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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Gabapentin and Pregabalin for pain — is increased prescribing a cause for concern? This article discusses concerns about prescribing of gabapentinoids …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Effects of empagliflozin on the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease Analysis from the …

Pharmacists and colleagues at a Blacktown hospital in NSW have seen medication histories improve vastly by implementing a new system Changes at the Blacktown Hospital in western Sydney began after …

The prevalence of heart failure is increasing in Australia, according to experts from Melbourne’s Alfred Health Dr Ingrid Hopper and Kellie Easton write in Australian Prescriber that the condition now …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at what’s new in research pertaining to pharmacy Pharmacist-led medication review in community settings Moderate and high quality systematic reviews support the value of pharmacist-led …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of long-term opioid therapy with functional status, adverse outcomes, and mortality among patients with polyneuropathy In this population-based …

More work needs to be done to examine the real world effects of empagliflozin, new research finds Examining data from over 60,000 patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers from the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Lower Risk of Heart Failure and Death in Patients Initiated on SGLT-2 Inhibitors Versus Other Glucose-Lowering Drugs: The CVD-REAL …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benzodiazepines, Z-drugs and the risk of hip fracture There is strong evidence that both BNZ and Z-drugs are associated with an …

Giving over-65s a statin to help prevent heart attack and death may not be useful, new research suggests—but one expert disagrees A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine analysed …

Australians are underestimating the amount of salt they eat by at least a third, a new study has revealed The diets of more than 400 people were examined by The …

Louis Roller examines the ways in which pharmacists can help prevent and manage hypertension Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. …