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cardiovascular


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 …

Men have performed worse than women on a number of counts, according to data revealed by Priceline Priceline Pharmacy has announced that it has completed more than a million health …

People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer sudden cardiac death, a new report shows Released by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, The Dark Heart of Type 2 …

Exposure to traffic fumes may negate any heart and lung benefits of walking among older adults A new UK study examined how even short-term exposure to tiny particles of soot …