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FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills

Starting in July, separate lots of blood pressure medications from various companies were pulled from pharmacy shelves. They’re known as angiotensin II receptor blockers or ARBs and contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan. The reason? These blood pressure drugs contained impurities that pose a cancer risk to users. “The investigation isn’t concluded,” Dr. Janet Woodcock,… Read More »

Kids with More Siblings Become Easy Targets of Bullying, Says New Study

Siblings can become targets of bullying (Photo Credits: Pixabay) London, (IANS): While having siblings makes childhood blissful, it can also lead to bullying, finds a new study. A child with multiple siblings is more likely to be a victim of sibling bullying than those with only one brother or sister.  First-born children and elder brothers tend… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »