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Heartburn drug Zantac recalled over cancer-causing chemical fears

GlaxoSmithKline recalls its heartburn drug Zantac WORLDWIDE amid fears it may contain a cancer-causing chemical – but it’s still available in the US and the UK GlaxoSmithKline said four different types of the medication would be recalled  It’s feared pills contain NDMA, considered ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans  All four affected products are only available on… Read More »

Alarm over flu link to heart attacks

Experts are issuing a mid-flu season call for Australians to get immunised, prompted by concerns over influenza’s links to heart attacks. Immunisation Coalition says this year’s flu season is one of the worst on record, with 486 deaths and more than 228,000 cases. The group is hoping to not only raise awareness of influenza’s potential… Read More »