Category: Personal Injury



Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

The use of talcum powder in the genital region causes particles of talc to enter the vagina and travel to the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The particles reach the ovaries and cause significant irritation that leads to cancer. The first study linking talcum powder and ovarian cancer was published in the 1970s when researchers… read more


Mesothelioma May Be Caused By Even Brief Asbestos Exposure

The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health report previously that even brief exposure to asbestos may lead to the development of mesothelioma. The reported case detailed the situation of a 58-year-old man who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos-containing gaskets during a summer job. He had no additional exposure. Mesothelioma is a rare… read more