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Ingredient in Vinegar Kills Mesothelioma Cells in Minutes

There is new evidence that the primary ingredient in vinegar might eventually be used to help fight deadly malignant mesothelioma. Acetic acid is the colorless organic compound that gives vinegar its pungent smell and distinctive sour taste. It makes up 3 to 5% of vinegar. (The remaining 95-97% is water) In its pure form, acetic […]

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Mesothelioma Patients May Need Medication to Reduce Clot Risk

Malignant mesothelioma does more than impede a patient’s ability to breathe; there’s evidence that it can also increase the risk for blood clots and strokes. Researchers in Ankara, Turkey have just released a new study on the increased risk of thromboembolic events (TEEs) in patients with malignant mesothelioma. TEEs can occur when a blood clot […]

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Mesothelioma Risk from Aging Asbestos Water Pipes

Could asbestos from aging water pipes put you and your family at risk for deadly malignant mesothelioma? As pipes containing asbestos break down over time and need repair, there is concern that improper handling could release the toxic fibers into the environment, posing a mesothelioma risk for workers and residents. It is even possible for […]

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