Archives For: January 2009

Allergic patch test reactions associated with cosmetics: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 2001-2004.

January 7, 2009 - 12:27 pm

Warshaw EM, Buchholz HJ, Belsito DV, Maibach HI, Fowler JF Jr, Rietschel RL, Zug KA, Mathias CG, Pratt MD, Sasseville D, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, Deleo VA, Marks JG Jr. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jan;60(1):23-38. Epub 2008 Nov 6. BACKGROUND: Allergy to cosmetics is common. OBJECTIVES: We...

Positive patch-test reactions to propylene glycol: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1996 to 2006.

January 2, 2009 - 1:33 pm

Warshaw EM, Botto NC, Maibach HI, Fowler JF Jr, Rietschel RL, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Taylor JS, DeLeo VA, Pratt MD, Sasseville D,Storrs FJ, Marks JG Jr, Mathias CG. Dermatitis. 2009 Jan-Feb;20(1):14-20. BACKGROUND: Propylene glycol (PG) may cause allergic or irritant contact dermatitis...

Epidemiology of asthma: risk factors for development.

January 2, 2009 - 1:13 pm

Subbarao P, Becker A, Brook JR, Daley D, Mandhane PJ, Miller GE, Turvey SE, Sears MR. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2009 Jan;5(1):77-95. ABSTRACT: This comprehensive review of the recent literature was undertaken to determine the current state of knowledge of the risk factors involved in the development of asthma in...

A cohort study of traffic-related air pollution and mortality in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

January 2, 2009 - 11:22 am

Jerrett M, Finkelstein MM, Brook JR, Arain MA, Kanaroglou P, Stieb DM, Gilbert NL, Verma D, Finkelstein N, Chapman KR, Sears MR. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 May;117(5):772-7. Epub 2009 Jan 5. BACKGROUND: Chronic exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may contribute to premature...