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Lung Diseases, Interstitial
A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.
Bone and Bones
The continuous turnover of BONE MATRIX and mineral that involves first an increase in BONE RESORPTION (osteoclastic activity) and later, reactive BONE FORMATION (osteoblastic activity). The process of bone remodeling takes place in the adult skeleton at discrete foci. The process ensures the mechanical integrity of the skeleton throughout life and plays an important role in calcium HOMEOSTASIS. An imbalance in the regulation of bone remodeling's two contrasting events, bone resorption and bone formation, results in many of the metabolic bone diseases, such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.
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Quality of life of coal dust workers without pneumoconiosis in mainland China. (1/24)The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the quality of life (QOL) of coal dust workers without pneumoconiosis in mainland China. Three hundred five coal dust workers and 200 non-dust workers without pneumoconiosis from five coal mines in Shanxi province were enrolled in this study. The Chinese World Health Organization Quality of Life-brief version (WHOQOL-BREF) questionnaire was used. Socio-demographic, working, and health factors were also collected. Multiple stepwise regression analysis was used to identify significant factors related to the four domain scores of WHOQOL-BREF. All functional domains of the Chinese WHOQOL-BREF were significantly worse in coal dust workers compared to non-dust workers except for psychological health. For the physical domain of QOL, educational level, working hours, and work danger were the significant factors. In the psychological domain, types of job, welfare satisfaction, work danger, hobbies, smoking, one-child family, and marital status were the predictive factors. Working hours, welfare satisfaction, educational level, and birthplace were the predictive factors for the social domain of QOL. Finally, the predictors for the environmental domain of QOL were types of job, working hours, welfare satisfaction, work danger, self-reported social status, smoking, and drinking. Coal dust workers without pneumoconiosis had worse QOL than non-dust workers but their subjective feelings were positive. There were four distinct models for the various domains of QOL. Corresponding health policies could be developed to improve their QOL. (+info)
Evaluation of occupational exposures to respirable dust in underground coal mines. (2/24)Dust can be produced by almost all mining operations in underground coal mines and seen all around the mine. Different occupational groups get exposed to different dust levels and in order to minimize the probability of developing coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), it is necessary to investigate the workers exposed to dust. This study aimed to evaluate the dust concentration conditions in underground coal mines and also the occupational health risks associated with exposures to respirable dust. The data obtained from the dust measurement studies conducted in various underground coal mines between the years 1978-2006 was evaluated by using analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Tukey-Kramer procedure. In the statistical analyses, the comparison of dustiness between mines and their mining regions were made by using the average dust concentration values. In addition, the numbers of workers with doubtful pneumoconiosis diagnosis were evaluated according to the occupational job category by using the number of the workers with the job illness. It was concluded that the production regions have the higher dust concentration levels and the CWP is mostly diagnosed in the workers working in production regions. (+info)
Airway function and respiratory resistance in Taiwanese coal workers with simple pneumoconiosis. (3/24)(+info)
Prevalence characteristics and prediction of coal workers' pneumoconiosis in the Tiefa Colliery in China. (4/24)To explore characteristics of the development of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) at present and trend in the future, we investigated 16,154 coal miners exposed to dust for at least 1 yr in the Tiefa Colliery in China. Occupational categories were divided into tunneling, mining, combining and helping. Four cohorts (before 1958, 1958-, 1968-, and after 1978) were created according to years of first exposure. Life-Table Method was used to calculate cumulative incidence rates of CWP adjusted by duration of dust exposure and predict the number of the new CWP patients. Results indicated that cumulative incidence rates of CWP in four cohorts were 26.65%, 18.94%, 1.15%, and 0.06%, respectively (Chi(2)=493.57, p<0.0001). The 55-yr cumulative rate of CWP of tunneling miners (25.90%) or that of combining miners (14.53%) was statistically higher than that of mining miners (7.26%) or that of helping miners (0.89%). The number of new CWP patients predicted in future was approximately 77. New CWP patients predicted would mainly occur among coal miners with first dust exposure in 1958-1967 and those working at tunneling. Most of them could be diagnosed in the age group from 45 to 75 and in the period of the next 20 yr from 2008 to 2028. (+info)
Comparison of storage phosphor computed radiography with conventional film-screen radiography in the recognition of pneumoconiosis. (5/24)(+info)
Coal workers' pneumoconiosis-related years of potential life lost before age 65 years - United States, 1968-2006. (6/24)Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) is a preventable, slowly progressive parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation and deposition of coal mine dust in the lungs. The incidence and rate of CWP progression is related to the amount of respirable coal dust to which miners were exposed during their working lifetime. Early pneumoconiosis can be asymptomatic, but advanced disease often leads to disability and premature death. To characterize the impact of premature mortality attributed to CWP in the United States, CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) analyzed annual underlying cause of death data from 1968-2006, the most recent years for which complete data were available. Years of potential life lost before age 65 years (YPLL), and mean YPLL were calculated using standard methodology. This report describes the results of that analysis, which indicate that during 1968-2006, a total of 22,625 YPLL were attributed to CWP (mean per decedent: 5.7). Annual YPLL attributed to CWP decreased 91.2%, from an average of 1,484 YPLL per year during 1968-1972 to 154 per year during 2002-2006. However, annual YPLL from CWP have been increasing since 2002, from 135 in that year to 169 YPLL in 2006, suggesting a need for strengthening CWP prevention measures. CDC intends to maintain surveillance of CWP deaths to determine future trends and promote safer work environments. (+info)
Lesions associated with mineral deposition in the lymph nodes and lungs of cattle: a case-control study of environmental health hazard. (7/24)(+info)
Anthracosis and large mediastinal mass in a patient with healed pulmonary tuberculosis. (8/24)(+info)
Anthracosis - definition of anthracosis by The Free Dictionary
Define anthracosis. anthracosis synonyms, anthracosis pronunciation, anthracosis translation, English dictionary definition of anthracosis. n. See black lung. n a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust. Informal name: coal miners lung a disease of coal miners caused by the inhalation of...
Anthracosis | definition of anthracosis by Medical dictionary
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Association between environmental dust exposure and lung cancer in dogs - Zurich Open Repository and Archive
The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the accumulation of black dust matter in lungs (anthracosis) and primary lung cancer in dogs. A retrospective study was carried out on material from 35 dogs with primary lung cancer and 160 controls. The amount, histological appearance and birefringence of anthracosis were assessed in pulmonary specimens by light microscopy, and the odds ratio (OR) calculated for dogs with primary lung cancer. The same factors were analysed to identify an association between tumour histotype, histological grade, and clinical stage. Papillary adenocarcinoma was most commonly diagnosed (45.7%). The majority of tumours were of histological grade II, and the lung cancer was more often localised (clinical stage I). An increased risk of lung cancer was observed in dogs with higher amounts of anthracosis (OR: 2.11, CI 95%: 1.20-3.70; P , 0.01), which suggests an association between anthracosis due to inhalation of polluted air and lung cancer in ...
BurningIssues.org • View topic - Wood Smoke and Tuberculosis
Anthracosis is a form of pneumoconiosis seen in coal workers, although other environmental factors such as cigarette smoke, air pollution and biomass fuels used extensively for cooking and home heating are also known to cause anthracosis.1-6 The terms hut lung or domestically acquired particulate lung disease have been used to describe the condition.7 A diagnostic feature in anthracosis is the black-colored deposits along the airway or lymph nodes. Problems caused by chronic exposure to biomass smoke and other particulates, such as dust or silicates from food grinding, are becoming more relevant in the western world due to immigration.7,8 Individuals may develop both physical and radiologic abnormalities of the lung presenting as chronic obstructive or fibrotic lung disease due to chronic exposure to smoke and particulates. Recent estimates attribute 1.5 to 2 million deaths per year worldwide to indoor air pollution, most of them (1 million) occurring in children younger than 5 years due to ...
Trump Promises Black Lung Benefits for All West Virginians
President Donald J. Trump promised all residents in and surrounding coal country would be eligible for black lung benefits, regardless of past medical history.
Black lung claims by 1,100 coal miners may have been wrongly denied - Center for Public Integrity
In an extraordinary rebuke to a doctor at one of Americas top hospitals, the U.S. Department of Labor has informed about 1,100 coal miners that their claims for black lung benefits may have been wrongly denied because of the actions of a powerful physician at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, the departments deputy secretary told senators Tuesday.. That doctor, Paul S. Wheeler, systematically found that miners did not have black lung when, in fact, many of them did. Medical opinions by the doctor should be assumed not to be credible, senators and affected miners were told.. The governments outreach and the Senate hearing were both prompted by a series of stories released last year by The Center for Public Integrity in partnership with ABC News.. Miners who get black lung, a debilitating and incurable disease caused by breathing in coal dust, are entitled by federal law to compensation, often from their former employer. But the series, which was the result of a yearlong investigation, ...
Accurate diagnosis of enlarged hilar/mediastinal lymph nodes is mandatory for adequate management of patients with known primary malignancy. We aimed to determine the sensitivity,specificity,accuracy of EBUS-TBNA for clarification of the nature of enlarged hilar/mediastinal lymph nodes in patients with known extrathoracic malignancy. Patients with extrathoracic malignancy who had undergone EBUS-TBNA for assessment of enlarged hilar/mediastinal lymph nodes in December 2008-September 2011 were reviewed. 48 patients who underwent EBUS-TBNA were included. Mean age of 12 male,36 female patients was 57.38 ±11.60. Malignancy was detected in 18(37.5 %),tuberculosis in 6(12.5%),sarcoidosis in 4(8.3%),anthracosis in 2(4.2%),reactive adenitis in 18(37.5%). EBUS-TBNA was also found to offer an effective accurate and minimally invasive strategy for evaluating nonmalignant lesions of pathological hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis. The sensitivity and specificity of ...
Spike In Black Lung Cases Strains Federal Benefits Program | WBUR News
NPR looks at the causes of a dramatic spike in the most serious stage of the coal miners disease. The spike also could stress the federal black lung benefits program, which is already struggling.
20 CFR Part 718, Subpart A - General | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute
This document contains proposed regulations implementing amendments to the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA or Act) made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA amended the BLBA in two ways. First, it revived a rebuttable presumption of total disability or death due to pneumoconiosis for certain claims. Second, it reinstituted derivative entitlement to benefits for certain eligible survivors of coal miners whose lifetime benefit claims were awarded because they were totally disabled due to pneumoconiosis. These survivors need not also prove that the miner died due to coal workers' pneumoconiosis. The proposed rules would clarify how the statutory presumption may be invoked and rebutted and the application and scope of the derivative-survivor-entitlement provision. The proposed rules also eliminate several unnecessary or obsolete provisions. ...
Seeking Justice for Miners with Black Lung
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions received millions of dollars from coal companies for reading chest X-rays yet rarely confirming that miners are suffering from black lung disease. This famed teaching hospital has been the subject of an investigation for the past year by ABC News and the Center for Public Integrity after miners were told they didnt have black lung and therefore could not collect benefits.. At the center of the controversy is Dr. Paul Wheeler, age 78, who is the leader of the medical unit that reads the miners chest X-rays and CT scans on behalf of the coal companies. Dr. Wheeler and his team of radiologists issue reports based on what they determine the X-rays show. Those reports are then used to confirm or deny whether the miner has black lung disease.. Coal companies have relied on the expertise and stellar reputation of Johns Hopkins for the past 40 years. Even though the doctors read the chest films as part of their regular duties, the university charges the coal ...
20 CFR 725.539 - More than one reduction event. | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute
This final rule revises the regulations implementing the Black Lung Benefits Act to address certain procedural issues that have arisen in claim adjudications and other technical issues. To protect miners' health, assist parties without adequate legal representation, and enhance the accuracy of benefits entitlement decisions, the final rule includes a new provision that requires all parties to exchange with each other any medical information developed in connection with a claim for benefits and allows for the imposition of sanctions for failure to comply with the rule. The final rule also clarifies a liable coal mine operator's obligation to pay effective benefits awards by requiring payment before allowing the operator to challenge the award through the Act's modification procedures. In addition, the final rule resolves an ambiguity regarding how physicians' follow-up reports should be considered under the evidence-limiting rules, and allows the Department to fully ...
Report: Black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers billions - News - Tuscaloosa News - Tuscaloosa, AL
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A cut to the tax coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers at least $15 billion by 2050, according to a new report from a national watchdog group. An excise tax rate on mined coal that funds the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund expired at the beginning of 2019 due to inaction by Congress. That led to a reduction in the amount coal companies pay into the fund, which pays benefits and medical bills for miners diagnosed with black lung disease.
Victims to speak out at Black Lung disease Inquiry | Charleville Western Times
BLACK Lung victims will speak out at Monday's public hearing for the State's Parliamentary Inquiry into Black Lung disease.
China to check black lung disease at mines|Society|chinadaily.com.cn
Chinese authorities plan to investigate some state-owned mines in order to prevent the spread of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease, the State Administration of Coal Mine Safety said Thursday.
Government Accountability Office supports measures to reduce dust causing Black Lung disease - Appalachian Citizens Law Center
Opponents of the proposed rule attacked the science, but the study they called for shows the science to be sound: The proposed rule would reduce coal miners risk of developing black lung, said Rep. George Miller of California, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce ...
Group shares concern over re-emergence of black lung disease | News Mail
THE Wide Bay Burnett Protection Alliance says it is gravely concerned about reports of the re-emergence of the coal dust related disease, black lung.
Black lung claims | Our Services | Imperium Law
Imperium Law can help you claim black lung compensation if you contracted your illness breathing in coal dust at work. To find out if you are entitled make a claim speak to one of our industrial disease experts on 0800 633 5730.
Free Screenings For Black Lung - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio
The Genesis Black Lung program in cooperation with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is offering free screenings.
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Do both systems develop at the same rate? Do both systems fatigue at the same rate? Is one system remaining undertrained/ held hostage by the other system? Does running fatigue the legs before the lungs? Can the legs be fatigued, but the lungs be good to go? Can the legs hold up to a 6-hour run? Can the lungs? Would the lungs benefit from a 6-hour run? Which system recovers quicker? Can you train the lungs and rest the legs? If so, how? If you can train you lungs while waiting for you legs to recover, why not do it? Do your lungs know the difference between running and cycling? Cycling and swimming ...
Seleção da carga no treinamento para o alto rendimento e saúde - Nerdflix - Paulo Gentil
A seleção da carga é um aspecto importante na prescrição de treinamento em todos os seus níveis. Normalmente há a crença de que são necessárias cargas altas para ganhar força, cargas moderadas para hipertrofia e baixas para resistência, além disso também há muito discussão sobre a carga a ser usada para treinos de potência, velocidade, etc. Nessa conversa com Irineu Loturco, uma dos maiores nomes do Mundo na área do alto rendimento, vamos explicar melhor a questão da seleção da carga e mostrar como a Ciência vem nos trazendo soluções importantes. ...
SELE monoclonal antibody, clone TEA2/1 (APC) - (MAB15350) - Products - Abnova
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against full length recombinant SELE. Recombinant protein corresponding to full length human SELE. (MAB15350) - Products - Abnova
Dr Cohens letter concerning DOLs Black Lung examinations during the Coronavirus pandemic - UMWA
Colleagues,. We have just reviewed the guidance from the DOL regarding appointments for 413B Exams*. We were dismayed that DOL took the stance that it was up to the patient and the testing site to determine if it was safe. The fact that some sites are still performing exams is also putting pressure on some clinics and physicians to reopen prematurely for fear of losing the business.. We would strongly advise all of our patients and clinics to defer testing until a safer time. Certainly, it does not seem safe at a time when there are shelter in place orders in effect throughout most of the country, when there is a huge shortage of testing, and the pandemic still is out of control.. Of especially great concern are lung function tests which are aerosol-generating procedures favoring transmission. At our hospital, we have canceled all of these tests except for transplant patients. The recommendation for those who do get tested is that this be done in a negative pressure room with the technician ...
Broad Oak Magazine: Green energy, black lungs
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SELE Gene - GeneCards | LYAM2 Protein | LYAM2 Antibody
Complete information for SELE gene (Protein Coding), Selectin E, including: function, proteins, disorders, pathways, orthologs, and expression. GeneCards - The Human Gene Compendium
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Reactome | 2xSELE ligands:SELE [plasma membrane]
Reactome is pathway database which provides intuitive bioinformatics tools for the visualisation, interpretation and analysis of pathway knowledge.
Cianogênese e estado nutricional na seleção de clones de copa de seringueira resistentes...
O mal-das-folhas, principal doença da seringueira, ainda restrita ao continente americano, tem frustrado todas as tentativas de cultivo da seringueira em regiões com distribuição de chuvas durante todo...
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Hlambamehlo watyhaphaka! - Isolezwe lesiXhosa
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Coal workers' pneumoconiosis ( CWP ), also known as black lung disease or black lung , is caused by long exposure to coal dust . It is common in coal miners and others who work with coal. It is similar to both silicosis from inhaling silica dust and to the long-term effects of tobacco smoking. Inhaled coal dust progressively builds up in the lungs and cannot be removed by the body; this leads to inflammation , fibrosis , and in worse cases, necrosis . Coal workers' pneumoconiosis , severe state, develops after the initial, milder form of the disease known as anthracosis (anthrac - coal, carbon). This is often asymptomatic and is found to at least some extent in all urban dwellers due to air pollution. Prolonged exposure to large amounts of coal dust can result in more serious forms of the disease, simple coal workers' pneumoconiosis and complicated coal workers' pneumoconiosis (or progressive massive fibrosis , or PMF). More commonly, workers exposed to coal dust develop industrial
Black lung | definition of black lung by Medical dictionary
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Black Lung Cases in Workers Compensation | Nolo
Information on black lung disease (or coal workers pneumoconiosis); how to get a diagnosis for the disease and file a claim under state workers comp systems and the federal black lung program; and benefits available to current and former coal miners with black lung, as well as their surviving spouses and children.
Actively caseating endobronchial tuberculosis successfully treated with intermittent chemotherapy without corticosteroid: a...
Tuberculous infection of the tracheobronchial tree confirmed by microbiological or histopathological evidence with or without parenchymal involvement is known as endobronchial tuberculosis. Chronic cough is the predominant symptom. Expectorated sputum examination for acid fast bacilli is often negative leading to delay in diagnosis. Therefore, bronchoscopy is crucial for early diagnosis and evaluation of the extent of disease. Bronchostenosis is a significant complication of endobronchial tuberculosis that may be present at the time of diagnosis or develops during the course of treatment. Previously, corticosteroids have been used along with antitubercular therapy to prevent or reduce the extent of bronchostenosis; however, their role is debatable as bronchostenosis often develops despite the use of corticosteroids. Furthermore, the duration of treatment varied from 6-9 months of daily therapy in previous series and little is known about efficacy of intermittent antituberculous therapy. Here we ...
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survivors Form for Benefits Under the...
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survivors Form for Benefits Under the Black Lung Benefits Act, 64021-64022 [2013-25175]
Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act (2016; 114th Congress H.R. 4988) - GovTrack.us
Apr 18, 2016. H.R. 4988 (114th). To restore protections for Social Security, Railroad retirement, and Black Lung benefits from administrative offset. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.
Investigation: For Johns Hopkins, Tough Questions About Black Lung and Money - ABC News
The decision ultimately falls to administrative law judges, who often are forced to weigh conflicting accounts from doctors hired by each side. One factor they use in deciding the case is the background of the doctor who makes the decision, said retired Administrative Judge Edward Miller. And few doctors reading black lung X-rays have better credentials than Wheeler. His paper credentials are excellent, Miller said. He was a Harvard undergraduate. I think he went to Harvard Medical School. Hes been associated with-- Johns Hopkins for years and years and years. And I think is credited with a very distinguished career. Miller is the father of an ABC News employee. What judges cannot consider, Miller said, is whether a doctor exhibits a pattern in how they read coal miner X-rays. And among judges, Miller said, there is little doubt about the pattern displayed by Wheeler and the Hopkins team. Coal companies hire Wheeler, Miller said, because theyre apparently assured, I think, that he is one ...
Black Lung Disease Cant Keep Frank Newsome From Singing Hymns | WVPB
Newsome, a former coal miner who has black lung disease, started singing when he joined a church in 1963. His sings a cappella in a lined-out hymn style - one of Americas oldest music traditions.
U.S. Mine Safety Chief Vows to End Black Lung Disease
The nations mine safety czar said Friday that the U.S. must put a stop to black lung disease, a work-related illness that has killed roughly 10,000 coal
NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 10008157 - Lifting in four restricted lifting conditions. Psychophysical, physiological and...
Many underground coal mines are less than 1.2 M in height and require that manual lifting tasks be performed in restricted postures (usually stooped or kneeling). Unfortunately, little is known about how these postures affect the underground coal miners capabilities to perform such work. A previous U.S. Bureau of Mines study indicated that lifting capacity is greater when stooped than kneeling
As Mine Protections Fail, Black Lung Cases Surge | WFIT
Part one of a two-part series. It wasn't supposed to happen to coal miners in Mark McCowan's generation. It wasn't supposed to strike so
NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00178783 - Dust exposures at U.S. surface coal mines in 1982-1983.
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Report: black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers billions
A cut to the tax coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers at least $15 billion by 2050, according to a new report from a national watchdog group.
Black Lung Makes A Deadly Resurgence | KSUT Public Radio
Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Earlier this week, NPR and the Center for Public Integrity reported
Comparação de critérios de seleção para crescimento em bovinos da raça Nelore
Este trabalho teve como objetivo comparar os métodos disponíveis para avaliação genética dos animais para a característica dias para se alcançar um peso (DIAS) e avaliar o impacto e as respostas esperadas à seleção para ganho médio diário (GMD) e DIAS, por meio das correlações entre classificações dos animais. Foram gerados 20 arquivos de dados, referentes a populações de 1.000 animais cada, distribuídos em quatro conjuntos de variâncias com cinco replicações cada. Todos os indivíduos possuíam registros para duas características; uma simulada com distribuição normal (GMD) e sua inversa (DIAS). Para GMD e DIAS analisados com modelo linear (DIAS_M) e para DIAS com modelo Weibull em análise de sobrevivência (DIAS_S), foram incluídos os efeitos de grupo de contemporâneos e o genético direto. As herdabilidades de GMD, DIAS_M e DIAS_S foram, respectivamente, de 0,50 a 0,52, de 0,52 a 0,59, de 0,35 a 0,58, para os quatro conjuntos analisados. As maiores correlações de ...
Sele - E-selectin precursor - Mus musculus (Mouse) - Sele gene & protein
Cell-surface glycoprotein having a role in immunoadhesion. Mediates in the adhesion of blood neutrophils in cytokine-activated endothelium through interaction with PSGL1/SELPLG. May have a role in capillary morphogenesis.
Black-Lung Rule Loopholes Leave Miners Vulnerable | WKAR
Part two of a two-part series. Thousands of coal miners continued to suffer and die from black lung during the 40 years that tough new limits on exposure
Are These Docs Paid to Change Their Medical Opinion?
With black lung on the rise again, so too are questions about whether doctors paid by coal companies are working to deny miners insurance benefits. A new study suggests the problem may be significant.
Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study | Lifescript.com
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living...
Alexandra DuPont Weighs In On FINAL FANTASY!!
Hey, everyone. Moriarty here with some Rumblings From The Lab. And they just keep rolling in the reaction seems to be split fiercely on this one. I had a chance to go last night, but Im currently fighting a bout of Black Lung, and at my...
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Seleção dos principais componentes da solução de micronutrientes para a produção de biossurfactante por Bacillus subtilis -...
O presente trabalho teve como objetivo o uso de matéria-prima renovável,o açúcar bruto VHP, para a produção de biossurfactante pela atividade de ...
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- Silicosis, also known as silicotuberculosis , is related to beryllium disease and anthracosis . (malacards.org)
- Asbestosis (asbestos), silicosis (crystalline silica), and anthracosis (coal dust) are just a few examples of the "dusty lung" diseases. (insulation.org)
- any chronic lung disease, including anthracosis, asbestosis, and silicosis, caused by the inhalation of particles of coal, asbestos, silica, or similar substances and leading to fibrosis and loss of lung function. (dictionary.com)
- Description of prior art For detecting and determining lung function failure such as for example bronchitis, silicosis and silico-anthracosis, it is presently an established practice to use a spirometric examination in which the vital capacity and forced expiratory volumes at predetermined intervals are measured for comparison with given values. (google.com)
- Pertinent autopsy results included severe coronary artery disease, acute agonal pulmonary congestion, and pulmonary anthracosis without emphysema. (cdc.gov)
- [ 5 ] Accumulation of these particulate matter in the lung tissues can be the stimulus to the development of several pathologic conditions described as harmless pulmonary anthracosis, emphysema, and/or lung fibrosis. (medscape.com)
- We report five cases of reactive mediastinal spindle cell proliferations associated with anthracosis and anthracosilicosis that simulated a malignant process both on clinical and morphological grounds. (elsevier.com)
- In a pathology study of S&R dogs (18 deployed and five control) that died between October 2002 and September 11, 2006, pulmonary anthracosis and particulate matter were commonly found in the lungs of both groups. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Pathology revealed macrophages phagocyting black carbon pigments beneath the mucosal epithelium and the diagnosis of esophageal anthracosis was made. (bvsalud.org)
- In this study, of 514 people with respiratory symptoms who underwent bronchoscopy, 207 (40.2%) had anthracotic lesions in the bronchi (case group) and 307 patients (59.7%) did not have bronchial anthracosis (control group). (thefreedictionary.com)
- Ghanei M, Aslani J, Peyman M, Asl MA, Pirnazar O. Bronchial Anthracosis: A Potent Clue for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosi. (omjournal.org)
- Occupational exposure to carbon, silica, and quartz particles are predisposing factors for bronchial anthracosis. (omjournal.org)
- Of these, 71 patients showed evidence of bronchial anthracosis, 32 (45.8%) males and 39 (54.2%) females, age range, 30-92 years. (omjournal.org)
- Bronchial anthracosis was caused by active or previous tuberculous infection. (omjournal.org)
- 1 Occupational exposures to these particles are predisposing factors for bronchial anthracosis. (omjournal.org)
- Patients with anthracosis had positive histopathology for tuberculosis (21%) that was not significantly different from subjects without anthracosis. (ac.ir)
- Anthracosis and large mediastinal mass in a patient with healed pulmonary tuberculosis. (burningissues.org)
- In some cases anthracosis may be associated with mycobacterium tuberculosis. (omjournal.org)
- Since many of these patients proved to have active tuberculosis on bacteriologic examination, identification of anthracosis on bronchoscopy leads to searching for evidence of active tuberculosis. (omjournal.org)
- There is some evidence relating to the coexistence of other disorders with anthracosis, hence there are few published papers which have reported the association between tuberculosis and anthracosis, while others believe that malignancy and tuberculosis are not more common in anthracosis and anthracofibrotic lung disease. (omjournal.org)
- anthracosis is also present (original magnification ×63). (cdc.gov)
- The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical significance of mediastinal lymph node anthracosis in cancer patients who underwent EBUS-TBNA. (thefreedictionary.com)
- 4 In addition, finding cases of anthracosis presenting with mediastinal lymph nodes mimicking tuberculous lymphadenitis or malignancy demonstrates the need for further study in this field. (omjournal.org)
- Anthracosis has previously been used synonymously for coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) (black lung disease) or for describing the process of detecting a substantial amount of pulmonary carbon deposits on autopsies secondary to recurrent exposure to several factors, such as air pollution, smoke inhalation, or coal dust fragments. (medscape.com)
- Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis (CWP) is also known as Anthracosis, or Black Lung Disease. (hubpages.com)
- Black lung disease is the common name for coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP)or anthracosis, a lung disease of older workers in the coal industry, causedby inhalation, over many years, of small amounts of coal dust. (faqs.org)
- Coal workers' pneumoconiosis, severe state, develops after the initial, milder form of the disease known as anthracosis (from the Greek άνθρακας, or anthracas -coal, carbon). (wikipedia.org)
- Anthracosis is mostly seen in coal miners due to accumulation of coal dust in the lungs, but it can also result from exposure to air pollution, biomass pollution, or cigarette smoke. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Examination of the coelomic organs were normal in 42 birds with findings of white foci in kidneys (1 bird), enlarged spleen (1 bird), and mild anthracosis in the lungs (3 birds). (thefreedictionary.com)
- The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the accumulation of black dust matter in lungs (anthracosis) and primary lung cancer in dogs. (uzh.ch)
- Transbronchial lung biopsy was done showing ill-defined histiocytic aggregates, interstitial fibrosis and tiny foci of anthracosis. (omicsonline.org)
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- The condition, called anthracosis , is from soot and carbon in tobacco smoke, combined with carbon in air pollution from trucks, cars, coal-fired power plants, etc. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The dark pigmentation associated with anthracosis primarily is caused by excessive exposure to carbonaceous material, which may stem from soot, diesel exhaust, coal, or other sources of carbon-containing dusts. (microscopyu.com)
- A fire death with a rare finding: anthracosis or soot embolism? (bvsalud.org)
- environmental exposure to wood soot may be an immunosuppressive event in which the host's cellular immunity action is diverted to engulfing anthracosis leading to impairment of respiratory defenses against mycobacteria. (burningissues.org)
- Anthracosis is caused by the deposition of carbon, silica, and quartz particles in the macrophages, mucosa, and submucosa. (omjournal.org)
- Historically, however, anthracosis and its more severe manifestation, black lung disease, are best known as occupational illnesses that occur most commonly in coal miners. (microscopyu.com)
- No correlation between occupational exposure to dust and two kinds of anthracosis (anthracotic plaque and antracofibrosis) was present. (ac.ir)
- Anthracosis is black pigment discoloration of bronchi which can cause bronchial destruction and deformity (anthracofibrosis). (ac.ir)
- We present a case of epicardial anthracosis in a patient who underwent coronary artery bypass graf. (bioportfolio.com)
- Anthracosis is the term typically utilized to describe black lung disease before it has progressed to such an extent that symptoms of the disease are palpable. (microscopyu.com)
- Of the 12 patients who had anthracosis, 3 patients were excluded due to the secondary diagnosis and the data of 9 patients with isolated anthracosis were evaluated. (ersjournals.com)
- The remaining lung tissue was soft, tan, and gray, with a small amount of anthracosis without any additional mass lesions. (thefreedictionary.com)
- In previous reports , esophageal anthracosis has been mostly observed as relatively flat lesions that require differentiation from malignant melanoma . (bvsalud.org)
- The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. (uchicago.edu)
- Epicardial anthracosis in a patient undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. (bioportfolio.com)
- Anthracosis mostly occurs at the lung and esophageal anthracosis has rarely been reported. (bvsalud.org)
- A prospective, case-control study was performed to evaluate potential underlying causes of anthracosis on 190 subjects who referred for various indications. (ac.ir)
- On bronchoscopic evaluation, diffuse anthracosis was found to be present in the right and left bronchial systems. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Anthracosis of the Lung: Evaluation of Potential Causes', Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences , 30(4), pp. 190-193. (ac.ir)
- Seven patients were diagnosed with anthracosis and 15 patients who developed radiological improvement in the follow-up were diagnosed with pneumonia. (thefreedictionary.com)
- We report here on a case of esophageal anthracosis with polypoid features in a seventy year old male patient with hepatocellular carcinoma . (bvsalud.org)
- Dark areas of anthracosis are also prominent in this lung. (uab.edu)