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New research has found a link between use of proton pump inhibitors and iron deficiency A collaboration between academics at the Universities of Melbourne, Utrecht and Maastricht is the first …

Fibre supplement Metamucil conducted an Australia-wide “Poop Culture Report” to take a look at our comfort levels when talking about the toilet Metamucil says that the research aims to help …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in the treatment of GORD, but they must adopt a holistic approach to patients and to the condition Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Treatment of vaginal atrophy with estriol and lactobacilli combination The combination of a vaginal ultra-low dose of 0.03 mg of …

Debbie Rigby examines the latest in research news Dual antiplatelet therapy: how, how long, and in which patients? Dual antiplatelet therapy is a crucial therapeutic intervention in patients with stable …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents in older persons This guideline provides practical recommendations for making decisions about deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents. Deprescribing …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news  Effect of vitamin D supplementation on non-skeletal disorders This systematic review explored more recently published meta-analyses and randomised …

Aussies may be great consumers of cooking shows on TV, but this doesn’t translate to a good understanding of food risks New data shows that 70% of Australians don’t know …

ASMI has issued a statement saying consumers can be confident in the safety profile of OTC proton pump inhibitors A study published in Gut has shown that people who regularly …

The Schedule 3 entry for proton-pump inhibitor esomeprazole is set to be deleted from 1 February 2018 The TGA delegate has made an interim decision to downschedule the PPI to Pharmacy …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  The evolving role of tiotropium in asthma Tiotropium is a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) now shown to improve lung …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …