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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse outcomes of proton pump inhibitors in patients with chronic kidney disease Long‐term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has been …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Medication Management in Frail Older People Frailty is a geriatric condition associated with increased vulnerability to adverse drug events and medication-related …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Discontinuation of oral anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation and risk of ischaemic stroke A UK population-based cohort study and linked …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in dementia A Cochrane review of 9 RCTs has discovered a distinct lack of evidence …

Treatment of vulvovaginitis Vulvovaginitis usually presents with irritation and vaginal discharge. Bacterial vaginosis typically presents with malodorous (often fishy) vaginal discharge. Antifungals and antibiotics are used in management of vulvovaginitis. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of lowering LDL cholesterol in older patients A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has concluded …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association of Therapies with Reduced Pain and Improved Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia In this systematic review, the effectiveness …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Migraine management Drugs can be used to treat acute migraine, or they can be used prophylactically to reduce the frequency and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news COPD and Osteoporosis: Associated Factors in Patients Treated with Inhaled Corticosteroids Osteoporosis is one of the significant comorbidities in …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Harms and benefits of sodium‑glucose co‑transporter 2 inhibitors Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are oral glucose-lowering drugs that increase the urinary excretion …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Omega-3 Dosage on Cardiovascular Outcomes An updated meta-analysis and meta-regression of 40 interventional trials has concluded that supplementation with …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effectiveness of Curcuma longa Extract for the Treatment of Symptoms and Effusion–Synovitis of Knee Osteoarthritis A single-center study with 70 patients …