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A new investigation has alleged that Johnson & Johnson was aware that its talc powders, contained cancer-causing asbestos

Study finds baby powder not likely a risk for ovarian cancer

The US-govt-sponsored study may help Johnson & Johnson's fight against 17,000 lawsuits contending that talc-based personal hygiene products cause ovarian cancer in women.
A new investigation has alleged that Johnson & Johnson was aware that its talc powders, contained cancer-causing asbestos

J&J says no asbestos found in baby powder, disputing FDA test

The company suggested that contamination of a lab, which it recreated in several of its own third-party tests, could have caused the FDA’s positive result.
A new investigation has alleged that Johnson & Johnson was aware that its talc powders, contained cancer-causing asbestos

India to re-test Johnson & Johnson baby powder samples, after firm recalls batch in US

Last week, US Food and Drug Administration issued an alert that a particular lot of J&J’s baby powder had tested positive for asbestos — a carcinogen.
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Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder batch in US after tests find cancer-causing asbestos

J&J has been under scanner for long, but this is the first time FDA has announced a finding of asbestos. Recent lab tests in India had found the product fit.
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Govt says J&J baby shampoo safe, months after it was flagged for cancer-causing substance

The Rajasthan FDA in March had claimed that two batches of J&J baby shampoo were found contaminated with formaldehyde, a carcinogen.
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Johnson & Johnson directed to pay Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients for faulty hip implants

The Delhi High Court said it hadn't examined the controversy so this payment won't limit patients from seeking further compensation.
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Boeing’s 737 Max defence is a textbook mess

With Boeing not having informed pilots about the new automated feature, its main defence in the 2 crashes that killed 346 people boils down to quibbling about the meaning of the term safety feature.
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After J&J implant row, govt plans to hire 750 officers to regulate medical devices

Plan is to hire these officers, who will exclusively regulate sale of medical devices such as coronary stents & hip implants, through a written exam conducted by UPSC.
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Delhi HC junks Johnson & Johnson plea for stay on Rs 74 lakh payout for faulty hip implant

The Delhi High Court order on Johnson & Johnson's stay plea comes days before the Centre's deadline for the payout — 10 April — expires.
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Now, a cancer-causing substance found in Johnson & Johnson’s ‘No More Tears’ baby shampoo 

Two batches of Johnson & Johnson’s popular baby shampoo have been found to be contaminated with formaldehyde.

On Camera

Tablighi Jamaat will have to change its ways in post-Covid world order

Jamaat’s religious puritanism can’t be an excuse for endangering public health, nor can its criminal negligence in keeping infected foreign preachers be condoned.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

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5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.