Compounding and kids – how we can help

There’s no harder time in the life of a parent than when their child is sick. The overwhelming need to comfort them and ‘make it all go away’ is foremost in the mind of the worried Mum or Dad. We want them to get better – fast – and to make the remedy as painless 

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Can minerals and vitamins make a difference in children with ADHD?

Scientists from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand have released the intriguing findings of a small clinical trial into whether mineral-vitamin supplements can change the bacteria in the microbiome of children with ADHD. Why is this important? Researchers in the field are increasingly finding new evidence that children with ADHD have significant differences in 

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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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