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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 …

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 …