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women’s health


AJP chats with Regina Cowie, National Dispensary Operations Manager at Priceline Pharmacy 1) When and where did you graduate from pharmacy? Pharmacy was actually my first ever part time job …

Researchers set out to investigate whether the old saying “Gain a child, lose a tooth” has any basis in fact… and found it could do so “Dental diseases are among …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs Use of certain medications is recognized as a major and modifiable risk factor for falls. In this systematic review …

The Victorian Government has launched a women’s reproductive and sexual health helpline The new health phone line will direct Victorians to clinical services such as pharmacy, contraception, counselling support, termination …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Treatment of vaginal atrophy with estriol and lactobacilli combination The combination of a vaginal ultra-low dose of 0.03 mg of …

TerryWhite Chemmart’s total fundraising support for Ovarian Cancer Australia is expected to hit $1,225,550 following a month of fundraising activities throughout February This is the 12th year of Terry White’s …

Advising on pain relief is only one aspect of the pharmacist role in endometriosis, write Jarrod McMaugh and Sam Flood Endometriosis is a condition that pharmacists will see regularly, as …

Around a third of Australians don’t know the signs, symptoms and risk factors of the most lethal women’s cancer, new research shows A study commissioned by Ovarian Cancer Australia to …

Short-acting asthma relievers have been linked to reduced fertility in women… but there’s good news for those who use long-acting preventers Women with asthma who use short-acting asthma relievers may …

An alarming 60% of young Queenslanders believe the contraceptive pill is a form of protection from STIs Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says a number of false beliefs …

People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer sudden cardiac death, a new report shows Released by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, The Dark Heart of Type 2 …

The incidence of women of reproductive age filling scripts for ADHD medicines has soared, up to 700% in one age group The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have …