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skincare


Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their acne, writes Louis Roller Acne or acne vulgaris is inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin. At …

TerryWhite Chemmart Hawthorn and Galderma Australia have partnered to deliver 50 skin care packs to the nursing force at St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Victoria When nurse Jacqueline Lodge called …

Ben Basger looks at poor sunscreen adherence, drug reactions to sunlight and how to handle a sunburn Ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a lot more besides sunburn, such as photoageing, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Is it time to move away from short-acting beta-agonists in asthma management? Evidence suggests that short-acting beta-agonist (SABAs) inhalers continue to …

Our Q&A with consultant dermatologist Dr Andrea Tomizawa 1. What are some common skin issues people may encounter during the silly season (and why)? With the festive season upon us, …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at skin cancer Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70, with more than 750,000 …

A recent retrospective study of healthcare workers assessed in an Australian tertiary referral dermatology clinic showed that 49.7% had experienced allergic contact dermatitis Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon AM, who helps …

The Australasian College of Dermatologists has released a position statement on isotretinoin for the treatment of acne, to help health professionals including pharmacists In Australia, isotretinoin can only be prescribed …

How to help customers who are looking for relief and protection for dry lips this winter Winter isn’t much fun for our skin and our lips aren’t immune from the …

Less than one in three Australian men consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer – even though 82% have at least one known risk factor New survey findings from …

By educating patients on the importance of a daily skincare regime, assisting with product selection and facilitating effective self care, pharmacy can play an important role in the treatment of …

Illegal commercial solariums are still operating throughout Australia, ABC News reports The reported proliferation of illegal commercial solariums is costing lives and requires urgent government intervention, says the Melanoma Institute …