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A significant portion of people who have atrial fibrillation will have no symptoms or may not recognise symptoms… so what’s the best way to detect it? asks Carlene McMaugh Atrial …

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, a study has found Sydney …

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 mid-2005, pharmacy researchers reached out …

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 wake-up call to improve our …

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 …

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

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 their original packaging is not …

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 measures affecting pharmacy, from the …

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), including over-the-counter medicines such as …

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 suggested that both traditional and …

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 intense pain and inflammation resulting …

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 of Canada, found that if …