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The phrase ‘stand and deliver’ applies perfectly to Australian pharmacists right now, writes Karalyn Huxhagen As we move into 2022 the landscape for Coronavirus has changed again, with emphasis now …

Louis Roller looks at hyperthermia, from the medication-induced to helping older people in summer Hyperthermia is an umbrella term comprising several heat-related illnesses that are caused by disruption to homeostasis. Hyperthermia …

Now the borders are open, what is the role of community pharmacy in the National Plan to transition Australia’s National COVID response? Community pharmacy in all states has stepped up …

There are many approaches to managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), writes Louis Roller Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the colon (large bowel), and although it is not dangerous, it can …

Even in a post-COVID landscape, we can’t take good digital health literacy for granted, writes Carlene McMaugh The landscape of health delivery in Australia has changed during the last two …

Carlene McMaugh takes a look at the issue of off-label S3s in pregnancy and breastfeeding Pregnancy and breastfeeding are times when people have a lot of questions about their health …

Jala Moushi takes a look at the growing role of pharmacists in palliative care in the community Our growing ageing population, alongside the current climate with the pandemic, has put …

Louis Roller takes a look at the world of fungal infections There are two major causes of fungal infections of the skin and nails: yeast and dermatophytes. Yeast infections of …

Brad Butt takes a look at infertility in men Conception is generally a simple and natural experience. For some couples, however, it can be difficult to conceive. For men, fertility …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at stroke, measures that can be taken to prevent it, and treatment Pharmacists are well-placed to educate at-risk patients about the different types of …

Patients with nausea and vomiting need help from a pharmacist, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Nausea and vomiting can be acute and short lived eg, food poisoning, or may be chronic eg, …

Not many people talk about it, but Peyronie’s disease affects a good number of men, writes Brad Butt Peyronie’s disease occurs when plaques (segments of fibrotic or scar-like tissue) form …