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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Statin-Associated Muscle Symptoms Among New Statin Users Randomly Assigned to Vitamin D or Placebo In this study, vitamin D …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Intravenous ferric derisomaltose in patients with heart failure and iron deficiency in the UK (IRONMAN) For patients with heart …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Novel antihyperglycaemic drugs and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations among patients with type 2 diabetes In this population based …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Emerging roles of sodium-glucose co-transporter inhibitors This article summarises the properties of SGLT2 inhibitors and the increasing evidence base for their …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Beta-blocker therapy in patients with COPD Beta-blockers are associated with reduced mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease but are …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Optimal pharmacotherapy pathway in adults with diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain The OPTION-DM randomised controlled trail concluded that three commonly used treatment …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Pharmacist interventions in osteoporosis management A systematic review of 16 articles has shown that pharmacist inventions improve investigation, treatment, adherence and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Does coprescribing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral anticoagulants increase the risk of major bleeding, stroke and systemic embolism? When OACs are …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Does coprescribing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral anticoagulants increase the risk of major bleeding, stroke and systemic embolism? When OACs are …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving management of urinary tract infections in residential aged care facilities Antimicrobial resistance rates are higher in Australian residential aged …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Prescribing aspirin to older people – where is the line between cardiovascular benefit and upper gastrointestinal bleeding risk? In …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Co-prescribing of opioids and benzodiazepines/Z-drugs associated with all-cause mortality In this large population study, patients prescribed benzodiazepines/Z drugs and weak opioids …