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FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

Because valsartan is used in medicines to treat serious medical conditions, patients taking the recalled valsartan-containing medicines should continue taking their medicine until they have a replacement product. The supplier has stopped distributing its product, known as the valsartan active pharmaceutical ingredient, and the FDA is working with the affected companies to lessen or remove it from future products. Consulte Mais Informação

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First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim under way

First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim under way

District Judge Vince Chhabria - who, even as he allowed the case to proceed, said the plaintiffs "appear to face a daunting challenge" in supporting their claims at the next phase of the case. The company faced more than 400 cancer lawsuits in the region and about 5,000 more nationwide. Claims against Monsanto received a boost in 2015 , when the International Agency for Research on Cancer - part of the World Health Organization - announced that two pesticides, including glyphosate, are ... Consulte Mais Informação

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What Are West Nile Symptoms? Virus Found in 30 States

What Are West Nile Symptoms? Virus Found in 30 States

In the other 24 states, the virus has only been found in mosquitos, birds or other animals. Warren County has the most cases so far with eight, according to the Department of Health, followed by Somerset with two. What Are the Symptoms of West Nile? Due to the high mortality rate of horses that contract the disease, owners are encouraged to make sure their horses are kept current with their West Nile virus vaccinations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Free replacement pill due for 'possibly cancer-causing' drugs

Free replacement pill due for 'possibly cancer-causing' drugs

Health Canada says the medications were supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals of China and that the valsartan used in the affected products contains an impurity known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The drug regulator for the European Union said it would conduct an assessment of the severity of the problem for those who are now taking drugs containing Valsartan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump administration threatened Ecuador over its support of breastfeeding resolution

Trump administration threatened Ecuador over its support of breastfeeding resolution

However, according to the Times , the USA did successfully strike some language that would have provided technical support for nations seeking to stop "inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children". Decades of research has shown that mother's milk is healthiest for children, a familiar theme underscored in a recent World Health Organization resolution to encourage breastfeeding. Consulte Mais Informação

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Babies fed with solids early sleep longer, wake less frequently

Babies fed with solids early sleep longer, wake less frequently

Parents completed online questionnaires every three months until their baby was a year old and then every three months until their child was three years old. Official advice is to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of life. It's been proven that the babies from the second group, who were breastfed and were given solid food have slept for longer and have woken up less frequently - overall, their sleep problems were nearly non-existent, in comparison with those babies who were ... Consulte Mais Informação

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