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The cancer patient had claimed in a lawsuit that Johnson & Johnson's baby powder can cause ovarian cancer. A jury recently voted in her favour making it the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts.

Vitamin C is an important water-soluble vitamin that helps the body form and maintain connective tissue such as bones, blood vessels and skin. It is found abundantly in various fruits and vegetables.

Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. The number of admitted patients represents a 42-percent increase over the same period last year along with seven more deaths,

A team of scientists from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has developed a non-invasive way to detect cancer-related DNA in the blood of patients. This method is not only a more convenient way of detecting certain cancers, but the blood test can also detect the disease in its early stages.

 

NEW DELHI — The head of an Indian hospital where dozens of children have died in recent days has been suspended, as officials traded blame over cash shortfalls that led to supplies of medical oxygen being cut.

Doctors at a hospital in Australia were bewildered when a 30-year-old woman showed up with intense stomach pains. Her heart rate was faster than normal, and the membrane lining her abdominal wall was inflamed, one of her doctors wrote in a medical article published Monday by BMJ Case Reports.

An Australian teenager is recovering in hospital after being bitten by multiple "mite-sized sea critters". Sam Kanizay, 16, found his feet and ankles covered in blood after soaking his legs in Melbourne's Brighton Beach on Saturday evening.

Fast-food employers and owners in other lower-wage industries are fans of the White House's regulatory rollback. Donald Trump loves fast food. The 45th president has no problem wolfing down a Quarter Pounder or digging his way through a bucket of KFC. ”Great stuff,” he once called the cheap, greasy fare.

The number of blind people across the world is set to triple within the next four decades, researchers suggest. Writing in Lancet Global Health, they predict cases will rise from 36 million to 115 million by 2050, if treatment is not improved by better funding.

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