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New cancer-causing toxin found in recalled blood pressure pills

03 March, 2019 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US health regulators said a third cancer-causing toxin was found in some blood pressure pills recalled by India’s Hetero Labs Ltd a day earlier, adding to a global recall of commonly used drugs to treat hypertension. The US Food and Drug Administration is also looking into whether these types of impurities … Read More




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MORNING WALK EXERCISE BLOOD PRESSURE

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure

02 February, 2019 12:00 am 12:00 am

CANBERRA (Reuters ) – Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is … Read More




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Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

08 August, 2018 1:42 pm 1:42 pm

RALEIGH (Reuters ) – People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and 131,764 people taking at least four different pills to lower their blood pressure. Roughly … Read More




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