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Pharmacists need to be vigilant when it comes to drug-drug interactions to which people with dementia are vulnerable, writes Ben Basger Drug–drug interactions (DDIs) are …

Issues caused by poor sleep can be wide-ranging, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Insomnia is defined by the American College of Physicians as “dissatisfaction with sleep quantity …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at the patient perspective regarding stroke… and how pharmacists can help The pathophysiology of stroke is one that pharmacists are …

What do you know about medication overuse headache? Ben Basger delves into the issue This is headache in people who overuse analgesia, where the analgesia leads …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in …

Ben Basger takes a look at issues around preventive health for all the family Did you know that the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners …

Ben Basger takes a look at some of the issues around older people taking multiple medicines When polypharmacy is practiced on our vulnerable older patients, …

Supporting breastfeeding is important, but many parents need advice on alternatives, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen As a profession, pharmacists encourage and …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at the impact different medicines can have on oral and dental health Pharmacists are a great resource for people when …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at chronic viral hepatitis, the subtypes and stigma surrounding the conditions Chronic Viral Hepatitis affects close to half a million …

Pharmacists can do a lot to help wounds heal well, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The practice of wound care in pharmacy can be relatively simple, or …

Are pharmacists putting themselves at professional risk by selling non-evidence-based preparations like homeopathy? Jarrod McMaugh investigates Non-evidence-based medicine is a contentious area of healthcare, and …