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Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news  Dilemmas and New Paradigms in Asthma Management The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve optimal control, ie, minimizing symptoms and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics to prevent infantile colic A Cochrane review has concluded that there is no clear evidence that probiotics are more effective …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between sleep characteristics and antihypertensive treatment in older adults This study is a prospective cohort study of treated hypertensive patients …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research relevant to pharmacy Cost-related underuse of asthma medicines A survey by 792 Australian adults and 609 parents of children with …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Paracetamol versus placebo for knee and hip osteoarthritis Based on high‐quality evidence this Cochrane review confirms that paracetamol provides only minimal …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescribed analgesics in pregnancy and risk of childhood asthma Exploration of Swedish register data shows no association between analgesic use (opioids, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Future perspectives of anticholinergics for the treatment of asthma in adults and children This review discusses the potential future …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Penicillin allergy Penicillin allergy is commonly reported, but 9 out of 10 times, penicillin will be tolerated if administered. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The impact of a pharmacist on post-take ward round prescribing and medication appropriateness Clinical pharmacist participation on a post-admission ward round …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Understanding Cholesterol Therapy: An Update for Community Pharmacists Elevated total and LDL cholesterol predispose patients to an increased risk …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Prescribing of diabetes medications to people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease Analysis of Australia GP prescribing …