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Weight loss and muscle atrophy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are linked with increased morbidity and mortality. Yet malnutrition remains under-diagnosed and undertreated, The World Health Organisation defines …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Omega-3 supplementation and cardiovascular disease Meta-analysis of 17 RCTs shows no association between dose-specific omega-3 supplementation and CVD outcomes. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Association Between Beliefs and Adherence to Inhaled Controller Medication Among Older Adults with Asthma In this questionnaire with older patients …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Association between topical beta-blockers and risks of cardiovascular and respiratory disease in patients with glaucoma In this retrospective cohort analysis of …

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 …

Following the merger of Apotex and Arrow, the combined Arrotex entity now has a considerable portfolio of respiratory medicines – including two new products Arrotex Pharmaceuticals has announced a strategic …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and the Risk for Severe Urinary Tract Infections A large population-based cohort study using US-based databases has shown …

The Health Minister has announced new PBS listings from 1 September, including a morphine drug and a drug to help manage opioid dependence Greg Hunt has announced that the Morrison …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Thunderstorm-triggered asthma: what we know so far Thunderstorm-triggered asthma (TA) is the occurrence of acute asthma attacks immediately following a thunderstorm. …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Penicillin allergy Penicillin allergy is commonly reported, but 9 out of 10 times, penicillin will be tolerated if administered. …

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, …