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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the cornerstone of management for many gastrointestinal disorders. However, their increasingly widespread use is raising significant concerns, says Jala Moushi  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are …

Greater awareness of the risk factors for osteoporosis may help encourage early intervention and reduce fracture rates, writes Leanne Philpott Osteoporosis often goes undiagnosed until the first fracture occurs  Discussing …

Vitamin D deficiency is common, even in Australia. Deficiency varies depending on where you live and the season, and if you belong to one of the patient populations who have …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e‐cigarette liquids E‐cigarettes are increasingly popular in Australia; however, this study highlights that Australian …

Louis Roller takes a look at bone health and the role pharmacists can play in helping prevent and manage osteoporosis From our 40s onwards, our bones gradually lose their density …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atypical Femur Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with Bisphosphonates In this large cohort study, the risk of atypical femur fracture …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Association between topical beta-blockers and risks of cardiovascular and respiratory disease in patients with glaucoma In this retrospective cohort analysis of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Treatment options for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is the most common form of secondary osteoporosis. It develops in a dose and …

All strategies to prevent or manage osteoporosis are not created equal, writes Ben Basger Did you know that the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners published online a document called …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news  Dilemmas and New Paradigms in Asthma Management The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve optimal control, ie, minimizing symptoms and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease Analysis of registry data in GARFIELD‐AF shows moderate‐to‐severe CKD was independently associated with stroke/systemic embolism, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Triple therapy in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of 21 trials shows use of …