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Medical News Today: High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency and high blood pressure. The findings could help scientists design new ways of intervening in at-risk patient populations. Hypertension is incredibly common; understanding how it works is vital. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a huge and growing health concern in the United States. According to… Read More »

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 »

Medical News Today: Increased intracranial pressure: What to know

Increased intracranial pressure is a medical term that refers to growing pressure inside a person’s skull. This pressure can affect the brain if doctors do not treat it. A sudden increase in the pressure inside a person’s skull is a medical emergency. Left untreated, an increase in the intracranial pressure (ICP) may lead to brain… Read More »