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High prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in people at London HIV clinics

Around a third of people living with HIV receiving care at three large HIV clinics in south London had diabetes or pre-diabetes, while a Liverpool HIV clinic found that 70% of patients with diabetes were not able to achieve targets for blood sugar control, presentations at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection… Read More »

2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug

A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA. The FDA announced the recall on its… Read More »

High blood pressure symptoms: Seven signs os a potentially deadly hypertensive crisis

High blood pressure symptoms are very rarely noticeable, but if they do show they can be mistaken for symptoms of less serious health problems. Symptoms that can occur include shortness of breath dizziness and stomach pain. Recognising symptoms as early on as possible can help you avoid complications developing such as a heart attack. In… Read More »