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Pharmacists can help tackle the myths and misunderstandings around endometriosis, writes Carlene McMaugh Endometriosis is a condition that has an average time to diagnosis of seven years. This extraordinary amount …

Pharmacists need to really engage with expecting mums about their medicines and concerns, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Being pregnant can be an exciting and harrowing time. …

What is the pharmacist’s role in assistance with fertility? Bev Mistry-Cable takes an in-depth look Many couples may experience difficulty in falling pregnant, with one in six Australian couples struggling …

Pharmacy needs to retain its edge over supermarkets when it comes to NRT, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is growing in popularity due to a few reasons: High …

Pharmacists advising people to quit increases abstinence rates, explains Amy Page Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.  The prevalence of people who smoke has reduced over …

It’s that time of year to think not just about travelling… but some of the unintented consequences, writes Amy Page As we approach the coming season, many people may be …

Amy Page takes a look at the causes of acne in teenagers—and adults—and ways to help Acne is characteristically found primarily on the face, neck, shoulders or trunk. The presence of …

Karalyn Huxhagen looks at the debilitating condition of vestibular migraine, or migraine-associated vertigo There are many forms of migraine. The term can be used ‘loosely’ by patients presenting to the …

Brad Butt looks at why intracavernosal injections are underused in erectile dysfunction, and what can be done about it Intracavernosal injections are often percieved as the ‘pointy end’ of erectile …

Ben Basger looks at poor sunscreen adherence, drug reactions to sunlight and how to handle a sunburn Ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a lot more besides sunburn, such as photoageing, …

Pharmacists have a significant role to play in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, writes Louis Roller “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and …

A recent case of probable serotonin toxicity provides a good example of the importance of deprescribing, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Deprescribing covers many areas: removing medication that is no longer needed; …