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High blood pressure medication RECALLED due to possible cancer-causing substance

High blood pressure tablets Irbesartan HCTZ have been recalled nationwide in the US due to a possible cancer risk. Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. recalled the products that contained N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). NDEA is a substance found in tobacco smoke which has been… Read More »

Meta-analysis finds high but variable STI rates in PrEP studies – is PrEP the cause or a potential solution?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A new meta-analysis of 20 studies and roll-out projects of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in gay and bisexual men confirms very high rates of diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in study participants and PrEP takers. Dr Ricardo Werner and colleagues from the Berlin Institute of Health analyse STI rates in… Read More »