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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Deprescribing Tool for Older PeoPle with Limited-life Expectancy (De-TOPPLE) Older people with limited life expectancy (LLE) have a higher risk of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Restless legs syndrome Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common sensorimotor disorder causing significant distress. Brain iron deficiency, dopaminergic …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Efficacy of Ferric carboxymaltose in heart failure with iron deficiency Analysis of data from 3 trials with a total of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Balancing risks and benefits of cannabis use This umbrella review of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and observational studies concludes …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Evidence supporting the choice of a new cardiovascular risk equation for Australia The Australian CVD risk assessment and management guideline, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Weight loss with subcutaneous semaglutide versus other glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes Glucagon-like peptide 1 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Risk of Fracture and Osteoporosis in Patients with COPD and Inhaled Corticosteroids Treatment This meta-analysis of 26 RCTs (n=61,380) concluded that …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High use of short-acting beta-2-agonists in COPD is associated with an increased risk of exacerbations and mortality This observational study from …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Use of Vaping as a Smoking Cessation Aid A review of clinical trials has concluded that vaping appears to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Indications for omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in prevention of cardiovascular disease Fish oil and combination preparations of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Nicotine promotes e-cigarette vapour-induced lung inflammation and structural alterations In vitro exposure to nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapour extract induces cell type-specific effects …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Menopausal hormone therapy and dementia A case control study conducted with more than 60,000 women aged 50 to 60 …