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osteoporosis


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 …

Calcium to help prevent osteoporosis is important, but pharmacists need to make consumers aware of absorption issues and side-effects, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacists have a role in ensuring that customers …

Calcium supplements have no benefit for most people and could even be harmful, claim University of Auckland researchers. Two studies published in the British Medical Journal this week, conclude that …

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and other international research organisations have used one of the world’s most extensive genetics data sets to uncover a new gene associated with …

Women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major study linked the metal to reduced bone density. Seventy seven WA …