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cardiovascular


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The deprescribing rainbow The deprescribing rainbow highlights the clinical, psychological, social, financial and physical determinants that …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Second-generation antipsychotics in children Second generation antipsychotics such as clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine …

A review of the benefits of statins has found a lack of convincing evidence for the drugs’ use in helping prevent conditions such as cancer …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patients with underuse or overuse of inhaled corticosteroids have different perceptions and beliefs regarding COPD and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Cannabidiol for treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children In this small trial of 39 children in NSW …

An Australian trial has shown daily aspirin does not lower the risk of death, disability or cardiovascular disease in healthy older people… but increases risk …

Discount Drug Stores are providing free heart health screenings at more than 142 of its stores across the country during September and October The screenings …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Current treatment options for postmenopausal vaginal atrophy Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) affects up to 50%–60% of postmenopausal …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease A Cochrane systematic review …

People with already low levels of LDL-cholesterol may benefit from drug therapy to lower it even further, new research suggests The US research, published in …

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 …

With the end of PSA18 and controversy continuing around My Health Record, it’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy The PSA18 conference …