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Jala Moushi outlines the pharmacist’s critical role in managing this rare condition “The doctors figured it out after four months…I have a rare neurological condition called Anti-MOG, have you heard …

Reducing pain and inflammation is the key aim in managing ankylosing spondylitis, writes Louis Roller Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, although other …

Are lockdowns really hurting our mental health? Carlene McMaugh takes a look… The impact of COVID, and the measures needed to rid ourselves of the pandemic, have contributed to many …

In this week’s clinical tips, Karalyn Huxhagen urges pharmacists to turn their gaze on themselves and their colleagues One should ponder whether we were heading for a burnt-out pharmacy workforce …

Carlene McMaugh takes a look at the emerging problem of lingering symptoms post COVID infection Pharmacists have been in the front line of the Covid response since the beginning, as …

Tools to help pharmacists consider risk for people with AF vary and have limitations, writes Karalyn Huxhagen… who has just found a valuable new one Garfield eats CHADs for Breakfast …

Vaccination against chickenpox has been interrupted due to COVID in some regions, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, so pharmacists need to know how to manage it When I was a child if …

Brad Butt takes a look at transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation and its growing role in managing incontinence Urinary incontinence affects up to 10% of Australian men and up to 38% …

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 …