Tag Archives: Safety

Buyer beware: Groups issue toy safety warnings ahead of Black Friday

After the Thanksgiving turkey comes Black Friday holiday gift shopping, and with it warnings about how parents can avoid purchasing dangerous toys for their kids. Manufacturers have to comply with more than 100 regulations and tests by third parties before they call sell their products in the United States, according to the Toy Association. Still,… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »

With safety data, Bayer could challenge Erleada, Xtandi in prostate cancer: analyst

For years, Johnson & Johnson and the Pfizer-Astellas team have been the only players in their class of prostate-cancer fighters. But Bayer is waiting in the wings, and stellar new safety data could make it a threat. The German drugmaker trumpeted phase 3 data Thursday on its androgen receptor antagonist candidate, darolutamide, showing that the drug… Read More »

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »