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Holy grail cancer test? Hold on. Here’s what you need to know

December 5, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the Founder & Publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @garyschwitzer. Australian researchers at the University of Queensland reported that “a quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient diagnosis.” A news release quoted one… Read More »

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

The Food and Drug Administration just announced a recall of Valsartan, a potentially life-saving blood pressure medication, after the discovery of a cancer-causing contaminant found in some batches. This is the third recall for this type of medication in 2018. Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled amlodipine/Valsartan and amlodipine/Valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, medications that are commonly used to… Read More »