Tag Archives: Blood

Diabetes type 2 – the BEST 10p vegetable you should add to your diet to lower blood sugar – Express

Diabetes is a common condition that affects around 3.7 million people in the UK. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy. You could lower your risk of diabetes by making some diet or lifestyle changes.… Read More »

Mechanism for turning skin cells into blood stem cells uncovered

Researchers have succeeded in converting human skin cells into blood stem cells in an international collaboration project.  “This is a first step on the way to generating fully functional blood stem cells in a petri dish which, in the future, could be transplanted into patients with blood diseases”, says Filipe Pereira, the researcher from Lund… Read More »

2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug

A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA. The FDA announced the recall on its… Read More »