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Parkinson’s disease


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis-Based Products for Chronic Pain A systematic review of 18 RCTs and 7 cohort studies has concluded that oral …

A new Australian study has found pharmacists are crucial to reducing medicine errors in this group of high-risk patients A study of medication errors affecting people with Parkinson’s disease at …

Researchers contributing to the largest study of Parkinson’s genetics ever undertaken are looking for participants Researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, with funding from the Shake It Up …

Debbie Rigby outlines the latest research news and developments Antidepressants in adolescence In adolescence, antidepressants are second-line treatment options after psychological therapy for anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. A concern …

The Guild’s Queensland Branch, has announced it is donating $3,000 to help support those impacted by Parkinson’s disease The donation goes towards the efforts of State Deputy Speaker and MP …

Ben Basger takes a look at the importance of non-pharmacological treatments in Parkinson’s Disease The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) publishes guidelines for disease management. For Parkinson’s …

Pharmacists can make small changes that can greatly help patients with movement disorders, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Parkinson’s disease (PD) comes in a variety of forms. While it may start slow …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease in adults In July 2017, NICE updated its 2006 guideline on Parkinson’s disease …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research new relevant to pharmacy It is time to stop prescribing oral salbutamol There is minimal evidence to support the use of oral salbutamol for …

Ben Basger presents 10 points to consider on Parkinson’s Disease… Parkinson’s disease is much more than a movement disorder! Dopamine loss in the substantia nigra, which serves to modify motor …

A new study at Griffith University aims to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and improve quality of life for sufferers. Led by Gold Coast physician Dr Tien Khoo from Griffith’s …

Parkinson’s disease is second to dementia as the most common neurological condition in Australia and its cause is poorly understood. There is a lack of awareness in the health and …