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Increasing the use of novel and well-established drugs would offer a significant opportunity to reduce harms caused by diabetes, a new report shows Modelling by the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news, focusing on COVID-19 A Rush to Judgment? Rapid Reporting and Dissemination of Results and Its Consequences Regarding the Use …

The Heart Foundation has moved to reassure patients that their heart medicines are in stock and they do not need to worry or stockpile medications It told the general public …

The Heart Foundation says routine use of ARB and ACE inhibitors should continue, after concerns were raised about worse outcomes with COVID-19 newsGP reports that doctors have been querying the …

A Canadian pharmacist talks about modern pharmacy, dealing with allied health professionals, how we should be expanding our scope of practice and why Australia may be lagging behind In a …

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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Amiodarone in the aged Amiodarone is a highly effective antiarrhythmic drug, but can have serious adverse effects, particularly in older patients. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Safety, tolerability and efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide for symptoms of knee osteoarthritis This small study (n=111) assessed the safety, tolerability and efficacy …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacists and patients sharing decisions about medicines: Development and feasibility of a conversation guide This study describes the development …

Canberra pharmacists have joined with Hearts4Heart to perform pulse-testing on Federal Parliamentarians as part of a national campaign to prevent strokes Politicians who had their pulse and heart rate tested …

This month, Discount Drug Stores is providing free heart health screenings as part of its Wellness Revolution campaign The pharmacy group is highlighting that high blood pressure remains the most …