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Clinical » Cardiovascular

Researchers link some statins to diabetes risk

Some of the statins taken to control high cholesterol may increase a patient’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22 percent compared to weaker drugs, say researchers in Canada.

Prof. Carole Longson, NICE Health Technology Evaluation Centre Director

Warfarin no longer standard for AF care

Final draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence is recommending the use of a new treatment option for patients who have Atrial Fibrillation.

Party talk may lower cholesterol

Getting people to talk about low cholesterol recipes at tea parties this week may be one way to tackle heart disease by making people aware of what they need to do to lower their cholesterol levels says Heart UK.

Jules Payne

Trusts urged to promote cardiac rehab

NHS Trusts should double their efforts to offer cardiac rehabilitation services to patients to reduce "the shocking inequalities in treatment after a heart attack in England", finds a report from Heart UK.