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Nearly half of people admitted for acute coronary syndrome do not receive intensive statin therapy within 12 months, mostly due to them not being prescribed, …

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 …

What is your real ‘biological age’, and what does this mean for your health? Biological age calculators are a crude measurement but can be a …

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 …

More Australians are beginning to understand why the flu is dangerous – but few are aware of its link to heart attack Dr Lorcan Ruane, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Stability of repackaged dabigatran etexilate capsules in dose administration aids Removal of dabigatran (Pradaxa) capsules from …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy Budget 2017, handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison on Tuesday, contained more than a few …

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), …

Taking any dose of common NSAIDs for as little as a week has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack Previous studies have …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Urate-Lowering Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Gout Flare Gout is characterized by …

Just three pharmacy professional services could save Canada up to CAD$25.7 billion, a new report has found The new report, released by the Conference Board …

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 …