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Paternal occupational exposure and retinoblastoma? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm To examine the association between paternal occupational exposures and retinoblastoma using birth registration data a case–control study was carried out.  For 1318 cases of retinoblastoma, born and diagnosed in Great Britain between 1962 and 1999, and 1318 controls matched on sex, date of birth and birth registration sub-district paternal occ ... Read on »
Paternal occupational exposure and retinoblastoma? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:42pm To examine the association between paternal occupational exposures and retinoblastoma using birth registration data a case–control study was carried out.  For 1318 cases of retinoblastoma, born and diagnosed in Great Britain between 1962 and 1999, and 1318 controls matched on sex, date of birth and birth registration sub-district paternal occ ... Read on »
Comment on: Use of Birth Certificates to Examine Maternal Occupational Exposures and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Offspring. by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 12 Feb 2013 1:28pm A recent hypothesis-generating study by the epidemiology team at Kaiser in California looks at whether one can use birth certificates as a starting point to identify possible maternal exposures which might increase autism risk. Birth certificates include parental occupation. So, the authors propose, one could categorize occupations by possibl ... Read on »
Occupational exposures and sino-nasal cancer by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:11pm Sino-nasal cancer has been consistently associated with exposure to wood dust, leather dust, nickel and chromium compounds; for other occupational hazards, the findings are somewhat mixed. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of sino-nasal epithelial cancer (SNEC) by histological type with prior exposure to suspected occupational ... Read on »
Do Occupational Exposures Increase the Risk of Death from Systemic Autoimmune Disease? by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Jon Giles, M.D. Background: Both genetic and environmental exposures, to varying degrees, are felt to contribute to the risk and severity of systemic autoimmune diseases (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, etc…). While some clear cut evidence for environmental exposures in certain autoimmune diseases exists, such as cigarette smoki ... Read on »
Organochlorines and Prostate Cancer in Japan: No Link in Men without Occupational Exposures by Environmental Health Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 9:00pm Organochlorines and Prostate Cancer in Japan: No Link in Men without Occupational Exposures Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Occupational exposures and asthm ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Occupational exposures and asthma among nursing professionals   A A Arif, G L Delclos and C Serra, Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2009; 66:274-278   Among nursing professionals, workplace exposures to cleaning products and disinfectants increase the risk of new-onset asthma. This was concluded from a cross-sectional survey ... Read on »
Occupational exposures and sino-nasal cancer by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Sino-nasal cancer has been consistently associated with exposure to wood dust, leather dust, nickel and chromium compounds; for other occupational hazards, the findings are somewhat mixed. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of sino-nasal epithelial cancer (SNEC) by histological type with prior exposure to suspected occupational ... Read on »
Silica exposure occupational cause of systemic sclerosis? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 8:14am Systemic sclerosis is a rare chronic disease of unknown cause characterized by diffuse fibrosis, degenerative changes, and vascular abnormalities in the skin, joints, and internal organs (especially the esophagus, lower GI tract, lung, heart, and kidney). Common symptoms include Raynaud’s syndrome, polyarthralgia, dysphagia, heartburn, and ... Read on »
NIH-Funded Twin Study Finds Occupational Chemical Exposure May Be Linked to Parkinson's Risk by Medline Plus Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 6:21pm A new research report contributes to the increasing evidence that repeated occupational exposure to certain chemical solvents raises the risk for Parkinson's disease. Researchers analyzed the occupational histories of twins in which one of the pair developed the neurodegenerative d ... Read on »