Asbestos is a very toxic material that once permeated each concrete house and buildings all over the world. It is […]
Asbestos can affect anyone and whether you are rich and famous, there’s no guarantee that you will be spared from […]
New Hopes in Asbestos Disaster: A New Drug for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Detecting Technology Developed
While the risk of asbestos disease still haunts many Australians despite a decade-long ban, new hopes to cure asbestos cancer […]
Barry Knowles was diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer back in 2010. He managed to undertake 18 months of chemotherapy, […]
Mesothelioma, or asbestos cancer as it is commonly called, is a health condition that affects both humans and animals. And […]
Australia prohibits the importation and use of all types of asbestos, yet asbestos materials remain a serious health threat to […]
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that has been mined extensively and made into a variety of products. The versatility of asbestos paved its way to be used in numerous industries. It is resistant to fire, electrical and chemical damage. Light enough to be worn, it is spun into and woven into protective clothing and gloves. Its usefulness has been founded since ancient times, the Greeks spun them into cloth and made napkins and tablecloth from them. These effects were eventually thrown into the fire to be cleaned and they came out undamaged with no burn marks but whiter before they went in.