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vitamin D


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news The associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and the risk of total fracture and hip fracture In this meta-analysis …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with Sanofi in the development of an online course, Vitamin D supplementation in bone health Pharmacists who complete this course will be able to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Stability of repackaged dabigatran etexilate capsules in dose administration aids Removal of dabigatran (Pradaxa) capsules from their original packaging is not …

A new study claims vitamin D supplementation is indicated in reducing respiratory tract infections, but the authors of an accompanying editorial are not so sure The paper, Vitamin D supplementation …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain The American College of Physicians (ACP) have developed this …

Weekly-dose vitamin D products will be advertised from midway through the year following a decision that should enhance patient compliance Among the recommendations from the November meeting of the Advisory …

What do you do if a patient comes into your pharmacy looking for vitamin D supplements? In November a review published in the BMJ concluded that current evidence does not …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease In this large double-blind event-driven trial, ticagrelor (90 mg twice daily) was …

Do you recommend Vitamin D supplements to patients? Last week, AJP took a look at the issue of Vitamin D supplements and the case for and against them. This month …

What do you know about the benefits and risks of vitamin D supplementation? Supplements and complementary medicines are a continuously contentious topic among Australian doctors, pharmacists, manufacturers and consumers. This …

A world-first study has found a clear association between vitamin D deficiency in young children and development of asthma Researchers at the WA-based Telethon Kids Institute recruited 267 children at …

Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed new UK-based guidance by a committee of independent experts that recommends everyone in the UK should take vitamin D supplements, rather than just some groups …