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cardiovascular


Heart attack survivors could live longer, healthier lives if given colchicine, an arthritis drug found to dramatically reduce heart inflammation, world-first Australian research shows. A study by the Heart Research Institute …

Working more than 55 hours is linked to a huge increased risk of stroke and also coronary heart disease, according to a study published in The Lancet. The study—the largest …

Post-discharge disease management provided in homes by community pharmacists and family doctors could be a cost-effective alternative for recently-hospitalised elderly patients with chronic heart failure, new data shows. Published in …

Sitting too much, known as sedentary behaviour, has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death according to a recent Canadian study, the National Heart Foundation …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal …

Research by the University of Iowa has found patients with uncontrolled hypertension had better blood pressure control when being cared for by pharmacists working in care teams (with a physician, …

A major study of patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease has found that a DPP-4 inhibitor does not increase the risk for major adverse CV events, hospitalisation for heart failure or adverse events

The Heart Foundation has reiterated the importance of exercise and movement, following media reports on a new study which showed sedentary behaviour had a negative effect on the body rhythms …

Around 3000 Indigenous Australians die prematurely each year, resulting in almost 100,000 years of life lost, according to a report released today by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The …

Overweight people should exercise rather than count kilos if they want to reduce their risk of liver disease, diabetes and cardiovascular problems according to new research from the University of …