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Undiagnosed haemochromatosis linked to chronic disease

With World Haemochromatosis Week beginning 1 June 2021, we are reminded that haemochromatosis – a condition where the body absorbs too much iron –...

The pandemic’s impact on menstrual health

Released on Friday 28 May 2021, a new Plan International Australia report reveals that due largely to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, girls, women and...

Pharmacies in NSW advised to get ready for Covid jab

Community pharmacies approved as Covid-19 vaccination immunisers across NSW are being advised to ensure they have everything ready to get started as soon as...

Saliva test detects Covid-19 in 5 minutes

A proof of concept for a new, fast and portable saliva screening test used to confirm infection of Covid-19 has been achieved. The international research...

Sunless tans for men

Melanoma rates are increasing at an alarming rate among adolescents and young adults. A 253% increase in the incidence of melanoma among young and adolescent...

Is cleanliness really next to godliness?

Preoccupation with hygiene measures has increased during the Covid era, so in the May issue of Retail Pharmacy magazine we take a look at...

Coughs that linger

Many of us have experienced the post-cold phase that includes almost non-stop coughing. You may tell your colleagues and friends that you ‘feel a...

Ladies, we need to talk about our ‘lady bits’

In response to the fact that a reported 34% of women state that they are too embarrassed to talk about their vaginal health, Kolorex...

Covid vaccine only pathway to more normal life, say experts

With Melbourne currently experiencing another Covid-19 outbreak and fighting to control its spread, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and members of the Council Presidents...

MVA: an important global problem

As we continue to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, a little-known disease – microvascular angina (MVA) – has also been flagged as an important global...

Latest in health and wellness supplements to feature at Naturally Good Expo 2021

Events More people than ever are focussed on improving their health as a result of the pandemic so it’s no wonder that the nutritional supplement...

Blooms The Chemist ready to accelerate Covid-19 vaccination rollout

Following the comments from Health Minister, The Hon Greg Hunt during his keynote speech at the APP conference last week, recognising the important role...
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