Teva Pharmaceuticals Pulls Blood-Pressure Medications Using Valsartan and Amlodipine Off the Market Over Possible Cancer Risk – Newser

Teva Pharmaceuticals Pulls Blood-Pressure Medications Using Valsartan and Amlodipine Off the Market Over Possible Cancer Risk – Newser

Teva Pharmaceuticals Pulls Blood-Pressure Medications Using Valsartan and Amlodipine Off the Market Over Possible Cancer Risk  Newser List of blood pressure drugs (amlodipine and valsartan) under recall added November 2018: Mylan, Teva  OregonLive 2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug  WTOP ALERT: RECALL OF OTHER HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINES  crossvillenews1st.com View full coverage on Google […]

The Ebola outbreak in DRC is now the second largest in history – Vox

The Ebola outbreak in DRC is now the second largest in history – Vox

GENEVA — An Ebola epidemic that experts are calling “exceptionally dangerous” is unfolding in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far, there have been more than 420 cases and 240 deaths, which makes it the largest outbreak of Ebola since the 2014-2016 West Africa outbreak, which killed 11,000. It’s also the second-largest Ebola outbreak on […]

ALEXX BANKS REALITY STAR BRAIN FLU: Atlanta reality star fighting for his life, doctors suspect rare brain flu | WSB-TV – WSB Atlanta

ALEXX BANKS REALITY STAR BRAIN FLU: Atlanta reality star fighting for his life, doctors suspect rare brain flu | WSB-TV – WSB Atlanta

0 Atlanta reality TV star fighting for his life; doctors suspect rare brain flu ATLANTA – A reality TV personality who lives in Atlanta is in a coma and doctors think he’s suffering from brain flu, a very rare condition with influenza-like symptoms. Alexx Banks, who has appeared on OWN’s “Ready to Love,” is on life support. The […]

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment – BBC News

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of people with type 2 diabetes in England are to be prescribed a very low-calorie diet in the hope of reversing their condition. Under the pilot they will be restricted to 800 calories a day, in the form of soups and shakes, for three months. When the diet was trialled […]

US life expectancy drops in 2017 due to drug overdoses, suicides – CNN

US life expectancy drops in 2017 due to drug overdoses, suicides – CNN

Overdose deaths reached a new high in 2017, topping 70,000, while the suicide rate increased by 3.7%, the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics reports. Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC director, called the trend tragic and troubling. “Life expectancy gives us a snapshot of the Nation’s overall health and these sobering statistics are a wakeup call […]

Cancer care: England still lagging behind the best – BBC News

Cancer care: England still lagging behind the best – BBC News

Image copyright SPL England has failed to close the gap on the best-performing nations when it comes to cancer care despite 20 years of trying, analysis suggests. The review by the Health Foundation of the government’s record between 1995 and 2015 said that despite four strategies setting ambitious goals, the NHS was still lagging behind […]

CDC now confirms 116 cases of polio-like paralysis – NBCNews.com

CDC now confirms 116 cases of polio-like paralysis – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 26, 2018 / 8:59 PM GMT By Maggie Fox At least 116 people, mostly children, have been confirmed with the polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis, federal health officials said Monday. The Centers for […]