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Pharmacists need to provide specific counselling on what to expect when using medicine to terminate a pregnancy, writes Carlene McMaugh Medical abortion is the term used to describe the use …

Pharmacists need to really engage with expecting mums about their medicines and concerns, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Being pregnant can be an exciting and harrowing time. …

What is the pharmacist’s role in assistance with fertility? Bev Mistry-Cable takes an in-depth look Many couples may experience difficulty in falling pregnant, with one in six Australian couples struggling …

A study looking at a potential link between paracetamol use in pregnancy and ADHD and ASD in children has failed to establish causation, experts caution Researchers from the Johns Hopkins …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth This Cochrane review explored the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescribed analgesics in pregnancy and risk of childhood asthma Exploration of Swedish register data shows no association between analgesic use (opioids, …

A small observational study has suggested that prenatal vitamins could reduce autism risk in some families Authors Rebecca J Schmidt, Ana-Maria Iosif and Elizabeth Guerrero Angel set out to investigate …

A writer for a popular website has taken aim at a pharmacy assistant over her customer service Mother-of-two and Mamamia writer Shona Hendley wrote that while buying a pregnancy test …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Oral Anticoagulants and Proton Pump Inhibitor Cotherapy Among patients initiating oral anticoagulant treatment, incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding …

Increased intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids during pregnancy has been found to reduce risk of premature birth, according to a recent Cochrane review A Cochrane review has found evidence …

A quarter of women who responded to a survey reported falling pregnant in the past 10 years without planning to do so, and 30.4% of those pregnancies were terminated A …

Health researchers have looked into the evidence, finding that use of some supplements during pregnancy may be unnecessary and not completely without harm Health researchers from the University of Adelaide …