Tag Archives: Cancer

J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria drive the spread of breast cancer?

New research in mice has discovered that disrupting the gut microbiome may result in more aggressive breast cancer. One factor that may drive the spread of breast cancer is the population of gut bacteria. Although the outlook of people with breast cancer has improved dramatically in recent years, predicting and preventing the spread of cancer… Read More »

Body Fat Distribution Associated with Increased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer: Study

Body Fat (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C. [USA], June 10: Increased level of abdominal and thigh fats are related to a higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study has claimed. The findings of the study, published in ‘Cancer’ journal, may lead to a better understanding of the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer… Read More »