Monday, August 5, 2013

Taking blood pressure medicines long-term may boost cancer risk

BLOOMBERG – Aug. 5, 2013 – Women who took blood pressure drugs called calcium-channel blockers, like Pfizer Inc. (PFE)’s Norvasc, for 10 years or more had a 2.5 times higher risk of developing breast cancer than those who never took the medicine or who used other blood pressure treatments, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine.  More ...

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