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Researchers Say Many Unclassified Mesothelioma Cases Are Probably Still Caused By Asbestos, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Even when the cause seems to be a mystery, Italian researchers say a little digging proves that many mesothelioma cases are linked to asbestos after all. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 04, 2016 Scienti...

Second-Hand Smoke Exposure, Heart Disease, COPD, and Stroke

What impact does secondhand smoke exposure have on ischemic heart diseases, COPD, and stroke? This synthesis of prior studies aimed to quantify the effect sizes. BMC Public Health

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...

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...

Asbestos: Be Safe. Be Smart. – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Hosts Educational Program for Ambler Community

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest independent non-profit organization in the U.S. that combines education, advocacy, and community support, is hostin...

New Study Quantifies Mesothelioma Risk After Closure of Asbestos Industry, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Researchers say the odds of developing malignant mesothelioma linger long after an asbestos industry leaves a region. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 16, 2015 Italian scientists studying the link between ...

Report Predicts Thousands of Korean Mesothelioma Deaths from Use of Asbestos Products, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

University researchers say as many as 3,400 Koreans could die from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases by 2036. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 03, 2015 Scientists in Korea say “slates”...

Size- and type-specific exposure assessment of an asbestos products factory in China

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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...

Reduced lung function in smokers in a lung cancer screening cohort with asbestos exposure and pleural plaques.

While low dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer is recommended for high-risk smokers, ages 55-74 years, information about asbestos exposure may not be routinely elicited. Asbestos ...

Enhancement of regulatory T cell-like suppressive function in MT-2 by long-term and low-dose exposure to asbestos.

Asbestos exposure causes lung fibrosis and various malignant tumors such as lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma. The effects of asbestos on immune cells have not been thoroughly investigated, altho...

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...

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