Albumin Levels May Help Predict Mesothelioma Prognosis

New research suggests that mesothelioma patients with low levels of albumin, a blood protein, are more likely to survive only a year or less after being diagnosed malignant pleural mesothelioma. Chinese experts and researchers conducted a study of 97 patients who were admitted into the Shandong University Hospital from 1995 through 2013. Each patient was newly […]

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Paint Company Agrees to Resolve Asbestos Lawsuit for $797.5 Million

RPM International Inc., the makers of Rust-Oleum paint, settled an asbestos lawsuit this week for $797.5 million. The lawsuit was brought against Bondex International Inc., a unit of RPM.  According to reports, Bondex filed for bankruptcy in 2010 after a series of personal injury lawsuits. If the court approves the asbestos settlement, it would put a stop […]

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