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Study backs statins for stroke prevention in older people

Study backs statins for stroke prevention in older people

They may reduce the risk by as much as a third, Australian expert says

Thiamine supplements may reduce diastolic BP

Thiamine supplements may reduce diastolic BP

A small study suggests the vitamin may be beneficial for blood pressure in hyperglycaemia

Tools needed to predict GI bleeding with NOACs

Tools needed to predict GI bleeding with NOACs

There is no consensus about which tests to use, say US experts

Anticoagulants overprescribed for atrial fibrillation: study

Anticoagulants overprescribed for atrial fibrillation: study

But Australian cardiologist says under-prescription for older patients is just as problematic

TGA advises against NSAIDs for heart patients

TGA advises against NSAIDs for heart patients

Its latest Medicines Safety Update also highlights potential risks of lower-dose OTC products

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WCC blog: secondary prevention is the low hanging fruit

One of the most interesting presentations at the World Congress of Cardiology in Melbourne this week was a talk by Professor Philip Aylward of Adelaide on how far we have come in the treatment of ACS.

CSANZ 2013 blog: For the ticker, timing is everything

While it’s great to attend a conference like CSANZ, the sheer amount of new and interesting information can be almost too much of a good thing.

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