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cardiovascular


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes with Empagliflozin in Heart Failure The EMPEROR-Reduced Trial compared empagliflozin (10 mg once daily) or …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Omega-3 supplementation and cardiovascular disease Meta-analysis of 17 RCTs shows no association between dose-specific omega-3 supplementation and CVD outcomes. …

Typically, people with cardiovascular disease have one or more comorbid conditions, which challenges treatment and can greatly impact the burden of disease Recent data suggests that more than four million …

Pharmacists can have a key role in atrial fibrillation, particularly in risk management, writes Brad Butt The most prevalent arrhythmia detected in clinical practice is atrial fibrillation (AF) with 2 …

Increasing the use of novel and well-established drugs would offer a significant opportunity to reduce harms caused by diabetes, a new report shows Modelling by the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news, focusing on COVID-19 A Rush to Judgment? Rapid Reporting and Dissemination of Results and Its Consequences Regarding the Use …

The Heart Foundation has moved to reassure patients that their heart medicines are in stock and they do not need to worry or stockpile medications It told the general public …

The Heart Foundation says routine use of ARB and ACE inhibitors should continue, after concerns were raised about worse outcomes with COVID-19 newsGP reports that doctors have been querying the …

A Canadian pharmacist talks about modern pharmacy, dealing with allied health professionals, how we should be expanding our scope of practice and why Australia may be lagging behind In a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Treatment options for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is the most common form of secondary osteoporosis. It develops in a dose and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Amiodarone in the aged Amiodarone is a highly effective antiarrhythmic drug, but can have serious adverse effects, particularly in older patients. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …