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vitamin D


You know the benefits of Vitamin D supplementation in the elderly, but did you know that it’s young Australians (18-34 years of age) who are more likely to be deficient?1 …

Vitamin D deficiency is common, even in Australia. Deficiency varies depending on where you live and the season, and if you belong to one of the patient populations who have …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Cardiovascular Outcomes Across Various Patient Populations This meta-analysis of 13 trials assessed the effects of SGLT2 inhibitors …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Approach to schizophrenia Schizophrenia is the most common of a group of psychotic disorders that occur in approximately 3% of the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections A Cochrane review has concluded that evidence supports the use of cranberry products to reduce …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Dual antiplatelet therapy duration after percutaneous coronary intervention in high bleeding risk A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to investigate …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Management of motor and nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson disease Parkinson disease (PD) presents a challenging array of motor and nonmotor symptoms. …

Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble vitamins. Knowledge of their physiological function provides a better understanding of the effects and risk factors for deficiency when considering which vitamin …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Clinical Impact of medication reviews with follow-up in cardiovascular older patients in primary care This cluster-randomised controlled trial was conducted in …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Intravenous ferric derisomaltose in patients with heart failure and iron deficiency in the UK (IRONMAN) For patients with heart …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Beta-blocker therapy in patients with COPD Beta-blockers are associated with reduced mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease but are …

Vitamin D is essential for bone and muscle health. However, robust trials are needed to determine the full value of vitamin D aside from its action on muscles and bones. …