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bone health


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 …

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 Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health A systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent …

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 …

Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and how it affects the risks …

Sometimes data on vitamins and supplements appears conflicting, leaving consumers with mixed messages about whether they should or shouldn’t take them A GP recently wrote in Medical Observer that vitamins …

With 1.2 million Australians affected by osteoporosis, pharmacists can play a key role in encouraging people to make bone health a higher priority, writes Leanne Philpott Osteoporosis is a common, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Changes in Prescribing Symptomatic and Preventive Medications in the Last Year of Life in Older Nursing Home Residents A …