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Statins side effects: The one sensation you should not ignore – you may need a lower dose

Typically, the major health benefits of taking statins outweighs the minor side effects. The medication is used to lower cholesterol thereby reducing the risk of a deadly heart attack or stroke. Statins do save lives, but if you’re feeling generally achey all over the body, and it lasts longer than a few days, you might… Read More »

Lower AstraZeneca vaccine efficacy against South African strain could complicate pandemic response

The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine is not effective against moderate infections of the South Africa variant of the coronavirus, according to a new study that complicates the strategy for curbing the pandemic through immunization. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the vaccine had an efficacy of only 10.4% against mild-to-moderate cases… Read More »

NHS surgeons say productivity is 50% lower than before Covid-19

NHS surgeons are only working at 50% capacity because of Covid-19 – despite a record 1.85million patients waiting for routine operations, experts warn The Royal College of Surgeons revealed surgeons were working at half capacity Covid-19 safety measures were making it difficult to pick up services again Figures show 1.85million people have waited more than 18… Read More »

Study links increased exercise with lower sleep apnea risk

DARIEN, IL – A study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that increased physical activity is associated with a lower  risk of obstructive sleep apnea, a common sleep-related breathing disorder. The study is the largest to date focused on the relationship between sleep apnea and levels of physical activity… Read More »

How do diuretics lower blood pressure

The specific side-effect profile is different for each drug, so you’ll want to get familiar with the one s you’re taking. Gitelman syndrome. Accessed June 25, Ellison DH, Loffing J. On the other hand, evidence also exists to contradict reverse whole-body regulation. Late-night eating: OK if you have diabetes? Mann JFE. This sites design is… Read More »