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Archive for May 2016

Researchers Signal Remarkable Results from Mesothelioma Vaccine

Vaccines have proven to be a tremendous boon in the world’s fight against diseases. Polio, measles, smallpox, whooping cough – all have been virtually eradicated as a result of this technology. Scientist have long hoped to find a vaccine that would have a similar impact on cancer – mobilizing the body’s own immune system to…

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Can Drinking Tea and Red Wine Boost Mesothelioma Patient Survival?

That’s the question that researchers from the University of Rome’s Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine set out to answer in a recent study published in the journal Nutrients. The researchers did a retrospective analysis of more than 150 previously-conducted research projects that had analyzed the impact of polyphenols — micronutrients present in tea,…

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Asbestos fears persist in Nevada Desert

The highway project that is underway in Boulder City, Nevada has long been a cause for concern, and asbestos is at the heart of the issue. First scientists discovered that there was naturally-occurring asbestos in the area, and the project was shut down to allow time for further studies to be completed and a plan…

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Arizona Mesothelioma Victim’s Family Awarded $17 Million

Mesothelioma is a fatal form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. The disease has a very long latency period, which means that in most cases, the exposure happened decades earlier, usually at the victim’s job. In many cases, the affected employee is unaware of the danger that they had faced in their…

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