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Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill

Getty Images A pharmacy warned the Food and Drug Administration that it found a chemical believed to cause cancer in a widely used blood pressure medication, according to a filing from the federal agency. Valisure, an online pharmacy company licensed in 37 states, told the FDA last week that high levels of dimethylformamide were found… Read More »

Polytoxicity — Why Chemical Safety Studies Cannot Be Trusted

One section of the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to “compile, keep current and publish a list of each chemical substance manufactured or processed” in the U.S.1 The initial reporting began in 1978 and was published in 1979, listing 62,000 chemical substances. Currently, the TSCA inventory lists 85,000 chemicals.2… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could this chemical help explain anxiety?

A recent study on anxiety examined the role of glutamate, which is a neurotransmitter. The findings could help scientists develop more effective interventions. A new study digs into the neuroscience of anxiety. Almost everybody experiences anxiety in one of its forms. Over time, evolution honed anxiety as a survival mechanism; it forms part of our… Read More »