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hypertension


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy of a curcumin extract on gastrointestinal symptoms and intestinal microbiota An 8-week RCT of 79 adults with self-reported …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High Use of SABAs is Associated with Higher Exacerbation Rate Dutch data from the REALISE survey of adults with asthma shows …

Pharmacists are well-placed to educate at-risk patients about the different types of stroke, provide advice on the major risk factors and related lifestyle choices, as well as drug treatments for …

Louis Roller takes a look at high blood pressure: the risks, the causes and the treatments Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reducing Medical Admissions and Presentations Into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN HOME) Integrating pharmacists into 14 general practices to review medicine …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse outcomes of proton pump inhibitors in patients with chronic kidney disease Long‐term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has been …

Inconsistent messaging and advice from healthcare providers has been found to negatively impact women’s adherence with aspirin in pregnancy. All healthcare providers, including pharmacists, play an important role in accurately …

Ben Basger takes a look at the modifiable risk factors for stroke A recent Australian study reported that low education is associated with increased stroke risk, (BMJ Open 2018. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024070) …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Antihypertensive Medication Reduction vs Usual Care on Short-term Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension Aged 80 Years and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Amiodarone in the aged Amiodarone is a highly effective antiarrhythmic drug, but can have serious adverse effects, particularly in older patients. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Thunderstorm-triggered asthma: what we know so far Thunderstorm-triggered asthma (TA) is the occurrence of acute asthma attacks immediately following a thunderstorm. …

A new report has found that a significant number of Australians could be living with undiagnosed, untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure The report, from the Baker Heart and Diabetes …