Tag Archives: Potential

3rd potential carcinogen found in popular blood-pressure medicine – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A third potential cancer-causing contaminant has been found in a widely used blood-pressure medicine, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signage is seen through a bus stop at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Silver Spring, Md., on the FDA grounds.… Read More »

Meta-analysis finds high but variable STI rates in PrEP studies – is PrEP the cause or a potential solution?

Werner and colleagues analysed STI rates in 24 papers concerning 20 different studies of PrEP in gay and bisexual men. These studies included randomised controlled studies such as iPrEx, PROUD and Ipergay and their open-label extensions, as well as studies targeting particular populations such as the PrEPare study for teenagers. They also included country-specific demonstration… Read More »

Caraway: A Plant With Diverse Culinary Applications, Plus a Few Potential Health Benefits

Caraway (Carum carvi) is an aromatic plant known for its seeds. However, other parts of it are edible as well, such as the leaves and roots.1 It’s considered to be one of the oldest cultivated spices,2 being utilized by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Arabs.3 In fact, it is believed that the word originated from… Read More »