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One in 10 Australians who participated in a national blood pressure check health program have been advised to seek further medical attention for possible high …

Pharmacist interventions can achieve clinically relevant improvements for patients, but better quality of evidence is needed in the future, says Cochrane review lead author There …

A review of nearly 80 randomised trials has found pharmacist services for patients in the community had varying effects on outcomes compared with usual care …

Home blood pressure telemonitoring with pharmacist management lowered blood pressure more than usual care for 18 months… but the benefits weren’t sustained long-term A study …

If our blood pressure guidelines lowered the cut-off for hypertension to match the new American standard, it would double the proportion of Aussie adults with …

As roles for community pharmacists continue to expand, helping patients to maintain their cardiovascular health is more important than ever, writes Sheshtyn Paola Back in …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton‐Pump Inhibitors and Long‐Term Risk of Community‐Acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults In a large cohort of …

New research reveals community pharmacist-led interventions can positively impact on medication adherence, BP control, cholesterol management, COPD and asthma control Researchers from the School of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Deprescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists This paper includes an evidence-based guideline to help clinicians make decisions about …

Half the world’s hypertension patients are inadequately treated, new research has found A global study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia and the …

Could recent recommendations to lower the threshold for diagnosing patients with high blood pressure harm the newly diagnosed? Katy Bell, University of Sydney; Amir Qaseem, …

Men have performed worse than women on a number of counts, according to data revealed by Priceline Priceline Pharmacy has announced that it has completed …