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cardiovascular


Pharmacists are being encouraged to talk to patients about atrial fibrilliation, which causes 6,000 strokes every year hearts4heart, which raises awareness about the condition, is rolling out free mobile heart …

A growing number of heart attack patients don’t have any standard risk factors Risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, being diabetic, or cigarette smoking, have long been …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Gabapentin and Pregabalin for pain — is increased prescribing a cause for concern? This article discusses concerns about prescribing of gabapentinoids …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Effects of empagliflozin on the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease Analysis from the …

Pharmacists and colleagues at a Blacktown hospital in NSW have seen medication histories improve vastly by implementing a new system Changes at the Blacktown Hospital in western Sydney began after …

The prevalence of heart failure is increasing in Australia, according to experts from Melbourne’s Alfred Health Dr Ingrid Hopper and Kellie Easton write in Australian Prescriber that the condition now …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at what’s new in research pertaining to pharmacy Pharmacist-led medication review in community settings Moderate and high quality systematic reviews support the value of pharmacist-led …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of long-term opioid therapy with functional status, adverse outcomes, and mortality among patients with polyneuropathy In this population-based …

More work needs to be done to examine the real world effects of empagliflozin, new research finds Examining data from over 60,000 patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers from the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Lower Risk of Heart Failure and Death in Patients Initiated on SGLT-2 Inhibitors Versus Other Glucose-Lowering Drugs: The CVD-REAL …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benzodiazepines, Z-drugs and the risk of hip fracture There is strong evidence that both BNZ and Z-drugs are associated with an …

Giving over-65s a statin to help prevent heart attack and death may not be useful, new research suggests—but one expert disagrees A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine analysed …