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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 »

Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills No Guard Against Cancer Or Serious Heart Trouble

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Researchers defined serious heart problems as the combined… Read More »