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Drug Agency Calls for Strong Warning Labels on Popular Sleep Aids

Federal health regulators announced on Tuesday that they would require manufacturers of sleeping pills such as Ambien and related drugs to post strongly worded warnings in boxes on labels and patient guides. The Food and Drug Administration, in what it called a safety announcement, noted that the drugs’ side effects included risky behaviors, such as… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 warning – the ‘eruptive’ skin outbreak you should never ignore

Diabetes is a common condition that affects around 3.7 million people in the UK. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy. You could be at risk of diabetes… Read More »

High blood pressure: Four common warning signs of ‘the silent killer’ – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, is caused by eating an unhealthy diet, being overweight, eating too much salt, or not doing enough exercise. Having hypertension puts extra stress on blood vessels and… Read More »

Women’s Health – Gynecologic Cancer Warning Signs

Gynecologic cancer is actually a grouping of several different types of cancer that affect women. The tissues and organs that are targeted by gynecologic cancer are portions of a female’s reproductive system. This includes cervical cancer, uterine cancer, fallopian tube cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer, and ovarian cancer. Although any woman is potentially at risk… Read More »