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vitamin D


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 …

Sometimes data on vitamins and supplements appears conflicting, leaving consumers with mixed messages about whether they should or shouldn’t take them A GP recently wrote in Medical Observer that vitamins …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Identifying prevalence and risk factors for metformin non-persistence Non-persistence to therapy may be a significant barrier to the use of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risks and benefits of direct oral anticoagulants versus warfarin In this large prospective cohort study apixaban was found to …

There’s a growing belief that vitamin D can help protect people from brain-related conditions – but does the evidence support it? New research from South Australian scientists has shown that …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Treatment of vaginal atrophy with estriol and lactobacilli combination The combination of a vaginal ultra-low dose of 0.03 mg of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Effectiveness and safety of oral anticoagulants in older patients with atrial fibrillation A systematic review and meta-regression analysis of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news  Effect of vitamin D supplementation on non-skeletal disorders This systematic review explored more recently published meta-analyses and randomised …

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 rounds up the latest in research news Vitamin D supplementation to prevent asthma exacerbations A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (n=955) has concluded that Vitamin …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  The evolving role of tiotropium in asthma Tiotropium is a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) now shown to improve lung …