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Virginia Tech inventions, creations can improve lives

...cute bug -- for pre-school children for use during occupational therapy. It was the first study of the clothing-related therapy needs of preschool children with sensory integration dysfunction. More information and a photo are at www.research.vt.edu/resmag/photos/garment/garment_patent.html . The patent is share...

Italian study finds traffic pollution affects male fertility

...unction. Said Dr De Rosa: "Environmental levels of occupational pollutants, except carbon dioxide, at the tollgates exceeded the maximum legal levels and the workers were exposed to significantly higher levels of nitrogen oxides, sulphur oxides, carbon monoxide and lead than the controls. Although circulating lev...

Study: Adults maintain significant improvement in ADHD with long-term use of amphetamine

...an lead to psychological maladjustment, as well as occupational and social impairment. Proper diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults can help improve self-esteem, work performance and skills, educational achievement, social competencies and reduce the long-term risk for drug and alcohol abuse, studies have sho...

In men chronically exposed to magnetic fields, no disruptions of melatonin exists

...ork in a technical job that could have resulted in occupational exposure to magnetic fields. They were subjected only to the normal electromagnetic fields of our daily environment. Dosimeters measured the exposure continuously for seven days, during the daytime and at night. Measurements were taken and recorded ...

Sex matters in health promotion and disease prevention

...ference in incidence to behavioral factors such as occupational and recreational activities, clothing styles, and willingness to use sunscreen. Differences in mortality rates may be attributable to men's reluctance to seek medical treatment, leading to a later diagnosis and poorer prognosis. "While certain preve...

Nasal contribution to breathing with exercise: The effect of race and gender

... relative risks of individuals to environmental or occupational exposures of potentially toxic gases or particulate matter....

World's largest scientific society holds regional meeting in Long Beach, Calif.

...@uci.edu ) 3:00 p.m. Alice Hamilton: Pioneer in occupational medicine A medical doctor, pioneering industrial toxicologist, social activist, federal investigator, author and the first female faculty member at Harvard University's Medical School, Alice Hamilton's major scientific contribution was to research,...

Saliva spits out information on chemical exposure

... broad range of chemical contaminants from ongoing occupational exposure, accidents or even acts of war and terrorism. "The class of pesticides we are studying, organophosphates, are chemically similar and work on the same general principal as nerve gas," said Charles Timchalk, a Battelle toxicologist at PNNL. "B...

Pesticide exposure among agricultural workers varies by job task

...ne Faustman, Ph.D., professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine. It is the first study of its kind to search for evidence of a possible take-home pathway of pesticides, whereby children are exposed to pesticide residues from their agricultural-w...

Money talks: Concern for biodiversity pressed on boardrooms by new breed of fund managers

...ged the Pension Act of 1995, requiring trustees of occupational schemes to state the extent to which social, environmental, or ethical considerations are taken into account in the selection of investments. The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, and France have followed suit with similar enacted o...

Managing occupational exposures to potential bioterrorist agents

...ehensive programs in order to minimize the risk of occupational exposures, according to investigators at the U.S. ... these agents. And while information on preventing occupational exposures to high-risk agents is widely available, literature on medical management of these exposur...

Genetic mutations linked to the practice of burning coal in homes in China

...sociate professor, department of environmental and occupational health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School o...heng Zheng, Ph.D., department of environmental and occupational health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Hussam H. Mady, M.D., and Mona F....

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