Latest Manganism Stories
In residential neighborhoods near manufacturing industries, a breath of air may be more hazardous than refreshing depending on the location.
Workers exposed to welding fumes may be at increased risk of damage to the same brain area harmed by Parkinsonâ€™s disease.
Sensitive new quantitive methods could be used to detect small signs of increased tremor and impaired motor skills caused by exposure to certain metals, and to follow up the treatment of neurological disorders.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. lawsuits over the health effects of welding fumes, dubbed "the next asbestos" by plaintiffs, are set for a big test this month in an Ohio court case that may determine whether manufacturing companies face billions in claims.
A new analysis based on animal studies suggests that showering in manganese-contaminated water for a decade or more could have permanent effects on the nervous system.
Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...
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