Prospective study of asbestos-related diseases incidence cases in primary health care in an area of Barcelona province
- Mesothelioma compensation plan changes. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p2
The article informs that the government of Great Britain is exploring ways to improve the legal process for handling claims from victims of mesothelioma, a cancer which develops due to exposure to asbestos.
- A Repeat Call for the Banning of Asbestos. Birnbaum, Linda S.; Schroeder, Jane C.; Tilson, Hugh A. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jul2010, Vol. 118 Issue 7, pA280
The authors reflect on the ban for the use and manufacture of asbestos in various countries. They stress the views of LaDou and colleagues on the effort of Collegium Ramazzini to repeat its call for a universal ban of asbestos, emphasizing its adverse health effects which include asbestosis and...
- ASBESTOS: THE HIDDEN KILLER. Hibbert, Lee // Professional Engineering;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on the health related issues caused due to asbestos in Great Britain. As reported, asbestos is a wide range of crystallized minerals which is used in construction of buildings. It is also mentioned that asbestos is banned as a construction material because it remains hidden...
- Asbestosis y mesotelioma pleural maligno. Carmona, Ruino Echegoyen; Rosales, Rosa María Rivera // Revista de la Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p5
Review article considering clinical issues of asbestosis and pleural mesothelioma in the context of a potential pleural mesothelioma outbreak in Mexico in the next 50 years. The common etiologic agent of asbestosis and pleural mesothelioma are asbestos fibers. The history of asbestos dates from...
- UK asbestos imports and mortality due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Barber, C. M.; Wiggans, R. E.; Young, C.; Fishwick, D. // Occupational Medicine;Mar2016, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p106
Background Previous studies have demonstrated that the rising mortality due to mesothelioma and asbestosis can be predicted from historic asbestos usage. Mortality due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is also rising, without any apparent explanation. Aims To compare mortality due to these...
- Malignant mesothelioma trends in Chihuahua, Mexico. Flores-Franco, René Agustín; Ramos-Martínez, Ernesto; Luévano-Flores, Eduardo; Fierro-Murga, Ricardo; Barriga-Acevedo, Rocío; Martínez-Tapia, María Elena; Luévano-González, Arturo; Gómez-Díaz, Antonio; Perea-Sánchez, Roberto Alfonso // Salud PÃºblica de MÃ©xico;2014, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p315
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- Malignant mesothelioma due to non-occupational asbestos exposure from the Italian national surveillance system (ReNaM): epidemiology and public health issues. Marinaccio, Alessandro; Binazzi, Alessandra; Bonafede, Michela; Corfiati, Marisa; Di Marzio, Davide; Scarselli, Alberto; Verardo, Marina; Mirabelli, Dario; Gennaro, Valerio; Mensi, Carolina; Schallemberg, Gert; Merler, Enzo; Negro, Corrado; Romanelli, Antonio; Chellini, Elisabetta; Silvestri, Stefano; Cocchioni, Mario; Pascucci, Cristiana; Stracci, Fabrizio; Ascoli, Valeria // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2015, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p648
Introduction Italy produced and imported a large amount of raw asbestos, up to the ban in 1992, with a peak in the period between 1976 and 1980 at about 160 000 tons/year. The National Register of Mesotheliomas (ReNaM, "Registro Nazionale dei Mesoteliomi" in Italian), a surveillance system of...
- Simple benchmark for mesothelioma projection for Great Britain. Martínez-Miranda, María Dolores; Nielsen, Bent; Nielsen, Jens Perch // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Aug2016, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p561
Background:It is of considerable interest to forecast the future burden of mesothelioma mortality. Data on deaths are available, whereas no measure of asbestos exposure is available. Methods:We compare two Poisson models: a response-only model with an age-cohort...
- Mesothelioma risk from chrysotile. Hodgson, John T.; Darnton, Andrew // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jun2010, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p13
The article discusses a study regarding the presence of mesothelioma in both men and women in industrialized countries, which found that though women had a high content of such, it was not due to identified asbestos exposure (IAE), while IAE was found to be a cause for its presence in men.