One Type of Blood Pressure Drug Raises Cancer Risk

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Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure.

The drugs include lisinopril, benazepril, enalapril, ramipril, and perindopril.

They work by causing the muscles around blood vessels to relax. This allows them to open wider, reducing hypertension.[1]

But a major study shows that these medications raise the risk of one of the most feared and deadly diseases in America by nearly a third.… Read More

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Merck’s New COVID Pill: Does It Cause Cell Mutations? 

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News that Merck’s antiviral drug molnupiravir had successfully treated coronavirus patients in clinical trials set off celebrations around the world.  

Headlines trumpeted claims that we might finally have a truly effective pill that prevents severe COVID in people who get infected. Shares of Merck stock jumped. One German doctor called molnupiravir “a game changer.”i 

A trial involving about 700 people with mild to moderate cases of COVID-19 showed that the medication cut in half the risk of hospitalization.Read More

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Bad Breath Can Be a Symptom of These 7 Serious Illnesses 

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Bad breath is embarrassing. 

So we suck on mints. Or we gargle with mouthwash before getting close and personal with someone. 

But persistent foul breath—called halitosis by doctors—can be more than just a social problem. It could be telling you that you have a serious illness. 

Bad breath is often caused by eating pungent foods. Garlic is the most famous culprit.Read More

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Use Your Body Clock to Prevent Cancer 

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There are tried-and-true methods to prevent cancer. But most are difficult.  

It’s not easy to quit smoking, to lose weight, or to make big changes to your diet.  

And one of the biggest cancer risk factors—your genes—are impossible to change. There’s nothing you can do about your DNA.  

But what if you could prevent cancer without making any major lifestyle changes?Read More

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A Prostate Cancer Treatment That Doesn’t Destroy a Man’s Quality of Life  

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Prostate cancer has long presented men and their doctors with a major dilemma… 

In most cases, it’s not fatal. It’s harmless. It doesn’t even affect a man’s health. 

But in a few men, it spreads. Usually into bones. Then to the rest of body. At that point, it’s usually lethal. 

The problem is that doctors have no reliable way to tell the harmless cancers from the fatal ones.Read More

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Vitamin Deficiency May Lead to Breast Cancer 

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The standard treatments for breast cancer have largely remained the same for decades. They are chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery.  

The side effects of any of the three can be devastating. Women may lose their hair. They may get so nauseated they can’t eat. They may become painfully thin. That’s just the beginning. And that’s on top of losing a breast to mastectomy.Read More