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Lead poisoning in a historical perspective.
  • S. Hernberg
  • Medicine
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • 1 September 2000
Lead poisoning existed and was already known in Antiquity but was forgotten, at least in the literature, until the end of the Middle Ages, where it was mentioned sporadically. In the 19th centuryExpand
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Cancer Incidence among Finnish Workers Exposed to Halogenated Hydrocarbons
Epidemiologic studies and long-term carcinogenicity studies in experimental animals suggest that some halogenated hydrocarbons are carcinogenic. To investigate whether exposure to trichloroethylene,Expand
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Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology
This new book provides a comprehensive introduction to occupational epidemiology. The text is straightforward and easy to understand; numerous examples help illustrate the concepts being presented.Expand
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Mortality and cancer morbidity of Finnish chlorophenoxy herbicide applicators: an 18-year prospective follow-up.
An 18-year follow-up for mortality and cancer morbidity was conducted in a cohort of 1,909 men who had started spraying chlorophenoxy herbicides (mixture of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid [2,4-D] andExpand
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Psychological performance of subjects with low exposure to lead.
In a study of the effects of low lead exposure on psychological performance, 49 exposed workers and 24 controls were given a psychological test battery. All the lead workers had been under regularExpand
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Excess lung cancer among workers exposed to lead.
OBJECTIVE Studies on experimental animals suggest that inorganic lead is a carcinogen. The purpose of the study was to examine whether occupational exposure to lead increases the risk of cancer. Expand
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Renal cell cancer and occupational exposure to chemical agents.
A case-referent study of occupational risk indicators of renal cell adenocarcinoma was conducted. Each incident case in Finland in 1977-1978 was matched with two population referents. Lifelong jobExpand
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Nasal and sinonasal cancer. Connection with occupational exposures in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
A joint Danish-Finnish-Swedish case-referent investigation was initiated in 1977 in order to study the connection between nasal and sinonasal cancer and various occupational exposures. All new casesExpand
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Parameters indicative of absorption and biological effect in new lead exposure: a prospective study
Tola, S., Hernberg, S., Asp, S., and Nikkanen, J. (1973).British Journal of Industrial Medicine,30, 134-141. Parameters indicative of absorption and biological effect in new lead exposure: aExpand
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Coronary heart disease among workers exposed to carbon disulphide
Hernberg, S., Partanen, T., Nordman, C-H., and Sumari, P. (1970).Brit. J. indust. Med.,27, 313-325. Coronary heart disease among workers exposed to carbon disulphide. Coronary morbidity and someExpand
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