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Four out of five Australians will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Inadequate management of an episode of acute non-specific low back pain can increase a …

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: PART 2 Emerging evidence suggests that allergic rhinitis can have a major impact on children’s daily activities and academic performance. A better understanding of the full impact of …

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: PART 1 This article discusses the importance of understanding environmental triggers as part of a shared decision-making approach to allergic rhinitis management in the pharmacy. By Professor Sinthia …

The evolving evidence for the role of nutrition in epigenetic programming and its impact on the first 1000 days of life means that it is no longer good enough to …

IMMUNITY AND IMMUNE HEALTH MINI-SERIES This third and final instalment of the Immunity and Immune Health series provides an overview of the key steps to consider when a customer presents …

IMMUNITY AND IMMUNE HEALTH MINI-SERIES Cough is a common symptom that, when it becomes bothersome, prompts people to seek healthcare advice. Acute cough, which most often follows an upper respiratory …

Pharmacists are in an ideal position to evaluate and counsel patients in the management of coughs. Due to the vast nature of coughs and the abundance of cough medications available, …

Pharmacists are ideally placed to provide evidence-based nutrient and lifestyle advice and solutions to women of childbearing age, thus optimising pregnancy outcomes for women and their partners. By Dr Treasure …

The way osteoarthritis (OA) is managed is evolving. The up-schedule of modified release (MR) paracetamol to Pharmacist Only (S3) on 1 June 2020 provides pharmacists with the opportunity to reassess …

IMMUNITY AND IMMUNE HEALTH MINI-SERIES The immune system provides a series of critical functions to protect the body from infections and is essential for our survival. It provides a barrier, …

Pharmacists can play an important role in improving the awareness and management of faecal incontinence. By Karen Watkins BPharm, MTeach, Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University …