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In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds

11 May 2019, 3:26 PM

Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show.

China seeks loophole as UN nears pact banning toxic chemical – activists

2 May 2019, 9:08 AM

Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but China is pushing for an exemption for use in firefighting foams, campaigners said on Wednesday.

Johnson & Johnson building

California jury awards $29m to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

14 March 2019, 2:11 PM

A California jury awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson &Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer.

Johnson & Johnson's baby powder.

Court ruling could help J&J defeat St. Louis talc lawsuits

25 February 2019, 12:05 PM

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.

North West villages welcome cancer screening programme

18 February 2019, 6:05 PM

Hundreds of people in the remote villages of the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality in the North West have welcomed a community outreach programme for cancer screening.



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