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Study proves magnesium is absorbed through skin via hair follicles

It’s long been a point of contention, but a study conducted by the University of Queensland has conclusively shown that magnesium can, in fact, be absorbed through the skin via a topical cream, transdermal patch or spray. While anecdotal evidence for magnesium absorption through the skin has always been strong, this is the first body…

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How to make sodium benzoate taste better

If you or a loved-one takes sodium benzoate for a urea disorder – or any other disorder for that matter – you’ll know how unpleasant the experience can be. The taste is offensive and leaves a lasting impression. And in the case of the elderly, it can sometimes be a very difficult task administering something…

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Scarcity of Tocilizumab highlights wider problem of drug shortages in Australia

The recent nation-wide shortage of the arthritis drug, Tocilizumab, has highlighted the growing problem of prescription drug shortages in Australia and the vulnerability of our pharmaceutical supply chains. Patients, prescribers, and pharmacists alike are left in limbo when overseas pharmaceutical companies are unable to meet orders due to increased demand or disruption to manufacture or…

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What is Pyrrole Disorder?
Clinical Study Provides New Insight into Treatments for Pyrrole Disorder

A clinical study ‘first’ conducted by Griffith University in Queensland has found that bolstering levels of Zinc and B6 in people presenting with Pyrrole Disorder led to a statistically significant decrease in symptoms and biological markers associated with the condition. What’s worth noting is that increasing B6 levels alone had no impact on the symptoms…

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Lame horses return to show-jumping thanks to PEA supplement

A little-known supplement has been shown to successfully treat non-responsive lameness in horses, according to a report from a joint study project between a U.S. and Italian University. While the report only examined a small cohort of cases, the 100% success rate suggests a wider study could produce more statistically-impressive results. The report looked at…

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Allergic reaction to prescription medication
Could you be allergic to your medication?

Medications, including prescription medications and supplements, often contain a number of inactive ingredients: These are substances that are added to a medication not intended or expected to have any direct therapeutic effect. Things like fillers. Binders. Preservatives. Flavours. Colours. A recent study in the U.S. analysing data of the inactive ingredients in over 42,000 oral…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy – What are your options?

Hormone Replacement Therapy – What are your options? If you’re a woman on the self-confident side of 40, you will no doubt have heard about Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, but do you know whether it’s the right option for you? What does HRT do exactly? HRT: What is it? Do I need it? Menopause…

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Cheap vitamins
Stop Buying Cheap Vitamins – Here’s Why..

Ever read the ingredient list on your vitamin supplement? Not many of us do. Do you know the recommended daily intake of nutrients for your body type and lifestyle? Vitamins are essential for keeping our bodies healthy.  And while vitamin supplements are not a replacement for a balanced diet, they can help the body combat…

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Supply chain issues and how a compounding pharmacy can help

Drug shortages in Australia increase by 300% In their report released in December 2020, the Global Access Partners Institute for Integrated Economic Research Australia stated that the Australian market for pharmaceuticals is possibly one of the most vulnerable in the OECD, with Australia being at the end of a very long global supply chain. The…

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Think crushing pills is the answer? Think again.

When administering a pill or tablet to a patient becomes problematic, whether for behaviourial, or medical reasons (difficulty swallowing for example), many health care practitioners resort to crushing medication and mixing with a drink or food. However numerous studies have shown this practice to be not just inadvisable but potentially dangerous. In a one day…

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Treating Sleep Disorders in Over 60s

Having trouble getting a good night’s sleep is a common complaint among people aged 60 and over. As we age, our bodies produce less of certain growth hormones and it’s these hormones that promote deep sleep – the kind of sleep we need to wake in the morning feeling refreshed and ready to start the…

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Studies show hemp seed oil effective treatment for skin dermatitis

In recent years numerous studies have been conducted into the anti-inflammatory properties of hemp seed oil and cannabidiol as well as their use in the treatment of epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases. These studies have delivered encouraging results leading to the development of new, highly effective and widely accepted medical applications.  And now an article has…

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Beat Psoriasis and Dermatitis by Going Back to Basics

Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis are challenging conditions to manage however they can be brought under control by going back to the basics and addressing underlying imbalances in the chemical integrity of the skin. In the same way our bodies need the right balance of vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and other nutrients to function at its…

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Calls for country of origin to be mandatory on pharmaceutical labelling

With the Covid pandemic shining the spotlight on gaps in Australia’s pharmaceutical supply chain, a logistics and economics think-tank is calling on the government to compel drug manufacturers to disclose the country of  origin of all active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in their products. Logistics expert, John Blackburn, Chair of the Institute of Integrated Economics Research…

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Can’t find your usual Hormone Replacement Therapy? We can help

As reported in a recent article in Guardian Australia, stocks of certain kinds of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have become scarce in Australia with supplies not expected to return to normal until July, or in some cases, September. The shortages apply to various doses of Estradot, Estalis Sequi and Climara patches as well as Angeliq…

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