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More than one in five Australians do not get enough vitamin D. Pharmacists are well placed to provide advice on lifestyle changes and appropriate use of supplements for individuals to …

This webinar is aimed at pharmacists wishing to understand the human immune system and the role that micronutrients play in its function. Our three experts share their in-depth knowledge on …

A CPD-accredited webinar for pharmacists wishing to understand the human immune system and the role that micronutrients play in its function 23 June 2021 | 7-8.30PM AEST Our three experts will …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Advise non-pharmacological therapy as first line treatment for chronic insomnia Guidelines recommend non-pharmacological approaches, including cognitive behavioural therapy, as …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium-glucose cotransporter protein-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists for type 2 diabetes A large systematic review and network …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atypical Femur Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with Bisphosphonates In this large cohort study, the risk of atypical femur fracture …

FIT-BioCeuticals, in consultation with the TGA, is undertaking a recall of one batch of BioCeuticals Vitamin D3 Drops Forte Liquid 20 mL The recall is due to inconsistent mixing of the …

Association between prediabetes and risk of all cause mortality and cardiovascular disease A meta-analysis of 129 studies involving over 10 million patients shows that prediabetes is associated with an increased …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth This Cochrane review explored the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton pump inhibitors co‐prescribed with warfarin reduce warfarin control as measured by time in therapeutic range Results from retrosepctive data of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Changes in pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain Pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …