A second cancer-causing substance was found in valsartan

European and North American regulators have said they are examining a second potentially cancer-causing substance in a commonly-used blood pressure drug made by Chinese firm Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Medicine

Woman patient told jokes and sang during brain surgery

Scottish stand-up comedian Sarah-May Philo, 34, from Dennistoun, Glasgow, who had a life-saving brain surgery to remove a huge oligodendroglioma tumor, told jokes and even sang the opera classic Ave Maria as surgeons operated.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Medicine