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osteoporosis


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Optimal use of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy The most effective intervention for stopping smoking is a combination of professional counselling and pharmacotherapy. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e‐cigarette liquids E‐cigarettes are increasingly popular in Australia; however, this study highlights that Australian …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Stopping osteoporosis medications The successful management of osteoporosis involves a long-term strategy for each patient as well as drug holidays during …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in the prevention of osteoporosis, raising awareness of the risk factors, facilitating further investigation and assisting with treatment adherence More than 1.3 million …

While effective treatment is available, osteoporosis remains undertreated. Pharmacists are well placed to identify patients at high risk of osteoporosis and fracture using validated risk assessment tools, and optimise their …

Chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis, medication-related problems and community-based medication reviews are among new pharmacy projects green-lighted by the Federal Government Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Australian Government …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Are glucosamine and chondroitin natural remedies for osteoarthritis? Evidence from systematic reviews of glucosamine 15000mg/day and chondroitin 800-1200mg/day do not find …

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 …