3 hrs ago
Global malignant pleural mesothelioma market: Latest market analysis presented
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
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11 hrs ago
Keith Collett, who died due to exposure to asbestos, and his wife Amy
The Government is increasing payments from A 115,000 to A 123,000 for a new compensation scheme for victims of the fatal asbestos-induced cancer mesothelioma.
12 hrs ago
High Court judge rules in favour of daughter's bid for compensation ...
A HIGH Court judge has ruled in favour of a woman who launched a compensation claim after her father died from asbestos poisoning.
16 hrs ago
Plymouth Evening Herald
Mesothelioma compensation fund announced
Victims of the asbestos-induced cancer mesothelioma who can't trace a liable employer will soon be able to apply for compensation worth an average of A 123,000, the Government has announced.
19 hrs ago
Asbestos cancer payments announced
Victims of mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, are to receive an average of A 123,000 compensation from a new fund.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Oncology Biotechs You've Probably Never Heard Of: 2 Potential IPOs And 2 Non-USA
In the first six weeks of 2014, 18 life sciences companies went public. In fact, the IPO rate went up to 2 per day for the week of February 3-7, raking in more than half a billion greenbacks.
It's a Matter of Trust: The Garlock Decision as an Impetus for...
On January 10, 2014, a bankruptcy court judge considered the estimated asbestos liability for Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC , ultimately determining that liability to be $125 million, a fraction of its previously estimated liability.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rosetta Genomics Announces Publication of Data Correlating miR-150 to ...
The abstract and full article can be accessed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24462065 .
The Northern Echo
Tyneside filmmakers plan documentary of Bowburn asbestos scandal
East asbestos scandal is to be turned into a documentary by a group of filmmakers from the region.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Man spends life overcoming health struggles
When Matt Williams was born, doctors said he might never walk - but he played tee-ball as a boy, rounding the bases with braces on his legs.
5 probs with older homes
Older homes have their charms, but they can also come with a slew of problems. As building codes have been updated over the years, many of these homes have been left in the Dark Ages.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The 5 Jobs Most Likely to Make You Sick
Talk about an occupational hazard: 40 percent of Australian workers may be exposed to chemicals that boost their risk of developing cancer , according to a team of Aussie researchers.
Terminally ill councillor donates 80th birthday money to Bolton Hospice
WHEN Bolton councillor Alan Walsh was diagnosed with a terminal illness last year he immediately decided he wanted to use his remaining time to do something positive for others.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Dying wife Mavis Nye battles for change in law to speed up treatment...
A dying woman battling for a change in the law to speed up life-saving treatment has revealed washing her husband's work clothes led to her deadly disease.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ex-plumber died following asbestos work
Karen Henderson, assistant coroner, said Mr Powell died from the industrial disease mesothelioma at an inquest in Centenary House, in Durrington, last Wednesday.
Asbestos still present in '60 schools'
Around 60 schools in Mid-Ulster have been found to contain asbestos despite the threat to health and the link to serious illnesses.
This is Derbyshire
Asbestos group backs survey
A DERBY asbestos support group is urging families to fill out a survey aimed at guiding future research into mesothelioma.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Medical News Today
New study, harnessing ground-breaking science, offers hope to British mesothelioma patients
Pleural mesothelioma , is an aggressive form of lung cancer strongly linked to asbestos exposure, which has very limited treatment options and is associated with poor patient survival, with most having less than a year left to live once diagnosed.1 Eight leading UK cancer research centres are participating in a ground-breaking new study to evaluate ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
ADAO President Linda Reinstein Keynotes for Occupational Cancer Research Centre
The symposium, hosted by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre , focused on recent research on the burden and prevalence of major exposures linked to occupational lung cancer, such as asbestos and diesel engine exhaust.
Judge Finds Injury Occurs as Soon as Asbestos Is Inhaled
An Allegheny County trial judge has ruled in a case of first impression that, for insurance coverage purposes, an injury occurs on the date of a plaintiff's first exposure to asbestos, despite recent scientific evidence suggesting diseases almost never commence upon the initial inhalation of asbestos fibers.