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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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

A new analysis has found an association between taking prescription antacids and the risk of developing allergies A population-based analysis of health insurance records data for 8.2 million Austrians (97% …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …