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As roles for community pharmacists continue to expand, helping patients to maintain their cardiovascular health is more important than ever, writes Sheshtyn Paola Back in …

Drug-induced deaths are at their highest rate since the late ’90s, new data from the ABS shows – but the profile of such deaths is …

Artificial intelligence (AI) and computer algorithms are being used to predict lifespan and detect malignant tumours Researchers at the University of Adelaide have recently used …

Recent findings that NSAIDs increase risk of heart attack have minimal implications, argues ASMI A recent BMJ study found that all non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), …

With men more likely than women to have their cardiovascular disease risk factors measured by their GP, can pharmacists help bridge the divide? Research from …

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25% more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found Researchers from …

Australia is facing a resurgence of cardiovascular disease – the country’s number one killer A deadly combination of obesity and type 2 diabetes, in addition …

World-first results: Researchers have found a drug combination that reduces coronary atherosclerosis more effectively than statins alone In an Australian-led multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised clinical trial, …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Heart Failure Outcomes With Empagliflozin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes at High Cardiovascular Risk …

With a more advanced scope of practice, pharmacists can achieve positive results for patients A Canadian trial has shown intensive pharmacist intervention may help reduce cardiovascular …

The National Heart Foundation of Australia says the fact that heart disease remains the country’s single leading killer following the release of the 2013 Cause …

More research is needed to confirm whether drinking coffee can reduce the risk of a heart attack, Heart Foundation CEO Mary Barry says. A study …