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The recall of blood pressure medications is re-expanding with new losartans

The FDA has announced two more reminders of blood pressure drugs infected with cancer-causing impurities. N-Nitroso N-methyl 4-aminobutyric acid (NMBA) impurity found in the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). , which contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan, and are used in patients with high blood pressure and other conditions. United States due to the presence of similar impurities that are potential …

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Brooklyn Hasidic Community Is in the midst of a Dire Measles Outbreak

Miriam thought her niece was safe from measles At five months old, the baby girl was too young for the first of two MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccines recommended by the CDC. Miriam (who claimed her last name was not shared to protect her family's privacy) knew about the measles outbreak that had plagued her community, and Hasidic enclave …

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Her son died. And then its opponents attacked her

Grief and fear just a few days after her son's death, she checked her Facebook page in the hope of reading comfort reports from her family and friends. Instead, she found dozens of hideous comments: You're a terrible mother. You killed your child. You deserved what happened to your son. All this is fake – your child does not exist. …

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Space makes your herpes flare up, apparently – BGR

Riding in space on the top of a rocket is something that very few people ever get the opportunity to do. It's a dangerous journey, but the payoff is something that those of us who spend our entire lives here on solid ground can not possibly comprehend. In one of the more bizarre but nevertheless interesting reports that come out …

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A measly traveler may have infected others at Newark Airport this month

A person infected with measles may have exposed other people at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this month, health officials said. The passenger, whose name was not released, arrived at Terminal C from a flight from Aruba on March 4, the New Jersey health ministry announced on Monday. "The person was infected at that time and may have traveled to …

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Drinking two or more sugar beverages or sports drinks per day related to early death – especially for women

How sweet it is – Drinking sweet drinks is associated with a greater risk of death from cardiovascular disease, especially among women, according to a new report by the Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association. Moreover, when exchanging a sugar-sweetened drink a day, such as a soda or a sports drink, with an artificial sweetener drink (using low calorie …

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Daily aspirin is no longer recommended to prevent heart attacks for healthy elderly people

Breaking News Emails Receiving alarm news and special reports. SUBSCRIBE 18 March, 2019, 16:04 GMT By Dr. Shamar Charles according to the recommendations published on Sunday. The recommendations issued jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association are a reversal of previous guidelines that have approved the adoption of aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular problems …

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