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Concerns about the appearance of prematurely aging skin are top of mind for many people. While there is not a lot we can do to fight the intrinsic skin aging …

Skin is fabulous because it produces its own sun protection, but hyperpigmentation can be distressing, leading to patients seeking answers Skin is fabulous because it helps to protect itself from …

Skin moisture levels are exquisitely controlled by several factors. Unfortunately, disease and ageing can upset this equilibrium and lead to dryness. Luckily, pharmacists have the tools to boost skin moisture …

This is the first in a series of articles by pharmacist and skin expert Brett Macfarlane in which he explains everything you need to know about the body鈥檚 largest organ.聽 …

One important aspect of medicines management is understanding the optimal timing for administration, writes Amy Page Timing can impact the drug’s pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, which can have a significant impact …

When a patient history includes Restless Legs Syndrome, it鈥檚 worth finding out just how badly the patient is affected, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When performing medication reviews it is quite common …

Should parents be seeking prevention of worms in children? Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look… The school holidays are here again, and parents will present to community pharmacy with requests for …

Successful administration requires the correct consumables, writes Bryanna Gillies in detailing a case history of a clinical incident A young child was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11 …

Bryanna Gillies presents a case history report with important lessons about compounding A five-year-old boy presented to a tertiary paediatric emergency department on advice from the poisons centre, who received …

A deep dive into treating eczema in children, including common topical corticosteroids and key points for their use Jemma Weidinger, Eczema Nurse Practitioner, Perth Children鈥檚 Hospital Dr Roland Brand, Consultant …

Here鈥檚 how to identify medicines that may be potential targets for deprescribing, writes Amy Page Polypharmacy is a growing public health concern and medicines safety is a vital health issue …

Pharmacists can have a significant role to play in helping people manage shingles, writes Louis Roller Shingles聽(also known as聽herpes zoster) is a viral infection caused by a reactivation of the聽varicella-zoster …