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  1. Exposure to particles (PM) induces adverse health effects (cancer, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases). A key-role in these adverse effects seems to be played by oxidative stress, which is an excess of reac...

    Authors: Jean-Jacques Sauvain, Ari Setyan, Pascal Wild, Philippe Tacchini, Grégoire Lagger, Ferdinand Storti, Simon Deslarzes, Michel Guillemin, Michel J Rossi and Michael Riediker
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:18
  2. The human spine is often exposed to mechanical load in vocational activities especially in combination with lifting, carrying and positioning of heavy objects. This also applies in particular to nursing activi...

    Authors: Claus Jordan, Alwin Luttmann, Andreas Theilmeier, Stefan Kuhn, Norbert Wortmann and Matthias Jäger
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:17
  3. Agricultural workers experience high rates of occupational injury. There is a lack of analytic studies which provide detailed occupational exposure information to inform intervention development.

    Authors: Simon Horsburgh and John D Langley
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:16
  4. Tuberculosis (TB) is considered an occupational disease among health-care workers (HCWs). Direct contact with TB patients leads to an increased risk to become latently infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The ...

    Authors: Karen Gisele Person Severo, Julia da Silva Oliveira, Marcelo Carneiro, Andréia Rosane de Moura Valim, Eliane Carlosso Krummenauer and Lia Gonçalves Possuelo
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:15
  5. The permanent hearing loss following exposure to intense noise can be due either to mechanical structural damage (tearing) caused directly by the noise or to metabolic (biochemical) damage resulting from the e...

    Authors: Cahtia Adelman, Jeffrey M Weinberger, Leonid Kriksunov and Haim Sohmer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:14
  6. We report a long-term series of nine workers suffering from vibration-induced neuropathy, after many years of exposure to hand-held vibrating tools at high or low frequency. They were treated with temporary se...

    Authors: Birgitta Rosén, Anders Björkman and Göran Lundborg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:13
  7. There have been few case reports which discuss a relationship between warfarin overdose and aortic pseudoaneurysm leakage. We report the case of a female receiving warfarin who presented with dsypnea. Her inte...

    Authors: Ya-Chih Tien, Ying-Cheng Chen, Chiung-Ying Liao and Chia-Chu Chang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:12
  8. In most countries throughout the world the construction industry continues to account for a disturbingly high proportion of fatal and nonfatal injuries. Research has shown that large enterprises seem to be mos...

    Authors: Betina H Pedersen, Harald Hannerz, Ulla Christensen and Finn Tüchsen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:11
  9. To address the relative importance of general job-related stressors, ambulance specific stressors and individual characteristics in relation to job satisfaction and health complaints (emotional exhaustion, psy...

    Authors: Tom Sterud, Erlend Hem, Bjørn Lau and Øivind Ekeberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:10
  10. Isocyanates are some of the leading occupational causes of respiratory disorders, predominantly asthma. Adequate exposure monitoring may recognize risk factors and help to prevent the onset or aggravation of t...

    Authors: Lygia T Budnik, Dennis Nowak, Rolf Merget, Catherine Lemiere and Xaver Baur
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:9
  11. The correct assessment and classification of exposure is essential in epidemiology. The validity of exposure data obtained by the use of questionnaires is, however, seldom evaluated. When conducting a study on...

    Authors: Kristin Svendsen and Bjørn Hilt
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:8
  12. Nanotechnology presents the possibility of revolutionizing many aspects of our lives. People in many settings (academic, small and large industrial, and the general public in industrialized nations) are either...

    Authors: Robert A Yokel and Robert C MacPhail
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:7
  13. Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), a reactive chemical used for commercial polyurethane production, is a well-recognized cause of occupational asthma. The major focus of disease prevention efforts to date ...

    Authors: Adam V Wisnewski, Lan Xu, Eve Robinson, Jian Liu, Carrie A Redlich and Christina A Herrick
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:6
  14. Primary prevention programs at the worksite can improve employee health and reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease. Programs that include a web-based health risk assessment (HRA) with tailored feedback ho...

    Authors: Ersen B Colkesen, Maurice AJ Niessen, Niels Peek, Sandra Vosbergen, Roderik A Kraaijenhagen, Coenraad K van Kalken, Jan GP Tijssen and Ron JG Peters
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:5
  15. Chlorpyrifos (CPF), a commonly used pesticide worldwide, has been reported to produce neurobehavioural changes. Dermal exposure to CPF is common in industries and agriculture. This study estimates changes in g...

    Authors: Kian Loong Lim, Annie Tay, Vishna Devi Nadarajah and Nilesh Kumar Mitra
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:4
  16. Pollutants representative of common environmental contaminants induce intracellular toxicity in human cells, which is generally amplified in combinations. We wanted to test the common pathways of intoxication ...

    Authors: Céline Gasnier, Claire Laurant, Cécile Decroix-Laporte, Robin Mesnage, Emilie Clair, Carine Travert and Gilles-Eric Séralini
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:3
  17. Electrodiagnostic Functional Assessment (EFA) objectively evaluates injuries to muscles by incorporating surface electromyography (EMG) to measure myoelectrical signals of muscle groups recorded from up to 18 ...

    Authors: John Kulin and MaryRose Reaston
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:1
  18. Worldwide used pesticides containing different adjuvants like Roundup formulations, which are glyphosate-based herbicides, can provoke some in vivo toxicity and in human cells. These pesticides are commonly fo...

    Authors: Céline Gasnier, Nora Benachour, Emilie Clair, Carine Travert, Frédéric Langlois, Claire Laurant, Cécile Decroix-Laporte and Gilles-Eric Séralini
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:29
  19. Most of hydrogen sulfide poisoning has been reported as industrial accidents in Japan. However, since January 2008, a burgeoning of suicide attempts using homemade hydrogen sulfide gas has become evident. By A...

    Authors: Daiichi Morii, Yasusuke Miyagatani, Naohisa Nakamae, Masaki Murao and Kiyomi Taniyama
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:28
  20. Anyone working in the hospital may become a victim of violence. The effects of violence can range in intensity and include the following: minor physical injuries, serious physical injuries, temporary or perman...

    Authors: Jihane Belayachi, Kamal Berrechid, Fatiha Amlaiky, Aicha Zekraoui and Redouane Abouqal
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:27
  21. The ability of drugs to reduce noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) has been evaluated in diverse experimental conditions (animal species, noise intensities, durations, assessment techniques, etc), making it diff...

    Authors: Sharon Tamir, Cahtia Adelman, Jeffrey M Weinberger and Haim Sohmer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:26
  22. According to the Report on Carcinogens, formaldehyde ranks 25th in the overall U.S. chemical production, with more than 5 million tons produced each year. Given its economic importance and widespread use, many pe...

    Authors: Susana Viegas, Carina Ladeira, Carla Nunes, Joana Malta-Vacas, Mário Gomes, Miguel Brito, Paula Mendonça and João Prista
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:25
  23. Hairdressers often come into contact with various chemical substances which can be found in hair care products for washing, dyeing, bleaching, styling, spraying and perming. This exposure can impair health and...

    Authors: Claudia Peters, Melanie Harling, Madeleine Dulon, Anja Schablon, José Torres Costa and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:24
  24. A German cohort study on 1,528 carbon black production workers estimated an elevated lung cancer SMR ranging from 1.8-2.2 depending on the reference population. No positive trends with carbon black exposures w...

    Authors: Peter Morfeld and Robert J McCunney
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:23
  25. The risk of tuberculosis (TB) in healthcare workers (HCWs) is related to its incidence in the general population, and increased by the specific risk as a professional group. The prevalence of latent tuberculos...

    Authors: José Torres Costa, Rui Silva, Raul Sá, Maria João Cardoso and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:22
  26. Peripheral neuropathy is one of the principal clinical disorders in workers with hand-arm vibration syndrome. Electrophysiological studies aimed at defining the nature of the injury have provided conflicting r...

    Authors: Helena Sandén, Andreas Jonsson, B Gunnar Wallin, Lage Burström, Ronnie Lundström, Tohr Nilsson and Mats Hagberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:21
  27. The current analyses focus on the need for services from the perspective of individuals considering preventive measures. A new approach imported from social and health psychology is used for assessing subjecti...

    Authors: Uwe Rose, Linda Zimmermann, Ruth Pfeifer, Thomas Unterbrink and Joachim Bauer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:20
  28. Lead is a significant occupational and environmental hazard. Battery industry is one of the settings related to lead intoxication. Published information on the use of oral chelating agents for the treatment of...

    Authors: George Dounias, George Rachiotis and Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:19
  29. Sleep disturbances induce proinflammatory immune responses, which might increase cardiovascular disease risk. So far the effects of acute sleep deprivation and chronic sleep illnesses on the immune system have...

    Authors: Anke van Mark, Stephan W Weiler, Marcel Schröder, Andreas Otto, Kamila Jauch-Chara, David A Groneberg, Michael Spallek, Richard Kessel and Barbara Kalsdorf
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:18
  30. Organotin compounds (OTCs) have been widely used as stabilizers in the production of plastic, agricultural pesticides, antifoulant plaints and wood preservation. The toxicity of triphenyltin (TPT) compounds wa...

    Authors: Chung-Hsun Lee, I-Hui Chen, Chia-Rong Lee, Chih-Hsien Chi, Ming-Che Tsai, Jin-Lian Tsai and Hsiu-Fen Lin
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:17
  31. Occupational demands of educators are not very well researched. Nevertheless their work is subject to several requirements. Whether these demands have an effect on the work ability and the health status of emp...

    Authors: Bianca Kusma, Albert Nienhaus, Michael Spallek, David Quarcoo, David A Groneberg and Stefanie Mache
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:16
  32. A method of individually assessing former exposure to asbestos fibres is a precondition of risk-differentiated health surveillance. The main aims of our study were to assess former levels of airborne asbestos ...

    Authors: Michael K Felten, Lars Knoll, Christian Eisenhawer, Diana Ackermann, Khaled Khatab, Johannes Hüdepohl, Wolfgang Zschiesche and Thomas Kraus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:15
  33. Adults spend about one third of their day at work and occupation may be a risk factor for obesity because of associated socioeconomic and behavioral factors such as physical activity and sedentary time. The ai...

    Authors: Margaret A Allman-Farinelli, Tien Chey, Dafna Merom and Adrian E Bauman
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:14
  34. The use of alcohol and drugs may affect workplace safety and productivity. Little is known about the magnitude of this problem in Norway.

    Authors: Hallvard Gjerde, Asbjørg S Christophersen, Inger S Moan, Borghild Yttredal, J Michael Walsh, Per T Normann and Jørg Mørland
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:13
  35. Restrictive patterns of pulmonary function abnormalities associated with asbestos exposure are well described. Studies are less consistent, however, regarding the association of asbestos inhalation with airway...

    Authors: Belayneh A Abejie, Xiaorong Wang, Stefanos N Kales and David C Christiani
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:12
  36. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is one of the most common occupational injuries in the United States. It would be extremely valuable if a safe, inexpensive compound could be identified which protects worker ...

    Authors: Rickie R Davis, David A Custer, Edward Krieg and Kumar Alagramam
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:11
  37. In April 2009 a novel influenza A H1N1/2009 virus was identified in Mexico and in the United States which quickly spread around the world. Most of the countries established infection surveillance systems in or...

    Authors: Sabine Wicker, Holger F Rabenau, Harald Bias, David A Groneberg and René Gottschalk
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:10
  38. Diseases associated with smoking are a foremost cause of premature death in the world, both in developed and developing countries. Eliminating smoking can do more to improve health and prolong life than any ot...

    Authors: Bianca Kusma, David Quarcoo, Karin Vitzthum, Tobias Welte, Stefanie Mache, Andreas Meyer-Falcke, David A Groneberg and Tobias Raupach
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:9
  39. Due to an increasing awareness of the potential hazardousness of air pollutants, new laws, rules and guidelines have recently been implemented globally. In this respect, numerous studies have addressed traffic...

    Authors: David A Groneberg, Cristian Scutaru, Mathias Lauks, Masaya Takemura, Tanja C Fischer, Silvana Kölzow, Anke van Mark, Stefanie Uibel, Ulrich Wagner, Karin Vitzthum, Fabian Beck, Stefanie Mache, Carolin Kreiter, Bianca Kusma, Annika Friedebold, Hanna Zell…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:8
  40. Increased risks of nasal cancer and lung cancer in nickel refiners have been investigated scientifically and discussed since they were detected in the 1930s. Nickel compounds are considered to be the main caus...

    Authors: Tom K Grimsrud and Aage Andersen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:7
  41. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) due to repetitive work are common in manufacturing industries, such as the automotive industry. However, it's still unclear which MSDs of the upper limb are to be expected in t...

    Authors: Michael Spallek, Walter Kuhn, Stefanie Uibel, Anke van Mark and David Quarcoo
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:6
  42. Due to constantly rising air pollution levels as well as an increasing awareness of the hazardousness of air pollutants, new laws and rules have recently been passed. Although there has been a large amount of ...

    Authors: Hanna Zell, David Quarcoo, Cristian Scutaru, Karin Vitzthum, Stefanie Uibel, Norman Schöffel, Stefanie Mache, David A Groneberg and Michael F Spallek
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:5
  43. Although work related risk factors associated with Cardiovascular Diseases (CD) have been well researched, there is no detailed knowledge regarding disparate occupational groups each with a different risk expo...

    Authors: Danielle Hartung, Martina Stadeler, Romano Grieshaber, Sylvia Keller and Gerhard Jahreis
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:4
  44. Occupational cases with allergic reaction to fragrance substances, which refer to various chemicals providing aroma characteristics, are arising with its recent usage diversification from pharmaceutical, perfu...

    Authors: Mikiya Sato, Hajime Yoshiki, Masaki Horie and Eiji Yano
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:3
  45. Due to the great socioeconomic burden of allergic diseases, research in this field which is important for environmental medicine is currently increasing. Therefore the European Union has initiated the Global A...

    Authors: Cristian Scutaru, David Quarcoo, Mohannad Sakr, Awfa Shami, Khaled Al-Mutawakel, Karin Vitzthum, Tanja C Fischer, Torsten Zuberbier and Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:2
  46. Seafarers play an important role in the transmission of communicable diseases. The aim of the present study is to draw information and identify possible gaps on occupational health practices related to seafare...

    Authors: George Rachiotis, Varvara A Mouchtouri, Clara Schlaich, Tobias Riemer, Carmen Varela Martinez, Gordon Nichols, Christopher LR Bartlett, Jenny Kremastinou and Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010 5:1
  47. Back pain is one of the most frequent complaints in the nursing profession. Thus, the 12-month prevalence of pain in the lumbar spine in nursing staff is as high as 76%. Only a few representative studies have ...

    Authors: Kathrin Kromark, Madeleine Dulon, Barbara-Beate Beck and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2009 4:33
  48. Although stress is known to be a common occupational health issue in the veterinary profession, few studies have investigated its broad domains or the internal validity of the survey instrument used for assess...

    Authors: Derek R Smith, Peter A Leggat, Richard Speare and Maureen Townley-Jones
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2009 4:32