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Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

US judges have ordered the pharmaceutical company Johnson and Johnson to pay $72 million in damages to the family of a deceased woman who claim that her cancer was caused by the talcum powder. This latest court case representing Jackie Fox of Birmingham, Alabama, was part of a broader claim in the city of St. Louis circuit court involving nearly[Read More…]

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

A clinical drugs trial in France has ended in tragedy after five people were hospitalised with serious neurological complications and one was left brain dead. It has been reported that 90 people were administered the drug, which has not yet been named. The French Health Ministry has since stopped the drugs trial and recalled all of those volunteers who took[Read More…]

Sick children benefit from Reiki treatment at UK hospital

Sick children benefit from Reiki treatment at UK hospital

A hospital in Brighton is offering Reiki as a complementary treatment for sick children. The Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital has a fundraising charity called Rockinghorse, which helps to raise money for life-saving and cutting-edge medical equipment. It has donated the money needed to provide four specialist Reiki therapists. The therapists had previously been providing voluntary treatment to children in 2012,[Read More…]

Fluoride in tap water linked to thyroid problems

Fluoride in tap water linked to thyroid problems

A recent study carried out by scientists has discovered that the water we drink from the tap is linked to weight gain, depression and tiredness. Researchers at the University of Kent have found that the mineral, fluoride may be the main cause of triggering an underactive thyroid. However, despite these findings, Public Health England, have somewhat dismissed these claims made[Read More…]

Yoshihiro Kawaoka has just created a new and very deadly form of the flu virus

Scientist has created the killer flu virus

A professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka working in a relatively low level-two bio safety lab rating at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has just created a strain of flu that can escape the human immune system. This new engineered virus is a replica of the H1N1, but engineered to be more deadly as most people today have a high level of immunity against[Read More…]