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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 …

The composite packs in four different dosage strengths are predicted to be in shortage in Australia until end of January Atozet tablets, used for hypercholesterolaemia, are currently experiencing a shortage. …

Expensive medicines used to treat hepatitis C have cost the government more than any other drugs over the past year New figures based on PBS and RPBS scripts for the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of monthly high-dose vitamin D on bone density in community-dwelling older adults A two year substudy of a trial with …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of long-term opioid therapy with functional status, adverse outcomes, and mortality among patients with polyneuropathy In this population-based …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Lower Risk of Heart Failure and Death in Patients Initiated on SGLT-2 Inhibitors Versus Other Glucose-Lowering Drugs: The CVD-REAL …

Giving over-65s a statin to help prevent heart attack and death may not be useful, new research suggests—but one expert disagrees A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine analysed …

People who know they are being given statins are more likely to report side effects than those who don’t know they’re taking them, a new study has found Published in …

Do Aussies take statins to compensate for unhealthy dietary choices? Contrary to popular belief and the results of previous international research, Monash University researchers have shown that statins are not …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Faecal Microbiota Transplantation in Clostridium difficile Infection: Evidence and Indications Faecal microbiota transplantation aims to rapidly restore the normal diverse colonic …

How to slash half a billion dollars a year from Australia’s drugs bill Jonathan Karnon, University of Adelaide; Laura C Edney, University of Adelaide, and Michael Sorich, Flinders University Australia …