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bone health


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Effectiveness and safety of oral anticoagulants in older patients with atrial fibrillation A systematic review and meta-regression analysis of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Pharmacists’ confidence when providing pharmaceutical care on anticoagulants An international survey among pharmacists in 18 countries, including Australia, has …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of monthly high-dose vitamin D on bone density in community-dwelling older adults A two year substudy of a trial with …

Ministers have gathered at Parliament House to discuss plans to improve bone health and reduce fractures – with 160,000 fractures due to poor bone health this year alone With World …

Louis Roller takes a comprehensive look at the prevalence, causes and treatment of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone …

One in five Australians have “no idea” about what benefit vitamin D has Australians lack awareness about vitamin D – despite nearly 25% being deficient in the vitamin, new research …

Pharmacists are ideally placed to raise the issue of fracture prevention with patients, says Osteoporosis Australia Failure to prevent fractures in people aged 50 and over is costing the nation …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Long-Term Oral Bisphosphonate Therapy and Fractures in Older Women: The Women’s Health Initiative Analysis of data from the Women’s Health Initiative …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Interventions to improve adherence to inhaled steroids for asthma A Cochrane review of 39 RCTs on adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news The associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and the risk of total fracture and hip fracture In this meta-analysis …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with Sanofi in the development of an online course, Vitamin D supplementation in bone health Pharmacists who complete this course will be able to …

Pharmacists need to consider the multiple factors in falls risk, writes Jarrod McMaugh As the most accessible health professionals, pharmacists encounter a lot of people who are at risk of …