5 important multivitamin ingredients

Multivitamins are supplemental sources of vitamins and minerals to help ensure patients get the nutrition they need but may not get from diet alone.

What you need to know about 2021 spring allergies

Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, has been around for hundreds of years, and the misery it causes has been around just as long.

ADHD in numbers

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood.

Alzheimer’s & dementia: role of the pharmacist

Dementia is not a normal part of ageing. It is caused by damage to brain cells that affects their ability to communicate, which can affect thinking, behaviour, and feelings.

Angina: under-recognised & under-treated

Cardiovascular disease is the leading category of non-communicable diseases in SA.

Arthritis in children: a surprising condition

While no cure exists for the disease arthritis can be managed so that the patient’s physical development and growth can continue as it should.

Burnout: when there’s nothing left to give

Burnout could contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, chronic insomnia, high cholesterol, and chronic pain.

Impact of climate change on nasal allergy

If patients think their spring and autumn allergies are getting worse each year, they’re probably right.

Contact lens complications

Worn incorrectly, there is a chance that wearing contact lenses can damage the eyes, so it is vitally important to know what to avoid.

7 ways to spring clean skincare

Encourage clients to discard any expired products as these can have bacteria build-up and ingredients may no longer be active.

4 common UTIs myths

Although both men and women can suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs), they are far more common in women.

Wits graduates awarded start-up capital for pharmacy innovation

Wits graduates secured R100 000 in seed funding for their automated antimicrobial pill-dispensing innovation.