• There is an association between in utero exposure to diagnostic radiation and childhood leukemia. (safefetus.com)
  • The researchers found that "After controlling for potential confounding because of maternal IQ and maternal education, children exposed in utero to organic solvents obtained lower scores on subtests of intellectual, language, motor and neurobehavioral functioning," write the researchers. (eurekalert.org)
  • Furthermore, children who were exposed to organic solvents in utero showed reduced ability in recalling sentences, even when their global scores were within the normal range. (eurekalert.org)
  • More than ¾ of Vietnamese nail salon workers who participated in a community-based occupational health survey reported concerns about the health effects of their work exposures, and almost one-third of them reported respiratory irritation. (safecosmetics.org)
  • However, it is necessary to improve cumulative exposure measurement and identify the best, most sensitive neuropsychological tests. (bmj.com)
  • Furthermore, those in the top 30% of cumulative exposure (duration x intensity) were nearly twice as likely to develop the disease. (medicalxpress.com)
  • The other occupational factors assessed were only weakly associated with ALS risk in both men and women, and there was no clear evidence of a linear increase in risk according to the amount of cumulative exposure. (medicalxpress.com)
  • No dose-response relationships were observed for lifetime cumulative solvent exposure, average dose, or exposure frequency or duration. (diva-portal.org)
  • The acute neurotoxic effects of organic solvent exposure in workers and laboratory animals are narcosis, anesthesia, central nervous system (CNS) depression, respiratory arrest, unconsciousness, and death. (cdc.gov)
  • Acute experimental exposures of human volunteers to one or several organic solvents have impaired psychomotor function as measured by reaction time, manual dexterity, coordination, or body balance. (cdc.gov)
  • This deduction was supported by an exploratory dose-seeking study that spanned five years in 20 patients with recurrent (non-gall stone) acute or chronic pancreatitis and confirmed by a 20-week double-blind placebocontrolled crossover trial of the successful combination (daily doses of 600 μg organic selenium, 0.54 g vitamin C., 9000 IU B-carotene, 270 IU vitamin E and 2 g methionine) in a further 20 cases. (springer.com)
  • Acute cardiopulmonary responses to PM 2.5 exposure in individuals with different exercise habits, especially in a. (biomedcentral.com)
  • METHODS: We examined death rates among 773 workers exposed to chlorinated dioxins during PCP manufacturing from 1937 to 1980 using serum dioxin evaluations to estimate exposures to five dioxins. (biomedsearch.com)
  • METHODS: Participants provided a detailed work and exposure history and underwent a respiratory examination that included a respiratory history, respiratory symptoms, a posterior‐anterior (P‐A) chest radiograph classified by International Labour Office (ILO) criteria, and spirometry. (elcosh.org)
  • METHODS: Detailed occupational, exposure, medical, and time-to-pregnancy histories were obtained by telephone interview. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Methods: We studied participants with suspected CTE (n = 386) who were referred for further diagnosis to the Netherlands Centre of Occupational Diseases in the period 1998-2003 and who had completed the entire diagnostic protocol. (uva.nl)
  • This is the case with the solvents we use around the house, including the apparently harmless cleaners and the more aggressive degreasers and thinners. (bodybio.com)
  • Epidemiologic studies have also shown statistically significant increases in neurobehavioral effects in workers chronically exposed to organic solvents. (cdc.gov)
  • Floor wax, stripper, urethane floor surfacing, caulks, paints, cleaning solutions, and many other chemically based products contribute to the Total Volatile Organic Compound (TVOC) levels in school air. (casle.ca)
  • Organic solvents are used in dry cleaning, manufacturing, jobs involving paints and plastic adhesives, nail salons and medical laboratories, and in many other industries. (eurekalert.org)
  • Chronic animal studies with a limited number of organic solvents support the evidence for peripheral neuropathy and mild toxic encephalopathy in solvent-exposed workers. (cdc.gov)
  • Objectives: Chronic toxic encephalopathy (CTE) caused by long term occupational exposure to organic solvents is still a controversial disorder. (uva.nl)
  • Systemic sclerosis (SSc) and exposure to heavy metals: A case control study of 100 patients and 300 controls. (sclero.org)
  • Analyses compared construction workers to an internal reference group with lower exposures and an external worker population with low noise exposure. (elcosh.org)
  • It may be helpful to obtain some useful information on occupational noise exposure of humans. (scirp.org)
  • Excessive noise exposure will injure the hair cells along the basilar membrane and result in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). (insulation.org)
  • At first, excessive exposure to high levels of noise causes only a temporary threshold shift (TTS), which is measured by testing a person s hearing before and after noise exposure. (insulation.org)
  • and finally, to gather further data to support or refute the contention that serum bile acid (SBA) levels could provide a sensitive biological marker of exposure to these solvents. (ehesp.fr)
  • Therefore, the hypothesis was raised that organic solvents in general may be associated with Parkinson`s disease. (sjweh.fi)
  • Every year, scores of new medications enter the market, and few of them have safety data concerning fetal exposure during pregnancy. (cmaj.ca)
  • The Motherisk team discovered that fetal exposure to illicit drugs can be detected in neonatal hair and meconium. (cmaj.ca)
  • In 1989, the laboratory showed that fetal exposure to cocaine can be traced by measuring both the toxin itself and its major metabolite, benzoylecgonine, in neonatal hair. (cmaj.ca)
  • Maternal solvent abuse by sniffing may cause embryopathy similar to fetal alcohol syndrome. (safefetus.com)
  • Peripheral and central auditory dysfunction induced by occupational exposure to organic solvents. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Occupational hearing loss is defined as damage to either or both ears, at the inner ear or auditory nerve, that results from an exposure in a person's occupation. (wikipedia.org)
  • An 11 minute sample from a worker disinfecting the Diet Preparation room in the Sterile Fly Facility showed an isopropyl-alcohol (67630) concentration of 258 parts per million (ppm), below the 500ppm short term exposure limit. (cdc.gov)
  • Only fourth and fifth generation machines were able to keep worker exposures below the OSHA maximum peak of 300ppm. (cdc.gov)
  • Resulting from pathophysiological processes and detectable in exhaled breath, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have been proposed as noninvasive biomarkers for PAH. (ersjournals.com)
  • CAFO airborne emissions, including ammonia, hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S), volatile organic compounds, and endotoxins, originate from confinement buildings, waste storage areas, and land application of animal waste ( National Research Council 2003 ). (nih.gov)
  • With the psychiatric referent series, an odds ratio of 1.4 (90% CI 1.0-2.0) was calculated by individual exposure ratings and 1.4 (90% CI 0.9-2.2) by job matrix. (bmj.com)
  • However, if the cut-off values of the AST, ALT, and GGT were 30 IU/L, 30 IU/L, and 40 IU/L, respectively, the odds ratio of the AST in the mixed exposure group was 4.39 (95% CI 1.86-10.40) times higher than the control. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The industries most closely associated (a twofold or more odds ratio [OR]) with SBC taking into account a 10-year time lag after exposure were, among women, employment in wholesale industry of. (lu.se)
  • Epidemiologic studies of various groups of solvent-exposed workers have demonstrated statistically significant chronic changes in peripheral nerve function (sensory and motor nerve conduction velocities and electromyographic abnormalities) that persisted for months to years following cessation of exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • Further studies should be conducted in populations with high level of exposure to confirm our results. (irsst.qc.ca)
  • Studies on kidney function in subjects exposed to organic solvents. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition, studies have indicated a markedly increased risk of developmental disorders for combined exposures to radiofrequency radiation and 2-methoxyethanol (109864) compared with the risk for exposure to either agent alone. (cdc.gov)
  • Askergren A, Allgen LG, Carlsson C, Lundberg I, Nyberg E (1981) Studies on kidney function in subjects exposed to organic solvent. (springer.com)
  • Bergman K (1979) Whole-body autoradiography and allied tracer techniques and elimination studies of some organic solvents. (springer.com)
  • Small studies indicate that subjection to solvents that are particular to specific industries may induce decline in sperm motility. (bodybio.com)
  • Recently, epidemiological studies revealed a positive relationship between an outbreak of occupational cholangiocarcinoma and exposure to organic solvents containing 1,2-dichloropropane (1,2-DCP). (hindawi.com)
  • Although GSTT1-mediated bioactivation of dihaloalkanes could be a plausible explanation for the production of reactive metabolites related to carcinogenesis based on previous studies, this catalytic pathway might not mainly contribute to 1,2-DCP-related occupational cholangiocarcinoma. (hindawi.com)
  • A few studies indicate that organic solvents may increase the risk, and an elevated risk has been observed among laboratory technicians in chemical labs and among hairdressers/cosmetologists. (ki.se)
  • In most studies, where the animals were examined at different times during or after the exposure, the renal microscopic and functional changes were seen immediately, whereas deposits of complement and immunoglobulins appeared late in the course, if at all. (biomedcentral.com)