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  1. Biological monitoring is used to assess toluene exposure in medical examinations. The American Conference of Industrial Hygienists, Japanese Society for Occupational Health and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ...

    Authors: Masanori Ogawa and Teppei Sasahara

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:24

    Content type: Short report

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  2. The aim of this study was to investigate whether self-reports of work ability correlated to the results of quantitative tests measuring physical capacity and a questionnaire assessing psychological mood in vib...

    Authors: Maria Edlund, Lars Gerhardsson and Mats Hagberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  3. Particulate matter (PM) is assumed to exert a major burden on public health. Most studies that address levels of PM use stationary measure systems. By contrast, only few studies measure PM concentrations under...

    Authors: Stefanie Uibel, Cristian Scutaru, Daniel Mueller, Doris Klingelhoefer, Diana My Linh Hoang, Masaya Takemura, Axel Fischer, Michael F Spallek, Volker Unger, David Quarcoo and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  4. Respiratory irritants represent a major cause of occupational obstructive airway diseases. We provide an overview of the evidence related to irritative agents causing occupational asthma or occupational COPD.

    Authors: Xaver Baur, Prudence Bakehe and Henning Vellguth

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  5. The aim of this work was to introduce a new combined method of subjective and objective measures to assess psychosocial risk factors at work and improve workers’ health and well-being. In the literature most o...

    Authors: Chiara Panari, Dina Guglielmi, Aurora Ricci, Maria Carla Tabanelli and Francesco Saverio Violante

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  6. Oxalic acid poisoning is being recognized as an emerging epidemic in the rural communities of Sri Lanka as it is a component of locally produced household laundry detergents. Herein we describe a case of a 32 ...

    Authors: Uditha Dassanayake and Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:17

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Contradictory reports have been published regarding the association of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and the use of computer keyboard. Previous studies did not take into account the cumulative exposure to keybo...

    Authors: Andreas Eleftheriou, George Rachiotis, Socratis E Varitimidis, Charilaos Koutis, Konstantinos N Malizos and Christos Hadjichristodouloul

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  8. In Ethiopia, although there are numerous small-scale and medium industries which use lead-based raw materials that may pose health risks to workers, there are no workplace regulations for lead exposure. Moreov...

    Authors: Yalemsew Adela, Argaw Ambelu and Dejene A Tessema

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:15

    Content type: Research

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  9. Potential health damage by environmental emission of tobacco smoke (environmental tobacco smoke, ETS) has been demonstrated convincingly in numerous studies. People, especially children, are still exposed to E...

    Authors: Daniel Mueller, Johannes Schulze, Hanns Ackermann, Doris Klingelhoefer, Stefanie Uibel and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  10. Urban health is potentially affected by particle emissions. The potential toxicity of nanoparticles is heavily debated and there is an enormous global increase in research activity in this field. In this respe...

    Authors: Stefanie Uibel, Masaya Takemura, Daniel Mueller, David Quarcoo, Doris Klingelhoefer and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:13

    Content type: Review

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  11. Whole body vibration (WBV) is a potentially harmful consequence resulting from the dissipation of energy by industrial machineries. The result of WBV exposure on the auditory system remains unknown. The object...

    Authors: Seyyed-Ali Moussavi-Najarkola, Ali Khavanin, Ramazan Mirzaei, Mojdeh Salehnia and Mehdi Akbari

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:12

    Content type: Research

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:17

  12. The Cryptococcus spp is currently composed of encapsulated yeasts of cosmopolitan distribution, including the etiological agents of cryptococcosis. The fungus are found mainly in substrates of animal and plant or...

    Authors: Diniz P Leite Jr, Janaina V R S Amadio, Evelin R Martins, Sara A A Simões, Ana Caroline A Yamamoto, Fábio A Leal-Santos, Doracilde T Takahara and Rosane C Hahn

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  13. Bicycle traumata are very common and especially neurologic complications lead to disability and death in all stages of the life. This review assembles the most recent findings concerning research in the field ...

    Authors: Stefanie Uibel, Daniel Müller, Doris Klingelhoefer and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:9

    Content type: Review

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  14. Previous studies suggested that endocrine disruptors (ED) are toxic on preimplantation embryos and inhibit development of embryos in vitro culture. However, information about the toxicity of endocrine disruptors ...

    Authors: Myeong-Seop Lee, Young-Sang Lee, Hae-Hyeog Lee and Ho-Yeon Song

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  15. Interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) are increasingly used in the tuberculosis (TB) screening of health care workers (HCWs). However, comparatively high rates of conversions and reversion as well as growing...

    Authors: Felix C Ringshausen, Anja Schablon and Albert Nienhaus

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Physical functional limitations (PFL) have mainly been studied in older populations. The aim of this study was to better understand the course of PFL and associations with occupational factors by gender in a m...

    Authors: Matthieu de Stampa, Aurélien Latouche, Francis Derriennic, Christine Monfort, Annie Touranchet and Bernard Cassou

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Marine and freshwater scientists are potentially exposed to a wide variety of occupational hazards. Depending on the focus of their research, risks may include animal attacks, physiological stresses, exposure ...

    Authors: Glenn Courtenay, Derek R Smith and William Gladstone

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:4

    Content type: Review

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  18. In Egypt, many pesticides are used to control pests in agricultural farms. Our study aimed to investigate knowledge and behaviors of farmers related to pesticide use and their relation to educational level and...

    Authors: Sherine Gaber and Soha Hassan Abdel-Latif

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  19. Chlorine dioxide (CD) gas has a potent antimicrobial activity at extremely low concentration and may serve as a new tool for infection control occupationally as well as publicly. However, it remains unknown wh...

    Authors: Akinori Akamatsu, Cheolsung Lee, Hirofumi Morino, Takanori Miura, Norio Ogata and Takashi Shibata

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. A major cause of the hearing loss following exposure to intense noise involves release of free radicals resulting from the elevated metabolism. The free radicals induce damage to several of the components of t...

    Authors: Marrigje A de Jong, Cahtia Adelman, Melissa Rubin and Haim Sohmer

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  21. Exposure to continuous and impulse noise can induce a hearing loss. Leupeptin is an inhibitor of the calpains, a family of calcium-activated proteases which promote cell death. The objective of this study is t...

    Authors: Haim Gavriel, Abraham Shulman, Alfred Stracher and Haim Sohmer

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:38

    Content type: Research

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  22. The study investigates whether established in-patient therapy for teachers with burnout results in long-acting success and whether gender gaps and differences between teachers of different school levels exist....

    Authors: Ralf Wegner, Peter Berger, Bernd Poschadel, Ulf Manuwald and Xaver Baur

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:37

    Content type: Research

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  23. Working conditions of nursery school teachers have not been scrutinized thoroughly in scientific research. Only a few studies have so far examined work-load and strain in this profession. Preferably, subjectiv...

    Authors: Bianca Kusma, Stefanie Mache, David Quarcoo, Albert Nienhaus and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:36

    Content type: Research

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  24. Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is a major contributor to indoor air pollution. Since decades it is well documented that ETS can be harmful to human health and causes premature death and disease. In comparis...

    Authors: Daniel Mueller, Stefanie Uibel, Markus Braun, Doris Klingelhoefer, Masaya Takemura and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:35

    Content type: Study protocol

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  25. Copper sulphate ingestion (accidental or deliberate) is a rare form of poisoning usually limited to the Indian subcontinent. Though the rates are on the decline, it is essential that physicians are aware of it...

    Authors: Champika SSK Gamakaranage, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Sajitha Weerasinghe, Ariaranee Gnanathasan, Visvalingam Puvanaraj and Harshani Fernando

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:34

    Content type: Case report

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  26. The population of industrialized countries such as the United States or of countries from the European Union spends approximately more than one hour each day in vehicles. In this respect, numerous studies have...

    Authors: Daniel Müller, Doris Klingelhöfer, Stefanie Uibel and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:33

    Content type: Review

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  27. The work- or environmental-related type I sensitization to maize pollen is hardly investigated. We sought to determine the prevalence of sensitization to maize pollen among exposed workers and to identify the ...

    Authors: Marcus Oldenburg, Arnd Petersen and Xaver Baur

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:32

    Content type: Research

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  28. The duration of use is usually significantly longer for marine vessels than for roadside vehicles. Therefore, these vessels are often powered by relatively old engines which may propagate air pollution. Also, ...

    Authors: Daniel Mueller, Stefanie Uibel, Masaya Takemura, Doris Klingelhoefer and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:31

    Content type: Review

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  29. Professional working at computer notebooks is associated with high requirements on the body posture in the seated position. By the high continuous static muscle stress resulting from this position at notebooks...

    Authors: David Quarcoo, Cristian Scutaru, Ulrich Henkel, Michael F Spallek, Stefanie Uibel, Karin Vitzthum, Stefanie Mache, Bianca Kusma and David A Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  30. The attention of international agencies and scientific community on bullying and work-related stress is increasing. This study describes the gender differences found in victims of bullying and work-related str...

    Authors: Stefano Tonini, Andrea Lanfranco, Antonio Dellabianca, Diego Lumelli, Ines Giorgi, Fulvio Mazzacane, Camilla Fusi, Fabrizio Scafa and Stefano M Candura

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  31. to assess environmental and biological monitoring of exposure to organic solvents in a glue-manufacturing company in Sfax, Tunisia.

    Authors: Imed Gargouri, Moncef Khadhraoui, Catherine Nisse, Ariane Leroyer, Mohamed L Masmoudi, Paul Frimat, Daniel Marzin, Boubaker Elleuch and Denis Zmirou-Navier

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  32. Pilose antler polypeptides (PAP) have been reported to promote chondrocyte proliferation. However, the underlying mechanism remains unclear. The present study was to investigate the effects of PAP on the proli...

    Authors: Jian-Hua Lin, Ling-Xiao Deng, Zhao-Yang Wu, Lei Chen and Li Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  33. A retrospective examination was conducted of injuries, physical fitness, and their association among Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) new agent trainees.

    Authors: Joseph J Knapik, Anita Spiess, David Swedler, Tyson Grier, Keith Hauret, James Yoder and Bruce H Jones

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:26

    Content type: Research

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  34. Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of on-duty death in United States firefighters. Accurately assessing cardiopulmonary capacity is critical to preventing, or reducing, cardiovascular events in this pop...

    Authors: Dana C Drew-Nord, Jonathan Myers, Stephen R Nord, Roberta K Oka, OiSaeng Hong and Erika S Froelicher

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  35. In most countries, the numbers of work-related cancer identified are much lower than are the estimated total burden of cancer caused by exposure at work. Therefore, there is a great need to use all available p...

    Authors: Sverre Langård and Lukas Jyuhn-Hsiarn Lee

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:24

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Biological monitoring of healthy workers exposed to hazardous dusts lack validated screening tools. Induced sputum (IS) cellular profile was compared with bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) profile in asbesto...

    Authors: Evangelos C Alexopoulos, Demosthenes Bouros, Maria Dimadi, Aneta Serbescu, Giorgos Bakoyannis and Fivos P Kokkinis

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  37. A continuing controversy exists about whether, asbestos exposure is associated with significant lung function impairments when major radiological abnormalities are lacking. We conducted a systematic review and...

    Authors: Dennis Wilken, Marcial Velasco Garrido, Ulf Manuwald and Xaver Baur

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  38. Results of systematic screening of healthcare workers (HCWs) for tuberculosis (TB) with the tuberculin skin test (TST) and interferon-γ release assays (IGRA) in a Portuguese hospital from 2007 to 2010 are repo...

    Authors: José Torres Costa, Rui Silva, Felix C Ringshausen and Albert Nienhaus

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Case report

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