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AHA News: Younger Stroke Survivors More At Risk For Anxiety

TUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Anxiety is more than twice as common in younger stroke survivors, especially those who show symptoms of depression, than in older patients, according to a new study that recommends routine mental health screenings for survivors of all ages. Anxiety is common after stroke and transient ischemic… Read More »

Losartan recall: Another popular blood-pressure medicine recalled for carcinogen risk – CBS News

Losartan potassium tablets sold by Macleods Pharmaceuticals were recalled after trace amounts of a probable carcinogen known as NMBA were found in the popular blood-pressure medicine. “The risk of developing cancer in a few patients following long-term use of the product cannot be ruled out,” the FDA noted. Since 2018, there have been at least… Read More »