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Dr. Emily Austin: Cobalt Toxicity, March 4, 2015

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 – 9:00 AM. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 6-002, Clarice Chalmers Conference Room. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Abul Hasanat Alamgir: Health and safety of Bangladesh's Garment Workers, Feb. 4, 2015

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 – 9:00 AM. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 6-002, Clarice Chalmers Conference Room. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Paul Demers: Data Linkage Studies, Jan. 21, 2015

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 – 9:00 AM. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 6-002, Clarice Chalmers Conference Room. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Vasospasm in the feet in workers assessed for HAVS.

House R, Jiang D, Thompson A, Eger T, Krajnak K, Sauvé J, Schweigert M. Occup Med (Lond). 2011 Mar;61(2):115-20. Epub 2010 Dec 31. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Previous studies have suggested that the presence of the vascular component of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) in the hands increases...

ACHIEVE post-doctoral training program at CRICH now accepting applications

The ACHIEVE Research Partnership is aimed to equip new researchers with the competencies necessary for closing the gap between measuring health inequities and reducing them. Based at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. Learn more at http://www.stmichaelshospital.com/crich/education.php.

Prevention of occupational asthma.

Tarlo SM, Liss GM. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 2010; 10:278-286. ABSTRACT: Prevention of occupational asthma related to a work-sensitizing agent ideally would be achieved by avoidance of exposures that cause immunologic sensitization and subsequent asthma. There are a few examples in...

Surveillance of systemic reactions to subcutaneous immunotherapy injections: year 1 outcomes of the ACAAI and AAAAI collaborative study.

Bernstein DI, Epstein T, Murphy-Berendts K, Liss GM. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010 Jun;104(6):530-5. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Although systemic reactions (SRs) to subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) injections are not uncommon, life-threatening and fatal reactions are rare. The annual incidence...

Relative contributions of PM2.5 chemical constituents to acute arterial vasoconstriction in humans.

Urch B, Brook JR, Wasserstein D, Brook RD, Rajagopalan S, Corey P, Silverman F. Inhal Toxicol. 2004 Jun;16(6-7):345-52. ABSTRACT: Studies have shown associations between acute ambient particulate matter (PM) levels and increases in morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular diseases. We have previously...