Tag Archives: Risks

Heartburn Drugs and Cancer: What Are the Risks?

Valisure: “Valisure Citizen Petition on Ranitidine.” Sandoz Inc.: “Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules 150mg and 300mg Due to an Elevated Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), in the Product.” Bloomberg: “Carcinogen in Zantac Leads to Another Shipment Halt, Recall.” Health Canada: “Health Canada requests that companies stop distributing ranitidine drugs in… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting: A Popular Diet With Serious Psychological Risks – Inverse

Why Do We Diet? The social pressure to diet starts young — really young — and this is what has some nutritionists and eating disorder experts worried about people who want to try restrictive diets. In 2008, a study on nearly 200 five-year-olds showed that a mother’s dieting behavior shapes how her daughter thinks about… Read More »

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer

Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study. There was no association between dietary supplement use and a lower risk of death. In addition, excess calcium intake was linked to an increased risk of cancer death,… Read More »

Phishing attack risks data of 30,000 patients of Mississippi facility

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport in Mississippi is notifying patients that protected health information may have been compromised by a phishing attack. The facility reported that access to the information was achieved by an attack on an employee’s email account on December 6, 2018. A phishing attack occurs when a hacker sends an email that appears… Read More »

Legacy applications pose serious cybersecurity risks to hospitals warns BridgeHead

Cybersecurity, clinical and IT thought leaders from BridgeHead and AbedGraham join forces to deliver new white paper outlining the risks and consequences of running legacy systems HIMSS19, Orlando – 12 February 2019: Today sees the launch of a new white paper entitled, “Legacy Applications: A Healthcare Cybersecurity Nightmare” co-authored by clinical and cybersecurity consultancy, AbedGraham,… Read More »