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2014-10-24 08:26:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes that individuals who were exposed to asbestos at a chemical manufacturing facility could qualify for a compensation settlement that exceeds one million dollars, but it is incredibly vital they have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers for the best possible compensation results. For more information, diagnosed victims or their family members are urged to contact the...

2014-10-21 23:08:02

Australian researchers say some tiny tumors that arise along the path of a pleural catheter in mesothelioma patients may be benign. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new published report suggests that cancer doctors should hold off on treating catheter pathway tumors with radiation until they have first confirmed that they are malignant. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the details on its website. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the University of Western Australia are...

2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), will be chairing the nursing panel and will be presenting two talks at the 12th...

2014-10-20 23:07:00

Scientists say a protein that prevents the immune system from fighting cancer may be a new target for mesothelioma treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Cancer researchers in Spain have presented their findings on PD-L1, a protein that suppresses the body’s anti-tumor response. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, the research team says targeting this protein could offer a new way to combat mesothelioma. Click here to read the full story. Doctors at Vall d’Hebron Institute...

2014-10-20 08:32:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center has been hearing from full-time mesothelioma compensation attorneys nationwide for about a year related to how much longer the mesothelioma compensation trusts will remain properly funded and is commenting on a recent article from the Huffington Post. The group discusses how the loss of funds may not impact current diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their possible compensation, but could have a dramatic...

2014-10-18 23:00:35

Naturally occurring asbestos minerals may be more widespread than previously thought, with newly discovered sources now identified within the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The asbestos-rich areas are in locations not previously considered to be at risk, according to new report that will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday, 20 October. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Asbestos Likely More Widespread Than Previously Thought...

2014-10-17 23:08:29

Individuals Exposed to Asbestos and Other Carcinogens Now Have More Legal Options Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Shrader & Associates, L.L.P., one of the foremost mesothelioma law firms in the country, recently announced complimentary legal consultations for clients exposed to harmful substances. Without the need to pay a single penny, people who are suffering from diseases they believe they contracted from their places of work or residence can sit down with one of Shrader...

2014-10-17 08:25:53

SAN PEDRO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Meso Center's 3rd Annual Walk/Hike for Mesothelioma took place on Sunday, October 12th at the scenic Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. With the picture-perfect weather and impeccable organization by the event's many volunteers, energy and anticipation were high. The event was attended by several mesothelioma patients, as well as over 250 participants, many of whom are friends and family of persons whose lives have been rocked by...

2014-10-17 08:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Every month we get at least a dozen calls from family members wondering if their deceased loved one could have had mesothelioma, and if there could be compensation without an actual diagnosis--the answer is no. If a medical doctor suggests mesothelioma is a possibility for a loved one, please call 866-714-6466 immediately for instructions on what to do to protect possible compensation that includes having...

2014-10-16 23:11:57

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “There is no way to fully prepare an individual or their family members on how to deal with the news of a diagnosis of mesothelioma. We are urging individuals, or a family dealing with this news, to call us at 866-714-6466 to make certain they have instant access the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys as well as information about coping." http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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2005-05-26 12:19:41

Amphibole defines an important group of dark-colored rock-forming inosilicate minerals composed of double chain SiO4 tetrahedra linked at the vertices and generally containing ions of iron and/ or magnesium in their structures. In chemical composition and general characteristics they are very similar to the pyroxenes and, like them, fall into three series according to their system of crystallization. The chief difference between amphiboles and pyroxenes is in cleavage: amphiboles form oblique...

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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2005-05-25 10:53:46

Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...

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