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2014-12-02 23:12:06

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is 100% convinced there is more than one thousand US citizens who die annually from mesothelioma without a proper diagnosis and compensation for this rare

2014-12-02 23:10:46

The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We applaud the fact that states like Florida now have very stringent rules about asbestos exposure now, but no such rules existed in the 1950's,

2014-12-01 23:07:47

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one-third of the diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we help are Veterans of the US Armed Forces so it almost goes without saying that when it comes

2014-11-30 23:03:01

Chicago study finds DIYers among the groups most likely to be exposed to mesothelioma-causing asbestos dust. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 30, 2014 Researchers

2014-11-30 23:02:44

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is conducting a year-end fundraising campaign to raise funds for its programs in mesothelioma research, education, patient support, and advocacy.

2014-11-30 23:02:27

Oncologists say mesothelioma cells that overexpress a particular glycolipid may be vulnerable to an experimental drug aimed at attacking the molecule. (PRWEB)

2014-11-29 23:02:41

Doctors say PET scans are an effective way to determine mesothelioma prognosis and the efficacy of treatment – especially in patients who have had two round of chemotherapy. Raleigh,

2014-11-29 23:02:18

Earlier this month, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) reached $9 million in funded research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 29,

2014-11-26 23:06:43

A new report linking synthetic multi-walled carbon nanotubes with mesothelioma says size and shape may determine how dangerous they are. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)


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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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The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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