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Pharmacists have a valuable role to assist people with skin conditions better manage their care. Education and often simple measures can improve the quality of life for people with chronic …

It’s time to address some of the myths around corticosteroids. What’s the latest advice regarding the risks and appropriate use? It is common for topical corticosteroids to be prescribed to …

An MJA article looks at severe cutaneous drug reactions – a major cause of both morbidity and mortality in Australia There are key diagnostic figures that present early with severe …

Dermatologists are trying to bring more awareness of a chronic skin condition that causes severe distress to patients Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease impacting around 130,000 …

Tattoos may be commonplace but that does not mean they are not without risks… here are some tips to share with patients It seems like there are more people are getting …

The story of a woman who became allergic to nail varnish has been shared at the Australasian College of Dermatologists conference Dr Philippa Dickison presented on hand dermatitis and chronic …

Pharmacists often give misinformation about steroid use in eczema, say dermatologists The Australasian College of Dermatologists has released a position statement on the use of topical corticosteroids for childhood eczema, …

From today, pharmacies across Australia are able to join the Dermatology Network Pharmacy Program. This free program focuses on supporting Australian community pharmacies with a range of resources designed to …

Forget sunbaking, just doing jobs outside the house may result in dangerous sunburns and cancer risk, warns the Cancer Council Foundation (CCF). Cancer Council and the Australasian College of Dermatologists joined with  National …