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How safe are heartburn medications and who should use them? Many people take heartburn medications for longer than they should. from www.shutterstock.com.au Vincent Ho, Western Sydney University Many people suffer …

ASMI has moved to reassure patients after a study linked PPIs to a higher risk of death The study’s authors have suggested it may be time to restrict the indications …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Urate-Lowering Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Gout Flare Gout is characterized by intense pain and inflammation resulting …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Faecal Microbiota Transplantation in Clostridium difficile Infection: Evidence and Indications Faecal microbiota transplantation aims to rapidly restore the normal diverse colonic …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at opioid induced bowel dysfunction The close relationship between diarrhoea and constipation is a situation that pharmacists commonly encounter. The use of many medications can …

PPI use is increasing, writes Ben Basger—but what is its role long term? Do you think that when doctors decide to block the production of stomach acid by using a …

The latest in research news from Debbie Rigby Effects of the Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet and Sodium Intake on Serum Uric Acid In this small (n=103) randomised …

Health Check: what your pee and poo colour says about your health Clare Collins, University of Newcastle; Kristine Pezdirc, University of Newcastle, and Megan Rollo, University of Newcastle Out of …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Vitamin D and Lung Function Decline in Adults With Asthma In this study of 395 adults with asthma, low serum …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Efficacy, Tolerability, and Dose-Dependent Effects of Opioid Analgesics for Low Back Pain Opioid analgesics are commonly used for low back …

There’s much more to continence than stocking a few pads, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Continence in pharmacy is often thought of as shelves of pads that take up far more space …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research relevant to pharmacists from around the world An In-Depth Analysis of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Treated With Different Anti-Viral Regimens …