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Johnson & Johnson shares rise after it says no signs of asbestos found in baby powder after testing

Johnson & Johnson, which recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder earlier this month, said Tuesday it retested its Johnson’s Baby Powder and found no signs of asbestos that prompted the recall. The company pulled the powder off of shelves after the Food and Drug Administration said they found trace amounts of asbestos, a known carcinogen,… Read More »

Man’s body brews its own beer after yeast take over his gut microbiome

By Alice Klein In rare cases, someone’s gut can make its own alcohol from carbohydratesJack Andersen/Getty Images A man in the US has started producing beer in his gut after it accidentally became colonised by high levels of brewer’s yeast. The normally healthy 46-year-old began to experience mental fogginess, dizziness and memory loss in 2011… Read More »

'Fussy eater' (17) left blind and deaf after diet of chips, sausages and crisps

A teenager has been left blind and partially deaf after living off a diet of chips, sausages and crisps. The British 17-year-old’s diet was so bad he suffered from a condition normally only seen in malnourished third-world children. Researchers from Bristol Eye Hospital have published a report into the boy’s case, which believed to be the first… Read More »