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The HSE issue severe warning after measles outbreak in Co Donegal

The HSE has confirmed that the measles outbreak in Co Donegal last week is continuing and has urged everyone who believes that they may have been affected by the illness to contact their GP. Two cases of the illness were confirmed last Wednesday but today there have been another two cases confirmed with three more probable… Read More »

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Pfizer Japan drawn into valsartan recall after finding API from Mylan is tainted

The global recall of valsartan has now extended to Pfizer and to Japan, via Mylan and India. According to a translated copy of its announcement, Pfizer’s Tokyo-based Japanese subsidiary said it is recalling from the country five lots of its blood pressure combo drug Amubaro because its API contains impurities that are probable carcinogens. The recall began… Read More »

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Skip the toast? Why breakfast might not be that important after all

The theory that breakfast is the most important meal of the day may not hold true, research suggests. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found that those who eat breakfast consume significantly more calories than those who skip the meal – and end up weighing more. For decades, health experts have exhorted people… Read More »

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