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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Update on Asthma–COPD Overlap Clinical features of asthma and COPD may represent around 25% of patients with COPD and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news A primer on medicinal cannabis safety and potential adverse effects The aim of this review is to discuss the …

Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …

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 …

Numerous studies have shown pharmacists are well placed to support sleep health. However, what is the true depth and feasibility of their role in this area? We are now more …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of paracetamol for pain relief This overview of systematic reviews concluded that evidence regarding the effectiveness …

More than 80% of COVID-19 ICU patients required a medication intervention in this study, with a pharmacist stepping in to identify changes Pharmacists can deliver interventions that provide significant benefit …

Extensive review including RCTs reveals positive impact of community pharmacy interventions for adults with asthma A narrative review led by pharmacist researchers and published this month in Research in Social …

Aussie researchers followed more than 1500 people with pain over five years… what did they find? Contrary to predominant thinking in pain management, there is considerable fluidity in opioid use …

Adverse drug events with commonly prescribed medicines need to be monitored, say researchers A US study has found that adverse drug events (ADEs) from potentially inappropriate medicines occurred frequently among …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Complementary medicine use by community‐dwelling older Australians Research data shows nearly three-quarters of older Australians reported using complementary medicines either daily …

A WHO expert panel has strongly advised against use of hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19, based on high-certainty evidence A World Health Organization (WHO) panel of experts, comprising intensive care physicians, …