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The top 1% of prescribers accounted for 49% of all opioid doses and 27% of all opioid prescriptions, US study finds A retrospective, observational study has examined the distribution and patterns …

Pharmacological treatment for obesity; hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; and mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacological Treatment for …

New research from Monash University links falls with medication initiation and dose changes Researchers from Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) have conducted a root cause analysis …

Many pharmacy graduates say they are turning their backs on the industry, but how much do satisfaction levels or work-life balance play a role While there are many anecdotal reports …

Responses by pharmacy organisations to the Royal Commission into Aged Care interim report are not based on evidence, argues Dr Juanita Breen At the end of October the Royal Commission …

‘In terms of Australia, there are mistakes that can be learnt from Canada’: we speak with an expert about the clinical use of medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis is a burgeoning …

A study across patients recruited from Australian community pharmacies has looked at the link between prescribed opioid dose and problematic behaviours Many people stay on opioids for years to treat …

Speaking to the next person in our 14 most influential people in pharmacy campaign, as voted by you Amy Page Lead Pharmacist – Rehabilitation Aged and Community Care, Alfred Health …

A BMJ review of e-cigarettes’ effects shows concerning results including higher rates of acute respiratory illness, acute injury to the small airways and immunosuppression Studies show e-cigarettes have measurable adverse …

A systematic review has identified areas of pharmacy-related research that were not conducted to the highest standard or where reporting is inadequate Improvements can be made to pharmacy research practice …

People with medical conditions such as asthma, COPD, arthritis, cancer and depression are more likely to report marijuana use, according to a new study A large US study has looked …

The shopkeeper, the grocer, the locum, the homeopath, the community pharmacist… one researcher has attempted to classify pharmacists into various categories Pharmacists are not a homogeneous group, yet little attention …