Archives For: June 2009

Consensus on work-related asthma.

June 29, 2009 - 9:26 am

Tarlo SM, Rowe B, Liss GM, Lemiere C, Beach J. Occup Med (Lond). 2009 Jun;59(4):213-5. PubMed link to article

Cutaneous and respiratory symptoms among professional cleaners.

June 22, 2009 - 10:39 am

Lynde CB, Obadia M, Liss GM, Ribeiro M, Holness DL, Tarlo SM. Occup Med (Lond). 2009 Jun;59(4):249-54. Epub 2009 May 11. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Occupational dermatitis is very common and has a large economic impact. Cleaners are at an increased risk for both work-related cutaneous and respiratory symptoms. AIMS: To...

American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory health effects of asbestos. Results of a Delphi study.

June 22, 2009 - 10:31 am

Banks DE, Shi R, McLarty J, Cowl CT, Smith D, Tarlo SM, Daroowalla F, Balmes J, Baumann M. Chest. 2009 Jun;135(6):1619-27. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The diagnosis of and criteria for the evaluation of asbestos-related disease impairment remains controversial after decades of research. Assessing...

Functionally important role for arginase 1 in the airway hyperresponsiveness of asthma.

June 2, 2009 - 11:48 am

North ML, Khanna N, Marsden PA, Grasemann H, Scott JA. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009 Jun;296(6):L911-20. Epub 2009 Mar 13. ABSTRACT: l-Arginine metabolism by the arginase and nitric oxide (NO) synthase (NOS) families of enzymes is important in NO production, and imbalances between...