Jury Awards $289 Million in Case Linking Weed Killer to Man's Cancer
A $289 million award against Monsanto in a case linking its Roundup weed killer to terminal cancer in a former school groundskeeper may lead to similar judgments against the company, according to the man's lawyers. The ruling in favor of Dewayne... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Jury Finds Monsanto's Roundup Responsible for Man's Cancer
A San Francisco court levels $289 million in damages against the pesticide maker. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 13, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Jury Finds Monsanto & rsquo;s Roundup Responsible for Man & rsquo;s Cancer
A San Francisco court levels $289 Million in damages against the pesticide maker. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 13, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

State HPV vaccine laws do not appear to influence teen sex
(Reuters Health) - State laws designed to increase teen vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) don't appear to influence adolescents' choices about whether to become sexually active or use condoms, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bayer: rounddown
Legal battle underlines fears that Monsanto was a bad buy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

State Lawmakers Push to Lower Drug Costs
(MedPage Today) -- Transparency, PBMs come into the spotlight (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sarasota Memorial Hospital may use bonds to finance new campus
Sarasota Memorial Hospital may be using bonds to pay for the new construction on and off its main campus. The Sarasota County Public Hospital District is currently considering a bond issue. The proceeds of which may be used to finance the construction of facilities on its main campus and a new campus in south Sarasota County. The District Board has authorized staff and the District’s consultants and lawyers to proceed to develop a finance plan and documents with respect to the bonds, according… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Medical regulator loses Bawa-Garba appeal case
The Court of Appeal has backed Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in her appeal against the General Medical Council’s bid to have her struck off the medical register following a conviction for gross negligence manslaughter. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Breaking: Medical regulator loses Bawa-Garba appeal case
The Court of Appeal has backed Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in her appeal against the General Medical Council’s bid to have her struck off the medical register following a conviction for gross negligence manslaughter. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Children's hospital loses neonatal physicians group after relationship sours
A physicians group specializing in care for premature newborns is splitting from Children's Minnesota hospital in Minneapolis after a months-long dispute over control and at least one lawsuit.    The Star Tribune reports on the move by Minnesota Neonatal Physicians, whose doctors are leaving Children's for expanded neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale. It's not clear just how many doctors Children's will lose after the split. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Florida moves forward on marijuana licenses
The Legislature ordered the new licenses following the passage of a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana in Florida. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Promoting HPV Vaccine Doesn't Prompt Risky Sex by Teens: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Controversial state laws that promote vaccinating kids against the human papillomavirus (HPV) do not increase the likelihood that teens will engage in risky sexual behavior, a new study contends. " Parents and caregivers, as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Essure sterilisation device: Australian women to launch lawsuit
The women say the Essure implant may have caused wide-ranging problems, including chronic pain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination
This article is part of a series of stories on Disability inclusion.The post Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo and Emily Thampoe Tags: Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Disability rights Source Type: news

Algorithm provides early warning system for tracking groundwater contamination
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Savannah River National Laboratory have developed a low-cost method for real-time monitoring of pollutants using commonly available sensors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Australia's Nufarm shares plunge 17 percent after Monsanto weedkiller cancer finding
A Californian court finding that a Monsanto weedkiller caused cancer in a school groundskeeper sent shares in an Australian maker of a similar product, Nufarm Ltd, tumbling almost 17 percent to a more than two-year low on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Having the freedom to speak up
Two years on from the introduction of freedom to speak up guardians, what has been their impact on the NHS and what challenges do they face? Related items fromOnMedica Don ’t prosecute doctors who unwittingly make fatal errors, say medical leaders Medical students need better mental health support High Court ruling sparks concerns about health of NHS ‘no blame culture’ New scheme to help whistleblowers back to work New regulations promise better protection for whistleblowers (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - August 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rachael Ray's dog food brand, Nutrish, SUED over alleged glyphosate contamination
(Natural News) Chef and talk show host Rachael Ray’s Nutrish dog food brand is being sued on the grounds that the products contain the dangerous herbicide glyphosate and are therefore not natural as the packaging states. The $5 million dollar class action lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in New York by Markeith Parks and names... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minimum legal drinking age and youth health: evidence from Japan - Matsubayashi T, Yoshikawa K.
This study seeks to widen available evidenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Jury Awards $289 Million to Man Who Blames Monsanto ’s Roundup for Cancer
(SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said. “I’m glad to be here to be able to help in a cause that’s way bigger than me,” Dewayne Johnson said at a news conference Friday after the verdict was announced. Johnson, 46, alleges that heavy contact with the herbicide caused his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The state Superior Court jury agreed tha...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Elias / AP Tags: Uncategorized California Cancer onetime Source Type: news

Felony Antifa terrorists granted "immunity" by California court system; felony charges dropped against left-wing professor who assaulted Trump supporters
(Natural News) A Marxist-Left former college professor of “Ethics” was just given three years’ probation by an ignoramus of a judge in California after he was charged with four felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon for beating supporters of POTUS Donald Trump with a bike chain in 2017. As reported by Berkeleyside, Eric... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans can't even sell lemonade without being assaulted and arrested by cops – WATCH at REAL.video
(Natural News) In order to maintain a safe and well-functioning society, it’s necessary to have law and order, which serves to keep the peace and protect the liberties of all people. But the legal system in the United States is utterly broken, as is the police system that thrives on depriving people of their God-given... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insurers and lawyers line up for battle over whiplash law
One side says new bill will cut fraud, the other claims it denies victims justice (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer
Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

German drug maker sues to block execution
German health care company Fresenius Kabi has filed a lawsuit to block an execution in Nebraska, saying that the US state illegally procured various drugs for use in the planned lethal injection. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monsanto ordered to pay $289M US in California Roundup lawsuit over cancer claims
A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million US in damages. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in world's first Roundup cancer trial
A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

5th lawsuit filed against EPA over 2015 mine waste spill
A fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Court Rules EPA Must Ban Sales of Pesticide
Even tiny levels of exposure to chlorpyrifos can damage babies' brains, research shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- The Environmental Protection Agency must remove the pesticide chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days, a federal appeals court ordered yesterday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Florida moves forward on marijuana licenses
The Legislature ordered the new licenses following the passage of a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana in Florida. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Florida moves forward on marijuana licenses
The Legislature ordered the new licenses following the passage of a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana in Florida. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Signature Healthcare landlord: 'Things are going well' after restructuring
Signature Healthcare LLC.'s two largest landlords appear to be pleased with the progress made by the Louisville-based long-term-care and skilled-nursing facility operator after avoiding bankruptcy court earlier in the year. In May, Signature reached a deal with the owners of most of the facilities that it operates — publicly traded Hunt Valley, Md.-based Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE: OHI) and Irvine, Calif.-based Sabra Health Care (Nasdaq: SBRA) — to restructure its financial obligations… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Rechallenge Successful in Some Cancer Patients
Patients treated with anti –PD-1 or anti–PD-L1 inhibitors in clinical trials were successfully retreated with the inhibitors after discontinuing the treatment. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Patients With DLBCL, FL Face Increasing Economic Burden
DLBCL and FL patients experience considerable economic burden during the first year after diagnosis. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

NIH Research: Action Needed to Ensure Workforce Diversity Strategic Goals Are Achieved
GAO reviewed the actions NIH has taken to support (1) investigators beginning their biomedical careers; and (2) investigators from underrepresented groups and women. GAO analyzed NIH data from fiscal years 2013 through 2017 on grant funding for investigators by career phase and demographic status. GAO also reviewed relevant laws and NIH policies, programs, and initiatives, and interviewed NIH officials and stakeholders from the scientific research community. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Plaintiffs in J & J DePuy Ortho Pinnacle hip bellwether seek $246m in damages
A group of plaintiffs who sued Johnson & Johnson‘s (NYSE:JNJ) DePuy Orthopaedics in a bellwether case over alleged defects associated with its Pinnacle metal-on-metal hips are looking for approximately $246.1 million in damages, according to recently released court documents. The damages come after a jury in Texas federal court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, finding J&J liable for the defects and fraud. Plaintiff Michael Stevens is seeking a total of approximately $37.8 million, Euegen Stevens is seeking approximately $36.8 million, Hazel Miura is seeking approximately $43.7 million, Karen Krischner is see...
Source: Mass Device - August 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Orthopedics depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

How to Recognize a Psychopath
“I don’t feel guilty for anything. I feel sorry for people who feel guilt.” – Ted Bundy We’re all familiar with the famous villains in movies and TV such as Hannibal Lecter in “The Silence of the Lambs,” Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological thriller, “Psycho,” Dexter Morgan in the Showtime series “Dexter.” In real life, we’ve read about the horrific murders committed by the likes of two executed serial killers from the 1970s: Theodore (Ted) Bundy, killer, rapist and necrophile, and John Wayne Gacy, Jr., who murdered 33 boys. What the...
Source: Psych Central - August 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Abuse Anger Bullying Ethics & Morality Narcissism Neuroscience Personal Stories Trauma Violence & Aggression Source Type: news

AngioDynamics nets a win in antitrust case against BD ’ s Bard
A federal judge in New York this week denied a motion from Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) subsidiary C.R. Bard to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed by AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) alleging unfair competition, according to an Albany Business Review report. AngioDynamics filed the suit against Bard last May, claiming that the larger company illegally ties the sales of its peripherally inserted central catheters to its tip location devices. In the suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for Northern New York, AngioDynamics accuses Bard of unfairly maintaining its dominant position in the tip location market...
Source: Mass Device - August 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Hospital Care Legal News News Well AngioDynamics Anti-Trust bectondickinson crbard Source Type: news

Appeals court orders EPA to ban sales of widely-used pesticide
Court says ex-EPA chief Scott Pruitt broke federal law by ignoring scientists' conclusions that Dow Chemical farm pesticide chlorpyrifos is harmful (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency must remove the pesticide chlorpyrifos from sale in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reagan's Would-Be Assassin Seeks Unconditional Release Reagan's Would-Be Assassin Seeks Unconditional Release
The man who shot and wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1981 has asked a federal court in Washington to lift all restrictions imposed on him since his release from a psychiatric hospital two years ago.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

CMS, HHS: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Adoption of the Methodology for the HHS-Operated Permanent Risk Adjustment Program for the 2018 Benefit Year Proposed Rule
Notice of proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to adopt the risk adjustment methodology that HHS previously established for the 2018 benefit year. This action is a result of the February 2018 district court ruling that vacated the use of statewide average premium as a basis for the HHS-operated risk adjustment methodology for the 2014-2018 benefit years. Comments are due by September 7, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 10, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary
A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide
The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Preventing liver damage with the henna plant
(Natural News) Henna is traditionally used as a brown or dark-red hair dye or as a tattoo ink. However, the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis) from which the dye is derived can also be good for the health. In fact, it can prevent liver damage, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep-in shift pay debate set to reach Supreme Court
A debate over how much carers staying at their place of work overnight should be paid is set to be taken to the UK ’s highest court. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss
Women's groups across Latin America are vowing to keep fighting for a right to abortion despite the Argentina Senate's rejection of a bill that would have legalized the procedure in Pope Francis' homeland (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Delhi High Court says Malvinder, Shivinder Singh cannot operate bank accounts
The Singhs, personally present at the high court on Friday, were questioned on the bank accounts and properties they held in India and abroad. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delhi High Court directs Singh Brothers to disclose foreign bank accounts, properties
The Singhs, personally present at the high court on Friday, were questioned on the bank accounts and properties they held in India and abroad. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news