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Managing diabetes with insulin requires a multidisciplinary approach to care, and that includes essential counselling from pharmacists. This article outlines the ideal properties of insulin and its place in diabetes …

The recent TGA decision to down-schedule melatonin in modified release tablets containing 2mg or less of melatonin for the short-term treatment of primary insomnia, and approval for it to be …

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 …

This article addresses the many issues pertaining to fibromyalgia, a condition (or conditions) often misdiagnosed or dismissed by doctors, leaving the patient in pain. It is important that pharmacists are …

Frail older people are vulnerable to minimal stress that can lead to functional impairment and adverse health outcomes. Pharmacists conducting medication reviews need to screen for frailty and consider the …

The risk of medicine-related adverse ocular events is increasing as our population ages. By knowing the warning signs of the more serious adverse events, pharmacists can improve outcomes for their …

As the prevalence of furry animals in homes has increased over the years, so has the incidence of allergic diseases. Pharmacists can play an important role in educating their customers …

Early detection and adherence to treatment are vital to slow glaucoma progression. Pharmacists have a vital role to play in counselling patients to have regular eye checks and, for those …

This article explores the role of the lung microbiome, the gut–lung axis, and the current evidence relating to the use of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of respiratory tract …

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 …

This article discusses the availability of medical termination of pregnancy (MTOP) in Australia, and the training required for pharmacists to become a registered dispenser of the drugs used to perform …

Pharmacists can assist women in the preconception period by screening for medication issues, optimising chronic disease management and counselling on nutritional supplementation. By Rachel Morrison MPharm(Hons), BPharmSci, Resource Development Pharmacist, …