Ovarian Cancer Treatment due to Talcum Powder

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In recent years, medical researchers have made a frightening connection between the long-term use of talcum powder as a feminine hygiene product and the development of ovarian cancer. For decades, many women habitually used talc-based products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower to Shower Powder on their genital area or on sanitary napkins to…

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Bard Composix Kugel Mesh Patch Recall

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Bard Composix Kugel mesh patches, a medical device used to treat hernias, were recalled in December 2005 due to serious side effects and complications. Kugel mesh patch side effects include bowel obstructions, perforations, chronic fistulas, and infection. These side effects cause serious damage, may require additional surgeries to repair, and in some cases may cause…

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