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Pharmacists can make small changes that can greatly help patients with movement disorders, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Parkinson’s disease (PD) comes in a variety of forms. While it may start slow …

Louis Roller takes a look at the most serious form of allergic reaction: anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It must …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the health system barriers faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians One of the recommendations listed in the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

Ben Basger highlights eight key points about glaucoma Glaucoma can eventually lead to complete blindness. It can be present for a long time before one has symptoms, and about half …

Pharmacists’ significant role in helping patients with STIs needs to be handled with care, write Jarrod McMaugh and Sam Flood Sexually transmitted infections are a common enough occurrence in Australia …

Louis Roller takes a look at the cancer landscape in Australia Cancer, also known as a malignant tumour or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth …

In the last days before the codeine upschedule, it’s time to look at how we manage acute pain, writes Ben Basger What do you think about codeine? Are we going …

Pharmacists can help patients stick to their New Year’s Resolutions… but it’s not easy, writes Ben Basger With a new year upon us, it is interesting to reflect upon the …

Exercise is a key part of healthy living, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen We all know exercise is good for us. However, for many of us, getting …

Pharmacists can help as patients consider weight management in the New Year, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen The statistics are sobering—Australia is one of the fattest nations …

Pharmacists have a strong but complex role in helping patients kick the habit, writes Jarrod McMaugh Smoking tobacco in any form is probably the most important preventable cause of serious …

It’s amazing how many travellers are under-prepared when it comes to their health, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacy is a destination that customers visit when they are planning to travel. Questions …