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Cardiologist Groups Say Newer Blood Thinners Best Against A-Fib

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 — Newer blood thinners are recommended over warfarin for people with the heart condition called atrial fibrillation (a-fib) in updated treatment guidelines issued by three major American heart groups. The newer drugs are called non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Examples include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis).… Read More »

Protecting children, elderly absolutely vital: Support groups

THE recruitment of new police officers in the Central West who will be tasked with protecting children and the elderly has been welcomed by the region’s support groups. Each police command across NSW will receive a child protection officer and elder abuse prevention officer, with the new positions to be fulfilled within four years. Minister for Police… Read More »