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Monsanto weed-killer Roundup causes cancer, says California

Roundup weed killer  Monsanto weed-killer Roundup causes cancer, says California Roundup e1498579593673

The herbicide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup, will be classified by California as a carcinogen, “known to the state to cause cancer.” The state’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment reported the news on Monday, June 26, 2017 although it will officially take effect July 7. Monsanto sued the state earlier this year to prevent the listing, but ...

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WHO issues updates on antibiotics use, HIV, cancer drugs

Dr Marie-Paule Kieny  WHO issues updates on antibiotics use, HIV, cancer drugs Dr Marie Paule Kieny

New advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances is among the additions to the “WHO Model list of essential medicines” for 2017, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Other additions, it says, include medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia. The updated list adds 30 medicines for adults and ...

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Aspirin use can reduce risk of cancer, study finds

Aspirin  Aspirin use can reduce risk of cancer, study finds Aspirin e1491749253287

Long-term use of aspirin is associated with lower risk of dying from various types of cancers, including colorectal, lung, breast and prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting on Monday, April 3, 2017. The longitudinal study analysed the association of aspirin, with varied doses and duration of use, on overall mortality risks and mortality risks ...

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