Published Articles

High calcium score need not deter men from exercising

Quite high levels of exercise 'appear to be safe'.
07 February 2019

Recommended drugs underused in heart failure

And doses are often too low.
07 February 2019

Many stroke patients 'miss out on vital rehab'

More than 40% do not have their ongoing needs assessed in line with guidelines.
05 February 2019

Doctors 'reassured' on statins in over-75s

The drugs show benefits in older patients and may be justified in all age groups, Aussie research shows.
04 February 2019

Aortic stenosis linked to chronic kidney disease

Researchers suggest doctors monitor CVD risk factors in these patients.
24 January 2019

BP meds not tied to falls in older women

But patients need to be monitored when antihypertensives are added or changed, researcher says.
23 January 2019

Daily aspirin may curb COPD flares

Aspirin users have fewer flare-ups, better quality of life and less shortness of breath, study shows.
14 January 2019

Questions raised over familial cholesterolaemia and CVD risk

Study shows hospitalisations for CVD and ischaemic stroke no higher in this group.
07 January 2019

Why are meds reviews missing this life-threatening complication?

Study suggests pharmacists are failing to identify cardiac risk.
11 December 2018

Are doctors overprescribing statins?

Study shows risks outweigh benefits for many taking the drugs for primary prevention.
11 December 2018