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So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

Summer is approaching, so why not brush up on your sun care knowledge so you can share skin protection tips with your patients? Our summers are synonymous with scorching heat …

A Labor MP is calling for a ban or restriction on an acne treatment which is often prescribed off-label as a contraceptive Julian Hill, member for Bruce, has started a …

Australians are becoming “increasingly misinformed” about sunscreen, new research has showed Latest statistics from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey, presented at the World Congress of Melanoma, show that only …

Think you know all about sun protection? Well think again, as one in eight adults still get sunburnt on summer weekends In Australia we love our warm summers and outdoors …

To help increase pharmacists’ knowledge of eczema, Guild Learning and Development has released a new Pharmacy Heath Solutions online course titled “Itchy, red skin” Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common, …

Wearing makeup that includes SPF ingredients, pigments and reflectors may help protect the skin from UV rays and pollution Cosmeceuticals, or functional coloured cosmetics—such as foundation, powder, blush, eye shadow, …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with Ego Pharmaceuticals in the development of an online course, “Quality use of topical corticosteroids in atopic dermatitis” Atopic dermatitis affects up to 20% …

Australians, including health professionals, need “re-education” about eczema and the dangers of steroids, according to the Australasian College of Dermatologists Earlier this month the College released a position statement, a …

Dermatology is becoming a key issue for pharmacists, particularly concerning the use of topical corticosteroids. Key to the issue is the use of the words, “Use sparingly”. Debbie Rigby recently …

Pharmacies have an edge in skin care that virtually no other retailer can boast: the presence of Pharmacy-Only and Pharmacist-Only products that draw customers into the community pharmacy sector. And …

New recommendations by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer …