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Eye disorders are common and pharmacists are in a position to assist consumers, says Louis Roller Some of the common disorders are:  Blepharitis is an inflammation of the glands of …

Jala Moushi looks into a fairly common pharmacy experience: a patient who presents with self-diagnosed vaginal thrush    Everything that itches is not vaginal thrush: The case of self-diagnosed vaginal …

Pharmacists should be aware of the treatment options for ADHD conditions in adults, writes Carlene McMaugh Attention deficit disorders, hyperactivity disorders, and combined attention/hyperactivity disorders in adults may not be …

Ben Basger casts a critical eye on the evidence base for complementary and alternative medicines Multivitamin/mineral and complementary/alternative medicines are used either daily or occasionally by approximately three quarters of …

As the adage says, the dose makes the poison… but the general public don’t always know that, write Lisa Nissen and Esther Lau An overdose is when more than the …

Pharmacists are well placed to treat leg ulcers in their early stages, writes Carlene McMaugh Leg ulcers may be associated with venous insufficiency, neuropathy, or arterial disease, and may be …

Nosebleed is usually a minor first aid presentation… but don’t be fooled, writes Brad Butt Epistaxis or nosebleed might not be the most common reason for a visit to the …

Brad Butt takes an up-close look at a growing issue Diabetes is: Estimated to affect 1.2 million or 5% of the Australian population Diabetes is ranked in the top 10 …

Louis Roller takes a look the causes, risk factors, treatment and management of gout Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that is very painful. It usually affects one joint …

Louis Roller takes a close-up look at UTIs Kidney and urinary tract infections (UTIs) in people of all ages accounts for about 12% of potentially preventable hospitalisations and  constitute approximately …

There’s no room for complacency about the flu vaccine this year, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Looking back on the last 12 months, COVID-19 has and continues to fundamentally …

Pharmacists need to consider what the patient in front of them needs when it comes to EC and medical termination, writes Carlene McMaugh Reproductive health is an area of pharmacists’ …