A serious study on the impact of talcum powder in women’s health

Researchers from various well-known research centres, in a synthesis of four large scientific studies on the subject financed by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded that if there was a link between the use of talcum powder and an increase in the number of ovarian cancers, it would probably be very low.

A national study in India on the fibre-cement products industry

A scientific study completed in 2019 in India titled National Study on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Environment sheds new light on the health of people in relation with the use, in that country, of the serpentine fibre known as chrysotile.

Behind the scenes: how Russia and Europe are fighting for asbestos

Throughout the first half of the 20th century, asbestos was considered a “miracle mineral” that was used almost everywhere but all was well until, in the 1970’s, asbestos mining companies in the USA and Western Europe became victims of anti-asbestos hysteria.

America and Chrysotile

On April 17, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had opted for a new regulation on the use of many asbestos-cement products.