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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.

New Study Challenges Assumption of Asbestos' Ability to Move in Soil

(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 ...

Australian Scientists Say Mesothelioma Subtype is Not Related to How or Where Asbestos Exposure Happened, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

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...

From Asthma to COPD: What's Air Got to Do With It?

Exposure to higher levels of air pollution significantly raises the odds of progressing to asthma and COPD. What can patients do? Medscape Critical Care

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

Lung Cancer in COPD, It Is Not Just the Cigarette Smoke

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

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?

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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.

Utility of Bronchoalveolar Lavage for the Diagnosis of Asbestos-Related Diseases.

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...

Diagnostic value of microRNAs in asbestos exposure and malignant mesothelioma: systematic review and qualitative meta-analysis.

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...

Association Between Laryngeal Cancer and Asbestos Exposure: A Systematic Review.

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...

Distinction between mesothelioma and lung adenocarcinoma based on immunohistochemistry in a patient with asbestos bodies in bronchoalveolar fluid - case report.

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...

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