Flu vaccination should be considered essential for people with CHF

Researchers have completed a large cohort study that included all people older than 18 years with a diagnosis of heart failure, (n=134048). Vaccination coverage of the study cohort ranged from 16% to 54% during the study period, which spanned three and a half years....

In some cases, ongoing PPI treatment plays an important role

American researchers have demonstrated that during 754 389 person-years of anticoagulation treatment with apixaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and warfarin, the risk of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding was highest for rivaroxaban, but that the...

Drug interactions with cannabis and related derivatives

A document prepared by UK Medicines Information (UKMi) pharmacists for NHS healthcare professionals has outlined current understanding about drug interactions involving cannabis/cannabinoids. A useful basic resource, the document can be download...