Nanomaterials vs Ambient Ultrafine Particles: an Opportunity to Exchange Toxicology Knowledge

Author Affiliations open 1Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; 2Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, UK; 3Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; 4Swansea University Medical School, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea, Wales, UK; 5University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 6Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 7IUF Leibniz-Institut für umweltmedizinische Forschung, Düsseldorf, Germany; 8National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark; 9Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark; 10Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH), Institute of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany; 11IUTA, Air Quality &Sustainable Nanotechnology Unit, Duisburg, Germany; 12Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Friedrich-Henkel-Weg, Duisburg, Germany; 13Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; 14Center for Environment and Health, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; 15Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy; 16Departmento de Toxicología, CINVESTAV-IPN México City, México; 17Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France; 18Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh, UK; 19National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, B...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Reviews Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: This study shows that participants with dyslexia fail to use normal brain regions specialized in language processing, but rather use different areas. PMID: 32086175 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: These findings guided the development of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's Move Your Way campaign and reinforced the need to raise awareness of the guidelines and promote behavior change among physical activity contemplators-particularly those from lower socioeconomic groups. PMID: 32087601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Physical Activity and Health - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Phys Act Health Source Type: research
Authors: Alikhajeh Y, Barabadi E, Mohammad Rahimi GR Abstract CONTEXT: In many societies, although chronic low back pain (LBP) is a significant problem, there is no consensus on the optimal therapeutic intervention. OBJECTIVE: To compare the impact of aquatic exercise (AE) and kinesio taping (KT) on the pain intensity and functional incapacity in women with chronic nonspecific LBP. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Outpatient clinic. PARTICIPANTS: Thirty-six women with chronic nonspecific LBP (mean [SD]: age = 50.69 [4.187] y) participated. INTERVENTIONS: Participants randomly a...
Source: Journal of Sport Rehabilitation - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Sport Rehabil Source Type: research
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Source: ALTER - European Journal of Disability Research - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. The disease affects more women than men and often is diagnosed during a woman's childbearing years. Typical clinical presentations of the disease are extensive and variable, with symptoms that include dysregulated mood, fatigue, vision problems, weakness, tremor, imbalance, abnormal sensations, bladder dysfunction, and heat sensitivity. If a woman aged 15-50 years experiences these neurologic symptoms in isolation or combination, and the symptoms are not explained by other underlying medical conditio...
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Authors: Guillaume GM, Vuylsteke ME, Dalcq V, Van der Borght L, Meeus P, de Maeseneer MG Abstract BACKGROUND: To date, it is unclear how treatment of patients with chronic venous disease (CVD) is influenced by national reimbursement systems. In Belgium, catheters or fibers used for endovenous thermal ablation (EVTA) are reimbursed only once in a lifetime. The potential impact of the Belgian public health insurance reimbursement policy on surgical practice in phlebology needs to be investigated. METHODS: Billing data available from the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI) were u...
Source: International Angiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Angiol Source Type: research
(Taylor&Francis Group) Following the recent withdrawal of standardized assessments, children with intellectual disabilities at special schools in the UK are again being treated differently to children at mainstream schools, says a new study from researchers at The Open University.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Authors: Kranz AM, Ross R, Sorbero M, Kofner A, Stein BD, Dick AW Abstract BACKGROUND: Integrating preventive oral health services (POHS) into medical offices may ease access to care for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The authors examined the impact of state policies allowing delivery of POHS in medical offices on receipt of POHS among Medicaid enrollees with IDD. METHODS: The authors used 2006 through 2014 Medicaid data for children with IDD aged 6 months through 5 years from 38 states. IDD were defined using 14 condition codes from Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services ...
Source: Journal of the American Dental Association - Category: Dentistry Tags: J Am Dent Assoc Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Given the abrupt and significant life-changing nature of stroke, it is often necessary to manage a diverse array of psychological issues that often cannot be simply managed via psychotropic medications. Moreover, an understanding of the patients' emotional adjustment and issues can help them maximize their rehabilitation, recovery, and community integration. For the cases discussed, psychology consultations were central in helping optimize their rehabilitation and functional outcomes. PMID: 32083601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: NeuroRehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: NeuroRehabilitation Source Type: research
Cardiovascular disease was, and still is, our No. 1 killer. It's a major source of our health care costs, and causes disability and related economic loss. At its peak, in the 1960s, among people over age 35, 1 in 100 died of heart disease every year -- a rate more than two-thirds higher than today.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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