Study on Occupational Allergy Risks (SOLAR II) in Germany: Design and methods
- Sensitisation to cereal flour allergens is a major determinant of elevated exhaled nitric oxide in bakers. Baatjies, Roslynn; Jeebhay, Mohamed Fareed // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;May2013, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p310
Objective Various studies of the usefulness of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) in occupational settings remain inconclusive. The objective was to investigate the determinants of increased FeNO in bakery workers. Methods A cross-sectional study of 424 supermarket bakery workers used a...
- Increased nitric oxide in exhaled air: an early marker of asthma in non-smoking aluminium potroom workers? Lund, M.B.; Øksne, P.I.; Hamre, R.; Kongerud, J. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2000, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p274
Analyzes the increased nitric oxide (NO) in exhaled air as an early marker of asthma in non-smoking aluminum potroom workers. Higher concentration of NO in potroom workers; Association between exposure to potroom pollutants and increased concentrations of exhaled NO in nonsmokers.
- Within this issue. Bellanti, Joseph A.; Settiane, Russell A. // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p389
The article discusses various papers published in this issue including one by Hsu et al. on the use of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), one by Clark et al. on food allergy and one by Santillan et al. on asthma.
- Health worries over European chemical use. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p9
The article focuses on a report published by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, which focused on 10 risks which could present new hazards to workers. The risks could contribute to various diseases, from allergies to infertility and cancer. 74,000 work-related fatalities across...
- The dust settles. Romano-Woodward, Diane // Occupational Health;Oct2010, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p16
The article focuses on the 2010 British Occupational Health Research Foundation (BOHRF) Occupational Asthma (OA) Guidance. The guidelines were undertaken in 2010 by an occupational health physician, respiratory physicians and a scientific secretary. Key recommendations in the guidelines include...
- Caution: Work can be hazardous to health. Forster, Jeff; Fedoruk, M. Joseph // Patient Care;2/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p70
Discusses health hazards in the workplace. Work style and work environment assessment; Physician's role in ensuring a healthy working environment; Common noxious substances in the workplace; Reproductive hazards; Overuse injuries; Psycho-emotional hazards. INSETS: Teens and jobs: A potentially...
- Work-linked illness up in U.K. Fernberg, Patricia M. // Occupational Hazards;Oct99, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p49
Cites a Great Britain study which revealed the rise in work-linked illnesses in the country.
- Insight: Questions. // Occupational Medicine;1999, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p574
No abstract available.
- A comparison of Anglo-Japanese occupational health. Steward, Barbara // British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Jun2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p216
Highlights the transcultural differences in occupational health beliefs and behavior in Great Britain and Japan. Factors that contributed to the higher level of illness in Japan; Importance of exploring the meaning of illness and sickness for transcultural understanding.