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Ominous resurgence of an occupational lung condition reported

Silicosis: Ominous resurgence of an occupational lung condition reported

Ominous resurgence of an occupational lung condition reported Ominous resurgence of an occupational lung condition reported A Spanish worker cutting a slab of artificial quartz agglomerate. Credit: Diario16 Meditarráneo A new study appearing in the journal Chest, documents an increased incidence of silicosis, which progressed rapidly to massive pulmonary fibrosis …

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    Occupational use of disinfectants may up risk for developing COPD

    Occupational use of disinfectants may up risk for developing COPD 1

    Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published online Oct. 18 in JAMA Network Open. Orianne Dumas, Ph.D., from VIMA-Aging and Chronic Diseases, Epidemiological and Public Health Approaches in Villejuif, France, and colleagues used …

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