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Respiratory symptoms and bronchial responsiveness in lifeguards exposed to nitrogen trichloride in indoor swimming pools.
OBJECTIVES: To measure the levels of exposure to nitrogen trichloride (NCl3) in the atmosphere of indoor swimming pools and to examine how they relate to irritant and chronic respiratory symptoms,Expand
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Update of a meta-analysis on lung cancer and welding.
OBJECTIVES This study is an update, over the period 1954-2004, of a previous meta-analysis completed in 1994. It was aimed at assessing lung cancer risk among welders, while addressing heterogeneity,Expand
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A cohort mortality and nested case-control study of French and Austrian talc workers
Objectives: To study whether the mortality from non-malignant and malignant respiratory diseases of workers employed in French and Austrian talc mines and mills is related to their long termExpand
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Lung cancer risk in hard-metal workers.
An industry-wide mortality study on the association between lung cancer and occupational exposure to cobalt and tungsten carbide was carried out in the French hard-metal industry. This case-controlExpand
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trans,trans-Muconic acid, a reliable biological indicator for the detection of individual benzene exposure down to the ppm level
Summarytrans,trans-Muconic acid (2,4-hexadienedioic acid) (t,t-MA) is a minor benzene metabolite which can be used as a biological indicator for benzene exposure. The purpose of the study was toExpand
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Predictive survival markers in patients with surgically resected non-small cell lung carcinoma.
Among patients with resected non-small cell lung carcinoma, about 50% will present a tumor recurrence. Thus, it would be of major importance to be able to predict and try to prevent these relapses byExpand
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Ototoxicity in rats exposed to ethylbenzene and to two technical xylene vapours for 13 weeks
Male Sprague–Dawley rats were exposed to ethylbenzene (200, 400, 600 and 800 ppm) and to two mixed xylenes (250, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 ppm total compounds) by inhalation, 6 h/day, 6 days/week for 13Expand
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Lung cancer mortality in a site producing hard metals
OBJECTIVES To study the mortality from lung cancer from exposures to hard metal dust at an industrial site producing hard metals—pseudoalloys of cobalt and tungsten carbide—and other metallurgicalExpand
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Lung cancer risk and talc not containing asbestiform fibres: a review of the epidemiological evidence
  • P. Wild
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • 1 January 2006
A literature search was done and all epidemiological cancer studies mentioning talc as a risk factor were selected. The talc exposed populations were divided into three groups: (1) populations inExpand
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An epidemiological study of the respiratory health of workers in the European refractory ceramic fibre industry
OBJECTIVES To investigate possible relations between respiratory health and past airborne exposure to refractory ceramic fibres (RCFs) and respirable dust in workers at six European factories,Expand
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