Latest Asbestos Related News
Page 3 of Latest News from our team. Highlighting recent legislation and medical trials and breakthroughs for Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases . . .
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 28th November 2013
Many churches still contain asbestos e.g. as insulation around church boilers, in ceilings
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 21st November 2013
COMMAND (Control Of Mesothelioma with MAiNtenance Defactinib) is a new trial of lead cancer stem cell inhibitor defactinib
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 2nd November 2013
A phase III study aims to establish the role of prophylactic irradiation of portal tracts in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 2nd November 2013
Improved survival times for mesothelioma patients treated with multimodality treatment regime
By Warren Miller. Published: 22nd October 2013
A biotech company has discovered proteins that could be used for biomarkers in future blood tests for mesothelioma
By Warren Miller. Published: 12th October 2013
The spread of mesothelioma could be stopped by inhibiting the FAK protein
By Warren Miller. Published: 30th July 2013
Tests carried out at Hiroshima University have found a link between a protein and prolonging life after a Mesothelioma Diagnosis
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 26th July 2013
Steve McQueen, Malcom McLaren, Mickie Most and Australian actor Harold Hopkins have all died from the cancer
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 4th July 2013
Asbestos was widely used in the construction of schools in the UK, especially in schools built between 1945 and 1974
By Warren Miller. Published: 13th June 2013
New research proposes a safe length of Nano Fibre to reduce the risk of developing asbestos-like diseases
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 26th May 2013
The chemotherapy drug, Cisplatin, can be delivered via inhalation through a nebuliser instead of intravenously
By Warren Miller. Published: 30th January 2013
A Committee in Pakistan has recommended banning the importing of asbestos after widespread contamination . . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 25th January 2013
2 companies were fined for failing to protect their tenants from potentially dangerous asbestos boards . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 18th August 2012
The Government will now provide compensation for Mesothelioma when insurers cannot be traced
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 23rd May 2012
Supreme Court Ruling may help victims of Mesothelioma to claim where compensation was previously denied
By Warren Miller. Published: 14th March 2012
The courts have recently appreciated the need to progress mesothelioma cases quickly
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 9th March 2012
It is estimated that there are approximately 750,000 buildings (including homes) that contain asbestos . . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 18th December 2011
New legislation recently passed in Northern Ireland means that people with pleural plaques can now claim compensation . ..
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 25th November 2011
Marks and Spencer have been fined £1m for failing to protect customers, staff and workers from potential exposure to asbestos during refurbishment at 3 of its stores . . .
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 15th April 2011
Families of workers who have died from mesothelioma, launched a crucial High Court battle yesterday
By Warren Miller. Published: 4th April 2011
A new drug to help treat patients diagnosed with a devastating form of cancer will be available within months
By Warren Miller. Published: 27th March 2011
The number of cases of mesothelioma affecting workers exposed to asbestos before the 1980s has yet to reach it's peak
By Warren Miller. Published: 1st March 2011
It is important to instruct a solicitor as soon as possible after mesothelioma diagnosis
By Warren Miller. Published: 10th September 2010
BP is to equip all its Prudhoe Bay workers involved in stripping lagging from potentially leaky oil pipelines with respirators and other safety gear to protect them from the potential dangers of asbes
By Warren Miller. Published: 12th July 2010
An article tracing the use of Asbestos through the ages, from 4000BC to the current day . .
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 25th June 2010
New rules to cut the risk of fatal asbestos exposure have recently come into force. With tough demands on building managers to carry out checks and control the dangers posed by asbestos . . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 14th May 2010
The annual asbestos seminar of the House of Commons Asbestos Sub-Committee . . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 23rd April 2010
Cape Asbestos have invested £40 million in the Sheme Fund which is estimated to be sufficient to pay all claims in full for the next eight years . .
By Warren Miller. Published: 1st March 2010
Turner and Newall Group is insolvent so compensation cannot be paid in full, but some compensation is provided by the scheme.
By Kathy Cooke. Published: 15th February 2010
Thousands of victims of deadly asbestos dust stand to win compensation totalling £8billion in the biggest insurance payout