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  1. Significant and poorly documented electrolyte losses result from prolonged sweating. This study aimed to quantify likely sodium losses during work in heat.

    Authors: Graham P Bates and Veronica S Miller
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3:4
  2. The objective of the present study is to establish an optimal cutoff point for distress measured with the corresponding scale of the 4DSQ, using the prediction of sickness absence as a criterion. The cutoff po...

    Authors: Willem van Rhenen, Frank JH van Dijk, Wilmar B Schaufeli and Roland WB Blonk
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3:3
  3. It was with considerable irony that tribal leaders began a collaboration with the University of Arizona and the Arizona Department of Health Services for training in public health preparedness, as the tribes h...

    Authors: Wayne F Peate and Jennie Mullins
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3:2
  4. In a previous study of computer operators we have demonstrated the relation of upper limb pain to individual and patterns of neurological findings (reduced function of muscles, sensory deviations from normal a...

    Authors: Jorgen R Jepsen and Gert Thomsen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3:1
  5. Exposure to swine barn air is an occupational hazard. Barn workers following an eight-hour work shift develop many signs of lung dysfunction including lung inflammation. However, the in situ cellular and molec...

    Authors: Lakshman Nihal Angunna Gamage, Chandrashekhar Charavaryamath, Trisha Lee Swift and Baljit Singh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:18
  6. Nanoparticles hold tremendous potential as an effective drug delivery system. In this review we discussed recent developments in nanotechnology for drug delivery. To overcome the problems of gene and drug deli...

    Authors: Sarabjeet Singh Suri, Hicham Fenniri and Baljit Singh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:16
  7. The textile industry is one of the largest employers in Lithuania. IARC monograph concludes that working in the textile manufacturing industry entails exposures that are possibly carcinogenic to humans. The pu...

    Authors: Irena Kuzmickiene and Mecys Stukonis
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:14
  8. We investigated the association between exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) and mutations in the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene and the subsequent risk for renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

    Authors: Barbara Charbotel, Sophie Gad, Delphine Caïola, Christophe Béroud, Joelle Fevotte, Alain Bergeret, Sophie Ferlicot and Stéphane Richard
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:13
  9. Occupational physicians are very often confronted with questions as to the fitness of the postural and locomotor systems, especially the spinal column. Occupational medical assessment and advice can be require...

    Authors: Michael Spallek, Walter Kuhn, Sieglinde Schwarze and Bernd Hartmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:12
  10. Occupational exposures play a role in the onset of several chronic airway diseases. We investigated, in a cross-sectional study, lung function parameters and bronchial hyper-responsiveness to histamine in work...

    Authors: Farid Ould-Kadi, Tim S Nawrot, Peter H Hoet and Benoit Nemery
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:11
  11. The study aimed to i) assess nutritional knowledge in female athletes susceptible to the Female Athlete Triad (FAT) syndrome and to compare with controls; and ii) to compare nutritional knowledge of those who ...

    Authors: Philippa Raymond-Barker, Andrea Petroczi and Eleanor Quested
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:10
  12. The occurrence of occupational lung diseases is decreasing due to improvements in occupational health in recent years; however, silicosis and its complications remain important occupational health problems. We...

    Authors: Iraj Mohebbi, Ebrahim Hassani, Shaker Salarilak and Abdul Rahman Bahrami
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:8
  13. Amongst toxic heavy metals, lead ranks as one of the most serious environmental poisons all over the world. Exposure to lead in the home and the workplace results in health hazards to many adults and children ...

    Authors: D'souza Sunil Herman, Menezes Geraldine and Thuppil Venkatesh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:7
  14. Polyvinyl chloride is used in production and manufacturing of many essential tools (e.g. plastic pipes, photography films, etc.). Its production is impossible without the use of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), w...

    Authors: Mir Saeed Attarchi, Omid Aminian, Mandana Dolati and Maria Mazaheri
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:6
  15. The present study was carried out to determine the effect of cadmium exposure on Urinary N-acetyl-beta -D-glucosaminidase and its isoenzymes A and B in workers exposed at cadmium plating.

    Authors: Ravi Babu Kalahasthi, HR Rajmohan, BK Rajan and Karuna Kumar M
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:5
  16. Many work in injury prone awkward positions that require adequate flexibility and strength in trunk stabilizer muscle groups. Performance on a functional movement screen (FMS) that assessed those factors was c...

    Authors: WF Peate, Gerry Bates, Karen Lunda, Smitha Francis and Kristen Bellamy
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:3
  17. To analyze the relationship between exposure to chlorinated and aromatic organic solvents and malignant lymphoma in a multi-centre, population-based case-control study.

    Authors: Andreas Seidler, Matthias Möhner, Jürgen Berger, Birte Mester, Evelin Deeg, Gine Elsner, Alexandra Nieters and Nikolaus Becker
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:2
  18. Models of isolated and perfused kidneys are used to study the effects of drugs, hazardous or toxic substances on renal functions. Since physiological and morphological parameters of small laboratory animal kid...

    Authors: Volker Unger, Christian Grosse-Siestrup, Claudia Fehrenberg, Axel Fischer, Michael Meissler and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2007 2:1
  19. Phoenix Firefighters have had abnormally high rates of tuberculin skin test (TBST) results on medical surveillance. The objectives of this study were to evaluate our firefighters using QuantiFERON-TB (QFT), co...

    Authors: James L Fleming, Timothy L England, Howard B Wernick, Steven Reinhart, John A Dominguez, Patrick L Kelley, Forrest D Gorter, Victor Papst and Alicia LaDuke
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:28
  20. Organophosphorus (OPs) pesticides are the most commonly used pesticides in Peruvian agriculture. The population at risk for OPs exposure includes formulators, applicators and farmers. Majes Valley is the most ...

    Authors: Sandra Yucra, Kyle Steenland, Arturo Chung, Fredy Choque and Gustavo F Gonzales
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:27
  21. Shift work exerts major influences on the physiological functions of the human body. These are primarily mediated by the disruption of circadian rhythms since most body functions are circadian rhythmic. Next t...

    Authors: Anke van Mark, Michael Spallek, Richard Kessel and Elke Brinkmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:25
  22. This study examined the association between psychosocial and organizational work conditions and mental health among women employed in the cleaning profession in Norway.

    Authors: Migle Gamperiene, Jan F Nygård, Inger Sandanger, Morten Wærsted and Dag Bruusgaard
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:24
  23. Cadmium (Cd) has been in industrial use for a long period of time. Its serious toxicity moved into scientific focus during the middle of the last century. In this review, we discuss historic and recent develop...

    Authors: Johannes Godt, Franziska Scheidig, Christian Grosse-Siestrup, Vera Esche, Paul Brandenburg, Andrea Reich and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:22
  24. This research work is dedicated to occupational health problems caused by ergonomic risks. The research object was road building industry, where workers have to work very intensively, have long work hours, are...

    Authors: Zenija Roja, Valdis Kalkis, Arved Vain, Henrijs Kalkis and Maija Eglite
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:20
  25. There are only few studies about the relationship of skin lesions and the percutaneous uptake of hazardous substances in exposed workers. Several aromatic amines are well known carcinogens for humans and/or an...

    Authors: Gintautas Korinth, Tobias Weiss, Jürgen Angerer and Hans Drexler
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:17
  26. A case of cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) overdose and the resultant rhabdomyolysis is presented. A review of the range of clinical toxicity, management of overdose is described. The similarity of cyclobenzaprine t...

    Authors: Shiven B Chabria
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:16
  27. Our study was aimed to investigate in a German collective if there are any hints for an increased occupational or environmental risk to develop systemic sclerosis, especially, focussing on work-related exposur...

    Authors: Birgitta Kütting, Wolfgang Uter and Hans Drexler
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:15
  28. Chronic neck pain is widely prevalent and a common source of disability in the working-age population. Etiology of chronic neck pain includes neck sprain, mechanical or muscular neck pain, myofascial pain synd...

    Authors: Gertrud Kirchhoff, Chlodwig Kirchhoff, Sonja Buhmann, Karl-Georg Kanz, Miriam Lenz, Tobias Vogel and Rainer Maria Kichhoff
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:14
  29. Occupational exposure to airborne low molecular weight chemicals, like trimellitic anhydride (TMA), can result in occupational asthma. Alveolar macrophages (AMs) are among the first cells to encounter these in...

    Authors: Dingena L Valstar, Marcel A Schijf, Erietta Stelekati, Frans P Nijkamp, Nanne Bloksma and Paul AJ Henricks
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:13
  30. Hypersecretion and chronic phlegm are major symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but animal models of COPD with a defined functional hypersecretion have not been established so far. To iden...

    Authors: Ulrich Wagner, Petra Staats, Hans-Christoph Fehmann, Axel Fischer, Tobias Welte and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:12
  31. Swine production has undergone rapid transformation from family owned operation to a large scale industrial enterprise. Since increasing number of pigs are reared on a large scale in confined buildings, some o...

    Authors: Chandrashekhar Charavaryamath and Baljit Singh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:10
  32. 4,4'-Diaminodiphenylsulphone (Dapsone) is widely used for a variety of infectious, immune and hypersensitivity disorders, with indications ranging from Hansen's disease, inflammatory disease and insect bites, ...

    Authors: Semaan G Kosseifi, Bhuvana Guha, Dima N Nassour, David S Chi and Guha Krishnaswamy
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:9
  33. T cell-based interferon-γ (IFN-γ) release assays (IGRAs) are novel tests for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). It has been suggested that T cell responses may be correlated with bacterial burden and, there...

    Authors: Madhukar Pai, Rajnish Joshi, Sandeep Dogra, Deepak K Mendiratta, Pratibha Narang, Keertan Dheda and Shriprakash Kalantri
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:7
  34. Air pollution remains a leading cause of many respiratory diseases including chronic cough. Although episodes of incidental, dramatic air pollution are relatively rare, current levels of exposure of pollutants...

    Authors: Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft, Thomas Kraus, Anke van Mark, Ulrich Wagner and Axel Fischer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:6
  35. Determinations of inflammatory markers in exhaled breath condensate were used to assess airway inflammation. The most applied method for this kind of determination is enzyme immunoassay. For research purposes ...

    Authors: Luis M Gonzalez-Reche, Anita K Musiol, Alice Müller-Lux, Thomas Kraus and Thomas Göen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:5
  36. The aim of this study was to investigate whether it is possible to detect high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings in aluminium powder workers, which are consistent with early stages of aluminosis.

    Authors: Thomas Kraus, Karl Heinz Schaller, Jürgen Angerer, Ralf-Dieter Hilgers and Stephan Letzel
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:4
  37. Within the large variety of subtypes of chronic cough, either defined by their clinical or pathogenetic causes, occupational chronic cough may be regarded as one of the most preventable forms of the disease. N...

    Authors: David A Groneberg, Dennis Nowak, Anke Wussow and Axel Fischer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:3
  38. To estimate the duration of work life among persons reporting a physician's diagnosis of COPD, asthma, or rhinitis compared to those with select non-respiratory conditions or none and to delineate the factors ...

    Authors: Edward Yelin, Patricia Katz, John Balmes, Laura Trupin, Gillian Earnest, Mark Eisner and Paul Blanc
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:2
  39. This editorial is to announce the Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, a new Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal published by BioMed Central. Occupational medicine and toxicology belong to the ...

    Authors: David A Groneberg and Axel Fischer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2006 1:1