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osteoporosis


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 …

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 …