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cardiovascular


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 …

A new University of Adelaide study has found that drinking more than two energy drinks per day is associated with adverse heart reactions, including a fast heartbeat and heart palpitations. …

When it comes to recommending CAMs, pharmacists need to know which are supported by evidence, writes Ben Basger Which CAMs do you recommend in the treatment of some of your …

New figures released by the World Health Organization have revealed that the global rates of childhood obesity could rise from 41 million children affected to 70 million in the next …