The silence of asbestos in the Madrid metro

In 2003, Metro Madrid Occupational Prevention Manager, Pablo Arranz López, sent a report to the National Occupational Safety and Health Commission stating the presence of asbestos in the suburban Madrid. However, the authorities of the subway, at that time competition of the City of Madrid of Alberto Ruíz Gallardón, buried…

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They eliminate breast cancer thanks to the T cells of the patient

This week the journal Nature Medicine publishes the successful case of a woman with HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer whose immune system has been modified to completely eliminate its tumor cells. This work supposes a possible treatment for the last stages of the cancer, stage in which the conventional therapies…

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From cancer to social exclusion abandoned by the State

Nearly 25,000 people diagnosed with cancer in 2017 were at socioeconomic risk before or because of the disease, according to the AECC. The Galician Beatriz Figueroa denounced five years ago the administrative obstacles suffered by the sick to achieve permanent disability in Social Security. In full economic recovery, the situation…

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Air pollution causes cancer

Scientists from the Center for Research in Nanomedicine in Los Angeles, exposed, for a long time, a group of mice in the air that breathes in this great city of the United States. And this has been the result: the rodents suffered in their brain a process of inflammation and…

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