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FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making “unproven” claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal. Kratom, which is an herbal extract that naturally grows outside of the U.S., is not approved by the FDA.… Read More »

Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study

Raspberries, blueberries, apples, citrus fruits, plums, onions, coffee, red wine, cocoa and wholewheat, rice, corn and oats are rich in phenolic acid. (stock photo) Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study Independent.ie A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer, research suggests.… Read More »

Cardiologist Groups Say Newer Blood Thinners Best Against A-Fib

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 — Newer blood thinners are recommended over warfarin for people with the heart condition called atrial fibrillation (a-fib) in updated treatment guidelines issued by three major American heart groups. The newer drugs are called non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Examples include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis).… Read More »