Posts in tag

research


The largest single study to date has concluded that MMR vaccination does not increased autism risk, even among children with other risk factors for autism A nationwide cohort study of …

An Australian study has looked at patients’ and carers’ choices and use of asthma preventer medicines Cost may be a barrier for patient adherence to preventer medicines, according to research …

Study shows state expansion of hormonal contraception prescribing authority to pharmacists helps women obtain better access and prevent unintended pregnancy US researchers have looked at the impact of expanding pharmacist …

Stigma for those with opioid dependency is still a barrier to access, but experts point out that overdose in people who use opioids for chronic pain is also on the …

A new meta-analysis published in The Lancet has shown evidence that statins significantly reduce risk of major heart issues, irrespective of age In a meta-analysis of nearly 187,000 people who had …

Commencing pre-exposure prophylaxis can lead to a small rapid decline in kidney function, but this effect is reversible, according to Sydney researchers Fixed-dose combination tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and emtricitabine …

The number of deaths among young people from prescription and illicit opioid poisoning has nearly tripled in the past two decades, according to a US study A cross sectional US …

Prokinectics for dyspepsia; SGLT2 inhibitors; acute gastroenteritis; combination probiotics… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prokinetics for functional dyspepsia A Cochrane review provided no support for use …

Discount pharmacy groups have had a big part to play in this week’s news… The NPSA welcomed the new CSO operational guidelines, particularly noting that no new exclusive direct supply …

A study has found chemicals in personal care products could be potentially associated with earlier onset of puberty in girls A cohort study has looked into the potential impact that …

Which medication administration errors are most commonly implicated in deaths? A new large study investigates A retrospective study has looked at medication administration errors reported in acute care, analysing which …

Two leading pharmacy organisations will be collaborating to promote Australian research The PSA and the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) have announced a strategic partnership to promote pharmaceutical science research …