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statins


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Current and new pharmacotherapeutic approaches for glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. This …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Direct Challenges to Penicillin-Based Antibiotics in the Inpatient Setting Direct challenge (DC) is an emerging safe and effective alternative to penicillin …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

Longest observational study to date finds no association between statin use and decline in memory or cognition New research has found no association between statin use and memory change in …

Just how much benefit is there in giving statins for secondary prevention for those 80 and over? wonders Ben Basger Do you have patients taking statins who have aged into …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Future perspectives of anticholinergics for the treatment of asthma in adults and children This review discusses the potential future …

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 …

Nearly half of people admitted for acute coronary syndrome do not receive intensive statin therapy within 12 months, mostly due to them not being prescribed, a study has found Sydney …

Older Australians aren’t taking their statins consistently, new research has found Researchers from Monash University examined 22,340 adults aged 65 and over who started taking statins between 2014 and 2015. …

The High Court has dismissed the ACCC’s application for special leave to appeal the Full Federal Court decision in a case against Pfizer In early 2012, Pfizer offered significant discounts …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

A review of the benefits of statins has found a lack of convincing evidence for the drugs’ use in helping prevent conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease While some …