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Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen take a look at optimal use of the oral contraceptive pill… including the reason for the seven-day break There was …

Anthony Tassone refutes recent claims around longer-length prescriptions, and looks at their drawbacks A recent article in the Medical Journal of Australia, written by Dr …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish …

You can help if your patients’ willpower on weight is flagging, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Many of us are probably carrying around a …

What’s one of the crucial mistakes first-time pharmacy owners are making? John Thornett gives his view Owning a pharmacy is not easy. Why? Because the …

This New Year, think about the health of your pharmacy as well as your own, writes Karalyn Huxhagen We all make resolutions, and the New …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The deprescribing rainbow The deprescribing rainbow highlights the clinical, psychological, social, financial and physical determinants that …

Are pharmacists taking the lead in running their own businesses? Or are they outsourcing too much of this role to others? Bruce Annabel and Mal …

The current debate over the provision of Consumer Medicine Information leaflets (CMIs) misses the fundamental point of patient health literacy, says Anthony Tassone It is …

Prokinectics for dyspepsia; SGLT2 inhibitors; acute gastroenteritis; combination probiotics… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prokinetics for functional dyspepsia A Cochrane review …

Louis Roller has some tips for pharmacists helping people quit smoking: now or in the New Year Tobacco smoking and addiction is the major cause …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Triple therapy in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of …