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Blood pressure medicine recalled due to contamination with potentially carcinogenic – National

Drug manufacturers recall several medicines containing the ingredient valsartan, according to a press release from Health Canada on Tuesday. The recalled medicines are used to treat patients with high blood pressure to prevent heart attacks and strokes, and also for patients who have had heart failure or heart attack. A contamination, N-nitrosodimethylamine, was found in valsartan used in these drugs, …

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Pain patients ask the FDA for more options, easier access to opioids

They recommend that you first try Tylenol or drugs such as ibuprofen or naproxen, which are included in a class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. They also recommend attempts at low-tech alternatives such as ice cream, physical therapy and massage. And the CDC says that patients may need to change their expectations of living with pain. Bitt CDC and …

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Michigan is experiencing increased legionello cases

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) coordinates with local health departments across the state to investigate cases of legionellos this summer. So far in 2018, 135 confirmed cases of legionellosis have been reported in 33 counties compared to 107 confirmed cases in the same 2017 period. Confirmed cases include 24 in the city of …

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Stop taking multivitamins to help your heart. Researchers say they do not work.

Multivitamins are popular, but they do not seem to increase your heart health, according to a new study. The study, which analyzed information from several million people in five countries, found that taking multivitamins did not prevent heart attacks, strokes or deaths from heart disease. The results are in accordance with American Heart Association guidelines, which do not recommend using …

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Michigan sees the increase in case of Legionnaire's disease

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has taken a warning because the state is seeing an increase in legionella casualties this year. So far in 2018 there have been 135 confirmed cases of legionellos reported in 33 counties to 107 confirmed cases in the same timeframe 2017. Confirmed cases include 24 in the city of Detroit, 19 in …

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Babies sleep better when they get stuck food early, says the study

LONDON (CNN) – Both the UK National Health Service and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that mothers only breastfeed up to 6 months of age and then start introducing solid foods. Yet another alternative feeding plan also The introduction of a child to solid baby feeder after just 3 months was associated with a slight but significant improvement in …

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Taking multivitamins is a waste of time when it comes to heart health, the study suggests

Multivitamins are often marketed as a shortcut to better health. But the evidence that calls their alleged benefits is questioned, with the latest research suggesting they do not do anything to protect our hearts. Following an analysis of 18 existing studies, researchers concluded to take multivitamins and minerals that did not provide any benefits to prevent heart attacks, strokes or …

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Babies sleep better when they get stuck food early, says the study

Do you have trouble watching the video? Try disabling any ad block extensions currently running on your web browser. LONDON (CNN) – Both the UK National Health Care and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that mothers only breastfeed up to 6 months of age and then start introducing solid foods. An alternative feeding plan is also safe for infants, …

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