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% …

Pharmacists can have a key role in helping patients take glaucoma medicines correctly, writes Louis Roller Glaucoma is one of numerous eye diseases and visual impairment which increase threefold with …

From latex allergy to why you shouldn’t wear two condoms, Louis Roller takes a look at this most important of contraceptive devices “Safe sex is an act of self-love.”             …

Tinea, in all its incarnations, is a common problem seen in pharmacies, writes Louis Roller Tinea (ringworm) is a contagious itching skin disease occurring in small circular patches, caused by …

Australians may be more aware in the 21st century of safe sun behaviours, but the incidence of skin cancer remains high and pharmacists need to be vigilant, writes Louis Roller. …