Tag Archives: Pressure

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug over cancer-causing impurity

FILE PHOTO – The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch in Zurich, Switzerland October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan,… Read More »

Hypochondriacs who rely on data from their Fitbits 'are piling extra pressure on the NHS'

Fitbits are putting a strain on doctors ‘because the exercise trackers are incorrectly telling wearers they are ILL’ Health apps are blamed for the potential ‘dystopian’ scenario facing the NHS  The warning features in a report from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges  It said an inordinate number of patients visit their doctor because of… Read More »