Teva Pharmaceutical has issued a voluntary recall for combination forms of the company’s blood pressure drug amlodipine due to cancer-causing impurities discovered in the tablets.
Novartis’ Sandoz division recalled one lot of losartan tablets after finding traces of a probable carcinogen in the blood pressure drug.
Adults who have a regular bedtime are likely to weigh less than those who do not, to have lower blood sugar and to face a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a U.S. study.
People who have recently experienced a stroke may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia than individuals who have not had a stroke, a new study suggests.
The earlier a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the greater the risk of heart disease and a life shortened by as much as 18 years, a large study suggests.
A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug.
The European Medicines Agency said a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, produced a common blood pressure and heart drug with an impurity that could cause cancer.
A new study finds that one-third of adults in the United States are potentially at risk of depression due to their medications.
Very few U.S. adults receive all the preventive health care services recommended for them, reports a new study.
Compared to inactive people, recreational soccer players have lower cholesterol, blood pressure and resting heart rates as well as less fat mass, a research review suggests.