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Blood pressure drug recalled after probable cancer-causing ingredient detected

The company said the affected lots were the only ones found to have higher levels of N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) than the FDA has approved for acceptable daily intake. Another batch of blood pressure medication has been recalled after trace amounts of a probable carcinogen was detected in the product. Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issued the recall for… Read More »

‘The results were impressive’: Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells’

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists have known that an accumulation of senescent cells in the body is linked to aging symptoms such as frailty and arthritis, as well as diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Senescent… Read More »