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Bayer shares plunged more than 12 percent after a second US jury ruled that glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer causes cancer. It was a huge blow to the German Pharmaceutical giant which bought US agrochemical firm Monsanto. The stock drop during Wednesday morning trading on the Frankfurt exchange wiped out almost $8 billion from Bayer’s market […]

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Monsanto/Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer was found to be a “substantial factor” in causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a California man, as the trial proceeds to its next phase to determine liability and damages. In a landmark verdict that could affect numerous other cases, a federal jury in San Francisco found Roundup herbicide to be […]

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(Reuters health) – Many middle-aged and older adults with torn cartilage and pain in their knee are not likely to benefit from so-called arthroscopic surgery, a review of past studies suggests. Researchers analyzed 10 previous clinical trials that randomly offered some patients knee surgery and others nonsurgical options including exercise or medication. Overall, knee surgery […]

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(Reuters health) – A new wireless system for monitoring the vital signs of the most fragile newborns – those born prematurely or with debilitating diseases – could make it easier for parents to have skin to skin contact with their babies, a preliminary study suggests. Infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) typically have […]

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Maybe it’s time to cut your buzzsaw spouse a break. Heavy <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/sleep-disorders” target=”_blank”>snorers</a> may have higher accumulations of the toxic protein tau — a bio-hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease — in the part of the brain that manages memory, navigation and perception of time, according to a new study released Sunday by the Mayo Clinic. […]

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(Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from thousands of lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. <img title="Exclusive: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma exploring bankruptcy: sources " alt="Exclusive: OxyContin […]

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from roughly 2,000 lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin […]

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The government has launched its first cervical screening advertising campaign in England, as the numbers of women taking part have hit a 20-year low. The campaign – being run by Public health England – has avoided the term “smear test” amid concern it may be putting people off. Officials said the term was outdated and […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on talc lawsuits could reduce the liability and number of large trials Johnson & Johnson faces over allegations its talc products, including baby powder, cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas […]

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What it’s like if you can’t eat any raw fruit and vegetables? It sounds inconvenient, limiting and potentially unhealthy. But what if you add to that dairy, soya, gluten, lactose, nuts and seafood? That means no bread, milk, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, fish, pasta, pizza, bought sauces, cakes, biscuits and chocolate – the list goes on. […]

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