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Vinegar Ingredient Found to Effectively Kill Mesothelioma Cells

In a recent study, acetic acid, a common ingredient found in household vinegar, was proven to induce mesothelioma cell death more effectively than other existing treatments out there today.

What Diseases Can Arise After Asbestos Exposure?

There are a few common diseases that can develop after exposure to asbestos. Since the naturally-occurring mineral is a carcinogen, it is a hazard to human health. In many cases, patients are diagnosed with a respiratory disease or a fatal cancer after they have been exposed at work or at home.

Asbestos-Related Diseases: Mesothelioma Overview

Mesothelioma is one of the most well-known asbestos-related diseases. It is a fatal form of cancer that affects different parts of the human body, and is known to be caused by asbestos. For many victims of the disease, their exposure to asbestos occurs daily in the workplace. This prolonged exposure can result in a mesothelioma diagnosis years or decades down the line.

New York Court Affirms $12 Million in Asbestos Cases

Recently, the New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division affirmed a $12 million verdict in favor of two consolidated asbestos cases. The companies Crane Co. and Tishman Liquidating Corporation (TLC) were held responsible for two workers' exposure to asbestos on the job, despite appeals from the defendants arguing otherwise.

$90 Million Awarded to Families of Asbestos Victims

Mesothelioma is a rare and incurable disease caused by asbestos exposure. Many of the thousands of individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma each year were exposed to dangerous levels of asbestos at their place of work. Today, retired workers are dying from mesothelioma, every day.