Johnson & Johnson accused of failing to warn patients at higher risk from vaginal mesh

Company allegedly knew devices posed added risk for patients with compromised immune systems The pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson allegedly failed to warn women that its vaginal mesh devices posed a particular risk for patients with compromised immune systems, despite it being “well known” before they were first sold in Australia. The federal court is currently […]

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US attacks Moscow over suspected Syria chemical attack: ‘Pictures of dead children mean nothing to countries like Russia’

The US has launched a scathing attack on Russia’s role in propping up the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad with the country’s ambassador to the United Nations saying Washington “will respond” to a suspected chemical attack in Syria, regardless of whether the UN acts or not. As Russia claimed first there was no evidence of a chemical attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma and then said […]

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Chinese scientists claim new radar can track mosquito’s flight from a mile away

The device uses the latest military technology to measure the wing-flapping speed of individual insects, according to one of the researchers involved in the government project. It is thought the equipment could be used to track migrating mosquitos and warn people at risk from diseases like malaria and zika.   It follows the news last year that China was making a powerful radar […]

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