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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists

NICE backs drug for treating and preventing blood clots


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has provisionally recommended edoxaban tosylate (Lixiana) for treating and preventing the recurrence of potentially fatal blood clots.

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Combination of diabetes and CVD cuts life expectancy


Life expectancy for people with a history of both cardiovascular disease and diabetes is more than 10 years lower than for people with just one condition, according to latest research.

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If you’re not going to show off, at least show someone else off


Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

“Diet swap experiment reveals junk food’s harm to guts,” BBC News reports.


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