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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system in which the myelin sheaths protecting nerve fibres becomes damaged and scarred. The name multiple sclerosis refers to scars …

Veterans health for many years has related to returned servicemen from the two world wars and the Vietnam War. A new group of returned servicemen are now presenting with their …

Parkinson’s disease is second to dementia as the most common neurological condition in Australia and its cause is poorly understood. There is a lack of awareness in the health and …

Clinical tips: Food safety explained. There have been recent reports in the press of people who contracted hepatitis A from imported frozen berries. These and other events certainly brought to …

As pharmacists we need to be active in improving inter-professional collaboration and communication. I feel that the way to move our profession forward and facilitate positive change, is for passionate …

Falls are the most common accidents older people have. Risk factors include: some medicines, some medical conditions, physical and environmental factors The consequences of falls include: 10-20% of falls result …

Clinical tips on wound care: why the person in the white coat needs to be on the floor. You are presented with a small child with a bleeding injury from …

The Closing the Gap program is not easily accessed by all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have right of access to the program. There are many issues with …

Arthritis: clinical tips by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacist of the Year. One recent Sunday morning, an arrogant middle-aged male asked for medication for …

Epilepsy: by Associate Professor Louis Roller, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University

Clinical tips on endometriosis by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Pharmacist of the Year. Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium, the tissue that …

Obesity: Clinical tips by Karalyn Huxhagen, community pharmacist and 2010 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Pharmacist of the Year. Obesity is a major issue for many customers visiting community pharmacy. Obesity …