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Many medicines may cause weight gain, which can result in non-adherence. This article aims to examine choices of medication for common medical conditions that have the least negative impact on …

While effective treatment is available, osteoporosis remains undertreated. Pharmacists are well placed to identify patients at high risk of osteoporosis and fracture using validated risk assessment tools, and optimise their …

Treating allergic rhinitis early in the allergy season with intranasal corticosteroids reduces its impact. By Dr Brett MacFarlane, PhD, BPharm (Hons), Chief Pharmacist, Australasian College of Pharmacy Learning objectives After …

Providing evidence-based reassurance and information regarding the safety and efficacy of the modern hormonal contraceptive methods is an essential role of community pharmacists. In this first of two articles on …

This webinar is aimed at pharmacists wishing to understand the human immune system and the role that micronutrients play in its function. Our three experts share their in-depth knowledge on …

Pharmacists are well-placed to educate at-risk patients about the different types of stroke, provide advice on the major risk factors and related lifestyle choices, as well as drug treatments for …

Pharmacists are ideally placed to support couples in their fertility treatment journey by helping them understand the rationale for the various prescribed treatments and refer them to appropriate resources or …

This article discusses the recommended management pathway of acute low back pain (LBP) in primary care, including the ‘red flags’ that pharmacists should be aware of for referral. In particular, …

Cough is among the most common conditions for which patients seek the advice of community pharmacists. By David McLaren, BPharmSci, MPharm, MPH, professional development pharmacist, Australasian College of Pharmacy Learning …

Up until now, most biosimilars have been in the domain of public and private hospitals, however the release shortly of biosimilar adalimumab, which is currently a self-administered subcutaneous injection, means …

What are the signs, symptoms, transmissibility, treatment and notification requirements of primary chickenpox infection? After reading this article you will have a better understanding of the management of chickenpox infection …

When it comes to the treatment of medication overuse headache, pharmacists have an important role to play in facilitating patient education. By David McLaren BPharmSci, MPharm, MPH, Professional Development Pharmacist, …