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cardiovascular health


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 …

A study of more than 131,000 patients has found pharmacists were able to alleviate GP workload by following up new hypertensive prescriptions In the UK, …

With codeine-containing medicines going to prescription-only, has the time come to again restrict the sale of all ibuprofen products to pharmacies? Ron Batagol, PhC,FSHP,AGIA, Dip.Jnl. …

Recent findings that NSAIDs increase risk of heart attack have minimal implications, argues ASMI A recent BMJ study found that all non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), …

Energy drinks have been found to affect the heart and blood pressure levels in a way caffeine-only drinks do not A study published in the …

Do Aussies take statins to compensate for unhealthy dietary choices? Contrary to popular belief and the results of previous international research, Monash University researchers have …

A tobacco tax increase taking effect today has been welcomed by health stakeholders. Quit Victoria Director Dr Sarah White says regular price increases for cigarettes …

Physical exercise can have an anti-ageing effect, according to a German study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress over the weekend. “This latest …

The Heart Foundation is urging policymakers, clinicians and government to act on new guidelines to improve access to care and prevent heart attacks. The Australian …

Setting a national salt reduction target could be an effective way to stem cardiovascular disease, say University of Sydney researchers. Publishing in the journal Nutrients, …

A renewed US Food and Drug Administration warning on non-aspirin NSAIDs and cardiovascular health is in line with current TGA recommendations – and community pharmacy …

Australian women are putting their heart health at risk by not being active enough – and the National Heart Foundation of Australia is urging women …