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Blood Pressure Drug Triggers Skin Cancer

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Health Warning, Skin Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

A common hypertension medicine dramatically increases your risk of getting skin cancer, a new study finds.1

Danish researchers looked at 80,000 cases of skin cancer. Then they analyzed medications the patients were taking. They found that one drug made people seven times more likely to get skin cancer.

It was the blood pressure medication hydrochlorothiazide (HCT).

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10 Best Healthy Halloween Candies

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research0 Comments

Who wants to deny the kids a sweet treat on Halloween? If it’s just once a year, can a sugar splurge be so bad? The problem is that Halloween has evolved far beyond a one-day candy-fest.

The average American now eats 3.5 pounds of sweets during the increasingly lengthy Halloween season. The average trick-or-treater totes home more than 21 ounces of pure sugar.

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Enlarged Prostate? Beware of These Dangerous Drugs

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning, Prostate Cancer by INH Research1 Comment

If you walk into your doctor’s office with symptoms of an enlarged prostate, chances are you’ll walk out with a hormone-based drug.

These medications are a standard treatment. They include the drugs Avodart and Proscar. But a new study shows that when you take them, it’s likely you’ll only be trading one health problem for another.

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