Latest Occupational asthma Stories

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Duplessis, Christopher A Gumpert, Barton ABSTRACT Objective: An observational study was performed with a convenience sample of 38 submariners exposed to diesel exhaust for 9 hours, to assess the development of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) after prophylactic corticosteroid treatment.

2006-05-10 07:42:22

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A heat exchange mask, designed to improve comfort in cold temperatures, also seems to protect against asthma triggered by breathing cold, dry air, according to a report in the medical journal Chest.

2006-03-15 13:15:00

In a study of inner-city adults with persistent asthma, more than half believed their disease was episodic, only occurring when symptoms were present, according to a new report in the medical journal Chest.

2006-02-13 17:31:35

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adults with asthma are more likely than those in the general population to report a number of other chronic medical conditions, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a report in the current issue of the journal Chest.

2005-11-16 13:42:12

By Graciela Flores NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bleaching agents widely used in hair salons put hair stylists at risk of asthma and inflammation of the eyes, nose and throat, researchers report in the medical journal Chest.

2005-08-23 13:10:31

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Occupational exposure to substances that trigger asthma can affect the severity of the disease, according to a report from France.

2005-08-01 16:53:25

Researchers found that a less than normal score on a common lung function test taken prior to stem cell transplantation constituted a significant risk factor for the patient to develop early respiratory failure followed by death.

2005-06-20 15:11:31

Work-related asthma is fast becoming one of the most commonly diagnosed occupational respiratory diseases in this country, and people who work in certain industries may run a higher risk than others, new study findings show.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]