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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving adherence to gout therapy This review explores the factors related to urate-lowering therapies adherence with the overall aim …

Codeine dependence, cannabinoids, acute dental pain and deprescribing… Debbie Rigby covers the latest research relevant to pharmacists Identifying and treating codeine dependence: a systematic review Codeine dependence is a significant …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Racial/ethnic variation and risk factors for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions Analysis of US Medicaid data shows black, Asian …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant drugs for the acute treatment of adults with major depressive disorder A systematic review …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Therapeutic effects of Cannabis and cannabinoids This comprehensive review of recent medical literature concludes that there is conclusive or substantial evidence …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Comparative effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid relapse prevention (X:BOT) A 24-week randomised controlled, comparative effectiveness trial …

 Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among patients with type 2 diabetes A large UK-based cohort …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Vasomotor and physical menopausal symptoms are associated with sleep quality Sleep disturbance is one of the common complaints in …

Digoxin, opioids, yoga… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Digoxin and Mortality in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In patients with AF taking digoxin, the risk …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease in adults In July 2017, NICE updated its 2006 guideline on Parkinson’s disease …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis for paediatric epilepsy: challenges and conundrums Evidence for its efficacy in treating epilepsy is limited but growing, with …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs Use of certain medications is recognized as a major and modifiable risk factor for falls. In this systematic review …