Health

Asbestos: An ongoing challenge to global health

Challenges to global health can evolve from policies and decisions that take years or decades to unfold. An article in the current issue of the Annals of Global Health describes the current state of asbestos use worldwide, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mesothelioma risk endures over long-term

Western Australian researchers have determined the risk of developing mesothelioma continues to increase even 40 years after a person's first exposure to asbestos.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis cases linked with asbestos exposure

A proportion of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) cases may be linked with asbestos exposure, according to the results of a new study. If confirmed, the findings would mean that current treatment strategies need to be altered ...

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