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Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug. The move comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that some of the pills contained small amounts N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which the regulator says… Read More »

Home Depot and Lowes sued over Roundup

Pesticide and pharmaceutical giant Bayer is facing approximately 18,400 U.S. lawsuits from individuals alleging that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, caused them to develop cancer.1 The retail giants Home Depot and Lowe’s are also being hit by glyphosate’s health risks, as two proposed class-action lawsuits have been filed over the companies’ lack of… Read More »

Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed, study finds

Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed lab products that are driving the obesity epidemic, study finds Over 160 million Americans or overweight or obese  Pre-packaged foods last longer and are staples of the convenient Western diet, but are often highly-processed and mostly empty calories  Ultra-processed foods are products that are… Read More »

States are all over the map when it comes to transgender health care – Washington Post

When a doctor recommended that Aidan Zingler undergo gender reassignment surgery, the 27-year-old hoped it would mean the end of a lifetime of anguish. A science-fiction writer living in Des Moines, Zingler was born into a female body, which caused increasing torment as the years passed. When Zingler experienced a period for the first time,… Read More »