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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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Understanding Cholesterol Therapy: An Update for Community Pharmacists Elevated total and LDL cholesterol predispose patients to an increased risk …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease Analysis of registry data in GARFIELD‐AF shows moderate‐to‐severe CKD was independently associated with stroke/systemic embolism, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news… The Role of Pharmacists in General Practice in Asthma Management This pilot study conducted by one pharmacist in a …

As parts of Australia continue to swelter through January heat, stakeholders have urged the public to be aware of overheating and dehydration risks A week after the ACT experienced a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Oral Anticoagulants and Proton Pump Inhibitor Cotherapy Among patients initiating oral anticoagulant treatment, incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding …

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 should be considered when deciding …

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 pose a serious risk to …