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cardiovascular


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Safety of Proton Pump Inhibitors in patients receiving rivaroxaban or aspirin In a large placebo-controlled randomized trial, pantoprazole was …

Many vitamins, supplements and dietary interventions do not seem to help people live longer or stave off heart disease, according to a US review of studies A new evidence review …

The Australian Digital Health Agency, in partnership with the University of Sydney, has launched a study into the use of My Health Record in Rapid Access Cardiology care The Agency …

Pharmacists are concerned about the findings of a new report which shows low rates of prescribing and dispensing of key medicines after cardiovascular events The report, Delivering better cardiac outcomes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Is it time to move away from short-acting beta-agonists in asthma management? Evidence suggests that short-acting beta-agonist (SABAs) inhalers continue to …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news  Dilemmas and New Paradigms in Asthma Management The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve optimal control, ie, minimizing symptoms and …

Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their medication and be active daily, new research has found The late-breaking research …

A new report has found that a significant number of Australians could be living with undiagnosed, untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure The report, from the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …

Woolworths is rolling out defibrillators in all its stores around the country The supermarket has installed its first Automated External Defibrillators in Sydney and plans to have 500 stores completed …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at high blood pressure, its treatments and its consequences Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently …

New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants The researchers, led …