Published Articles

Why female blood donors may put male recipients at risk

Men have a higher risk of death if they receive a blood transfusion from a female donor who has ever been pregnant, research shows.
18 October 2017

Everything you know about iron supplements is wrong

Think daily doses are best? Think again.
10 October 2017

9 stroke management changes for GPs

New guidelines from the Stroke Foundation emphasise prompt recognition.
05 September 2017

Woman’s death exposes dearth of VTE guidance

The death of a woman from pulmonary embolism has highlighted the lack of GP guidance on preventing VTE, an inquiry has heard.
29 August 2017

NOACs drive rise in AF anticoagulant use: study

The availability of novel oral anticoagulants has increased the use of stroke prevention therapy for AF, particularly for high-risk patients, an Australian study shows.
27 July 2017

Dabigatran reversal confirmed in real world emergencies

The reversal agent for dabigatran can rapidly switch off the anticoagulant effect of the novel oral anticoagulant when required in emergency situations, a real world study has shown.
12 July 2017