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Debbie Rigby examines the latest in research news  Management of hypertension in an Australian community pharmacy setting – patients’ beliefs and perspectives This article reports on a small qualitative study …

For the second year Priceline Pharmacy is partnering with the Stroke Foundation to deliver Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check The two hope to beat last year’s result to conduct more …

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 …

Looking into the latest stats as well as stroke survivors who are slipping through the cracks How much do you know about stroke across the Australian population? Slipping through the …

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 …

National Heart Week is a good opportunity to conduct blood pressure checks and talk to patients about hypertension The event runs from 30 April to 6 May, and this year’s …

High-income nations like Australia have made good reductions in hypertension, but worldwide the problem is bigger than ever, new research shows. The most comprehensive analysis of worldwide trends in blood …

Updated recommendations from the National Heart Foundation of Australia will allow pharmacists a wider scope to help manage the biggest risk factor for stroke Some recommendations of the new 2016 …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacists Polypharmacy and effects of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation A sub-hoc analysis of the ARISTOTLE trial has …

Pharmacist intervention can make significant improvements in helping patients manage their blood pressure through the use of ‘smart’ monitoring kiosks, a US pilot program has found. According to the US-based Pharmacy …

Research by the University of Iowa has found patients with uncontrolled hypertension had better blood pressure control when being cared for by pharmacists working in care teams (with a physician, …