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Tuberculosis Detection May Be Affected by Blood Draw Method

January 10, 2019 Share this content: Overall, QuantiFERON Gold and direct in-tube methods had the highest agreements. Healthcare workers participating in annual tuberculosis screening had differences in interferon (IFN)-γ level depending on blood draw methods, according to study results published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Whole blood samples from healthcare workers in… Read More »

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… Read More »

The Blood Sugar Diet that cuts belly fat, helps reverse type 2 diabetes: Eat 800 calories a day & lose weight – Times Now

The 800 Calorie Blood Sugar Diet plan that cuts belly fat and helps reverse type 2 diabetes&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New Delhi: For people with type 2 diabetes, managing blood sugar levels is extremely important for overall health. And most people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or suffer from obesity. But, it has been… Read More »