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bone health


The SHPA is calling for a greater effort to prevent the risk of bone loss and fracture posed by long-term corticosteroid use The call follows the publication of an Australian …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news The Management of Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common problem, especially in women, and it can significantly …

A new study claims vitamin D supplementation is indicated in reducing respiratory tract infections, but the authors of an accompanying editorial are not so sure The paper, Vitamin D supplementation …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Pharmacist comprehensive review of treatment compared with STOPP-START criteria to detect potentially inappropriate prescription in older complex patients A prospective multicentre …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest research news that matters to pharmacy Azithromycin for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma The Azithromycin Against Placebo in Exacerbations of Asthma (AZALEA) randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled …

Osteoporosis is a menacing yet silent disease affecting more than a million Australians, writes Leanne Philpott This year alone the total annual cost of bone fractures from osteoporosis and osteopenia …

An update on osteoporosis from Associate Professor Louis Roller Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to enhanced bone …

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 …

Weekly Dose: teriparatide, the osteoporosis drug that forms new bone Peter Robert Ebeling, Monash University Teriparatide is an injectable drug to treat severe osteoporosis, a condition where mineral loss causes …

Senator Nick Xenophon has suggested a return to the not always fondly remembered national school milk program, citing nutritional concerns as well as support for the dairy industry. The national …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest research news Comparison of the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) With FRAX in Identifying Men at Risk for Osteoporosis A comparison of the …

Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed new UK-based guidance by a committee of independent experts that recommends everyone in the UK should take vitamin D supplements, rather than just some groups …