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Mesothelioma on the rise in Iceland despite asbestos ban

Mesothelioma on the rise in Iceland despite asbestos ban Even though asbestos has been banned in Iceland for over 30 years, Researchers conducting studies at the University of Iceland, and the Centre for Health Security and Communicable Disease Control, have discovered that cases of mesothelioma cancer are on the up. Iceland imported asbestos containing materials for decades […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 23, 2016

Asbestos cleared from Prestwick beach weighs same as baby elephant

Asbestos cleared from Prestwick beach weighs same as baby elephant You may recall reading our news story from a couple of weeks ago over on our Asbestos Surveys website where we reported that Prestwick beach in Ayrshire had been closed off to the public amidst asbestos fears.  Read the full article here. Well as an […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 22, 2016

New study reveals ovarian cancer drug may help mesothelioma sufferers

New study reveals ovarian cancer drug may help mesothelioma sufferers Swiss researchers are raising hopes for asbestos victims and their families as a new study reveals ovarian cancer drug may help mesothelioma sufferers. The researchers have carried out two different studies to date using a drug that would normally be used to treat ovarian cancer.  The […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 17, 2016

Appeal for colleagues of a man who died from Mesothelioma

Appeal for colleagues of a man who died from Mesothelioma A family have launched an appeal for colleagues of a man who died from Mesothelioma to get in touch with them, so that they are able to work out how their father contracted the deadly asbestos related disease. Mr Mick Torr died at the age […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 15, 2016

What to do about asbestos in your home

What to do about asbestos in your home We should all know by now about the dangers of asbestos and what it can do to our health.  It is only dangerous, however, if it is damaged or disturbed, as that is when the asbestos fibres are released into the atmosphere.  This article aims to help you […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 09, 2016

Petition to protect children and teachers from asbestos

Petition to protect children and teachers from asbestos The grieving family of a mesothelioma cancer victim have set up a new campaign and petition to protect children and teachers from asbestos exposure in our schools. Lucie Stephen’s mum died from mesothelioma earlier this summer.  She believes her mum was exposed to asbestos in the schools she taught […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 08, 2016

Asbestos cancer linked to 9/11 terror attacks

Asbestos cancer linked to 9/11 terror attacks Asbestos cancer linked to 9/11 terror attacks, as a result of the hundreds of people that were exposed to asbestos during the terrorist attacks on the world trade centre in 2001. Many people died during the actual attacks on September 11th, but the aftermath continues to this day. Those people who […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 02, 2016
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