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Cyberonics has recalled its Model 106 Generators six times
Cyberonics, the manufacturer of the VNS Therapy System, has recalled the AspireSR Model 106 Generators used in these devices on six occasions. Patients with the recalled generators may experience complications in the epilepsy or depression symptoms.
J&J hid role in funding talcum powder-cancer research
Johnson & Johnson is accused of funding research designed to downplay the link between talcum powder products and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. Evidence that J&J had secretly funded the research was uncovered during lawsuits filed against the company by women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson’s Baby Powder or other talc products.
VW will halt emissions testing on animals after controversy
Volkswagen has announced it will no longer test the health effects of exhaust fumes on animals following allegations that the German automaker hired a lab that exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust from a VW Beetle.
J&J ordered to pay $21.7m in California asbestos talc suit
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered by a California jury to pay $21.7 million in compensatory damages to a woman who was exposed to asbestos in the company’s talcum powder products, causing her to develop mesothelioma cancer.