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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 …

With 1.2 million Australians affected by osteoporosis, pharmacists can play a key role in encouraging people to make bone health a higher priority, writes Leanne Philpott Osteoporosis is a common, …

Words count. While the saying is ‘talk is cheap’, what you say and how you say it can actually mean a lot, writes Chris Brooker In today’s world we’re being …

The multiplicity of differing presentations can make it difficult to ascertain what form of headache or migraine a patient is experiencing, but making the correct diagnosis is crucial for effective …

Are pharmacists too overworked and underpaid to prescribe? What would pharmacist prescribing even look like? Dr Shane Jackson and Professor Lisa Nissen answer your questions Following PSA national president Dr …

New biosimilars are set to flood into the Australian market over the next several years as patents on biologics expire… but significant concerns remain about switching A steep learning curve …

Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine Most doctors and nurses agree exercise is beneficial but don’t routinely prescribe exercise as part of their patients’ cancer treatment plan. Photo …

Could recent recommendations to lower the threshold for diagnosing patients with high blood pressure harm the newly diagnosed? Katy Bell, University of Sydney; Amir Qaseem, Thomas Jefferson University; Jenny Doust, …

Research Check: is it true pasta doesn’t make you gain weight, and could even help you lose it? Pasta has a low glycaemic index. Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash Clare …

From mastitis and the hidden hindrances of breastfeeding to baby pain and constipation, motherhood is fraught with highs and lows Lisa Properjohn, registered nurse specialising in paediatrics at Pharmacy 777 …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in the treatment of GORD, but they must adopt a holistic approach to patients and to the condition Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is …

By educating patients on the importance of a daily skincare regime, assisting with product selection and facilitating effective self care, pharmacy can play an important role in the treatment of …