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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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  A Pharmacist’s Review of Asthma Asthma is a lifelong respiratory disease that calls for proper pharmacotherapy, patient counselling, and an action …

PDL has highlighted the importance of taking patient concerns and questions seriously, after a dispensing error contributed to a patient’s death In a recent coronial inquest, it was found that …

The ACCC is seeking special leave to appeal the dismissal of its allegations against Pfizer Australia The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking leave from the High Court to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant drugs for the acute treatment of adults with major depressive disorder A systematic review …