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What role does pharmacy have to play in boosting the diagnosis and treatment of testosterone deficiency? Men are, of course, roughly half of the population, but as everyone in health …

Pharmacists and other health professionals provide a crucial role in supporting people who are struggling with mental illness or at risk of suicide Lauren* struggled in secret for years with …

There’s a lot of hype about probiotics – and consumer interest is outrunning their understanding of the evolving science Probiotics—and prebiotics—are a growing and swiftly-evolving product segment in Australia, with …

Dealing with children’s pain is complex and not just a matter of assessing and treating them like a small adult When it comes to children’s pain management, the accurate assessment of …

Already the 2019 flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst years on record, due to the large number of influenza cases already confirmed As early as …

Motherhood is a minefield of conflicting advice. As such, pharmacists play a key support role, particularly when it comes to infant feeding The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends mothers worldwide …

Most smokers regret ever having taken up the habit, so how can pharmacists best support people to quit? Sheshtyn Paola explores the latest research and expert advice Jessica* started smoking …

Given that more than 10 million Australians traveled overseas last year, could your pharmacy take on a bigger role in travel health? As more people embark on international travel, not only …

There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

Pharmacists’ frontline role and clinical expertise makes them ideally placed to dispense medicinal cannabis and become a key partner in the patient journey For decades cannabis, or marijuana as it’s …

As roles for community pharmacists continue to expand, helping patients to maintain their cardiovascular health is more important than ever, writes Sheshtyn Paola Back in mid-2005, pharmacy researchers reached out …

Does EASEaCOLD really help to shorten your cold? Kim Murphy from Monash University reviews the evidence Kim Murphy, Immunology researcher, Monash University When we have a cold, which is caused by a number …