Tag Archives: Blood

More blood pressure medicine recalled due to concerns over cancer-causing chemicals – WISH-TV

WASHINGTON (WCMH) — The FDA says an additional recall has been issued for certain blood pressure medicines due to trace amounts of a cancer-causing chemical. According to the FDA’s website, Aurobindo Pharma USA is voluntarily recalling two lots of valsartan tablets, 26 lots of amlodipine and valsartan combination tablets, and 52 lots of valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful

Before a blood cholesterol test, doctors typically advise that a person fast for several hours to get the most accurate results. However, a new study shows that in the case of people with diabetes, this approach could do more harm than good. New research explains why fasting before a blood test may not be such… Read More »