Popular Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Cancer

Some widely used blood pressure drugs may be associated with an increased risk of cancer, researchers found in a new study. In a meta-analysis of nine published studies the blood pressure drugs called angiotensin-receptor blockers were associated with a modest but statistically significant 8 percent increase in the relative risk of a new cancer, according to Dr. Ilke Sipahi, and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Angiotensin-receptor...Full Story
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