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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 …

New research could help to shed light on the genes that predispose people to the illness, so experts can ultimately develop more personalised treatments and find a cure Australian researchers …

One quarter of caregivers do not know the maximum daily dose of Children’s Panadol, and 13% even think it contains codeine, an Australian survey has found Researchers from the University of …

Marijuana use, IBS, dry eye disease, T2 diabetes… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores …