Health

Some drugs containing valsartan recalled due to potential carcinogen

Some drugs containing valsartan recalled due to potential carcinogen

The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday tasked all provincial departments of health and medicine manufacturers and pharmacies to suspend the circulation of all types of medicine containing Valsartan by the China-based Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Company indicated in a designated list, the Vietnam News Agency reports.



Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7B verdict in baby powder lawsuit

Goodrich said the verdict awarding all the women the same amount despite differences in their circumstances showed evidence in the case was overwhelmed by prejudice created when so many plaintiffs are allowed to sue the company in one lawsuit.


Honey Smacks salmonella cases reach 100

Honey Smacks salmonella cases reach 100

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. Right now there are no other Kellogg products impacted by the recall. The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal.


USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

The resolution ended up passing, though the USA did succeed in getting the language altered slightly. Ecuador had planned to introduce a resolution which encouraged breastfeeding - but they suddenly backed out, because the U.S. "These women should have the choice and access to alternatives for the health of their babies, and not be stigmatized for the ways in which they are able to do so", a spokesman told The Times .


Babies who eat solid foods earlier sleep better, study finds

Babies who eat solid foods earlier sleep better, study finds

The study was supported by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), the Davis Foundation, and the UK National Institute for Health Research. Co-lead author Dr Michael Perkin, from St George's, University of London , said: 'It is a commonly-held belief among mothers that introducing solids early will help babies sleep better , and our study supports this.


Trump administration freezes Obamacare funds

Trump administration freezes Obamacare funds

At stake are billions in payments to insurers with sicker customers. This follows a reduction announced by the CMS last August from $62.5 million, along with an even bigger cut to advertising for enrollment, and represents the latest in a series of moves to weaken the ACA by the administration of President Donald Trump .