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Asthma Risk Related To Cleaning Jobs
2013-01-23 04:58:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Imperial College London recently conducted a study that showed a relationship between jobs related to cleaning and the risk of developing asthma. In the study, the team of investigators recorded the development of asthma in 9,488 participants who were born in Britain in 1958. Nine percent of the individuals were found to develop asthma by the age of 42; the percentage does not include the number of people who...

2013-01-22 13:50:51

Strongest links found for jobs involving cleaning and cleaning agents The strongest evidence seems to be for jobs involving cleaning or cleaning agents, the research suggests. The authors base their findings on the job histories up to the age of 42 of almost 7,500 British adults born in 1958, all of whom were taking part in the National Child Development Study, which is tracking the long term health of more than 11,000 people living in Britain. Information about symptoms of asthma or...

2013-01-15 23:01:40

Understanding the Connection Between Stress and Hives Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 New studies currently underway may help pinpoint connections between chronic idiopathic urticaria (hives caused by an unknown source) and stress, good news for the majority of patients whose hives have no clear cause. Researchers are examining the connections between major life stressors and hives, post-traumatic stress disorder and hives, and the effect of hypnosis and relaxation techniques on hives....


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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.