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The Heart Foundation has released troubling new research today which shows that around one in four (2.25 million) Australian workers do very little or no exercise. The data, compiled from …

In the leadup to the Christmas season the National Stroke Foundation is reminding Australians that delaying calling an ambulance if they may be experiencing a stroke could cost lives. The …

Between Christmas parties and edible presents, it can be difficult not to gain weight during the silly season, yet if current trends continue, less than one in four Australians will …

Pharmacist intervention can make significant improvements in helping patients manage their blood pressure through the use of ‘smart’ monitoring kiosks, a US pilot program has found. According to the US-based Pharmacy …

Acute stroke care quality in Australia has stagnated, costing lives and leaving thousands of Australians with unnecessary disability, according to a new National Stroke Foundation Report released today. The 2015 …

An unprecedented overview of physical activity and public health across the globe has reinforced the need for a comprehensive policy response in Australia, the Heart Foundation said today. The Global …

The Heart Foundation is calling for a renewed focus on prevention and acute care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in the wake of more damning data on chronic …

A major survey of Australian teenagers shows that smoking rates are continuing to decline, in an encouraging trend welcomed by Quit Victoria and the Heart Foundation. The 2014 survey, led …

Australian cardiovascular specialists are today warning against apathy toward CVD research in light of an apparent ‘disease fatigue’ that has robbed the sector of funding momentum. Speaking on behalf of …

Heart Foundation Walking has been hailed as a best practice example for positively impacting the health of Australia’s socioeconomically disadvantaged groups. The debate piece, published in the International Journal of …

The toxic side effects of anthracyclines which affect up to a quarter of patients by damaging their heart could soon be avoided thanks to research by University of Canberra scientist …

A graphic new television advertisement highlighting the serious health effects of regular sugary drink consumption is hitting Victorian screens as part of a campaign encouraging people to cut back. The …