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Despite Studies in Favor, Johnson & Johnson facing Lawsuits over Link between Talc and Cancer

Despite Studies in Favor, Johnson & Johnson facing Lawsuits over Link between Talc and Cancer

Johnson & Johnson’s problems linked to baby powder are not going to end soon. After recently losing two lawsuits, the pharmaceutical company is preparing for one more battle where a woman has sued it and claimed its talcum Baby Powder caused her cancer.

Earlier, Johnson & Johnson lost two cases linked to its iconic baby powder and has been announced to pay $127 million. Is the baby powder really harmful and causes cancer?

Effective Treatment to Pass Painful Kidney Stones Found; It’s A Roller Coaster Ride

Effective Treatment to Pass Painful Kidney Stones Found; It’s A Roller Coaster Ride

Researchers have found a very interesting way to treat painful kidney stones, hard deposits that form in the kidneys. A roller coaster ride for just a few minutes could help pass these stones, they reported in a new study.

Service members who suffer from concussion have high chances of developing PTSD

Service members who suffer from concussion have high chances of developing PTSD

In recent time a growing proof has linked a physical injury to the brain to the odds of contracting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Studies conducted on troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan have discovered that service members who got a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury have a lot more chances of developing PTSD. It is a problem wherein an individual has nightmares; flashbacks and extreme anxiety for years post any traumatic event.

US witnesses continuous rise in number of babies born dependent on opioid drugs

US witnesses continuous rise in number of babies born dependent on opioid drugs

A latest study suggested that the US has been seeing a steady rise in the number of babies born dependent on opioid drugs.

Researchers observed the rate of babies suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome, a [problem wherein infants experience withdrawal symptoms due to exposure to opioids while in the womb. These opioids include prescription opioids or heroin.

Multistate E. coli outbreak makes Adams Farm recall beef, veal and bison products

Multistate E. coli outbreak makes Adams Farm recall beef, veal and bison products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called beef products the likely cause of an E. coli outbreak that made seven people ill in four states.

It said that in the time period between June 27 and September 4, seven people in the age group 1 to 74 from West Virginia, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts got infected with E. coli O157:H7. It mentioned that there were no reports of life loss but five of the seven have been hospitalized.

Manuka honey could be used to keep internal medical devices free from infection

Manuka honey could be used to keep internal medical devices free from infection

According to a new research, manuka honey could be used to prevent hospital-acquired infections generally acquired from internal medical devices such as urinary catheters.

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