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Here are a few thoughts on optimising lung health, writes Ben Basger We know that cognitive and physical impairment (such as manual dexterity, visual issues and the inspiratory force able …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pancreatic Safety of Sitagliptin in the TECOS Study The TECOS study (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin) investigated the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to pharmacy Implementation of asthma guidelines to West Australian community pharmacies A controlled study across 336 metropolitan pharmacies located in …

Trial results suggest treatment could be used as an add-on therapy for severely asthmatic patients Two phase III, double-blind, randomised controlled trials including more than 2500 participants looked at the safety …

Pharmacists, get your nasal sprays ready… Experts are warning more pollen than usual is set to hit the east coast of Australia. Associate Professor Ed Newbigin from the University of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to community pharmacy Comparative efficacy of nonhormonal drugs on menopausal hot flashes Non-hormonal drugs are considered an option for treatment …

The impact of hayfever on quality of life is often underestimated, says one expert. Dr Mimi Tang, allergy specialist at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, told the AJP that even …

University of Newcastle respiratory researchers have discovered new factors and a pathway that may drive the onset of steroid resistance in severe asthma, which they hope could lead to a …

Australian research shows up to 90% of patients incorrectly use their inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists and other …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Evidence from a total of 11 trials involving more than 118,000 patients …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest in research news relevant to pharmacists Benzodiazepines are Prescribed More Frequently to Patients Already at Risk for Benzodiazepine-Related Adverse Events in Primary Care A one-year …

After wild weather lashed the east coast this weekend, many people are facing a significant cleanup task ahead – but health considerations, particularly asthma, need to be front of mind. …