Health Tip: Asbestos Tips For Homeowners

Title: Health Tip: Asbestos Tips For HomeownersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: The Lancet Respiratory MedicineAuthor(s): Sanjeevan Muruganandan, Maree Azzopardi, Deirdre B Fitzgerald, Ranjan Shrestha, Benjamin C H Kwan, David C L Lam, Christian C De Chaneet, Muhammad Redzwan S Rashid Ali, Elaine Yap, Claire L Tobin, Luke A Garske, Phan T Nguyen, Christopher Stanley, Natalia D Popowicz, Christopher Kosky, Rajesh Thomas, Catherine A Read, Charley A Budgeon, David Feller-Kopman, Nick A MaskellSummaryBackgroundIndwelling pleural catheters are an established management option for malignant pleural effusion and have advantages over talc slurry pleurode...
Source: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Szolkowska M, Blasinska-Przerwa K, Knetki-Wroblewska M, Rudzinski P, Langfort R PMID: 30023092 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
Authors: Røe OD PMID: 30023090 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
An early-morning steam pipe explosion on Thursday in New York, that sent a plume of vapor spewing into the air for hours, caused only minor injuries but may have left people and building facades contaminated with asbestos, officials said.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news
Publication date: August 2018Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Volume 55Author(s): Lucia Fazzo, Giada Minelli, Marco De Santis, Caterina Bruno, Amerigo Zona, Susanna Conti, Pietro CombaAbstractBackgroundMalignant mesothelioma (MM) is causally linked to asbestos exposure with an estimated etiological fraction of 80% or more.MethodsStandardized rates of all mesothelioma (C45, ICD-10) and malignant pleural mesothelioma (C45.0, ICD-10) mortality in Italy were computed at national and regional levels, for the period 2003–2014. Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs, with 95% Confidence Intervals) were calculated for each of the 8...
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
TROY, Mich. - Wastewater supervisors with general knowledge about mercury and asbestos hazards who withheld information regarding potential exposures to those toxins from employees do not meet the standard for finding actual knowledge and intent to injure necessary to escape the state's workers' compensation exclusivity provision, a Michigan appeals court held June 26 (Troy Williams, et al. v. East Lansing, et al., Nos. 335467, 335662, Mich. App., 2018 Mich. App. LEXIS 2733).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - Category: Medical Law Source Type: news
An underground steam pipe explosion and the resulting fountain of vapor filled with toxic asbestos fibers caused the evacuation of 28 buildings and the closing of several surrounding streets in New York City Thursday. Only five minor injuries were reported, but the force of the blast and the steady stream of smoke pouring from the resulting crater covered nearby buildings and sent commuters running for shelter. The fear of asbestos contamination dominated the early cleanup efforts. Inhaling or ingesting microscopic asbestos fibers can eventually lead to serious health problems, including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothe...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Source Type: news
Conclusion Non-occupational asbestos exposure is the main cause of MM and may account for up to 66% of MM cases among women in North Jutland, Denmark.byPanou V, Vyberg M, Meristoudis C, Hansen J, B øgsted M, Omland Ø, Weinreich UM, Røe OD. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3754
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Studies conducted in people have mixed results, with some indication of increased risk of ovarian cancer
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Talcum powder, made from talc, which contains asbestos is considered carcinogenic to humans, while the carcinogenicity of talc without asbestos is unclear, according to the American Cancer Society. Talcum powder is widely...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
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