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Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and …

Half a cup of broccoli a day can help older people avoid being hospitalised for a fall, new research from Edith Cowan University has found …

Older people taking multiple high-risk medications for sleeping, pain or incontinence are twice as likely to fall and break bones, new research has shown And …

How can pharmacists help patients who are experiencing the side effects of tramadol, or at risk of accidental overdose? Perth woman Jackie-Lee Smith, 56, died …

Pharmacists can make small changes that can greatly help patients with movement disorders, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Parkinson’s disease (PD) comes in a variety of forms. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs Use of certain medications is recognized as a major and modifiable risk factor for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Low-Dose Aspirin Discontinuation and Risk of Cardiovascular Events A large cohort study of over …

South Australian researchers are looking into how companion robots could help reduce the impact of falls Around 80,000 injuries and 1,000 fatalities are caused every …

A specific type of beta-blocker has been found to increase fall risk in older people While beta-blocker use has been associated with fall risk in …

Falls are behind the vast majority of external-cause deaths among Australian nursing home residents, study finds The retrospective study of a cohort of nursing home residents …

Pharmacists need to consider the multiple factors in falls risk, writes Jarrod McMaugh As the most accessible health professionals, pharmacists encounter a lot of people …

An emerging health researcher and award-winning academic pharmacist speaks with AJP about the deprescribing process Dr Emily Reeve, from the Kolling Institute at Royal North …