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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Changes in pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain Pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of 20 studies has …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health A systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores the harms associated with marijuana use. Harm was …

Marijuana use, IBS, dry eye disease, T2 diabetes… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patients with underuse or overuse of inhaled corticosteroids have different perceptions and beliefs regarding COPD and inhaled medication This study explored …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density In this double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study, women …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Anticonvulsants in the treatment of low back pain and lumbar radicular pain A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Cannabidiol for treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children In this small trial of 39 children in NSW with drug-resistant epilepsy and uncountable …