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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atypical Femur Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with Bisphosphonates In this large cohort study, the risk of atypical femur fracture …

Ben Basger takes a look at the question of “what to do” when it comes to dementia Every general practitioner in Australia sees several new cases of dementia each year. …

After her first HMR, ‘Dorothy’ had her entire medication regime overhauled—was this a good outcome or one that required a further follow-up? Sharon Doolan takes us through what happened As …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Omega-3 supplementation and cardiovascular disease Meta-analysis of 17 RCTs shows no association between dose-specific omega-3 supplementation and CVD outcomes. …

The last couple of months have seen a resurgence of the coronavirus in Australia, with Victoria forced into a lockdown of unprecedented severity. What impact have recent developments had on …

Pharmacists have a key role as mythbusters, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, which will only grow in importance as a COVID-19 vaccine draws nearer Vaccine hesitancy has always been in the human …

‘Greg Hunt, if you’re out there, please reconsider’: Talking about getting naloxone into more hands, harm minimisation and reducing stigma in the pharmacy… “The smallest side glance or comment, or …

Successful discounters have a model for success. If you want to compete and thrive you need to have your own well-formulated strategy, say Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour At first …

Ben Basger takes a look at the modifiable risk factors for stroke A recent Australian study reported that low education is associated with increased stroke risk, (BMJ Open 2018. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024070) …

The introduction of electronic prescriptions has meant a big change in the way medications are dispensed, but in general this has been “pretty positive”, says pharmacist Joshua Lee The new …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Association Between Beliefs and Adherence to Inhaled Controller Medication Among Older Adults with Asthma In this questionnaire with older patients …

Louis Roller takes a look at a very common condition Anaemia is a deficiency in the number or quality of red blood cells in the body. Red blood cells carry …