• Blood pressure linked to Alzheimer's: Higher than average reading raises risk by 46%, study warns

    29 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Scientists from Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago found a link between high blood pressure and brain tangles, but taking blood pressure medications did not make any difference.
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  • 3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

    3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

    29 days ago - By Time

    Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could possibly lead to cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said .
    These products - with the active ingredient valsartan, a generic drug used to treat high blood pressure - may contain N-nitrosodimethylamine , a possible human carcinogen. The FDA asked three companies, Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., to recall their valsartan products. Solco and Teva were also asked to recall their drugs...
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