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Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their acne, writes Louis Roller Acne or acne vulgaris is inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin. At …

Advances have been moving swiftly in the world of erectile dysfunction , writes Brad Butt As you may well know, I’ve written on erectile dysfunction a time or two and …

Here are five myths about suncare that pharmacists can help dispel, writes Carlene McMaugh Recent upheaval in attitudes towards preventative health measures—such as vaccinations, or the use of face masks—have …

Louis Roller takes a look at latest development in antimicrobial stewardship, as well as the role pharmacists can play in education Any health professional that prescribes, dispenses or administers an …

Handling hay fever presentations requires a different approach in the time of COVID-19, writes Amy Page You are working as a pharmacist at a suburban community pharmacy in Melbourne. You …

How can pharmacists help women navigate the perimenopause? Carlene McMaugh takes a look Menopause affects all women, and is defined by the end of a woman’s menstrual periods, with the …

Louis Roller takes a look at bone health and the role pharmacists can play in helping prevent and manage osteoporosis From our 40s onwards, our bones gradually lose their density …

Ben Basger takes a look at the question of “what to do” when it comes to dementia Every general practitioner in Australia sees several new cases of dementia each year. …

Pharmacists have a key role as mythbusters, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, which will only grow in importance as a COVID-19 vaccine draws nearer Vaccine hesitancy has always been in the human …

Ben Basger takes a look at the modifiable risk factors for stroke A recent Australian study reported that low education is associated with increased stroke risk, (BMJ Open 2018. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024070) …

Louis Roller takes a look at a very common condition Anaemia is a deficiency in the number or quality of red blood cells in the body. Red blood cells carry …

Pharmacists can have a key role in atrial fibrillation, particularly in risk management, writes Brad Butt The most prevalent arrhythmia detected in clinical practice is atrial fibrillation (AF) with 2 …