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Pharmacists urge the lowering of barriers to accessing and affording medicines which could lead to the elimination of HIV Health minister Mark Butler has announced the release of the HIV …

By being well-informed about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their management, pharmacists can have a positive impact on patient health and wellbeing. This article discusses common non-viral STIs—chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis, …

Many of the conditions that lead to death and morbidity in men have few or no symptoms, and therefore may not be diagnosed until it is too late. Men are …

Privacy and certainty are among two key considerations in recent changes, which mean hospital pharmacists can dispense free or subsidised HIV treatment for people without Medicare Changes to HIV treatment …

Limitations on the role of pharmacists are “key barriers” to contraceptive access, a new report says A Report tabled by the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee, Ending the postcode lottery: Addressing …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Does coprescribing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral anticoagulants increase the risk of major bleeding, stroke and systemic embolism? When OACs are …

Andropause refers to a set of symptoms experienced by men with low testosterone levels. Pharmacists play a key role in supporting patients who may be experiencing these symptoms regardless of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids: not just for asthma, but for COVID-19? Inhaled budesonide might be beneficial in some cases of early COVID-19 when …

Brad Butt takes a look at infertility in men Conception is generally a simple and natural experience. For some couples, however, it can be difficult to conceive. For men, fertility …

Not many people talk about it, but Peyronie’s disease affects a good number of men, writes Brad Butt Peyronie’s disease occurs when plaques (segments of fibrotic or scar-like tissue) form …

Pharmacists can do more when it comes to emergency contraception provision, says sexual health expert Despite high awareness of the availability of emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), there are some barriers …

Advances have been moving swiftly in the world of erectile dysfunction , writes Brad Butt As you may well know, I’ve written on erectile dysfunction a time or two and …