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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative Efficacy of Interventions for Aggressive and Agitated Behaviors in Dementia Results of this systematic review and network meta-analysis show nonpharmacologic …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Amiodarone in the aged Amiodarone is a highly effective antiarrhythmic drug, but can have serious adverse effects, particularly in older patients. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news De-Intensification Of Blood Glucose Lowering Medication In People Identified As Being Over-Treated This study shows that de-intensification of glucose-lowering medication occurred …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  No distinct microbiome signature of irritable bowel syndrome In a study of 3356 adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) no distinct …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Smoking reduction interventions for smoking cessation Evidence suggests that neither reducing smoking to quit nor quitting abruptly results in superior quit …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Safety, tolerability and efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide for symptoms of knee osteoarthritis This small study (n=111) assessed the safety, tolerability and efficacy …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of nutrient supplements in the treatment of mental disorders A meta‐review of meta‐analyses of randomized controlled trials of …

SGLT2 inhibitors, NSAIDs, budesonide-formoterol reliever therapy and medication review in RACFs SGLT2 inhibitors for the prevention of kidney failure in patients with type 2 diabetes A systematic review of 4 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacists and patients sharing decisions about medicines: Development and feasibility of a conversation guide This study describes the development …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia The American Heart Association has released an update on the role of omega-3 …