• Kettle
  • After demobilization with the rank of captain, he joined the National Institute for Medical Research at Hampstead, where he worked with Edgar Hartley Kettle on silicosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Panel formed to tackle silicosis in Coimbatore district The Hindu The State Government has formed a district-level committee comprising health and industry officials in Coimbatore on Wednesday to exclusively tackle silicosis, a disease that causes. (scoop.it)
  • Diagnosis
  • The diagnosis of silicosis is not easy and there is still no survey done to find the exact number of persons affected with silicosis, though on the basis of some samples, it is believed that a large number of workers, in the silica generating vocations, are affected by it in different States and particularly those wherein mining is being done on a large scale. (merinews.com)
  • mainly
  • Treatment of silicosis has mainly involved treating the complications associated with the condition. (cdc.gov)
  • concern
  • OBJECTIVES: We describe an emerging public health concern regarding silicosis in the fast-growing highway repair industry. (cdc.gov)
  • increases
  • Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day increases the risk of TB by two to four times while silicosis increases the risk about 30 fold. (wikipedia.org)
  • workers
  • It is estimated that there are TWO million workers in the United States employed in occupations at risk for the development of silicosis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Read more about Har approves policy for workers suffering from Silicosis on Business Standard. (scoop.it)
  • The Haryana government has approved an integrated policy that would provide free treatment, investigations and medicines to workers suffering from Silicosis at ESI and district hospitals and medical colleges in the state. (scoop.it)
  • According to the PUCL and social activists, the economically impoverished workers in the agate industry have been dying of silicosis at regular intervals for the last 40 years in Khambhat. (medindia.net)
  • The PUCL investigators found, 'The facts of silicosis menace among the workers have been suppressed by traders, employers and government machineries. (medindia.net)
  • The workers treated in the hospitals are never or hardly diagnosed with silicosis. (medindia.net)
  • Although everyone knows that the workers have been infected with silicosis, on record it is hardly recognised by the government. (medindia.net)
  • Dental prosthodontists are also at risk, as are sandblasters, pencil factory workers in developing nations, and anyone who handles concentrated sand squirt to clean oil tanks, build ships, or fade blue jeans.In Silicosis, eleven experts argue that silicosis is more than one of the most pressing global health concerns today-it is an epidemic in the making. (whsmith.co.uk)
  • Following observations on industry workers in Lucknow (India), experiments on rats found that jaggery (a traditional sugar) had a preventive action against silicosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • mines
  • A total of 224 labourers working in different mines of the district were examined by a team led by Murlidhar, in which 82 were found to be affected by the dreaded silicosis. (hindustantimes.com)
  • public health
  • Healthy People 2000, the US Department of Health and Human Services public health goals, listed silicosis as one of the preventable occupational lung diseases that could be eliminated by the year 2000. (cdc.gov)
  • Despite the common perception that "black lung" has been relegated to the dustbin of history, silicosis remains a crucial public health problem that threatens millions of people around the world. (whsmith.co.uk)
  • among
  • Earlier, inaugurating the conference, Justice Cyriac Joseph, Member, NHRC said that building awareness about silicosis among legislators and parliamentarians is necessary to help them make laws and rules. (merinews.com)
  • Early
  • It also analyzes the importance of transnational processes-carried on by international organizations and NGOs and sparked by waves of migrant labor-which have been central to the history of silicosis since the early twentieth century. (whsmith.co.uk)
  • years
  • The study, conducted in the Shakarpur village of the town, has revealed that at least 25 people have succumbed to silicosis in the last two years. (medindia.net)
  • Research
  • Independent research by a local NGO called Health, Environment and Development Consortium (HEDCON) showed that 86 percent of those certified with silicosis were over the age of 40. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Christine helps her husband with his silicosis research. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • We reviewed silicosis case data from the construction industry in 3 states that have silicosis registries, and we conducted environmental monitoring for silica at highway repair work sites. (cdc.gov)
  • year
  • Last August, a physician reported a case of silicosis in a 45-year-old Massachusetts dental technician who worked in his own dental laboratory. (cdc.gov)
  • Hindustan Times had carried a story on February 18 and reported the death of a labourer, Kamta Prasad (54), a tribal, who was suffering from silicosis for the last one year. (hindustantimes.com)