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Ben Basger presents 10 points to consider on Parkinson’s Disease… Parkinson’s disease is much more than a movement disorder! Dopamine loss in the substantia nigra, which serves to modify motor …

During the roller coaster ride that’s becoming a parent, new mums and dads may need more help than they’re keen to admit, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Becoming a new parent is …

There are many opportunities for pharmacists to help improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, but it’s a complex area to work in, writes Karalyn …

It may be time to change your thinking about osteoarthritis, writes Ben Basger Osteoarthritis is the leading musculoskeletal cause of disability in Western society. It is the most common form …

Pharmacists can have a key role in helping patients take glaucoma medicines correctly, writes Louis Roller Glaucoma is one of numerous eye diseases and visual impairment which increase threefold with …

From latex allergy to why you shouldn’t wear two condoms, Louis Roller takes a look at this most important of contraceptive devices “Safe sex is an act of self-love.”             …

Christmas isn’t a happy time for everybody, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen, but pharmacists can help Christmas is usually a time for celebration, being with family and …

Ben Basger takes a look at antiretroviral therapy for HIV… Here is a brief story in point form about drug treatment for adults infected with HIV that you might find …

Tinea, in all its incarnations, is a common problem seen in pharmacies, writes Louis Roller Tinea (ringworm) is a contagious itching skin disease occurring in small circular patches, caused by …

Australians may be more aware in the 21st century of safe sun behaviours, but the incidence of skin cancer remains high and pharmacists need to be vigilant, writes Louis Roller. …

How does a pharmacist cope with all the new information about vitamins and minerals—as well as consumers’ interest in them? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen The complementary medicine area of health is …

Ben Basger explains allergic drug reactions. Here are five things you may find interesting about allergic drug reactions. Allergic drug reactions represent about 10 ─ 15% of all types of …