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A new research letter published online by JAMA Oncology looks at asbestos exposure and malignant mesothelioma in Eastern China.
(University of California - San Diego) A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego scientist Jane Willenbring challenges the long-held belief that ...
New research finds no consistent link between how a person was exposed to asbestos and the type of mesothelioma they develop. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2016 Researchers at the University of West...
Exposure to higher levels of air pollution significantly raises the odds of progressing to asthma and COPD. What can patients do? Medscape Critical Care
According to the recommendations of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), spirometry should be performed to establish the diagnos...
The development of lung cancer in patients with COPD has been linked with tobacco exposure, but other factors may also play a role. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?
Australia mined asbestos for more than 100 years and manufactured and imported asbestos products. There is a legacy of in situ asbestos throughout the built environment.
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) analysis has been proposed as an objective technique for confirming asbestos exposure. However, the reliability and diagnostic yield of this procedure has not been studied...
Asbestos is a harmful and exceptionally persistent natural material. Malignant mesothelioma (MM), an asbestos-related disease, is an insidious, lethal cancer that is poorly responsive to current treat...
It has been debated whether a link exists between laryngeal cancer and asbestos exposure. Prior systematic reviews have been conducted on this topic, but no updates have been performed on the most rec...
Asbestos is a mineral-mined form the rocks, consisting in amosite (brown asbestos), crocidolite (blue asbestos) and÷or chrysotile (white asbestos) used in many industries. Researches about the exposu...