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cardiovascular


Getting the right treatment can prevent heart attacks – here’s how Jenny Doust and Paul Glasziou Every year, more than 40,000 Australians die from heart disease. That’s almost a third …

Around one in five Australians aged 45 to 74 are at high risk of heart attack or stroke within the next five years but almost one million of them are …

Pharmacists can play a key role in advising on their patients’ CVD risk and how to mitigate it, writes Louis Roller Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to have a major effect …

Debbie Rigby wraps up the latest research news relevant to pharmacists… Systematic review of red yeast rice compared with simvastatin in dyslipidaemia Red yeast rice is believed to be a …

Greater uptake of life-saving cardiac rehabilitation programs for heart attack survivors could reduce costs to the national health system by $35.5 million and stop 2,100 heart attacks across the country …

Is it always best practice to reduce blood pressure? writes Ben Basger The decision to treat someone for hypertension should be based on their cardiovascular risk ─ that is, the …

Because of their relationships with their patients, pharmacists can have an important role in encouraging relevant customers to have regular pathology tests, says a spokesperson for Pathology Awareness Australia, thus …

Thousands of Australian women are living with an undetected silent killer that is putting them at higher risk of stroke compared with men, says the Stroke Foundation. Despite the fact …

An Australian first study of primary schoolchildren by Victorian researchers has found that children eating greater amounts of salt have a greater risk of being overweight or obese. The study …

The Heart Foundation has supported the findings of a University of Cambridge study which concluded that children should be helped to be more active during winter. “Public health guidelines state …

Greater uptake of cardiac rehabilitation will save lives and reduce costs to the health system by $86.7 million, according to new research published by the Heart Foundation in Heart, Lung …

One year on from the start of the ‘Move More, Sit Less’ physical activity campaign and momentum is building behind a nationally concerted effort to tackle physical inactivity, the National …