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sleep health


There’s growing awareness of the scale of sleeping issues and the links with a range of health issues. So how can pharmacists position themselves as a source of advice and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Impact of P-glycoprotein and/or CYP3A4-interacting drugs on effectiveness and safety of NOACs in patients with atrial fibrillation A meta-analysis of 15 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The Role of the Pharmacist in the Care of Patients with Chronic Pain Pharmacists across the healthcare continuum are well positioned …

Helping a customer with sleeping difficulty involves identifying and minimising any obstacles to achieving sleep and then tailoring appropriate interventions, which may well include non-pharmacological approaches and complementary medicines, writes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, often debilitating, and highly prevalent disorder of gut-brain interaction. …

Amcal and Guardian have reported a record rise in high-risk patients screened and identified for subsequent medical referrals This signals the importance of sleep and heart health screening services, the …

Early intervention by a pharmacist could help with insomnia, writes Carlene McMaugh According to the Sleep Health Foundation[1], approximately 10% of people experience insomnia at any one time, while about …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between sleep characteristics and antihypertensive treatment in older adults This study is a prospective cohort study of treated hypertensive patients …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Physical functioning and mindfulness skills training in chronic pain The importance of improved physical function as a primary outcome in the …

Most Australians suffer broken sleep – and 62% are ignoring “critical” signs that poor sleep could signify a serious problem, says Amcal The 2019 Sleep Health Survey, conducted by Amcal, …

New research has examined how sleep loss affects the waistline… and it’s not good news for those who aren’t getting their fair share of nap time New research presented at …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between insomnia symptoms and risk of cardio-cerebral vascular events A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies has demonstrated an association …