Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa could protect from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables – could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research. Researchers have discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa drink containing high levels of […]

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Active lifestyle associated with lower risk of death from a heart attack

An active lifestyle is linked with a lower chance of dying immediately from a heart attack, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally and prevention is a major public health priority. The beneficial impact of physical […]

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Trajenta

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TRAJENTA CMI0133-09 Tablets linagliptin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Trajenta. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator. All medicines have risks […]

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Terry White Chemists Simvastatin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS SIMVASTATIN TABLETS Simvastatin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about simvastatin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks […]

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APO-Frusemide

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-FRUSEMIDE TABLETS Contains the active ingredient furosemide (frusemide) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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Prexum

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PREXUM® perindopril (pronounced per-in-do-pril) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about PREXUM. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. If you get any side […]

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Duromine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. DUROMINE™ (dure-o-mean) Phentermine (fen-ter-mean) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Duromine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. If you need any more information […]

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Understanding Laboratory Blood Test Results

Skip to: How do Blood Tests Work? Understanding Laboratory Blood Test Results White Cell Count (WBC) Hemoglobin (HB) Lymphocyte Count Red Blood Count (RBC) Eosinophils Considerations The properties of the blood and the ease of its retrieval make it a useful source for doctors to analyze to measure specific features of homeostasis within patients. This allows for accurate diagnosis and […]

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APO-Sumatriptan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-SUMATRIPTAN Sumatriptan succinate Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about sumatriptan. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. […]

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