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Asbestos.com Releases New Asbestos Guide to Keep You Safe from Exposure to the Deadly Mineral

As DIY home renovations gain popularity, homeowners may accidentally expose themselves and their loved ones to asbestos — a toxic substance linked to life-threatening cancers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) Ju...

DIY Culture in Australia Exposing Risks with Asbestos Removal - Hire a Professional Contractor 1st Choice Asbestos Removal to Be Safe

Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 A local Sydney news program "The Project" ran a recent story 'Is our DIY culture exposing more Australians to asbestos?' (Publishe...

New Investigation Finds Mesothelioma “Clusters” Around Italian Cement Plants, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

A new study suggests that deadly malignant mesothelioma is more common in the regions around asbestos cement plants – even among people who never worked in them. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 26, 2015 ...

New Study Finds Close Link Between Crocidolite Asbestos and Deadly Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Polish researchers say crocidolite or “blue asbestos” may be the most dangerous form of cancer-causing asbestos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 The results of a 40+ year study in Poland suggest...

Researchers Say Mesothelioma Not the Only Cancer Linked with Asbestos Exposure, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

A new published study finds that asbestos workers may be more prone to colorectal, liver and esophageal cancers as well as malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 30, 2015 Scientists in Fr...

ADAO Applauds U.S. Surgeon General for Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos in Support of National Asbestos Awareness Week

Statement Underscores the Critical Need for a Ban on Asbestos The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to p...

Study finds inhibitor for COPD lung destruction

In a new study, a research team based at Brown and Yale implicates a specific mitochondrial protein and pathway in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from exposure to ciga...

People Can Get Mesothelioma from Secondhand Exposure to Asbestos Says New Article on Mesothelioma.us

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesothelioma.us, a free online resource that provides people with mesothelioma and their loved ones with in-depth and educational articles, information packets an...

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Bioanalytical techniques for detecting biomarkers of response to human asbestos exposure.

Asbestos exposure is known to cause lung cancer and mesothelioma and its health and economic impacts have been well documented. The exceptionally long latency periods of most asbestos-related diseases...

The presence of asbestos in the natural environment is likely related to mesothelioma in young individuals and women from Southern Nevada.

Inhalation of asbestos and other mineral fibers are known causes of malignant mesothelioma (MM) and lung cancers. In a setting of occupational exposure to asbestos, MM occurs 4-8 times more frequently...

Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer and Malignant Mesothelioma of the Pleura: Selected Current Issues.

Asbestos-related diseases persist, because millions of workers have had prior exposure and many industrializing countries continue to use asbestos. Globally, an estimated 107,000 people die annually f...

Functional Alteration of Natural Killer Cells and Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes upon Asbestos Exposure and in Malignant Mesothelioma Patients.

Malignant mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, which is known to have carcinogenic effects. However, the development of mesothelioma takes a long period and results from a low or intermedia...

Additive Synergism between Asbestos and Smoking in Lung Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Smoking and asbestos exposure are important risks for lung cancer. Several epidemiological studies have linked asbestos exposure and smoking to lung cancer. To reconcile and unify these results, we co...

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