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osteoporosis


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Smoking reduction interventions for smoking cessation Evidence suggests that neither reducing smoking to quit nor quitting abruptly results in superior quit …

All strategies to prevent or manage osteoporosis are not created equal, writes Ben Basger Did you know that the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners published online a document called …

Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and how it affects the risks …

With 1.2 million Australians affected by osteoporosis, pharmacists can play a key role in encouraging people to make bone health a higher priority, writes Leanne Philpott Osteoporosis is a common, …

Ministers have gathered at Parliament House to discuss plans to improve bone health and reduce fractures – with 160,000 fractures due to poor bone health this year alone With World …

Louis Roller takes a comprehensive look at the prevalence, causes and treatment of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Pain as a disease: an overview This article analyses the notion of pain as a disease through an historical overview of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of tofacitinib monotherapy, tofacitinib with methotrexate, and adalimumab with methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (ORAL …

Pharmacists are ideally placed to raise the issue of fracture prevention with patients, says Osteoporosis Australia Failure to prevent fractures in people aged 50 and over is costing the nation …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest in research news Non-major bleeding with apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation In ARISTOTLE study, non-major bleeding was common and substantially less frequent …

Osteoporosis is a menacing yet silent disease affecting more than a million Australians, writes Leanne Philpott This year alone the total annual cost of bone fractures from osteoporosis and osteopenia …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to community pharmacy Comparative efficacy of nonhormonal drugs on menopausal hot flashes Non-hormonal drugs are considered an option for treatment …