MIMS Cardiology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for cardiovascular conditions, including angina, heart failure and hypertension.

Latest news

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 supplements are effective...

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE has updated its guideline on chronic heart failure...

Low-dose aspirin 'ineffective' for cardiovascular prevention in larger patients

Low-dose aspirin 'ineffective' for cardiovascular prevention in larger patients

Higher aspirin doses may be needed to prevent vascular...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

Angina (including nitrates, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)



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