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(Reuters Health) – Drinking water that is contaminated with even moderate levels of arsenic may lead to harmful thickening of the heart’s main chamber walls, a new U.S. study suggests. Researchers who analyzed arsenic levels from more than 1,000 adults under the age of 50 found the risk of heart thickening over the next roughly […]

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Press Release Dresden / Germany, 16th April 2019 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) ensure safety and quality of Pharmaceutical products. Lipotype is the worldwide first and only officially GMP certified shotgun lipidomics service provider for Pharmaceutical applications. Quality variations can pose direct threats to patient health – especially in the pharma industry. This is why quality […]

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India’s drugs control agency has revealed that samples of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) baby shampoo taken from two batches had failed the quality test as they contained “harmful ingredients.” The watchdog’s findings come just a few months after Indian authorities launched an investigation into the company’s baby powder to see if it contains cancer-causing asbestos. […]

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to concerns about possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause severe illness in some people. FILE PHOTO: Avocados are on display for sale at the wholesale market “Central de Abastos” in Mexico City, Mexico January […]

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Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores in 6 states over concerns they may be contaminated with listeria.(Business Wire via AP) A California-based company announced Saturday it is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados over fears of possible listeria contamination. Henry Avocado Corporation said in news release it […]

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GENEVA (Reuters) – The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is now concentrated in two areas and could be stopped by September, but the country also needs help tackling its broader health problems, the head of the World health Organization said on Thursday. <img title="WHO says Ebola area contained but Congo needs long-term support […]

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(Reuters health) – The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women’s age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest. Women exposed to DDT before age 14, particularly in infancy and early childhood, were […]

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Major Chinese frozen food producer Sanquan Food Co Ltd said on Monday it has recalled products that may be contaminated with African swine fever, following media reports that some of its dumplings tested positive for the virus. FILE PHOTO: A staff member is seen at the booth of Sanquan Food promoting its […]

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(Reuters health) – It looks like your mother was right: when you’ve got a cold, sleep may be the best medicine. German researchers have discovered one way sleep improves the body’s ability to fight off a cold. Sleep, it seems, strengthens the potency of certain immune cells by improving their chances of attaching to-and eventually […]

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