FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Esbriet (pirfenidone) for unclassifiable interstitial lung disease
Basel, 21 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) and granted Priority Review for Esbriet® (pirfenidone) for the treatment of unclassifiable interstitial lung disease (UILD). The FDA is expected to make a decision on approval by May 2021.“Since its US approval, Esbriet has become a standard of care for people living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. However, significant unmet need remains in fibrotic lung diseases, including unclassifiable interstitial lung disease ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saskatoon doctor's intuition leads to rescue of 29 people poisoned with carbon monoxide
A carbon monoxide leak at a Saskatoon apartment building Thursday night sent 29 people to hospital. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saskatoon doctor's intuition leads to rescue of 29 people poisoned with carbon monoxide
A carbon monoxide leak at a Saskatoon apartment building Thursday night sent 29 people to hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatoon Source Type: news

Effect of ethanol in carbon monoxide poisoning and delayed neurologic sequelae: a prospective observational study - Choi S, Han S, Nah S, Lee YH, Cho YS, Lim H, Kim MS, Kim GW.
OBJECTIVES: Carbon monoxide (CO) is one of the most common poisoning substances, which causes mortality and morbidity worldwide. Delayed neurologic sequelae (DNS) have been reported to occur from several days to months after exposure to CO. Thus, there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Research progress of delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning and Rho/ROCK signaling pathway - Huany YQ, Peng ZR.
In recent years, a large number of studies have been conducted on the pathophysiological mechanism of delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning (DEACMP), and various theoretical mechanisms and theories have been proposed, but they have n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Inhalation of flue gases - carbon monoxide intoxication - Wirtz S, Callies A, Schaper A.
Most intoxications caused by inhalation are due to carbon monoxide (CO). Usually the reasons are fires in buildings from which people cannot escape quickly enough, open fire places or carbon monoxide emissions from combustion plants. In Germany, there ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Is High Tech a Danger to Humanity?
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jan 6 2021 (IPS)   Oh, Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz. My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends. Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my friends. So, oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz.                                              Janis Joplin, 1970 COVID-19 has made several of us aware of the frailty of our bodies, the certai...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Clinical and imaging prognosis in patients with delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning - Liu J, Si Z, Liu J, Lin Y, Yuan J, Xu S, He Y, Zhang T, Wang A.
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical manifestations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, and prognosis of delayed encephalopathy after carbon monoxide poisoning (DEACMP). METHODS: The medical records of 20 patients with DEACMP were retrospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas water heaters in Korea - Bae JH, Sohn CH, Kim YJ, Ryoo SM, Ahn S, Seo DW, Kim WY.
This study aimed at evaluating the characteristics and outcomes of patients who were diagnosed with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning after using a gas water heater and to describe similar CO poisoning incidents involving gas water heaters in Kore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A case of unusual suicide due to overlapping inhalation of nitrous oxide and carbon monoxide - Kim JY, Shin HS, Lee DK, Kim DH, Lee JY, Kim KJ, Kim SK.
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a chemical used as a medical anesthetic supplement, industrial semiconductor cleaning agent, and food additive in the manufacture of whipping cream. Nitrous oxide causes hypoxemia and suffocation during repeated inhalation. In severe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Reports: 8 dead in New Year's Eve carbon monoxide poisoning
Bosnian police say eight young men and women have died in a cottage in southwest Bosnia, apparently from carbon monoxide poisoning during a New Year’s Eve celebration (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hydrogen cyanide and carboxyhemoglobin assessment in an open space fire-related fatality - Tabian D, Bulgaru Iliescu D, Iov T, Barna B, Toma SI, Drochioiu G.
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN) can be a major contributory factor in death from fire-related inhalation injury. Although carbon monoxide (CO) is considered the lethal agent of smoke in fires, its liability as a cause of death is sometimes debatable. The purpose... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide related deaths in Alqurayyate, Saudi Arabia from 2004 to 2018 - Attaia M, Elmorsy E, Alshaman A, Elzahed H, Albalawei A.
The current work aimed to study carbon monoxide (CO) related deaths in Alqurayyate during the period from 2004-2018. Among 461 autopsied cases, 52 cases [11.3%] show carboxy-hemoglobin (COHb) levels ≥ 10%. Higher COHb levels were significantly more common... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

18 Chinese coal miners die from carbon monoxide poisoning
At least 18 coal miners have died from lethal levels of carbon monoxide, China’s state TV reported Friday. One miner was found alive... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbon Monoxide Leak Leaves 18 Dead At Coal Mine In Southwest China
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autoimmune connective tissue disease following carbon monoxide poisoning: a nationwide population-based cohort study - Huang CC, Ho CH, Chen YC, Hsu CC, Lin HJ, Wang JJ, Guo HR.
BACKGROUND: In addition to hypoxia, oxidative stress and inflammation due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning cause adverse health effects. These mechanisms are related to the occurrence of autoimmune connective tissue disease, but studies on the associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Regarding results of GOSAT-2 data analysis and the start of their public release
(National Institute for Environmental Studies) GOSAT-2, launched in 2018, is a Japanese Earth observation satellite for the measurement of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Column-averaged dry-air mole fractions of carbon dioxide, methane, and carbon monoxide were retrieved from GOSAT-2 data and validated using ground-based observation data. These retrieved data are publicly available from the NIES website as GOSAT-2 Level 2 Standard Product (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Gas Fitters Indicted In NH Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Deaths
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Syndicated CBSN Boston Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lyman NH News Source Type: news

Douglas Fire Chief: Fatal Fire A Reminder To Check Smoke Detectors
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Syndicated CBSN Boston Douglas News Source Type: news

Stroke incidence in survivors of carbon monoxide poisoning in South Korea: a population-based longitudinal study - Kim HH, Choi S, Jung YS, Min YG, Yoon D, Lee SE.
BACKGROUND Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a suspected risk factor for stroke. However, the association between stroke occurrence and carbon monoxide poisoning remains unclear. This nationwide study in Korea analyzed the incidence of stroke in survivors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

80 UV-Light Sterilizers Donated To Boys And Girls Clubs Of Boston
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Boys And Girls Club Coronavirus Source Type: news

Wildfire and COVID-19 pandemic: effect of environmental pollution PM-2.5 and carbon monoxide on the dynamics of daily cases and deaths due to SARS-COV-2 infection in San-Francisco USA - Meo SA, Abukhalaf AA, Alomar AA, Alessa OM.
OBJECTIVE: The wildfire allied environmental pollution is highly toxic and can cause significant wide-ranging damage to the regional environment, weather conditions, and it can facilitate the transmission of microorganisms and diseases. The present study a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Multicenter retrospective analysis of the risk factors for delayed neurological sequelae after acute carbon monoxide poisoning - Zhang Y, Lu Q, Jia J, Xiang D, Xi Y.
This study aims at exploring the independent predictors of DNS in patients with CO exposure. METHODS: Data of patients with diag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning in vehicles - Kawai H, Nakagawa R, Takaso M, Nakanishi T, Koh S, Hitosugi M.
Other than vehicle collisions, causes of death in vehicle passengers include carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, heatstroke and drowning. However, there are no statistics available on these issues, so no effective preventive measures have been put in place... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

On modeling for prediction of the effects of carbon-monoxide on humans operating under continuous and periodic exposures - Sobamowo GM.
The advancements in technological innovations and the utilizations of some technological products or research outcomes have adversely affected the environment and in consequence, continuously pose serious threats to future survival of humans. To counter th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rotational resonances in the H2CO roaming reaction are revealed by detailed correlations
Since its discovery 16 years ago, roaming has become a ubiquitous mechanism in molecular photochemistry. Its general features are now understood, but little detail is known about how the potential energy surface (PES) determines reaction outcomes. We performed detailed experiments on formaldehyde (H2CO) photodissociation and determined fully correlated quantum state distributions of the molecular hydrogen and carbon monoxide products. These experiments reveal previously undetected bimodal carbon monoxide rotational distributions. Insights from classical trajectory calculations demonstrate that these features arise from res...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Quinn, M. S., Nauta, K., Jordan, M. J. T., Bowman, J. M., Houston, P. L., Kable, S. H. Tags: Chemistry r-articles Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning - Guirola Fuentes J, P érez Barly L, García González Y, O'Rellys Noda D, Guedes Díaz R.
INTRODUCTION: Worldwide, there is an increase in poisonings by carbon monoxide received in emergency services. In Cuba this type of intoxication is not frequent and there is ignorance for its early diagnosis. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless ga... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Evidence check: the medium and long-term sequelae of COVID-19, New South Wales Government COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Rapid review question: What are the medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19 infection among survivors? In brief: General health sequelae • Symptoms commonly reported among recovered COVID-19 patients two to eight weeks after the onset of symptoms (or a positive COVID-19 test) include: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, chest pain, cough, and insomnia and/or sleep disorders.(1-6) • A study of 202 confirmed COVID -19 patients with mild symptoms, found altered sense of smell or taste occurred in 18.6% of patients, feelings of being tired in 13.1%, problems breathing in 10.4% and muscle or ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Admission carboxyhemoglobin: is it a marker for burn patient outcomes? - Puyana S, Ruiz S, Amador F, Hai S, Young E, Lim R, Askari M, McKenney M, Mir H.
BACKGROUND: Carbon monoxide is a gas produced by the combustion of hydrocarbon products that binds to heme molecules, 240 times more than oxygen, producing carboxyhemoglobin (COHb). As a result of its high affinity, there is shift of the oxyhemoglobin diss... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Patterns of cardiac dysfunction after carbon monoxide poisoning - Alvarez Villela M, Wever-Pinzon O, Parikh M, Deru K, Muhlestein JB, Anderson JL, Weaver LK.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the structural sequelae of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning on the heart assessed using stress cardiac MRI (CMR). CO poisoning is common. While acute cardiac injury is frequent among survivors, the mid- and long-term effects of CO on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Blindness and neurological sequelae following carbon monoxide poisoning: effective treatment with hyperbaric oxygen - Cardoso PC, La Fuente A, Subbotina N, Cargnel EG.
We present two patients who developed visual deterioration due to carbon monoxide poisoning. They were treated with hyperbaric oxygen and recovered not only their vision but also they improved neurological signs and symptoms. We believe that implementation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

With Hurricane Season Here, Watch Out for One Carbon Monoxide Danger
Title: With Hurricane Season Here, Watch Out for One Carbon Monoxide DangerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - September 14, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

With Hurricane Season Here, Watch Out for One Carbon Monoxide Danger
SATURDAY, Sept. 12, 2020 -- A portable generator may power up your home after a hurricane or storm knocks out your electricity, but it also poses the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, one expert says. Carbon monoxide is often called the silent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trends of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in the Republic of Korea, 1951-2018 - Kim JH, Lim AY, Cheong HK.
This study estimated the time trend of the consumption of anthracite coal and the number of victi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide - beyond toxicity? - Stucki D, Stahl W.
Carbon monoxide (CO) intoxication is one of the most frequent causes of accidental poisoning, mechanistically related to the inhibition of oxygen transport following blockage of the oxygen binding site of hemoglobin. However, it has become evident that CO ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hurricane Laura aftermath: Death toll rises to 16; many from carbon monoxide
The U.S. toll from the Category 4 hurricane rose to 16 deaths Saturday, with more than half of those killed by carbon monoxide poisoning. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC issues health advisory over carbon monoxide poisoning risks in aftermath of Hurricane Laura
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Alert Network advisory Thursday warning of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, which slammed into the Louisiana coast early Thursday as a powerful Category 4 storm. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delayed brain injury post carbon monoxide poisoning - Mazo J, Mukhtar E, Mazo Y, Nagaraj A, Mantello MT.
A 66-year-old male was found unresponsive and diagnosed with acute carbon monoxide poisoning, with pathognomonic findings on radiological imaging. During his first day's the patient underwent acute neurological deterioration; however, this was followed 2 w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

National Estimates of hospital emergency department visits due to acute injuries associated with hookah smoking, United States, 2011-2019 - Inyang NA, Chang JT, Wang B.
INTRODUCTION: Hookah (also known as waterpipe) smoking is associated with acute adverse health effects such as vomiting and fainting, symptoms related to carbon monoxide poisoning, and decreased pulmonary function, however, national estimates of hookah-rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Memory impairment and hippocampal volume after carbon monoxide poisoning - Tamura T, Sugihara G, Takahashi H.
We report longitudinal changes in neuroimaging and neuropsychological measurements in a case of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning showing reversible changes in hippocampal volume, which was closely linked to the degree of memory impairment. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Molecular square dancing in CO-CO collisions
Knowledge of rotational energy transfer (RET) involving carbon monoxide (CO) molecules is crucial for the interpretation of astrophysical data. As of now, our nearly perfect understanding of atom-molecule scattering shows that RET usually occurs by only a simple "bump" between partners. To advance molecular dynamics to the next step in complexity, we studied molecule-molecule scattering in great detail for collision between two CO molecules. Using advanced imaging methods and quasi-classical and fully quantum theory, we found that a synchronous movement can occur during CO-CO collisions, whereby a bump is followe...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sun, Z.-F., van Hemert, M. C., Loreau, J., van der Avoird, A., Suits, A. G., Parker, D. H. Tags: Chemistry reports Source Type: news

Natural gas flaring poses pregnancy risks
Researchers from theUCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the University of Southern California have found that a high level of exposure to oil and gas “flaring” events — the burning off of excess natural gas at production sites — is associated with a 50% higher risk for preterm birth, compared with women who aren’t exposed to flaring.The researchers defined a high level of exposure as 10 or more nightly flare events within a distance of 5 kilometers (about 3 miles) of the woman ’s home.“Prior studies suggest living near oil and gas wells adversely affects birth outcomes, but n...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning and its effect on QTc prolongation - Olatunde O, Raj V, Tambe V, Szombathy T.
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning has been associated with direct toxicity to the cardiovascular system by causing arrhythmias through prolongation of QTc. It has been reported to have arrhythmogenic potential likely due to its action on the cardiac membranes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Factors that predict delayed neurological sequelae of carbon monoxide poisoning from a 10-year clinico-radiological review - Neo S, Kok SS, Tan K, Kumar S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is carbon monoxide poisoning a risk factor or a bystander of deep venous thrombosis? - Xu Y, Li W.
In a recent issue of Annals, Cho et al investigated the risk of deep venous thrombosis after carbon monoxide poisoning. They found that it was significantly increased by 90 days after carbon monoxide poisoning. The authors used a cohort crossover design in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in households with children, Puerto Rico, 2010 - Chen J, Dignam T, Yip F, Garc ía BR, Blanton C, Brown MJ, Sircar K.
In 2017, Puerto Rico sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Maria, increasing the risk of fires and carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings. Using a population-based, in-person survey of households with children less than 6  years old in Puerto Rico, we collect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning and development of delayed neuropsychiatric syndrome in a 77-year-old woman - El Mahdaoui S, Sten ør C, Weglewski A, Wolfram F, Boesen MS.
This case report describes carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in a woman. CO is a toxic, odourless and colourless gas. Delayed cognitive sequelae have been described in up to 40% of patients with significant CO poisoning. A 77-year-old woman suffered from seve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Diagnostic utility of arterial spin labeling in identifying changes in brain perfusion in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning - Cebeci H, Durmaz MS, Arslan S, Arslan A, Tekin AF, Habibi HA, Koylu R.
OBJECTIVE: Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the most common poisonings worldwide. The affinity of hemoglobin for CO is significantly higher than that for oxygen, and the formation of carboxy-hemoglobin leads to a decrease in the capacity of blood t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Report Finds Asbestos, Other Risks in Military Family Housing
This report is not a surprise for any service member who has lived in some of the older, on-post housing, either in the U.S. or overseas,” said Aaron Munz, former U.S. Army captain and director of the Veterans Department at The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “Unfortunately, the military continues to expose service members to potentially dangerous conditions by not allocating the required resources to ensure that our personnel and their families are provided with safe housing.” Military Housing Report Stems from Congressional Directive The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released th...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 11, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Temporal trends and demographic risk factors for hospital admissions due to carbon monoxide poisoning in England - Roca-Barcel ó A, Crabbe H, Ghosh R, Freni-Sterrantino A, Fletcher T, Leonardi G, Hoge C, Hansell AL, Piel FB.
Unintentional non-fire related (UNFR) carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. Epidemiological data on UNFR CO poisoning can help monitor changes in the magnitude of this burden, particularly through comparisons of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news