New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
(PRWEB) June 19, 2015 Researchers say pleural plaques, while uncomfortable, don’t typically lead to malignant mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a story on the study. Click here to read it now. An analysis of the medical literature on pleural plaques released by a Princeton, New Jersey-based medical consulting firm found that these nodules ...

New Analysis Finds Mesothelioma Patients with Genetic Mutation Live Longer, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Analysis Finds Mesothelioma Patients with Genetic Mutation Live Longer, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 Scientists in St. Leonards, Australia say a missing or mutated BAP1 gene may bode well for extended survival in people with pleural mesothelioma. Click here to read the full article on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Doctors at Royal North Shore Hospital analyzed the cases of 229 pleural mesothelioma ...

With Help from Vocational Rehabilitation, Latoya Bristor Finds the Right Job for Her

With Help from Vocational Rehabilitation, Latoya Bristor Finds the Right Job for Her
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Latoya Bristor is very excited about her new job as a cook’s assistant with one of Tampa’s long-standing family food establishments, Wright’s Gourmet Deli. It was a long and winding road to employment that started while she was still in high school. Latoya, who has an intellectual disability, ...

Landmark Study at the Stephenson Cancer Center Finds Even Low Exposure To Secondhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 Exposure to even minimal levels of secondhand tobacco smoke causes significant DNA damage in human cells, according to a study using a new detection method. DNA damage plays a key role in the development of cancer and other neurodegenerative, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and aging-related diseases. The study was ...

Obesity Follows Growth of Big Box Retailers and Restaurants, Georgia State Economist Finds in New Report

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Big-box retailers Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale and Walmart, along with full-service and fast-food restaurants, are key contributors to the nation’s obesity epidemic, according to research by a health economist in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Americans now live near an abundance ...

UC Davis Study Finds Preeclampsia During Mother’s Pregnancy Associated with Greater Autism Risk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were more than twice as likely to have been exposed in utero to preeclampsia, and the likelihood of an autism diagnosis was even greater if the mother experienced more severe disease, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has ...

Study Finds Dosing Schedule Critical for Promising New Mesothelioma Treatment, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma

Study Finds Dosing Schedule Critical for Promising New Mesothelioma Treatment, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 15, 2014 Japanese scientists say a combination of the chemotherapy drug pemetrexed (Alimta) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) can shrink mesothelioma tumors up to 80 percent – but only if it is administered in the right order. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read ...

Getting More Out of Nature: Genetic Toolkit Finds New Maximum for Crop Yields

Getting More Out of Nature: Genetic Toolkit Finds New Maximum for Crop Yields
Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2014 Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced a new way to dramatically increase crop yields by improving upon Mother Nature’s offerings. A team led by Associate Professor Zachary Lippman, in collaboration with Israeli colleagues, has discovered a set of gene variations that can boost fruit ...

New Research Finds That The Recently Observed ‘Red Moon’ Establishes the Lack of Expansion of the Universe

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Pamela Fleming, Executive Vice President, The Institute for Basic Research, Florida, announces that “The recently observed ‘Red Moon’ establishes the lack of expansion of the universe because the Moon sees Sunlight redshifted while passing through Earth’s atmosphere without relative motion. This is evidence that, light reaching us from ...

World Thermal Flowmeter Market Exceeds $150 Million, Flow Research Study Finds

Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to a recent study from Flow Research (http://www.flowresearch.com), the market for thermal flowmeters totaled $ 154 million in 2013, and is projected to grow to almost $ 200 million by 2018. A new age of environmental awareness, together with the Kyoto Accord and other greenhouse gas initiatives, has ...