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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and atrial fibrillation A meta-analysis of seven trials showed that the efficacy of MRAs, as compared with placebo, …

Many patients suffer from dry eye following refractive surgery, and the effects can persist for months after the procedure. Topical lubricants containing the active ingredients hyaluronic acid (HA) and hydroxpropyl-guar …

New research has revealed the level to which workload and workstyle is affecting pharmacists’ capacity to follow their own advice when it comes to dry eye  Eye health, and the …

Eye conditions such as red eyes and dry eyes are common presentations in pharmacy but differentiating between these and the many other common eye conditions, and then choosing the most …

Chemist Warehouse has opened the first of its new discount optometry stores, looking to disrupt the sector The first Optometrist Warehouse has been opened at Malvern, Victoria, with Chemist Warehouse …

New research has revealed the level to which workload and workstyle is affecting pharmacists’ capacity to follow their own eye health advice New research has revealed that as many as …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis-Based Products for Chronic Pain A systematic review of 18 RCTs and 7 cohort studies has concluded that oral …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risk of first ischaemic stroke and use of antidopaminergic antiemetics Using French reimbursement data, researchers have shown an association …

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is a relatively common condition, especially among those with dry eye. This article describes the many medications or conditions seen in the pharmacy that may be …

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of preventable blindness of working-age adults in the world.1 In Australia it is one of the top five causes of irreversible blindness among …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Integration of non-dispensing pharmacists into primary healthcare services This umbrella review and narrative synthesis suggest that the integration of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Current and new pharmacotherapeutic approaches for glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. This …