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arthritis


To help support early diagnosis and management of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), it is important that health professionals are able to recognise the possibility of AS being present. The pharmacist is …

TGA issues warning over ongoing shortages of an arthritis treatment The Therapeutic Goods Administration today (23 February) issued a warning that Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd had notified them of …

Their deadly risks need to be weighed against any benefit, write Wasim Awal, Griffith University; Christina Abdel Shaheed and Christopher Maher, University of Sydney Osteoarthritis is one of the leading …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy of systemic glucocorticosteroids for pain in rheumatoid arthritis Oral corticosteroids (OCS) are effective in reducing pain scores in people living …

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 …