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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 …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Association Between Sitagliptin Use and Heart Failure Hospitalization and Related Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Previous trial results have …

Gut bacteria play vastly different roles in males and females even when the microbe balance of the gut looks exactly the same, Victoria University researchers have found. A study of …

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and its treatments require evaluation of symptom control, writes Ben Basger The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has recommended that doctors don’t use proton pump inhibitors …

Australians are incorrectly blaming the ‘off’ milk at the back of the fridge for food poisoning rather than much more risky raw egg dishes according to a national OmniPoll survey …

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing proton pump inhibitors, one of the world’s most commonly-issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women. University of Queensland …