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An Australian trial has shown daily aspirin does not lower the risk of death, disability or cardiovascular disease in healthy older people… but increases risk of major bleeding problems However …

Discount Drug Stores are providing free heart health screenings at more than 142 of its stores across the country during September and October The screenings have been timed to coincide …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Current treatment options for postmenopausal vaginal atrophy Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) affects up to 50%–60% of postmenopausal women, with symptoms of dryness, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease A Cochrane systematic review of 79 RCTs (n=112,059) of …

People with already low levels of LDL-cholesterol may benefit from drug therapy to lower it even further, new research suggests The US research, published in JAMA, pooled the results of …

If our blood pressure guidelines lowered the cut-off for hypertension to match the new American standard, it would double the proportion of Aussie adults with the condition So say Professor …

With the end of PSA18 and controversy continuing around My Health Record, it’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy The PSA18 conference wrapped up, and PSA national …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risks and benefits of direct oral anticoagulants versus warfarin In this large prospective cohort study apixaban was found to …

Steve Kassem, Neuroscience Research Australia News reports about a study from Germany may provide the ultimate excuse for men to dress more casually for work, finding neckties reduce blood supply …

A new Cochrane review has found the evidence to support omega-3 supplements is not as strong as is often stated There is little or no effect of omega-3 supplements on …

Louis Roller takes a look at cholesterol, its types and the risks posed by LDL-C Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is carried around the body in the blood. The …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Therapeutic effects of Cannabis and cannabinoids This comprehensive review of recent medical literature concludes that there is conclusive or substantial evidence …