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Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterised by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Asthma is thought to be …

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system in which the myelin sheaths protecting nerve fibres becomes damaged and scarred. The name …

Veterans health for many years has related to returned servicemen from the two world wars and the Vietnam War. A new group of returned servicemen …

Parkinson’s disease is second to dementia as the most common neurological condition in Australia and its cause is poorly understood. There is a lack of …

Clinical tips: Food safety explained. There have been recent reports in the press of people who contracted hepatitis A from imported frozen berries. These and …

Falls are the most common accidents older people have. Risk factors include: some medicines, some medical conditions, physical and environmental factors The consequences of falls …

Clinical tips on wound care: why the person in the white coat needs to be on the floor. You are presented with a small child …

The Closing the Gap program is not easily accessed by all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have right of access to the program. …

Arthritis: clinical tips by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacist of the Year. One recent Sunday morning, an arrogant middle-aged …

Epilepsy: by Associate Professor Louis Roller, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University

Clinical tips on endometriosis by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Pharmacist of the Year. Endometriosis is a condition in which …

Obesity: Clinical tips by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Pharmacist of the Year. Obesity is a major issue for many …