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The TGA has issued a reminder to health professionals about the potential risks of psychiatric adverse risks associated with isotretinoin (Roaccutane) and the need for careful psychological assessment before and …

Less than 20% of pharmacists continue to advise people use topical corticosteroids sparingly to treat eczema, an AJP poll shows – but more needs to be done to change pharmacist …

More people than ever are heading to the internet to purchase their cosmetics and skincare products Latest figures from Roy Morgan Research reveal online cosmetics and skincare purchases have seen …

There is a “significant amount” of misinformation about the use of topical corticosteroids in paediatric eczema, Associate Professor Saxon Smith has told the The Australasian College of Dermatologists’ (ACD) Annual …

Around 30% of Generation Y are still actively suntanning, according to a recent study involving 1,500 Australians. Associate Professor Saxon Smith, a dermatologist at the Royal North Shore Hospital of …

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 …

The risk genes for several autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, are regulated by vitamin D in particular immune cells, new research has found – but that doesn’t mean most Australians …

Australians may be more aware in the 21st century of safe sun behaviours, but the incidence of skin cancer remains high and pharmacists need to be vigilant, writes Louis Roller. …

CEO of Complementary Medicines Australia Carl Gibson has welcomed results from a University of Sydney study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, which show that vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) …

The first in a new class of biologic medicine that acts to interrupt the inflammatory cycle and help clear the skin of patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis has been added to the PBS from September 1, 2015.

A new shingles vaccine has proven almost completely effective in preventing the condition, according to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research shows that the vaccine, …

KU Leuven researchers have zeroed in on what makes cancer cells in melanoma so aggressive – and succeeded in taming the effect in cell cultures. Melanoma is notoriously quick to …