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  • Asbestos Suspected in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis; Duke Clinical Creates Patient Registry

    British researchers say they found evidence of a link between asbestos exposure and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a disease in which lung tissue thickens or scars and prevents oxygen from moving around the body. It is often diagnosed instead of asbestosis if the patient cannot recall being exposed to asbestos. The European Lung Foundation reported …

    Label: Diagnosis

    Posted on Saturday, Sep 20, 2014
  • New Test Available for Mesothelioma Diagnosis

    Source: Rosetta Genomics Rosetta Genomics has recently announced the availability of miRview(TM) meso, a new test for diagnosing mesothelioma that it developed using its proprietary microRNA-based technology. The new test provides precise differentiation between malignant mesothelioma and the various forms of lung cancer by identifying molecular differences between the two cancers. This is an important …

    Label: Diagnosis Mesothelioma

    Posted on Monday, Jan 5, 2009