Two more blood pressure medications recalled over cancer concerns – 10TV

Two more blood pressure medications recalled over cancer concerns – 10TV

Published: 12/03/18 01:15 pm EST Updated: 12/03/18 01:22 pm EST Two more blood pressure medications have been recalled by the FDA over cancer concerns. The recall comes after three other blood pressure medications had already been recalled. Teva Pharmaceuticals voluntarily recalled its amlodipine/valsartan and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, the FDA announced. Advertisement – Story continues below […]

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment – BBC News

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images An ultra low-calorie diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes is to form part of a pilot run by the NHS in England. The 800-calorie a day diet using liquid meals and shakes will be prescribed for three months, initially to 5,000 people, and follow-up support given. Nine out of 10 […]

Google's Parent Has a Plan to Eliminate Mosquitoes Worldwide – BloombergQuint

Google's Parent Has a Plan to Eliminate Mosquitoes Worldwide – BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) — Silicon Valley researchers are attacking flying bloodsuckers in California’s Fresno County. It’s the first salvo in an unlikely war for Google parent Alphabet Inc.: eradicating mosquito-borne diseases around the world. A white high-top Mercedes van winds its way through the suburban sprawl and strip malls as a swarm of male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes […]

Scientist Who Crispr’d Babies Bucked His Own Ethics Policy – WIRED

Scientist Who Crispr’d Babies Bucked His Own Ethics Policy – WIRED

We said “don’t freak out,” when scientists first used Crispr to edit DNA in non-viable human embryos. When they tried it in embryos that could theoretically produce babies, we said “don’t panic.” Many years and years of boring bench science remain before anyone could even think about putting it near a woman’s uterus. Well, we […]

Cancer care: England still lagging behind the best – BBC News

Cancer care: England still lagging behind the best – BBC News

Image copyright SPL England has failed to close the gap on the best-performing nations when it comes to cancer care despite 20 years of trying, analysis suggests. The review by the Health Foundation of the government’s record between 1995 and 2015 said that despite four strategies setting ambitious goals, the NHS was still lagging behind […]

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