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Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects

Statins have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects Independent.ie Q My 56-year-old husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. However, he is unhappy about taking statins, as prescribed by his GP, as… Read More »

Formula sold at Walmart recalled after complaint about ‘metal’ in product

A formula company has issued a voluntary recall for a product sold in Walmart locations nationwide after it received a consumer complaint about metal in the powder. Perrigo Company plc said the recall affects its 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron. FROZEN RED PEPPERS RECALLED OVER POSSIBLE LISTERIA… Read More »

What to know about masturbation and testosterone

Many people believe that masturbation affects a man’s testosterone levels, but this is not necessarily true. Masturbation does not seem to have any long-lasting effects on testosterone levels. However, masturbation may have short-term effects on the levels of this hormone. It also affects other factors, such as sex drive. Masturbation does not typically pose a… Read More »