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Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

Several drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure have been recalled after officials found a cancer-causing impurity in the products. The Food and Drug Administration issued the recall Friday, warning that the probably carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine, also known as

Fund NAFDAC to enforce MAS on drug products, Adeyeye tells NASS

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC, has urged the National Assembly to fund the agency towards realisation of the enforcement of the Mobile Authentication Scheme, MAS, on drug products so as to reduce counterfeiting. Disclosing this position

Police’s plea for information on Spice drug after concern about Portsmouth use

POLICE and health officials in Portsmouth have spoken of their concern about a life-threating drug which has seen users become ‘zombies’. Portsmouth police urged anyone with information about suppliers of Spice, a synthetic cannabis substitute, to come forward. The plea came