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cardiovascular


A new study has examined the effect of flu vaccine in preventing heart attack – while one expert warns of subpar overall uptake and the Guild calls for vaccine harmonisation …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton pump inhibitors co‐prescribed with warfarin reduce warfarin control as measured by time in therapeutic range Results from retrosepctive data of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Safety of Proton Pump Inhibitors in patients receiving rivaroxaban or aspirin In a large placebo-controlled randomized trial, pantoprazole was …

Many vitamins, supplements and dietary interventions do not seem to help people live longer or stave off heart disease, according to a US review of studies A new evidence review …

The Australian Digital Health Agency, in partnership with the University of Sydney, has launched a study into the use of My Health Record in Rapid Access Cardiology care The Agency …

Pharmacists are concerned about the findings of a new report which shows low rates of prescribing and dispensing of key medicines after cardiovascular events The report, Delivering better cardiac outcomes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Is it time to move away from short-acting beta-agonists in asthma management? Evidence suggests that short-acting beta-agonist (SABAs) inhalers continue to …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news  Dilemmas and New Paradigms in Asthma Management The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve optimal control, ie, minimizing symptoms and …

Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their medication and be active daily, new research has found The late-breaking research …

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 …