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More than 100 deaths have been linked to gastrointestinal disorders associated with clozapine, the TGA says The TGA has advised that a new boxed warning in the Product Information for …

There are many approaches to managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), writes Louis Roller Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the colon (large bowel), and although it is not dangerous, it can …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy of a curcumin extract on gastrointestinal symptoms and intestinal microbiota An 8-week RCT of 79 adults with self-reported …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atopic dermatitis and bathing Atopic dermatitis be improved with more baths or showers. Moisturizers (ointment or thick creams) should be applied …

Patients with nausea and vomiting need help from a pharmacist, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Nausea and vomiting can be acute and short lived eg, food poisoning, or may be chronic eg, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Impact of Inhaler Device Regimen in Patients with Asthma or COPD Patients prescribed different device types for reliever and maintenance medications …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted this month’s new PBS listings, including access to a medicinal cannabis drug From 1 May 2021, Australians living with Dravet syndrome have access to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Inhaled budesonide for COVID-19 in people at higher risk of adverse outcomes in the community Interim analyses from the PRINCIPLE trial …

Angelo Pricolo muses on odd requests, from the patient who offered to supply his own cocaine for nose drops, to the man who wanted staff to apply his suppository As …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, often debilitating, and highly prevalent disorder of gut-brain interaction. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Checking Inhaler Technique in the Community Pharmacy: Predictors of Critical Errors Up to 92% of patients demonstrate at least …