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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Development of a clinical pharmacy model within an Australian home nursing service This paper describes a collaborative, person-centred model …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of monthly high-dose vitamin D on bone density in community-dwelling older adults A two year substudy of a trial with …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Vitamin D supplementation to prevent asthma exacerbations A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (n=955) has concluded that Vitamin …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Onabotulinum toxin A in the treatment of chronic migraine: patient selection and special considerations Onabotulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) is …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Low-Dose Aspirin Discontinuation and Risk of Cardiovascular Events A large cohort study of over 600,000 people aged 40 and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Alterations in fecal microbiota composition by probiotic supplementation in healthy adults A systematic review of 7 randomised controlled trials has demonstrated …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  We have had a gutful: The need for deprescribing proton pump inhibitors Times series analysis of PBS and RPBS …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  The evolving role of tiotropium in asthma Tiotropium is a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) now shown to improve lung …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Pain as a disease: an overview This article analyses the notion of pain as a disease through an historical overview of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Gabapentin and Pregabalin for pain — is increased prescribing a cause for concern? This article discusses concerns about prescribing of gabapentinoids …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Faecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea Moderate quality evidence from 10 RCT trials indicates that faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) …