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Concerns raised over the number of elderly Australians using complementary medicines  Almost three quarters of Australians aged 70 year and over are using complementary medicines regularly, an amount that raises …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium-glucose cotransporter protein-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists for type 2 diabetes A large systematic review and network …

Call for fish oil supplements to be PBS listed for the prevention of preterm births An Australian expert has recommended that Omega 3 fish oil supplements be listed on the …

While imported fish oil and Vitamin D were encapsulated in Australia, this was not enough to justify referring to the product as “Made in Australia,” according to a court ruling …

Increased intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids during pregnancy has been found to reduce risk of premature birth, according to a recent Cochrane review A Cochrane review has found evidence …

A recent Cochrane review found little evidence to support omega-3 supplements, but CMA urges consumers to look at the “large body of evidence” for their use Results of the recent …

A research project questions the benefits of omega-3 fats in premature infants The study, ‘N3RO’, the largest of its type, was a collaboration between 13 major hospitals in Australia, New …

A longitudinal, randomised, double-blind study shows a 32% reduced risk for asthma in children whose mothers took fish oil supplements during third trimester A large study published in the New …

When it comes to recommending CAMs, pharmacists need to know which are supported by evidence, writes Ben Basger Which CAMs do you recommend in the treatment of some of your …