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Heartburn drug Zantac recalled over cancer-causing chemical fears

GlaxoSmithKline recalls its heartburn drug Zantac WORLDWIDE amid fears it may contain a cancer-causing chemical – but it’s still available in the US and the UK GlaxoSmithKline said four different types of the medication would be recalled  It’s feared pills contain NDMA, considered ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans  All four affected products are only available on… Read More »

Health officials are urgently trying to track down 200 people amid fears of measles outbreak

Health officials are urgently trying to track down 200 people and give them the MMR jab amid fears of a measles outbreak in Essex Health officials said eight people are suspected to have measles They all attended a day service for learning difficulties in Southend-on-Sea The centre has closed for the rest of the week… Read More »

15 studies retracted due to fears they used Chinese prisoners’ organs

By Clare Wilson Campaigners say organs are being taken from prisoners in ChinaGetty Fifteen studies about transplanted organs by researchers in China have been retracted this month due to concerns the work may have used organs from executed prisoners. Three other papers have been the subject of expressions of concern for the same reason, according… Read More »

Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears

Measles outbreaks in the United States continue to grow, rising to 1,044 cases nationwide so far this year. In response, more camp owners and the camping industry are urging families to follow vaccination policies. Some camps that require all participants to be vaccinated against measles, even if parents have religious objections, have not accepted campers… Read More »