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 …

There are several very important points to make when advising on tinea treatment, writes Louis Roller Fungal infections (mycosis) are classified according to which part of the body they infect: …

Pharmacists are the frontline warriors in managing diabetes medicines, writes Louis Roller One  person develops diabetes every five minutes. Around 1.5 million Australians have diabetes. This includes all types of …

Louis Roller takes a look at common ear problems and hearing loss There are many different types of ear problems. For example, ear pain may be caused by infections of …

Louis Roller examines the ways in which pharmacists can help prevent and manage hypertension Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. …

Pharmacists should be expected to advise on how medicines and lifestyle impact heart health, writes Louis Roller Cardiovascular disease continues to have a major effect on the health of Australians …