Coping with COVID-19 in an airport pharmacy

Airport pharmacists-in-charge, like Andrew Lieu MPS, were initially frontline defence.

Here’s how community pharmacies are adapting to COVID-19

As many Australians settle into a new normal of working from home, virtual meetings and social distancing, community pharmacies are finding ways to operate and even innovate in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Liquorice: from sweet treat to modern treatment

Liquorice has been put to varied use since the beginning of recorded history. Today, largely unregulated ‘herbal’ remedies are sold, and people even use it as a shampoo.

Importation of nicotine e-cigarettes to be banned

From next Wednesday, proposed customs regulations will prohibit the importation of e-cigarettes containing vaporiser nicotine (nicotine liquids and salts) and nicotine-containing refills.

Upper respiratory tract infections – symptomatic management

Upper respiratory tract infections, commonly known as colds and flu, are the most common medical conditions affecting humans.
URTIs, commonly known as colds and flu, are the most common medical conditions affecting humans, with adults suffering 2–4 colds each year and schoolchildren 5–10 colds each year.

Potential treatments for COVID-19

As confirmed COVID-19 cases soar well past 3 million worldwide, the race is on to find treatments for patients as soon as possible.