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Conflicting information from pharmacists on the safety and indication for aspirin in pregnancy may negatively influence adherence, say researchers Women with pre-existing medical comorbidities such as chronic hypertension, diabetes, autoimmune …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Association Between Beliefs and Adherence to Inhaled Controller Medication Among Older Adults with Asthma In this questionnaire with older patients …

A new study analysing data from the landmark ASPREE trial has found that prolonged daily aspirin use increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding by at least 60% in people aged …

Association between prediabetes and risk of all cause mortality and cardiovascular disease A meta-analysis of 129 studies involving over 10 million patients shows that prediabetes is associated with an increased …

A landmark study tracking the effects of low-dose aspirin on the health of older people has been extended for five years Researchers at Monash University and the US-based Berman Center …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Understanding Cholesterol Therapy: An Update for Community Pharmacists Elevated total and LDL cholesterol predispose patients to an increased risk …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patients with underuse or overuse of inhaled corticosteroids have different perceptions and beliefs regarding COPD and inhaled medication This study explored …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density In this double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study, women …

An Australian trial has shown daily aspirin does not lower the risk of death, disability or cardiovascular disease in healthy older people… but increases risk of major bleeding problems However …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effects of aspirin on risks of vascular events and cancer according to bodyweight and dose In this study analysis of individual …