Tag Archives: Roundup

Bayer’s already in the hot seat with investors. A new $2B Roundup slapdown won’t help

With angry investors at the gates and thousands of lawsuits tied up in court, Bayer’s executives have scrambled to keep their head above water. Looks like relief isn’t coming any time soon, at least not in the courtroom. A California jury hit Bayer, which now sells glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup, with $ 2 billion in… Read More »

Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 22, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The excitement over the FDA approval of brexanolone (to be marketed as Zulresso) is a good place to start this week’s roundup.  Brexanolone is a derivative of the neurosteroid allopregnanolone, and, while Zulpresso was approved specifically for the treatment of postpartum depression, there is considerable research to indicate that the modulation of neurosteroid systems may… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week there are a series of articles related to the recommendations issued by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) several weeks ago, stating that all pregnant and postpartum women should be evaluated in order to determine risk for depressive illness and recommends that women at increased risk for perinatal depression should be referred… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Back in 2016, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that all adults, including pregnant and postpartum women, should be screened for depression; the task force has extended those recommendations by stating that all pregnant and postpartum women should be evaluated in order to determine risk for depressive illness and recommends that women at… Read More »