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Study examines association of asbestos exposure, mesothelioma in Eastern China

A new research letter published online by JAMA Oncology looks at asbestos exposure and malignant mesothelioma in Eastern China.

Study assesses accuracy of COPD diagnoses and utilization of spirometry in primary care clinics

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...

Estimation of personal exposure to asbestos of brake repair workers

Medical News Today: COPD and Life Expectancy: What's the Outlook?

Learn about COPD and the different stages of COPD. Can the condition affect lifespan, how is COPD managed, and what lifestyle tips can help?

New Study Points to Pleural Mesothelioma Risk in Dentists from Asbestos Lining Tape, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Dentists who made crowns and bridges between the 1930s and 1970s could be at higher risk for deadly malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 03, 2017 The authors of a new report on asbestos-...

New Research Unlocks Some of the Mystery Behind Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Researchers in Japan say changes to the T-cells in asbestos exposed people may help explain why some develop malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 29, 2016 Scientists at Okayama, Japan...

Aromics hopes to raise €300,000 to accelerate drug to fight cancer caused by asbestos exposure

Aromics hopes to raise €300,000 to accelerate drug to fight cancer caused by asbestos exposure

ADAO Issues Strong Opposition to House Passage of So-Called FACT Act (H.R. 906)

Bill will Delay Justice and Compensation, Violate Privacy for Asbestos Victims and Families Linda Reinstein, President and CEO of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organiz...

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Malignant mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure in dental tape.

Although most cases of malignant mesothelioma of the pleura are caused by one or more readily recognized sources of exposure to asbestos, cases of the disease with more occult exposure occur, especial...

Exposure-Response Analyses of Asbestos and Lung Cancer Subtypes in a Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies.

Evidence is limited regarding risk and the shape of the exposure-response curve at low asbestos exposure levels. We estimated the exposure-response for occupational asbestos exposure and assessed the ...

Current and future risks of asbestos exposure in the Australian community.

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.

Risk factors for malignant mesothelioma in people with no known exposure to asbestos.

Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare and generally fatal cancer, usually caused by asbestos, although about 5-10% of cases report no asbestos exposure. This study aimed to identify sources whereby pe...

3-(2-deoxy-β-D-erythro-pentafuranosyl)pyrimido1,2-αpurin-10(3H)-one deoxyguanosine adducts of workers exposed to asbestos fibers.

Asbestos is the commercial name for a group of silicate minerals naturally occurring in the environment and widely used in the industry. Asbestos exposure has been associated with pulmonary fibrosis, ...

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