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women’s health


New research has found women with polycystic ovarian syndrome are on the wrong diet track, days the Dietitians Association of Australia. The study, recently published in the Dietitians Association of …

When Gaylynn Bailey passed Terry White Chemist lndooroopilly in Brisbane’s western suburbs, her attention was drawn to a special display. It was a hot pink donation box for Share the …

Pharmacists in New Zealand have played a key role in a study looking into antimicrobial prescribing and demonstrated pharmacy’s interest in its increasing role in primary care, its lead author …

When a colleague asks you to run a 44km marathon, it’s an offer that’s fairly easy to refuse. Unless you’re challenged in front of members of the Chemmart Board – …

After a diagnosis of osteoarthritis, women tend to reduce doctor visits in favour of allied health professionals, a new analysis has found. UniSA School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences Senior …

A new report has called for an overhaul of medical services offered to women seeking contraception, as researchers reveal that half of all pregnancies are unplanned. And pharmacists could play …

With 80% of pharmacy patients being female, there is no doubt that Australia’s 5450 plus community pharmacies play a critical role in women’s health. More often than not women are …

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment for her part in the genital mutilation of her two daughters. The woman, whose name was withheld by the court to …

Chemmart pharmacies across Australia joined forces last month to raise awareness – and $50,000 – for a cause that has grown close to their hearts over the past decade. More …

Pharmacists and women alike need more education about the supply of Emergency Contraception, also known as the Morning After Pill, in order to improve access to the medicine. So says …

On International Women’s Day, we spoke to leading women in Australian pharmacy to find out what they see as the challenges, opportunities and triumphs… Debbie Rigby: While there has been …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in referring women with menstrual trouble for investigation, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The customer that asks about menstrual disorders is opening up a very …