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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 few extra kilos after the …

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 industry is at a time …

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 Year is a good time …

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 should be considered when deciding …

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 Scrymgeour take a look at …

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 perhaps a measure of the …

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 provided no support for use …

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 of preventable morbidity and mortality …

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 21 trials shows use of …

When it’s unintended, weight loss in older people may indicate a significant underlying problem, writes Ben Basger Unintentional weight loss may occur in up to 15-20% of older adults (those …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Changes in pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain Pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid …

Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen take a look at our longer, hotter summers and how they impact dehydration and heat-related illness Every year, we seem to be facing …