Respected surgeon died of asbestos-related cancer

It is unknown how a pioneering surgeon who carried out the first hip replacement in Ireland was exposed to asbestos during his lifetime, an inquest into his death has heard. Joseph Gallagher, originally from Westport in Co Mayo, was the orthopaedic surgeon who started the A&E department at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. He died…

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Asbestos: Cause Of Deadly Mesothelioma

Asbestos is the business name given to specific sorts of stringy materials. They are silicates of fluctuating structures; the silica joined with so much bases as Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, sodium and Aluminum. Asbestos filaments are typically from 20 to 500  long and 0.5 to 50 in measurement. Asbestos bodies show up as brilliant darker…

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