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cardiovascular


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 …

Ben Basger takes a look at hypertension, its causes and the risks it poses What do we know about hypertension in older people? We know that there is a marked …

Could recent recommendations to lower the threshold for diagnosing patients with high blood pressure harm the newly diagnosed? Katy Bell, University of Sydney; Amir Qaseem, Thomas Jefferson University; Jenny Doust, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Improving medication adherence in patients with cardiovascular disease An updated Cochrane review on interventions to improve adherence to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Vasomotor and physical menopausal symptoms are associated with sleep quality Sleep disturbance is one of the common complaints in …

A Hunter Valley pharmacist has dug deep into his own pockets to donate a defibrillator to the local public school Both Peter Edmonds, the principal at Morpeth Public School, and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis for paediatric epilepsy: challenges and conundrums Evidence for its efficacy in treating epilepsy is limited but growing, with …

Stakeholders are calling for better CPR education after a study revealed Australia’s bystander CPR rates New research by Monash University has revealed that almost 60% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Treatment of vaginal atrophy with estriol and lactobacilli combination The combination of a vaginal ultra-low dose of 0.03 mg of …

Debbie Rigby examines the latest in research news Dual antiplatelet therapy: how, how long, and in which patients? Dual antiplatelet therapy is a crucial therapeutic intervention in patients with stable …