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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists

Carer with elderly man

CVD risk factors reduced by standing instead of sitting


Advising patients to spend more time spent standing rather than sitting could improve levels of blood glucose, fat and cholesterol, according to an Australian study.

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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Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

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