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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reduction in Use of Risperidone for Dementia in Australia Risperidone is the only antipsychotic approved in Australia for the management of …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth This Cochrane review explored the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and Harms of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease A systematic review and meta-analysis has shown non–vitamin K oral …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The effects of single inhaler triple therapy vs single inhaler dual therapy or separate triple therapy for the management of chronic …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma with a Low Sputum Eosinophil Level In this 42-week, double-blind, crossover trial, we assigned 295 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode In this large study of USA of administrative claims data, people receiving tramadol …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants in the elderly Response to antidepressants in the elderly varies widely from 45% to 80%, compared with 35% …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Thunderstorm-triggered asthma: what we know so far Thunderstorm-triggered asthma (TA) is the occurrence of acute asthma attacks immediately following a thunderstorm. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Is it time to move away from short-acting beta-agonists in asthma management? Evidence suggests that short-acting beta-agonist (SABAs) inhalers continue to …

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 …