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Mesothelioma Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Statistics

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What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma-cancer

Mesothelioma is a unusual type of cancer that may take up to 20 years to extend. At present there are three(3) recognized forms of mesothelioma wherein doctors can diagnose patients and these are pleural ,peritoneal and pericardial mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the mesothelium, which is a skinny membrane that lines the inner outside of the chest wall where it is known as pleura, and abdomen, where it is known as peritoneum. It also surrounds the organs that found within these cavities for example the lung ,heart and intestines.

How many people die from mesothelioma?

  • Approximately 2,300 people died from mesothelioma in UK in 2010.
  • Over 8 in 10 mesothelioma deaths in UK occur in men.
  • Mesothelioma death rates in UK have increased by a fifth in women in the last 5 years, but have remained fairly constant in men.
  • Because of changing patterns of asbestos disclosure, the number of mesothelioma deaths is expected to peak in 2016 and decline rapidly thereafter.

How common is mesothelioma?

  • Mesothelioma accounts for below 1% of all cancers diagnosed in UK.Mesothelioma Country
  • In UK in 2010, around 2,500 people were diagnosed with mesothelioma, that is around  7 every day.
  • Mesothelioma is approximately 5 times more common in men than in women. In 2010 there were  about 2,100 cases in men and about 430 in women.
  • About 9 in 10 mesothelioma cases occur in people aged 60 and over.
  • Mesothelioma occurrence rates have increased almost four-fold since the early 1980s.

What are the main causes of mesothelioma?

  • Most cases of the mesothelioma are caused by the past occupational exposure to asbestos.
  • Asbestos is an insulating substance that was extensively used in many industries in the UK from the 1950s up until the mid-1980s, including shipbuilding and construction and where asbestos lagging was fitted or asbestos board was sawn.
  • The use of brown and blue asbestos was banned in UK in 1985. A complete ban on the use of asbestos products was launched when white asbestos was banned in UK in 1999. But workers in several occupations may still come in to contact with asbestos-containing materials that installed before these dates and regulations affect.
  • Mesothelioma symptoms may not come into sight for more than fifty years after exposure to asbestos

Mesothelioma Symptoms
Those afflicted with Mesothelioma may not in attendance symptoms until many years after exposure. General Mesothelioma symptoms such as:

  • Weight loss.
  • Difficulty in swallowing,
  • Pain in abdomen or chest,
  • Flu-like symptoms,
  • Fluid in the lungs, and
  • Respiratory complications

 

Managing as Both Science and Art

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According to the Dr. Terry “if sciences teaches one to know, art teaches one to do.”

Some philosophers consider that management is neither science nor art but it is combination of both Science as well as Art.
Science teaches us to know while art teaches us to do. To be successful manger, people need the knowledge of management principles and also skills how the knowledge can be utilized also In order to be successful, managers have to know and do things with effectively and efficiently. Lack of either will result in inefficiency .This requires unique combination of both science and art of managing in them. It may be said that the art of managing begins where the science of managing stops.Since the science of managing is not perfect, the manager must turn to artistic managerial capability to perform a job satisfactorily.

Mesothelioma Key Facts and Statistics

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  • Mesothelioma is a cancer that arises from abdominal cavities or the cells lining the chest.Cancer
  • Mesothelioma in general results from exposure to asbestos.
  • When mesothelioma have an effect on the chest, the doctor may look inside the chest cavity with a unique instrument called thoracoscope.
  • When mesothelioma have an effect on the abdomen, the doctor may look inside the abdomen with a unique tool called a peritoneoscope.
  • Mesothelioma is diagnosed by the biopsy.
  • The outlook for the patients with mesothelioma depends on how early the disease is detected and how firmly it is treated.
  • Mesothelioma develops in three key HISTOLOGIC types: Epithelial, Sarcomatoid and Biphasic.
  • Over 2,000 new cases of the mesothelioma are diagnosed each year.
  • The first diagnosis or analysis of mesothelioma that was decisively linked to asbestos exposure was made in 1964.
  • The number of mesothelioma cases is supposed to peak worldwide around 2020.
  • More than 50% of patients can guess to be involved with the emerging clinical trials.
  • Since 2011, there have been over 175 clinical trials conducted related to mesothelioma.
  • Additional asbestiform minerals for example erionite have been linked to mesothelioma. In Turkish village of the Tuzkoy, more than half of the villagers have died of respiratory malfunctions together with mesothelioma.
  • Patients in general experience a latency period of 25 to 50 years after primary exposure before symptoms arise. Less than 1 % of patients have a latency period shorter than 15 years.
  • Around 14 to 30 people out of each million will be affected by mesothelioma each year.
  • The National Institute of Health (NIH) guesses that is 11 million people were exposed to asbestos between 1940 and 1978.
  • After treatment, approximately 50 % of patients will experience a life span of 8 to 18 months. About 30 percent or more have a chance of living five years or longer.
  • Males are 4 times more possible to be diagnosed with mesothelioma than females.
  • The disease is commonly diagnosed in people between the ages of 50 and 70 years.
  • Mesothelioma is diagnosed in the stages, ranging from I to IV. The higher point numbers indicate a more advanced case.

About Mesothelioma Cancer

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What is Cancer?

Cancer is a type of diseases that characterized by out-of-control cell growth. There are more than 100 different types of cancer, and each is classified by type of cell that is initially affected.

First of all it is significant to recognize that cancer is not a single illness, there are very many diverse types and mesothelioma is just one type.

Our bodies are made of miniature or tiny building blocks that called cells, cancer is a disease or infection of these cells. Cells from special parts of the body look and work in a different way and millions of new cells are made day by day to replace those lost through old age or wear and tear. all through the body new cells are produced when existing cells divide into 2 and there is generally a perfect balance between those that are dividing and those that are dying. This essential balance is controlled by a very complicated procedure, if control of this procedure is lost it can direct to too many cells being produced which results in a tumour. Most tumours are not cancerous (sometimes described as the benign) and they continue in the area where they first developed. For example: A wart .

The improvement of cancer involves a change in the value of the cells as well an enlarge in the quantity. They become more violent, independent and destructive of normal cells. They are capable to invade surrounding tissues, glands and blood vessels and thus broaden away from where they started to divide and grow. When the cancer cells reach a fresh site they may go on dividing and form a new tumour, this is often referred to as a metastasis or secondary.

What is Mesothelioma?

MesotheliomaMesothelioma is a unusual type of cancer that may take up to 20 years to extend. At present there are three(3) recognized forms of mesothelioma wherein doctors can diagnose patients and these are pleural ,peritoneal and pericardial mesothelioma. In the United Kingdom (UK) about 2500 people in a year are diagnosed with mesothelioma. It is also known as‘malignant’ or ‘diffuse’ mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the mesothelium, which is a skinny membrane that lines the inner outside of the chest wall where it is known as pleura, and abdomen, where it is known as peritoneum.

It also surrounds the organs that found within these cavities for example the lung ,heart and intestines.It is far more general to have mesothelioma in chest than in the abdomen, there is about one(1) case of peritoneal mesothelioma to every 12 cases of the pleural mesothelioma.

Pleural Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma

The pleural lining have two layers: (1)the visceral (inner) layer is next to the lung and (2)the parietal (outer) layer lines the chest wall.

The pleura creates fluid that lubricates the space between two layers, this permits two layers to slide at ease over each other like we breathe in and out.

Pleural mesothelioma causes pleura to thicken. This thickening of pleura might start to press onto the lungs or attach itself to inside of the chest wall. In either case the expansion of lung becomes increasingly restricted by the tumour. Fluid, sometimes several litres, can gather between the two layers of the pleura; this affects the lungs ability to expand and causes the person to feel breathless. This is known like a pleural effusion.

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

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The peritoneum also has two layers like (1)the inner (visceral) layer which is next to the abdominal organs and (2) Outer (parietal) layer which lines the abdominal wall.

Peritoneal mesothelioma causes to peritoneum to thicken and fluid to collect in the abdomen. This compilation of fluid is called ascites and causes abdomen to swell. Since pleural mesothelioma is more general and often spreads to peritoneal cavity, it is sometimes essential to find out if pleural mesothelioma is the crucial cancer.

Management: Art or Science

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Management like any other practice-whether engineering, accountancy, law or medicine is an art. Artistic application of management know how is clear. It is understood that managing is doing things artistically in the light of the realities of a condition. But modern manager can do better by using the knowledge, methods, theories, concepts, etc. of managing at his/her work place. As a matter of fact, this knowledge, concepts, methods, theories related to managing can be treated as science.

Thus it may be said that managing in practice is definitely an art but the body of knowledge, principles , methods, etc. underlying the practice is science. Even some people might opine that managing is an art struggling to become a science. As a matter of fact, the art and science of managing are not so much conflicting as complementary.

Facebook Parodies Princeton’s ‘bubonic plague’ Study

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Facebook 'bubonic plague' Study

Now Facebook uses Google Trends data for predicting there will be no students left at Princeton by 2021, and no air by 2060
Facebook has posted a dry reply to a report by the Princeton researchers, which forecast imminent demise of the world’s most popular and accepted social network, predicting that Princeton University may be in risk of disappearing entirely by 2021.

The main Princeton study claimed that Facebook has extended like an infectious disease, but that users are slowly becoming immune to its attractions. Researchers predicted that Facebook will drop 80 % of users by 2017, by comparing the growth curve of epidemics like plague to those of online social networks.

Princeton researchers John Cannarella and Joshua Spechler based their prediction on the number of times Facebook is typed into Google as a search term. They realized that Facebook searches peaked in December 2012 and have begun to tail off.
By using the same “robust methodology”, Facebook data scientist Mike Develin found that the percentage of Princeton papers in the journals has dropped significantly since 2009. He went on to highlight “a strong correlation between undergraduate enrollment of an institution and its Google Trends index”.

“Sadly, this spells bad news for this Princeton entity, whose Google Trends search scores have been declining for the last several years,” wrote Develin in a blog post.
“This trend suggests that the Princeton will only have half its present enrollment by 2018, and by 2021 it will have no students at all. Based on our robust scientific analysis, future generations will be able to imagine this now-rubble institution that once walked this earth.”

He went on to suggest that by the year of 2060 there will be no air left, based on fact that Google Trends for “air” have been declining steadily.

In the postscript to the tongue-in-cheek blog post, Develin said: “We do not really consider Princeton or the world’s air supply is going anywhere soon. We care for Princeton (and air). As data scientists, we wanted to offer a fun reminder that not all study is created equal – and some techniques of analysis lead to pretty crazy conclusions.”
Facebook is at present the most used social networking service worldwide, with about 1.2 billion monthly users.

What is Entrepreneur?

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The term entrepreneur has been defined in different ways by many authors. Following are some of such definitions:

entrepreneur
The Shorter Oxford Dictionary, 1989.
“Person who starts or organizes a commercial enterprise, especially one involving financial risk.”
American Heritage Dictionary:
“A person, who organizes, operates and assumes the risk for business venture.”
The New Encyclopedia Britannica:
“As the individual who bears the risk of operating a business in the face of uncertainty about future conditions and who is rewarded according by his profit or losses.”
Encyclopedia Americana:
“Who assume the risk of bringing together the means of production including capital, labor and materials and receives his reward in profit from the market value of his product.”
J.B Say:
“Entrepreneur is a person who shifts economic resources out of an area of lower and into an area of higher productivity and yield.”
Skinner S J and Ivancevich J M:
“A person who takes the risks necessary to organize and manage a business and receives the financial profits and nonmonetary rewards.”
Nicholas C Siropolis:
Entrepreneur is a person who organizes, operates and assumes the risk of his or her own venture, as men and woman who create a venture from the raw materials of their own ideas and hard work.”
Steinhoff D and BurgessJF:
“Entrepreneur is a person who organizes, run and takes the risks of small business.”

Breathe Under Water Without Oxygen Tanks

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New technology that make easy for those who have to work under water or love to sink under water or love to see the amazing creature under sea that is breathing machine (Triton) that no need to carry oxygen when one go under water. Yes it is true that you now can go and breathe under water without oxygen tanks.

Breathe Under Water Without Oxygen
Breathe Under Water Without Oxygen

This is produced by a South Korean designer Jeabyun Yeon.Trion is a mask that acts similar to a fish gill, extracting oxygen from water as a result the user can keep on to breathe under water. Yeon hopes that this will change how people feel about water. Designer Jeabyun Yeon describe Triton is ‘a future product’ that could one day replace complicated scuba equipment.

Breathe Under Water Without Oxygen Tanks (4)Designer Jeabyun Yeon has taken idea from James Bond’s rebreather(Left) to build the Triton device that claims to instantly transform the user into a human fish. By using a very small and powerful micro compressor, the system compresses oxygen and then stores it in the tank(s); it is powered by a micro battery that can charge up to 1,000 times quicker than a ordinary battery.With two arms that branch out to the sides of scuba mask and have been developed to function as gills. The Chambers inside divide oxygen and discharge the water so that the user can breathe comfortably.

Breathe Under Water Without Oxygen Tanks (3)

Designer Yeon hopes that one day this device will change the complicated and massive equipment needed for scuba diving. However for now Triton is still in the concept or idea stage therefore is not yet available for order.

Samsung DV150 Digital Camera: Review and Full Specification

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Samsung DV150

At a Glance:  

Model – Samsung DV150 Digital Camera Pink, Lense – Samsung 5x Zoom Lens f = 4.5 ~ 22.5mm, Resolution (MP) – 16, Optical Zoom (X) – 5, Sensor Type – CCD, Display (Inch) – 2.7″ Main LCD1.48″ Front LCD,TFT LCD, Digital Zoom (X) – Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x, Shutter Speed (se[tps_footer][/tps_footer][tps_title][/tps_title][tps_header][/tps_header]c) – Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Program: 1 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Night: 16 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Fireworks: 2 seconds, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE, Face Detection – Multi, Spot, Red-Eye Reduction – Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix, Sweep Panorama – Live Panorama, Video (Res.) – AV: NTSC, PAL (User selectable), Memory Type – External Memory (Optional): micro SD (up to 2GB guaranteed) micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed), Battery – Rechargeable battery: BP70A Connector Type: Micro-USB, USB – 2.0, Weight (gm) – 115g (without battery and memory card media), Special Remarks – 16M: 4,608 x 3,456 / 14MP: 4,608 x 3,072 / 12MW: 4,608 x 2,592 / 10M: 3,648 x 2,736 / 5M: 2,592 x 1,944 / 3M: 1,984 x 1,488 / 2MW: 1,920 x 1,080 / 1M: 1,024 x 768.Warranty – 1

Samsung DV150
Samsung DV150

 

Detail Specification

Brand

Samsung

Model

Samsung DV150 Digital Pink

Resolution

16.2 MP

Sensor Type

16M CCD

Lense

Samsung 5x Zoom Lens f = 4.5 ~ 22.5mm

Display

2.7 inch TFT LCD

Front Display

1.5 inch

Optical Zoom

5 X

Digital Zoom

Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Program: 1 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Night: 16 ~ 1/2,000 seconds, Fireworks: 2 seconds

Face Detection

Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE

Red-Eye Reduction

Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix

Sweep Panorama

Live Panorama

Video

Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix

Memory Type

External Memory (Optional): micro SD (up to 2GB guaranteed) micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed),

USB

2.0

Battery

Rechargeable battery: BP70A

Weight

115g (without battery and memory card media)

Service Warranty

1 Year

Short Description

Samsung DV150 Digital Camera Pink

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