Ovarian cancer from Nanoparticles
Manufacturers who knew but did not warn customers that nanoparticles in disinfectants used in washing genitals cause ovarian cancer must pay damages implicates the liability of scientists who advised their products were safe
Over the past decade, NPs have been used by manufacturers of disinfectant products to block reproduction of bacteria by scrambling their DNA. NPs stand for nanoparticles <100 nanometers. However, the same NPs that destroy the bacteria also damage the DNA of nearby normal cells, and if not repaired by the immune system of the individual may itself cause cancer. Hence, the risks of using disinfectants containing NPs by consumers lacking immunity to cancer can be considerably reduced if the consumer is warned of the danger of cancer by NPs in a product prior to purchase.
Today, NPs are used in almost every commercially available disinfectant product. Although not recognized as a disinfectant, baby powder contains talcum powder which contains NPs of magnesium and silicon including zinc oxide additives. However, research has linked regular and long-term use of products containing talcum powder for personal hygiene of the genitals to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. The thumbnail illustrates litigation to recover damages of ovarian cancer by NPs.
The NPs can move into the uterus and cervix, through the fallopian tubes and into the ovaries where they can trigger the growth of cancer cells. Recently, a jury in the USA ruled in favor of a woman who claimed regular use of talc containing products on her genitals caused her ovarian cancer on the grounds the manufacturer was aware of the cancer risks but failed to adequately warn consumers. The jurors perhaps lacking the scientific background to assess the dangers of NPs based their decision on the argument:
"We felt like they knew for decades that they should have put a warning on this product."
Indeed, the scientific community has known for decades that NPs cause ovarian cancer, but has kept silent to continue USG funding. The question remains:
How do NPs cause ovarian cancer?
Today, the scientific community based on classical physics assumes the atoms in NPs have heat capacity, and therefore heat absorbed from adjacent tissue only slightly raises the NP temperature, a consequence without DNA damage.
But QM and not classical physics governs heat transfer in NPs.
QM stands for quantum mechanics. Unlike classical physics, QM requires the NP atoms have vanishing heat capacity and therefore upon absorbing heat NP temperatures cannot increase. Instead, the NPs conserve heat by emitting UV or higher radiation a known cause of DNA damage that if not repaired by the immune system does indeed cause cancer.
Vanishing heat capacity in NPs by QM is not new, but is the consequence of the Planck law formulated over a century ago. However, the NPs must somehow provide high EM confinement. EM stands for electromagnetic. In NPs, high EM confinement is a natural consequence of their high surface-to-volume ratios, i.e., the heat is absorbed in the NP surface placing surface and interior atoms under high EM confinement. Since the NP temperature cannot increase by QM, conservation proceeds woddf by QED converting the surface heat into standing EM radiation between diametrically opposite surfaces. QED stands for quantum electrodynamics.
But QED here differs from the light-matter interaction in the complex QED theory advanced by Feynman and others. Briefly stated: Absent heat capacity, heat supplied to a nanoscale QM box with sides separated by distance d is conserved QED creating standing EM radiation of half-wavelength 𝜆 / 2 = n d, where n and d are the refractive index and diameter of the NP. Once the surface heat is expended in forming the standing waves, the EM confinement vanishes allowing the NP to emit EM radiation beyond the UV that damages the DNA of nearby cells, e.g., zinc oxide NPs having diameter d = 50 nm and n = 2.5 emit UV-C radiation at about 254 nm, a lethal level for the DNA damage in all living systems as the pyrimidine dimers are formed that block DNA replication. Smaller NPs emit even higher frequency EM radiation. See diverse QED applications at http://www.nanoqed.org , 2010 - 2016.
Manufacturers of disinfectants who knew talcum powder containing NPs cause ovarian cancer, but failed to warn consumers of the danger of NPs in causing the cancer should be liable for damages.
But manufacturers rely on the scientific community for guidance on the dangers of NPs and therefore the scientific community itself is liable for damages. Scientific papers citing advantages of NPs in disinfection and cancer treatment without citing collateral DNA damage should be refused publication.
Moreover, the scientific community has yet to accept that NPs upon absorbing heat from body tissue are required by QM to emit EM radiation that depending on the size of the NP produces UV or higher radiation causing DNA damage in nearby cells that may cause cancer. There is no excuse for this as the Planck's QM has been known for over a century. USG funding of the voluminous NP research based on heat transfer by classical physics should be discontinued with emphasis placed on QM.
Even the ACS is not aware of the dangers of NPs in causing the many forms of cancers. ACS stands for American Cancer Society. Specifically, the ACS has stated that ovarian cancer caused by talcum powder is inconclusive, but nothing is mentioned on the obvious DNA damage by NPs. The ACS is advised the precursor to ovarian cancers in individuals with immune systems deficient in repairing DNA damage is most likely the UV radiation emitted from NPs in talcum powder.
 American Cancer Society, "Talcum Powder and Cancer", 2014. See http://www.cancer.org/