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Original Source: Does Long-Term Asbestos Exposure Cause an Obstructive Ventilation Pattern?

This review shows that long-term exposure to asbestos-containing dust leads not only to a reduction of lung volume as well as to limitations of forced expiratory flows, such as FEF (50) and FEF (75), but also to increased frequencies of FEV (1)/FVC, and elevated airway resistance. There is evidence for significant dose-response relationships and an increase in functional changes in parallel to an increase due to the latency period. Remarkably, even asbestos workers without radiologically detectable pleural ...

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BST This Week #14: IPF Cases Linked to Asbestos Exposure

On this episode of Bioscience Technology This Week: IPF Cases Linked to Asbestos Exposure A proportion of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) cases may be linked with asbestos exposure, according to t...

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis cases linked with asbestos exposure

(European Lung Foundation) A proportion of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) cases may be linked with asbestos exposure, according to the results of a new study. If confirmed, the findings would mea...

Penn study seeks to track Ambler's asbestos legacy

Joe Amento, a lifelong resident of Ambler, was 53 when he died of a rare cancer with one main cause — exposure to asbestos.He was fine at Christmas 2002. In January, a pain in his side kept him awak...

The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. Offers Case Evaluations for Possible Asbestos Claims

The San Diego personal injury law firm, The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C., is announcing that it is now offering case evaluations for individuals who have suffered as a result of asbestos ex...

Asbestos May Trigger Pulmonary Fibrosis

Environmental or occupational exposure may be contributing to the burden of pulmonary fibrosis - even though asbestos is currently not recognized as a cause - a new study shows. Medscape Medical New...

Asbestos Mesothelioma Legal Advice is Available at New Website InjuryLawyerFree.com

The Site Features the Best Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyers who are Devoted to Helping People who have Been Exposed to Asbestos to Get Legal Advice at No Cost Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ...

Penn receives $10 million award to study asbestos adverse health effects, remediation

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Researchers at the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have been awarded a ...

Asbestos Revisited: A New Autoimmune Disease? (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- In the small town of Libby in northwestern Montana, prospectors in 1916 discovered an unusual mineral known as vermiculite that appeared to be resistant to fire after initial exposu...

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Clinical Aspects of Asbestos-Related Diseases-What Are the Unresolved Topics?

Despite awareness of the health risks associated with asbestos fiber inhalation and the decline in U.S. utilization (about 0.1% of the yearly peak amount), illnesses associated with exposure persist. ...

The health risk of chrysotile asbestos.

The word asbestos is a poorly attributed term, as it refers to two very different minerals with very different characteristics. One is the serpentine mineral of which the white asbestos, chrysotile, i...

Mesothelioma risk after 40 years since first exposure to asbestos: a pooled analysis.

The risk of malignant mesothelioma (MM) increases proportionally to the cumulative exposure, and to the 3rd or 4th power of time since first exposed, to asbestos. However, little is known about the ri...

Autoimmunity and Asbestos Exposure.

Despite a body of evidence supporting an association between asbestos exposure and autoantibodies indicative of systemic autoimmunity, such as antinuclear antibodies (ANA), a strong epidemiological li...

Asbestos-Related Diffuse Pleural Thickening in Japan: A Retrospective Analysis.

Pleural Disease PostersSESSION TYPE: Original Investigation PosterPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: The pathogenesis and clinical features of asbestos-related di...

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