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Pharmacists can be key in not only identifying and managing COPD, but preventing it too, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh COPD is a term used to describe a group of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

It’s World Pharmacists’ Day, and Australia’s pharmacy organisations are celebrating Marked worldwide on Monday 25 September 2017, the theme of this year’s day is “From research to healthcare: Your pharmacist …

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of death in Australia and yet half of all people with the condition don’t even know they have it This presents a …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

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 …

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 …

That’s despite being informed of the disease’s serious and potentially fatal complications Tuesday 16 May is Know Pneumonia Day, hosted by Lung Foundation Australia. Pneumonia is a potentially life-threatening lung infection …

More women are dying from COPD than breast and lung cancer combined, according to a new report The report, co-authored by Professor Christine Jenkins from The George Institute for Global …

NPS MedicineWise is launching a new educational program on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for health professionals Recognising that COPD can be a complex and challenging condition for health professionals to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Optimizing identification and management of COPD patients – reviewing the role of the community pharmacist This paper proposes key steps for …