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cardiovascular


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Alterations in fecal microbiota composition by probiotic supplementation in healthy adults A systematic review of 7 randomised controlled trials has demonstrated …

TerryWhite Chemmart has teamed up with the Heart Foundation to offer free staff blood pressure checks TerryWhite Chemmart and the Heart Foundation used World Heart Day last week (Friday 29th …

A study published in The Lancet has found that globally, one in 12 deaths could be prevented with 30 minutes’ worth of physical activity, five days a week But it …

Just under half of participants in a study of heart attack survivors stick to their medicines regimen, a new study has found The study, which involved Monash University’s Centre for …

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 …