Archive: 07/1/2010

High potassium? Check your antibiotic

Older adults taking the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)—widely prescribed for urinary tract infections—are at increased risk of elevated potassium levels, called hyperkalemia, according ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Medications
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High fructose diet may contribute to high blood pressure

People who eat a diet high in fructose, in the form of added sugar, are at increased risk of developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American So ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Health
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Motorola says separation on track

Motorola said Thursday it was on track to split into two separate companies next year, one focusing on handsets and the other on professional safety equipment.

dateJul 01, 2010 in Business
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Why are blacks more likely to die from cancer diagnosis?

Black people with cancer are up to twice as likely as other races to die from their disease. While disparities exist for nearly every common cancer type, the largest differences occur among cancers that benefit most from ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Cancer
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