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Occupational exposurer aises respiratory symptoms

...ular, exposure to quartz causes cough symptoms and asbestos exposure is linked with high risk of severe breathlessness and asthma. Slightly over 30 per cent of the participants were exposed to dust and fumes in the workplace; between six and 19 per cent of all respiratory symptoms and 14.4 per cent of asthma ...

Asbestos Exposure Associated With An Increased Risk For Autoimmune Disease

...s of a recent study researchers say // exposure to asbestos may lay the groundwork for future autoimmune disea...n than in the controls. People who were exposed to asbestos for more than five years also tended to have higher concentrations of ANAs than those with less expo...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelatio

...at that risks from exposure to naturally occurring asbestos though low was real and was to be taken seriously...rtant supportive evidence that naturally occurring asbestos causes mesothelioma - and public efforts should now shift to understanding the risk and how we can p...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelation

...at that risks from exposure to naturally occurring asbestos though low was real and was to be taken seriously...rtant supportive evidence that naturally occurring asbestos causes mesothelioma - and public efforts should now shift to understanding the risk and how we can p...

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

...were compared with 45 subjects without exposure to asbestos and 76 patients with surgically staged pleural mes...d to discriminate between persons with exposure to asbestos who do not have early pleural mesothelioma and those with exposure to asbestos who do have early ple...

The Return Of The Clemenceau: Happy India

...t is laden with poisonous material (lead, mercury, asbestos and PCBs) by the top administrative court in Franc...nal tests have been ordered to determine the exact asbestos content of the 26,700-ton vessel after it's return to France. The Government in France had permitt...

Patient Refuses To Be Treated In Local Hospital Due To The Fear Of Contracting MRSA

...as diagnosed with lung cancer, which was linked to asbestos exposure in the workplace. He was admitted to North Manchester General and after a few days the medical staff informed her that he had contracted MRSA. Bu she believes that he infection would have been a factor in his death. Hence she said that she h...

Non Smoking Women Less Prone To Lung Cancer

... among non smokers in US include secondhand smoke, asbestos exposure and radon gas....

Victoria Hospital In Bangalore is Lacking Beds In Emergency wards

...explained that the ward, which has 16 beds, has an asbestos sheet as the roof. That they state has sprung leak...rted work on the annexe ward and are replacing the asbestos sheet by a RCC roof, a reporter of the Hindu who had visited the place on Friday, stated that there ...

Laryngeal Cancer Added to Asbestos’ Crime Lis

... However there was insufficient evidence to relate asbestos to esophageal cancer. The IOM, which is quasi-go...eer-reviewed scientific and medical literature’ on asbestos and the five forms of cancer by the US senate. A debate on legislation to create a $140 billion asbe...

Drug Refused to Asbestos-Linked Cancer Patients

... <BR.Patients suffering from cancer linked to asbestos will not be treated with the drug Alimta, whose sc... involved in shipbuilding, railway engineering and asbestos product manufacturing are at an increased risk. . A cure for the disease is not available and pem...

No Clue to Cause of Mystery Illnesses

...otentially dangerous organic substances, including asbestos and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), and were found to be within ordinarly levels. The former industrial site is now a major housing development by Strada, featuring around 650 flats and houses....

Despite Ban, Asbestos Produce Goes Unhindered

Despite a ban by the government, asbestos might still be illegally mined in Rajasthan and In...a to study the occupational hazards connected with asbestos mining. Palu, accompanied by a team of researchers from India, visited some asbestos mines and pro...

Chemo Combination Improves Survival in Asbestos-Related Cancer

...th mesothelioma — a form of cancer associated with asbestos exposure — have a higher survival rate when treate...ilding, railway engineering, construction work and asbestos manufacture have higher rates of mesothelioma than the general public. The cancer may take 10 to 60 ...

Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science

...e explanations for lung cancer, such as pollution, asbestos and even the keeping of birds. Denying the case against tobacco was "closed," they called for more research as a tactic to delay regulation. Drawing from his experiences as an expert witness in tobacco litigation cases, Proctor says that industry l...

‘Mesothelioma’- Trouble Under the Asbestos Rof

...e sixties many schools and homes were housed under asbestos roofs. The children of the sixties, the baby boome... repercussion of living their childhood days under asbestos roofs, known to be behind a deadly but rare type of cancer- Mesothelioma. Almost 5% of all lung canc...

Wire-Free – Handcuffing Good Healt

...pils? “We are concerned that Wi-Fi may become like asbestos in the past. Everybody thought it was safe for years and then we suddenly discovered that it wasn't." This is not an isolated case of doubts being raised. Similar fears have been raised elsewhere in Europe. The Austrian Medical Association is lob...

Today Cancer is the Deadliest Killer

...ing the disease from their place of work. Inhaling asbestos fibers and second hand smoker are the major causes of lung cancer according to a WHO reports. Thousands develop leukemia from exposure to benzene from the dye, drugs, pesticides and other related industries using this product and these accounts for m...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

...ip-breaking yard, contains more than 900 tonnes of asbestos which would put the health of workers at risk. ...rcraft carrier Clemenceau after an outcry over the asbestos it contained. But the Gujarat Maritime Board, which leases out the yards in Alang, says they can ...

Traders Smell Something Fishy in Tokyo Market Move

...e site is narrow, dangerous, not really clean, and asbestos is used in various spots in the facilities, althou.... "What happens if a natural disaster occurs and asbestos scatters in the air? We have to deal with this issue by considering these problems." But many fishmo...

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