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There are numerous aetiologies for cough, so it is important for pharmacists to take a practical approach to assess each patient and provide guidance and appropriate strategies for effective management …

Leading pharmacist John Bell discusses the active ingredients in throat drops. Did you know that menthol is an analgesic? John discusses the mode of action of menthol and a clinical …

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 …

Chronic cough is a common and distressing symptom among older people living in the community and in residential aged care. Pharmacists conducting comprehensive medication reviews have an opportunity to identify …

Dealing with a cough, sore throat and sneezing can be tiresome at the best of times, so what about during the COVID-19 pandemic? Coughs and colds are common, but they can …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease in adults In July 2017, NICE updated its 2006 guideline on Parkinson’s disease …

Pharmacists are a prime source of advice on treating common winter ailments such as cough and cold symptoms, says Leanne Philpott Winter ills are typically managed through self-care but when …

The herpes virus has helped researchers discover that the respiratory tract links to two different parts of the nervous system – which could mean big changes in cough treatment. A …