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A poster on an unusual case caught many eyes at a recent conference – but the case is actually a good reminder to see a patient as a whole person, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Clinical practice guideline for deprescribing opioid analgesics This paper is a summary of the Evidence‐based clinical practice guideline for …

Although many medicines can be taken safely with food, some have the potential for clinically significant food–medicine interactions that may reduce or increase the medicine’s effect, potentially causing harm to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Impact of electronic cigarette ever use on lung function in adults A cross-sectional analysis of data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study …

Stakeholders have suggested that NSAIDs could be moved to pharmacy-only in a bid to avoid interactions such as the “triple whammy” with diuretics and ACE inhibitors Macquarie University researcher Dr …

Most Australian consumers – and health professionals – aren’t familiar with the country’s drug regulatory system, says a prominent pharmacist Writing in Australian Prescriber, Geraldine Moses says that most people …

Revisions made to online CM interactions guide Blackmores Institute has announced their comprehensive online tool, the Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide, has been updated with the latest peer-reviewed data and new …

Research shows communication about emerging safety risks of medicines is not consistent between countries… and the Australian regulator issued fewer warnings than other countries A new study has analysed how …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Pharmacists need to be vigilant when it comes to drug-drug interactions to which people with dementia are vulnerable, writes Ben Basger Drug–drug interactions (DDIs) are an important reason for admission …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pain and Addiction Patients with pain and addiction often have multiple psychological, psychiatric, and medical comorbidities with associated polypharmacy, …

New research from NPS MedicineWise shows that more than 9 million of us take a prescribed medicine every day Released to coincide with this year’s Be MedicineWise week (20-26 August), …