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A new research letter published online by JAMA Oncology looks at asbestos exposure and malignant mesothelioma in Eastern China.
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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-...
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
Bill will Delay Justice and Compensation, Violate Privacy for Asbestos Victims and Families Linda Reinstein, President and CEO of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organiz...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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, ...