Medical News

The EPA’s Difficulty With Data Disclosure
In spite of countless countries that have outright bans on asbestos and the increase in mesothelioma diagnoses, the United States is steadfast in its refusal to prohibit the importing of the dangerous mineral. With asbestos considered one of ten high-priority...
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Mesothelioma Treatment Regimen Approved by the FDA
Good news may be in store for those who have mesothelioma. After a 16-year wait, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a treatment option to combat the long-term effects of asbestos exposure. While surgery can often remove...
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Each year, Mesothelioma Awareness Day observed on Sept. 26
It is a disease that kills nearly 3,000 Americans each year and takes years to develop within its victims. Symptoms vary from fatigue and weight loss to coughing, shortness of breath and blood clots. While other illnesses lately seem to...
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T-Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Cancer Patients
An emerging treatment for mesothelioma is showing significant progress for reducing tumors. Immunotherapy company TCR2 Therapeutics announced the positive results in a press release on July 26. The company says the first five patients in the clinical trial showed tumor...
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Mesothelioma and the Novel Coronavirus
As a national emergency becomes part of life in the United States, what we don’t know about the novel coronavirus is more than what we actually do know. Medical professionals are uncovering new data every day on those with higher...
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Has the Talc Industry Been Steering the FDA?
When you go shopping, how often do you worry that the deodorant you buy might kill you? The odds are you don’t. After all, we have government agencies working tirelessly to protect us from harmful products. Right? Sadly, our nation’s...
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Vaping Caused Severe Illness in at Least 50 People
Recently, 50 people around the United States have contracted breathing illnesses that are likely linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products. Patients have likened their illness that is believed to be caused by vaping, to a heart attack or flu...
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Innovation May Lead to Early Detection
  For most, a mesothelioma diagnosis represents a death sentence. In spite of medical advancements, early detection is difficult until the disease is in an advanced stage where medical treatment is limited. Searches for a way to speed up detection...
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Juul: The Mega-Addictive Nicotine Product Plaguing Kids Today
Vaping and e-cigarette markets are booming. With attractive flavors and small size that is easy to hide from teachers and parents, kids are buying a popular e-cigarette about the size of a USB drive-JUUL. Research shows that cigarette smoking is...
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Teething Jewelry, Creams, and Gels Pose Danger to Children
The FDA has issued a warning to parents regarding common teething remedies for babies. Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and teething jewelry may seem like good options, but they can lead to serious injury or even death. Teething Bracelets, Necklaces and Other...
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