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women’s health


What service/practice would you implement/improve to further the profession of pharmacy in your country? asks Finbarr Foy Consider the following scenario: An eager pharmacy student sits in their lecture theatre …

Migraine attacks occurring around menstruation are more severe and harder to treat. This article looks at the presentation and types of menstrual migraine, as well as common medications used for …

Breastfeeding mothers may express concerns regarding their diet, and the impact it has on their capacity to continue breastfeeding, or their infant’s nutrition. Pharmacists can assist mothers by providing them …

Lifestyle factors can play an important role in maintaining healthy ovulation and boosting natural fertility Women who are actively trying to start a family, planning for the future or even …

By asking women how many days per month they suffer pain, you can differentiate between dysmenorrhoea alone (2–3 days) and complex central pain sensitisation (most days), says gynaecologist and pelvic pain …

More than 6,300 women have so far accessed the service Queensland Health has extended the Urinary Tract Infection Pharmacy Pilot – Queensland (UTIPP-Q) until 30 June 2022, the Guild, the …

Gaps in knowledge about the safety of opioids, ADHD drugs and benzos in pregnancy may present a risk to women of reproductive age, say researchers A dearth of information about …

This podcast provides pharmacists with an overview of key aspects related to perimenopause and menopause and the importance of taking a patient-centred approach in the management of symptoms. Presented by …

Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) and progestogen-only oral contraceptive pills (POPs), are the most commonly used contraceptives in Australia.1 Many factors affect the choice of oral contraceptives. POPs may be …

The arrival of the new baby is physically, emotionally and psychologically challenging. It requires the mother, her partner and family members to respond and adjust. This article examines some of …

Pharmacists say an interim decision on oral contraceptives is an insult to women and the public are sick of doctor turf protection… while GPs say pharmacists are “not qualified” in …

Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …