Laurent Finotto

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BACKGROUND Exposure to urban pollution may cause respiratory diseases in traffic policemen, especially in very polluted cities. The aim of this study was to investigate respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function in traffic police officers in a 5-year follow-up. METHODS A 5-year follow-up on FEV1 (forced expiratory volume in one second), FVC (forced vital(More)
The presence of asbestos bodies (ABs) in lung parenchyma is considered a histopathologic hallmark of past exposure to asbestos fibers, of which there was a population of longer fibers. The mechanisms underlying AB formation are complex, involving inflammatory responses and iron (Fe) metabolism. Thus, the responsiveness to AB formation is variable, with some(More)
Little is known about neurodevelopment of children exposed to psychotropic drugs during pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of prenatal exposure to psychotropic drugs on psychomotor development in children. This observational study used the EFEMERIS database. The database records the drugs prescribed and delivered during(More)
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