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Dietary Phytochemicals Can Reduce Treatment Side Effects

According to recent research conducted in Italy, compounds found in fruits and vegetables can potentially help to slow the progress of malignant mesothelioma. These compounds, known as phytochemicals, regulate microRNAs, molecules necessary for gene regulation. Cancer causes microRNAs to become dysregulated, which causes the cancer cells to increase metastasis and generate more cancer cells, making » Read More

New Research on Libby Amphibole Disease

New medical conditions are discovered and identified every year. Libby amphibole disease, a condition related to exposure to a specific type of asbestos, was recently discovered and is currently being researched further with funding from The Centers for Disease Control. Existing research about the condition was published in The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine » Read More

Asbestos Found in Children’s Makeup

A curious mother recently discovered asbestos in her child’s glitter makeup. She sent a sample of the makeup to a laboratory for testing and the results came back positive for tremolite asbestos. The makeup is made by Claire’s, a specialty retailer that sells accessories and makeup to young girls. After the results came back, the » Read More

Talcum Powder and Asbestos

Talc is a mineral often used in consumer products in its powder form—talcum powder—to absorb moisture and improve the tangibility of products. Unfortunately, it can also pose health hazards to consumers. In the past, asbestos was one of the ingredients used in commercially available talcum powder. Exposure to powdered asbestos is linked to mesothelioma, a » Read More