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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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pain and Addiction Patients with pain and addiction often have multiple psychological, psychiatric, and medical comorbidities with associated polypharmacy, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Current treatment options for postmenopausal vaginal atrophy Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) affects up to 50%–60% of postmenopausal women, with symptoms of dryness, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effects of aspirin on risks of vascular events and cancer according to bodyweight and dose In this study analysis of individual …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  A Pharmacist’s Review of Asthma Asthma is a lifelong respiratory disease that calls for proper pharmacotherapy, patient counselling, and an action …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risks and benefits of direct oral anticoagulants versus warfarin In this large prospective cohort study apixaban was found to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids Findings from a 4 year prospective Australian …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better? In the Intensive diet and Exercise for Adults …