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Effient

Effient (prasugrel hydrochloride) is used to prevent clots in people who had a PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) because of unstable angina or a heart attack.

Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and str…

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher […]

Common heart condition linked to sudden death

A University of Adelaide-led team of researchers has found a link between sudden cardiac death (when the heart suddenly stops […]

Even the fittest middle-aged athletes can’t outrun CVS risk factors

Middle-aged adults are exercising more and living longer, but new research from the University of British Columbia suggests that even […]

Half of cardiovascular patients suffer from multiple diseases

New research led by The University of Western Australia has revealed that one in two patients admitted to hospital with […]

Innovative triple pill significantly lowers blood pressure

Millions of people around the world could have a simpler way to reduce their blood pressure, a trial led by […]

Women under-treated for heart attack, die at twice the rate of men

University of Sydney research reveals that women admitted to Australian hospitals with serious heart attacks are half as likely as […]

Action needed to prevent heart attack and strokes

A world-first study involving more than 2800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has found significant numbers are at high […]

Bone scans get to heart of the matter

Routine bone density scans already performed on Australians to identify their risk of fractures could now also be used as […]

Groundbreaking research trial gives hope to stroke patients

A Melbourne research trial has paved the way for improved outcomes for stroke patients. EXTEND-IA TNK investigated the impact of […]