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cardiovascular


Australians are underestimating the amount of salt they eat by at least a third, a new study has revealed The diets of more than 400 people were examined by The …

Louis Roller examines the ways in which pharmacists can help prevent and manage hypertension Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. …

People who know they are being given statins are more likely to report side effects than those who don’t know they’re taking them, a new study has found Published in …

Pharmacists should be expected to advise on how medicines and lifestyle impact heart health, writes Louis Roller Cardiovascular disease continues to have a major effect on the health of Australians …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Faecal Microbiota Transplantation in Clostridium difficile Infection: Evidence and Indications Faecal microbiota transplantation aims to rapidly restore the normal diverse colonic …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Dapagliflozin: potential beneficial effects in the prevention and treatment of renal and cardiovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes This …

Painkillers like ibuprofen can increase the risk of heart disease and should be restricted Michael Stokes, University of Adelaide and Peter Psaltis, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute Medications …

“Such was the pro-pharmacy headline greeting me this morning from last night’s Australian Doctor, reporting on a Danish study in European Heart Journal.   NSAIDs should not be available for open …

Australians should not be alarmed by the results of a Danish study which indicate NSAIDs should be pharmacy-only, says ASMI The Australian Self Medication Industry said today that it acknowledges …

An article published by a doctor’s publication doesn’t tell the full story, says researcher A recent article in the Australian Doctor website called “Profit over patients? Concerns about pharmacy CV checks” …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Fall risk and anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in the elderly Guidelines for managing atrial fibrillation recommend systemic anticoagulation for …

Ahead of RedFeb Heart Research Month, Discount Drug Stores is urging all Australians to make their heart health a priority The pharmacy chain is asking consumers to be proactive about checking …