the use of drops and preventive advice, writes Louis Roller Pharmacists are often confronted with customers displaying eye …

Common cold season is here, and it’s time to brush up on how to treat them, writes Louis Roller The common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of …

With all states and territories now offering pharmacist vaccination, it’s more important than ever to be up to date on the flu, writes Louis Roller Influenza (the flu) is a …

As well as helping Australians access bowel cancer screening kits, pharmacists can help educate them about the risks, writes Louis Roller Bowel cancer (also known as colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal …

Pharmacists can play a key role in advising on their patients’ CVD risk and how to mitigate it, writes Louis Roller Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to have a major effect …

People with asthma need a better understanding of the illness, writes Louis Roller Over two million Australians have asthma—about one in 10 adults and about one in nine or 10 …

Glaucoma stakeholders are urging Australians to have their eyes checked this World Glaucoma Week – and pharmacists can be key in a referral role among others, experts say. Around 50% …