Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55 million in talc-powder trial

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55 million in talc-powder trial

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a U.S. jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using the company’s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

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Novartis to part with Roche

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Novartis to part with Roche

Swiss drug-maker Novartis is working with investment banks to line up potential buyers for its 13.5 billion francs’ ($14 billion) worth stake in Roche, according to Swiss newspaper Sonntagszeitung.

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Novartis to sell all its stake in Roche

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Novartis to sell all its stake in Roche

Swiss drugmaker Novartis is working with investment banks to line up potential buyers for the 13.5 billion francs’ ($14 billion) worth of Roche stake, according to Swiss newspaper Sonntagszeitung.

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The Chernobyl disaster

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The Chernobyl disaster

A helicopter sprays a decontaminating substance over the region surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The accident killed 31 right away and forced tens of thousands to flee. The final death toll of those killed by radiation-related illnesses such as cancer is subject to debate.

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Battling cancer with light

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Researchers have successfully prevented and reversed cancer in frogs by manipulating electrical signals in cells using light.

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Doctors finds two female siblings having testicles, one getting testicular cancer

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Doctor of a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City found testicles in two female siblings and one of them is getting testicular cancer.

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Around 1,200 women detected to have ovarian cancer annually

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Around 1,200 women detected to have ovarian cancer annually

Around 1,200 Vietnamese women are detected to have ovarian cancer in late stage, said a seminar “Anti-biotic therapy to improve ovarian cancer and cervical cancer” held by the Vietnam’s Cancer Association and Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnamese doctorate holder ‘declares war’ on cancer

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Vietnamese doctorate holder ‘declares war’ on cancer

A young Vietnamese doctorate holder who trained in the U.S. has been working on cancer cures and putting an end to patients’ suffering.

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Vietnam organizes art exhibitions to raise funds for kids with cancer

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Vietnam organizes art exhibitions to raise funds for kids with cancer

Vietnamese artist groups in two major cities of Vietnam have showcased their work in two art exhibitions to fundraise for children receiving cancer treatment in local hospitals.

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Bamboo shoots in HCMC detected to have cancer-causing agent

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Bamboo shoots in HCMC detected to have cancer-causing agent

The Department of Food Safety & Hygiene (FSH) in Ho Chi Minh City under the Department of Health yesterday said that 4 samples of bamboo shoots sold in markets in the city have yellowish artificial coloring agent or diarylmethane (Auramine O).

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Rise in cancer patients pressures health insurance

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Rise in cancer patients pressures health insurance

The sharp increase in the number of patients suffering from cancer has put more stress on the country’s social insurance fund which faces a deficit.

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China launches pollution probe after hundreds of students fall sick

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Authorities in China have launched an investigation after a report that hundreds of children attending a language school built near a polluted former industrial site developed health problems, including cancer, state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday.

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Fast food may expose consumers to phthalates

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Fast food may expose consumers to phthalates

People who eat a lot of fast food may be exposed to higher amounts of certain chemicals in plastics that are believed to disrupt human hormones and possibly cause cancer, according to a U.S. study.

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Vietnamese spend over $1bn annually treating six types of cancer: report

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Vietnamese spend over $1bn annually treating six types of cancer: report

The direct and indirect economic burden of six common types of cancer in Vietnam amounts to over US$1 billion a year, health officials said in a conference this week.

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75,000 people die for cancer per year

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75,000 people die for cancer per year

Viet Nam has about 150,000 new cancer patients, and more than 75,000 people die of cancer each year, Deputy Minister of Health Phạm Lê Tuấn said at a conference on the issue in Ha Noi Tuesday.

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