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FDA needs to recall Zantac and other ranitidine antacids, says pharmacy that uncovered impurity

An online pharmacy has again stuck it to the FDA in a citizen petition after tipping off regulators to the existence of a potentially cancer-causing impurity in Zantac and other heartburn medicines. It is the same impurity that led to a global recall of blood pressure medicines. Valisure says the FDA should recall Sanofi’s Zantac… Read More »

Four European States That ‘Eradicated’ Measles Back to Square One Says WHO as Viral Disease Re-Emerges

World Health Organization (File Photo) Copenhagen, August 29: Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the UK, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Thursday, urging countries to step up vaccination efforts. “Re-establishment of measles transmission is concerning. If high immunisation coverage… Read More »

U.S. Sanctions Cut Off Iranians’ Access To Medicine, Iran Says – NPR

The U.S is working to increase pressure on Iran, and many Iranians are struggling. The State Department is challenging Iran’s charges that the U.S. is cutting off access to cancer drugs. DAVID GREENE, HOST: We are hosting the program across continents today, which gives us perspective to cover a major global story. The United States… Read More »

Science Says Scrolling Your Smartphone 5 Hours A Day Leads To Weight Gain

Sneaking a scroll of your Insta-feed simultaneously throughout the day in between alternating between your emails and apps? Between checking our social stats, sussing out the weather, stalking an ex, reading up on Mercury retrograde and scouring the internet for a dinner recipe, it seems near impossible to not somehow revert to our smartphone every… Read More »