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The latest clinical and political news for Australian Cardiologists
But some patients with poor renal function are being overdosed.
Findings are at odds with popular belief about omega-3 fatty acids
Study finds no evidence low-dose aspirin reduces vascular events in people over 70kg
But the US takes a more conservative approach.
Having a medical review reduces the likelihood of readmission.
Call for larger studies to confirm 'world-first' findings
Extending the diagnostic cut-offs could result in overtreatment, says RACGP
A low CHA2DS2-VASc score might not tell the full story.
Pulse rates are rising.
But does that make a difference to patient outcomes?
Test can prove useful if the diagnosis is unclear, according to draft guidelines.
Following the US move to lower targets would be 'dangerous and counterproductive'
Australian academics explain why they're dubious.
Large case control study adds to the evidence
An unusual lump is a sign of a serious issue
Diabetes, chronic kidney disease and COPD linked with classic symptoms
It’s no wonder that some of the world’s largest medical meetings are focused on heart disease.
Product Review: Dr Rob Park reviews the Kardia Mobile ECG.
Two hearts can be better than one
Systematic review clarifies the decision
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