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Lawsuits Continue to be Filed Against Monsanto Roundup Alleging the Weed Killer Causes Cancer

Forty plaintiffs recently filed a lawsuit against agribusiness giant Monsanto in California, alleging that exposure to the herbicide Roundup was the cause of their illness – specifically, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of blood cancer that attacks the lymphatic system. Furthermore, plaintiffs allege that Monsanto has been falsifying data and attempting to discredit legitimate research into the health effects of Roundup's active ingredient, glyphosate.

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Retinopathy of Prematurity: A Silver Lining

Retinopathy of Prematurity, or ROP, is a condition affecting premature infants. This happens when abnormal blood vessels start growing and spreading across the retina, which can cause retinal detachment, resulting in permanent blindness.

It is one of the leading causes of vision impairment in children, and the consequences can last a lifetime. The good news is that recent research and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ROP means better outcomes for children who are affected by this disorder.

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Essure Failure and Removal – What Are The Options?

The Essure contraceptive device is associated with numerous complications. These include severe cramps, painful intercourse, sudden and unexplained weight gain, and excessive bleeding, along with allergic reactions caused by the nickel titanium alloy used in the manufacturing process.

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