You know probiotics are essential to gut health, but did you know they DETOXIFY your system too?
(Natural News) Probiotics do a lot of good things for your body. Among other things, they help you shed weight and fat, boost your immune system, and improve your digestion. And now, according to an article on GreenMedInfo.com, it turns out that probiotic bacteria can also cleanse toxic chemicals from your body. There are numerous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA-led research finds vaccines against anthrax, plague and tularemia are effective in mice
Anthrax, plague and tularemia are three potent agents terrorists would be likely to use in an attack, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each is highly and quickly lethal to humans. But there are no licensed vaccines for tularemia and plague, and although there is an anthrax vaccine, it requires a burdensome immunization schedule and has severe side effects.Now, a UCLA-led group of researchers may have found a solution that, if found to be safe and effective in humans, could protect people from all three bacteria. The team used molecular engineering to develop vaccines against each that use a comm...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The suffragette spirit
Helen Pankhurst grew up in Ethiopia, as a consequence of her famous grandmother, Sylvia Pankhurst, moving there after campaigning against Italy’s invasion. “After she campaigned on women’s rights, she became more and more of a socialist,” Helen says of her grandmother. “She became interested in a number of causes and she saw the rise of fascism. “Then Italy invaded Ethiopia and there wasn’t much of a ground swell of resistance to it, so she started a newspaper called the New Times and Ethiopia News.” Ethiopia was liberated from Italian rule in 1941, but Sylvia remained invest...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Magazine 2018 Women's Conference international women's day women members Source Type: news

State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP (April 2018)
This issue brief details the potential health impacts of lead toxicity in children and Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for screening and treatment under Medicaid and CHIP. It also explores several state approaches to improve both lead screening rates and treatment of lead toxicity in children. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Roundup weedkiller more toxic than just glyphosate alone... alarming new findings reveal NON-active ingredients are poisons, too
(Natural News) Just how toxic is Monsanto’s most prolific herbicide, Roundup? While the active ingredient, glyphosate, has long been scrutinized, new research shows that active ingredients in pesticides and herbicides aren’t the only things people should be worried about. As many people have suspected, the so-called “inactive” ingredients featured in weedkillers like Roundup are not so... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany to halt weed killer glyphosate use in household gardens, parks, and sports facilities
(Natural News) Given what we know about the serious harms caused by the weed killer glyphosate to human health and the environment, it’s baffling that such a toxic product is still allowed to be sold. Now Germany has found the courage to put its foot down, standing up to powerful, bullying companies like Roundup manufacturer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxic hijack of a cell signaling pathway
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Source: ScienceNOW - May 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Vinson, V. Tags: Biochemistry, Microbiology twis Source Type: news

The Kilauea Eruption Has People Worried About Volcanic Smog. Here ’s How Dangerous ‘Vog’ Really Is
Thinking of Hawaii typically brings to mind pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear seas. In contrast to these picturesque scenes, however, is the Kilauea Volcano, situated on the state’s Big Island, which saw a major explosion this week and has some reports warning of a volcanic smog (or “vog”). Since it started continuously erupting in 1983, Kilauea has each day pumped out at least 300 metric tons of sulfur dioxide gas, a pollutant also produced by power plants and industrial manufacturing operations. Over the course of a year, Kilauea’s sulfur dioxide production is equivalent to somewhere b...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Environmental Health healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS
Find out more about the morbidities associated with ankylosing spondylitis and its treatment, and learn how to best manage them.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Male fertility, an issue for many species
(Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS) In the St. Lawrence River near Montreal's sewage discharge site, male spottail shiners show the effects of pollution with more than one third of the fish having oocytes in their testes. This is one of many examples of Professor Daniel Cyr's research at INRS, during which he has studied the effects of human activity on male fertility in various species, including man. He was recently awarded a Canada Research Chair in Reproductive Toxicology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers discover cellular messengers communicate with bacteria in the mouth
This study establishes that there is a clear channel of communication between RNA messengers and bacteria in our mouth,” said Wong, who holds the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry. “Furthermore, we have shown that these messengers may play an important role in mediating interac tions between bacteria and their host.”Another significant study finding was the majority of tRNA bacteria sequences that show high sequence similarity with salivary tsRNAs came from antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. This observation could lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the growth ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Africa:Toxic Masculinity and the Spread of HIV in Uganda
[African Arguments] In Uganda, HIV prevalence is four times higher among young women than young men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Weedkiller products more toxic than their active ingredient, tests show
After more than 40 years of widespread use, new scientific tests show formulated weedkillers have higher rates of toxicity to human cellsUS government researchers have uncovered evidence that some popular weedkilling products, like Monsanto ’s widely-used Roundup, are potentially more toxic to human cells than their active ingredient is by itself.These “formulated” weedkillers are commonly used in agriculture, leaving residues in food and water, as well as public spaces such as golf courses, parks and children’s playgrounds.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Carey Gillam Tags: US news Monsanto Health Science Source Type: news

Halogen inhalation-induced lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome - Zhou T, Song WF, Shang Y, Yao SL, Matalon S.
OBJECTIVE: Exposure to halogens, such as chlorine or bromine, results in environmental and occupational hazard to the lung and other organs. Chlorine is highly toxic by inhalation, leading to dyspnea, hypoxemia, airway obstruction, pneumonitis, pulmonary e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Evacuation risk assessment of regional evacuation for major accidents and its application in emergency planning: a case study - Gai W, Du Y, Deng Y.
Major accidents, like toxic gas releases, fires and explosions, may influence a large area. And thus, evacuation is a necessary public protection measure to mitigate the health consequences of major accidents, but risk assessment is still required. This pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

UCLA researchers discover cellular messengers communicate with bacteria in the mouth
This study establishes that there is a clear channel of communication between RNA messengers and bacteria in our mouth,” said Wong, who holds the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry. “Furthermore, we have shown that these messengers may play an important role in mediating interac tions between bacteria and their host.”Another significant study finding was the majority of tRNA bacteria sequences that show high sequence similarity with salivary tsRNAs came from antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. This observation could lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the growth ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

' Financial Toxicity' of CVD Catastrophic for Low-Income Families'Financial Toxicity' of CVD Catastrophic for Low-Income Families
Out-of-pocket costs for patients with atherosclerotic CVD seem to be driven by high insurance premiums, followed by drug costs, and can be a'catastrophic'burden in some low-income families.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Hawaii bans sunscreen chemicals that destroy coral reefs
(Natural News) Just how toxic is your sunscreen? Many of the chemicals used to “protect” you from the sun are so hazardous that they actually threaten the well-being of some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders, like coral reefs. In fact, the state of Hawaii just passed a bill banning the sale of sunscreens... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine Riddle: Why the Toxic Outbreak Eludes Food Investigators
A major overhaul to safeguard the country ’ s produce is not yet in place, confounding attempts to shut down virulent strains or prevent them altogether. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce E Coli (Bacteria) Epidemics Agriculture and Farming Yuma (Ariz) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Salads Factory Farming Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Continuous consumption of pangasius exposes to dangerous mercury levels
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) The pangasius, originally from Vietnam, is one of the most consumed fish in the world for its low cost, mild flavor and fillet presentation without skin or thorns. It is especially requested in school canteens and senior centers. But the toxicological evaluation carried out by a team of Spanish scientists now shows that the mercury content in some samples exceeds all limits, so the consumption of other fish in the child population is recommended. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Toxicity and other health risks of electronic tobacco heating system
(Kazan Federal University) As the researchers concluded, ETHS use does not present new risks for adult smokers in comparison with smokers of standard cigarettes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eye injury from toxic chemical mistaken for eye drops - Parker RT, McCall DP, Samarawickrama C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New molecule may stop Alzheimer's from spreading
Researchers have found a small molecule that can block the spread of the toxic protein tau, a hallmark of Alzheimer's progression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Safe, Effective in Older Cancer Patients
A retrospective study of ICIs by French investigators found manageable toxicity in patients over age 70, and survival outcomes comparable to younger patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Immuno Oncology News Older Patients Source Type: news

FAO Releases Alarming Report on Soil Pollution
Untreated urban waste is amongst those human activities that contaminate our soils. Credit: Hermes Rivera on UnsplashBy Maged SrourROME, May 4 2018 (IPS)Soil pollution is posing a serious threat to our environment, to our sources of food and ultimately to our health. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns that there is still a lack of awareness about the scale and severity of this threat.  FAO released a report titled “Soil Pollution: A Hidden Reality” at the start of a global symposium which has been taking place 2-4 May, 2018 at FAO headquarters, participated by experts a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Conferences Crime & Justice Development & Aid Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & San Source Type: news

Management of Toxicities Associated With Bosutinib Management of Toxicities Associated With Bosutinib
Review strategies for managing toxicities associated with bosutinib in patients with Ph+ chronic phase CML.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

How this Bay Area entrepreneur is building a company by fighting toxic stress in the workplace
William Faidi, CEO and Co-founder of Encardia Wellness, said he founded the company because of "this one striking statistic that 78 percent of global Fortune 500 companies consider stress as the No. 1 lifestyle risk factor that they have to deal with, and that's over alcohol, substance abuse, obesity and smoking." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Shane Downing Source Type: news

Healthtap CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the California company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

The dangers of poor oral health and why conventional products and dentists often make it worse
(Natural News) There are estimations that eighty percent of disease begins in the mouth. This is not too hard to believe considering it is the most open orifice for various pollutants, most notably the highly processed and toxic food we ingest on a regular basis. This food not only can introduce dangerous pathogens into our oral cavity but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mercury rising: Are the fish we eat toxic?
(University of Montreal) Canadian researchers say industrial sea fishing may be exposing people in coastal and island nations to excessively high levels of mercury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 3, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Newly discovered anti-inflammatory substances may potentially treat variety of diseases
(Bar-Ilan University) Researchers have discovered a new family of substances which has been found to display highly potent activity against the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines and the toxicity induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS). The novel compounds synthesized and evaluated belong to a family of low molecular weight substances named indolines. In early experiments, these compounds have shown promising activity in the treatment of acute pancreatic inflammation, acute fatty liver damage, and diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study offers new approach to starve p53 deficient tumors
(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) researchers recently discovered an alternative metabolic pathway that might be used by cancer cells to survive nutrient deprivation. Targeting these proteins to disrupt autophagy in cancer cells is an exciting therapeutic strategy that could minimize toxicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How a small molecule halts the spread of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer ’s progression
Alzheimer ’s disease destroys brain cells in part by promoting the formation of insoluble clumps that contain a protein called tau. Not only are these “tau aggregates” toxic for the cells that harbor them, but they also invade and destroy neighboring brain cells, or neurons, which speeds the cognitive d ecline associated with the Alzheimer’s.For those reasons, Alzheimer ’s researchers have been intensely interested in therapies aimed at either preventing tau aggregation or blocking its spread.Now, researchers at theUCLA School of Nursing and the department of neurology at theDavid Geffen Schoo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Palo Alto startup's CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the Palo Alto company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Palo Alto startup's CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the Palo Alto company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Palo Alto startup's CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the Palo Alto company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Samuel Epstein Leaves Legacy of Cancer Prevention
Dr. Samuel Epstein spent his life advocating cancer prevention and fighting against industries that put workers and consumers at risk. For more than 50 years, Epstein raised awareness of preventable causes of cancer. Among his targets was asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral linked to mesothelioma, lung cancer and other deadly conditions. He’s credited for saying the asbestos industry “successfully suppressed and manipulated information on the carcinogenicity and other hazards of asbestos.” In his 1998 book “The Politics of Cancer Revisited,” Epstein discussed the elaborate cover-up that Jo...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

FDA hid glyphosate findings from the public after finding weed killer contamination in nearly ALL food
(Natural News) Shocking internal emails, uncovered via the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed yet another scandal: The FDA knew that the toxic weed killer, glyphosate, was contaminating the U.S. food supply — and ignored the dangerous threat posed to American consumers. Apparently, the finding of glyphosate in heavily consumed products like granola bars and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flaw found in water treatment method
(Johns Hopkins University) Some potentially toxic chemicals in water may be created, ironically, during the water treatment process itself. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How small molecule halts spread of toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's progression
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) Researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing and the department of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have reported a promising drug strategy that blocks tau transmission. The study was published online in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH award to fund research of light-based insect control alternative to pesticides
(University of California - Irvine) UCI biophysicist Todd Holmes receives $2.1 million R35 award to examine how insect phototransduction can be used to design better light-based insect control strategies. Understanding how insects respond to short wavelength light may permit development of new, environmentally friendly alternatives to controlling harmful bugs, such as mosquitoes, reducing the need for toxic pesticides. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 2, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to life on Mars
(University of Colorado at Boulder) Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered microbes living in one of the harshest environments on Earth. Their findings could guide scientists looking for signs of ancient life on Mars. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

High school scientist at NIEHS-funded program wins big
Natalia Orlovsky won second place and $175,000 for research conducted at the Penn Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Advancing computer models that predict toxicity
Computer model developers and regulators reviewed models to predict chemical and drug toxicity at a National Toxicology Program workshop. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Groups Plan To Sue, Say Levels Of Lead In Newark, N.J., Water 'Among The Highest'
NEWARK, N.J. - Two citizens' advocacy groups on April 24 filed a notice of intent to sue the city of Newark under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300j8(b)(1)(a), for failure to comply with regulations for the control of lead in drinking water, alleging that the city's levels are "among the highest" in the country. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Imposes Constructive Trust Against Lago Agrio Residents For Chevron
NEW YORK - A judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on April 23 issued a default judgment against a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. for injuries, only to have it reversed, and imposed a constructive trust against those residents for the benefit of Chevron (Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, et al., No. 11 Civ. 691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Roundup MDL Has 400 Cancer Cases Against Monsanto After Recent Transfer Order
SAN FRANCISCO - The Judicial Panel on Multi District Litigation (JPMDL) on April 23 transferred four more cases to the MDL established for cancer claims against Monsanto Co. related to its herbicide Roundup, bringing to 400 the number of cases in the MDL (In re: Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Panel: Monsanto's Appeal Of California's Glyphosate Listing As Carcinogenic Fails
FRESNO, Calif. - A California appellate panel on April 19 ruled that Monsanto Co. and affiliated groups failed to state a claim that the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) improperly listed glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, as carcinogenic (Monsanto Company v. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, et al., No. F075362, Calif. App., 5th Dist.; 2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 354). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Flint, Mich., Man Sues City, Others For Lead Injuries Due To Water Crisis
DETROIT - A resident of the city of Flint, Mich., on April 12 joined the consolidated lawsuit against the city, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, state agencies and consulting firms, alleging that they are liable for injuries from the lead-contaminated water crisis in the city (Allen Bryant Jr. v Gov. Rick Snyder, et al., No. 18-11173, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

6th Circuit: Flint Water Case Belongs In State Court; Federal Removal Improper
CINCINNATI - A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 16 ruled that a lawsuit brought by residents of Flint, Mich., against the state water quality agency and other officials belongs in state court because federal officer removal is not proper (Tamara Nappier v. Richard Snyder, et al., No. 17-1401, 6th Cir.; 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 9421). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news