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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atopic dermatitis and bathing Atopic dermatitis be improved with more baths or showers. Moisturizers (ointment or thick creams) should be applied …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Placebos in clinical care: a suggestion beyond the evidence Placebos provide important treatment effects but are often driven by myths and …

Louis Roller takes a look the causes, risk factors, treatment and management of gout Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that is very painful. It usually affects one joint …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Are glucosamine and chondroitin natural remedies for osteoarthritis? Evidence from systematic reviews of glucosamine 15000mg/day and chondroitin 800-1200mg/day do not find …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Warfarin and paracetamol interaction Paracetamol can increase a patient’s INR in a dose-dependent manner. Concomitant use of paracetamol and warfarin can …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Safety, tolerability and efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide for symptoms of knee osteoarthritis This small study (n=111) assessed the safety, tolerability and efficacy …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reduction in Use of Risperidone for Dementia in Australia Risperidone is the only antipsychotic approved in Australia for the management of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Associations between gabapentinoids and suicidal behaviour, unintentional overdoses, injuries, road traffic incidents, and violent crime This large Swedish population …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Paracetamol versus placebo for knee and hip osteoarthritis Based on high‐quality evidence this Cochrane review confirms that paracetamol provides only minimal …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The impact of a pharmacist on post-take ward round prescribing and medication appropriateness Clinical pharmacist participation on a post-admission ward round …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish case-control study suggests that neonatal …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents in older persons This guideline provides practical recommendations for making decisions about deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents. Deprescribing …