Salicylic acid in the treatment of acne and psoriasis

We regularly receive enquiries from people who’ve heard about salicylic acid and how it can be used to treat acne and psoriasis. Anyone who’s had to deal with either of these skin conditions, particularly when they occur in an area that’s highly visible, knows how tricky they can be to get rid of. Off the 

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Could DHEA provide a piece of the puzzle for infertile women?

A recent study by the University of Edinburgh has found that introducing DHEA to the lining of the womb doubles the level of a protein that directly affects how well fertilised eggs are implanted. The research, published in the peer-reviewed journal Fertility and Sterility in February could potentially help scientists develop new treatments for infertility, 

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What is natural thyroid extract?

Natural thyroid extract is made from the thyroid glands of animals and is used to treat a range of conditions associated with poor thyroid functioning. Synthetic hormones are often prescribed to treat these conditions, however there are some key differences between the synthetic and natural extract treatments. What does the thyroid do? The thyroid is actually 

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Commonwealth Games athletes and spectators warned about the potential of cold and flu outbreak

With reports coming in that several people at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village are receiving medical treatment for the flu, local Gold Coast pharmacist, Matthew Bellgrove is urging all Games punters, both spectators and athletes alike, not to be complacent when it comes to infection prevention. Matthew Bellgrove, Head Pharmacist at National Custom Compounding at 

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Expert warns kids may be exposed to harmful levels of additives in ‘off-label’ medication

Children may be exposed to harmful levels of preservatives and additives used in some medications due to ‘off label’ prescription of adult formulations, warns a Queensland-based pharmacist. Specialist Compounding Pharmacist, Matthew Bellgrove said he wanted to increase awareness of the risks amongst Australia’s medical community after a number of papers on the issue were published 

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Easter Hours 2018 & Commonwealth Games

Easter Opening Hours Dear Valued Customer, Easter is just around the corner as well as The Commonwealth Games (for the Gold Coast & Queensland). EASTER OPENING HOURS Thursday, 29th March 2018 – 8am to 6pm Good Friday, 30th March 2018 – CLOSED Easter Saturday, 31st March 2018 – OPENED, for collection 8.00am to 12.30pm (through adjacent Amcal) Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018 – CLOSED Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018 – CLOSED Tuesday, 3rd April 2018 – 8am to 6pm   Commonwealth Games 

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