Tag Archives: loss

Study tests novel way to avoid muscle loss

Patients could one day be spun around in machine which simulates the effects of gravity to prevent muscle wastage during long hospital stays. A new study will explore what happens when volunteers, subjected to 60 days of bed rest, spend 30 minutes per day strapped to a human centrifuge. The research will be carried out… Read More »

Weeks after California loss, J&J scores talc victory close to home

Johnson & Johnson has suffered some costly setbacks in its talc defense, but on Wednesday, the company scored a victory close to home.  A jury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, cleared the drugmaker in a lawsuit brought by plaintiff Ricardo Rimondi alleging J&J’s talc contains asbestos and caused his mesothelioma, Reuters reports. The 58-year-old resident of Brentwood,… Read More »