Family Awarded $72 Million Over Claims Talcum Powder Caused Ovarian Cancer

Following a three-week-long trial in the U.S ., a jury in Missouri has ordered that pharmaceutical company Johnson& Johnson pay out a staggering $72 million to the family of the status of women who died last year of ovarian cancer, a demise the family blames on the heath care giants talcum powder. According to BBC…

I have prostate cancer. But I am happy | George Monbiot

The three principles that define a good life will protect me from despair, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot on a quiet street: shocking and disorienting. In early December, my urine turned brown. The following day I felt feverish and determined it hard to pee. I…

5 Insightful Thoughts On Exactly Who You Are, According To Your Zodiac Sign

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New Zealand currently has world’s highest rate of melanoma scalp cancer

Country overtakes Australia for deadly cancer caused by UV exposure, as experts say it has failed to learn lessons from neighbour on sunshine safety New Zealand currently has the highest rate of melanoma skin cancer in the world eclipsing Australia as the most hazardous place to be exposed to the sun. New research published in…

Magic mushrooms can reduce cancer patients’ anxiety, surveys depict

Magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at a farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands .Image: AP Photo/ Peter Dejong After Tammy Burgess was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 55, she fell into the grips of crippling anxiety. “I would just lay on the couch. I didn’t go to work, ” she recently told researchers…

Who will offer the most wonderful take over John McCain’s cancer diagnosis? Beyonc professor accepts challenge

As soon as it was announced that Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumor, we knew it was coming: the spate of tweets about how it’s nice for him that he can afford health care, but why doesn’t he want others with cancer to receive treatment, blah, blah, blah. Surely enough, we’ve stumbled…

I shouldn’t be criminalised for using cannabis to ease my constant pain | James Coke

A new bill could give hope to millions of people suffering in the UK, argues the writer James Coke For much of my adult life I’ve had to rise each morning and battle multiple sclerosis. Sometimes it’s a thankless task – my legs scissored together, locked in spasm as I fight to break free of…

Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition?

Leslie Levine’s searing pains started the day after Thanksgiving in 2006. They began in her toes, which turned strangely dark. Then the agony crept upward.” It felt like my legs were being dipped in simmering petroleum 24/7 ,” she said. The emergency room and a series of physicians could do little but scratch their heads…

I shouldn’t be criminalised for using cannabis to ease my constant pain | James Coke

A new bill could give hope to millions of people suffering in the UK, argues the writer James Coke For much of my adult life I’ve had to rise each morning and combat multiple sclerosis. Sometimes it’s a thankless task- my legs scissored together, locked in cramp as I fight to break free of its…

Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation runs live

Dr Shafi Ahmed will carry out surgery live-streamed in virtual reality, a move experts hope will build healthcare more equitable and help medical training This Thursday afternoon, Shafi Ahmed will lean over a patient and begin a delicate operation to remove cancerous tissue from a male patients bowel. He has performed such procedures many times…