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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 Indirect Asbestos Exposure Can Raise Mesothelioma Risk for Sheet Metal Workers, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

A long-term study of sheet metal workers suggests that many are at risk for asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma and asbestosis, even though they may not work directly with asbestos. Raleigh, N...

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...

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...

Libby Asbestos Exposure Linked to Lung Abnormalities

Statement from Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Opposing Senate "Chemical Safety" Bill which Lets Asbestos off the Hook

Asbestos Would Remain Legal Under Udall-Vitter Proposal The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to help ensure ju...

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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...

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. ...

Development of a Job-Exposure Matrix (AsbJEM) to Estimate Occupational Exposure to Asbestos in Australia.

Occupational exposure data on asbestos are limited and poorly integrated in Australia so that estimates of disease risk and attribution of disease causation are usually calculated from data that are n...

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