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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of SGLT-2 Inhibitors and Diabetic Ketoacidosis A US position statement on the prevalence of SGLT-2–associated DKA suggests that …

Arthritis isn’t just a condition affecting older people, it likely starts much earlier Flavia Cicuttini, Monash University This article is part of our series on older people’s health. It looks …

Changes in the weather are not connected with back pain or osteoarthritis symptoms, Australian researchers have concluded A study comparing weather patterns with pain symptoms has shown no association between …

Next week is Arthritis Week presenting an opportunity to highlight the connection between arthritis and continence issues. While arthritis doesn’t directly affect bladder or bowel function, incontinence associated with arthritis …

After a diagnosis of osteoarthritis, women tend to reduce doctor visits in favour of allied health professionals, a new analysis has found. UniSA School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences Senior …

Stakeholders have expressed disappointment in the PBAC’s restatement of its decision to delist Panadol Osteo, and concerns that patients may turn to stronger alternatives to manage their pain. The PBAC …

It may be time to change your thinking about osteoarthritis, writes Ben Basger Osteoarthritis is the leading musculoskeletal cause of disability in Western society. It is the most common form …

The PBS delisting of Panadol Osteo needs to be reconsidered in the light of cost and clinical safety implications, says Painaustralia. The organisation has highlighted the risk of adverse clinical …

The expanding role of community pharmacists—from making medicines to optimising outcomes—will require a shift in thinking, writes Vanessa Lontos Recently the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), whose role is to advance …

Arthritis Australia is calling for an urgent review of care arrangements for people with knee and back pain following a Four Corners report that millions of health dollars are being …

A new oral treatment alternative for patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, will be available on the PBS from 1 October, 2015.

Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia today confirms that lost productivity due to back pain and arthritis currently costs Australia more than $14 billion a year and will …