International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). It is distributed in over 165 countries world-wide to physicians, health workers, researchers, professors, students and decision-makers, including public

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CDC Coal Workers With Black Lung Disease Are Dying

Coal workers who died of black lung disease in recent years lost more years of life relative to their life expectancies than workers dying of the occupational disorder just a few decades ago, the

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Does Diacetyl in Vaping Cause Popcorn Lung? Vaping360

Dec 21, 2018Popcorn lung, or bronchiolitis obliterans, is famously caused by industrial diacetyl fumes, and acetyl propionyl is likely just as dangerous. The CDC refers to obliterative bronchiolitis and related lung conditions as "flavorings-related lung disease," and has published occupational exposure standards for diacetyl and other diketones.

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Health and Safety QY Crushing hse.gov.uk

Silicosis a serious and irreversible lung disease that can cause permanent disablement and early death. There is an increased risk of lung cancer in workers who have silicosis. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a group of lung diseases, including bronchitis, and emphysema. The risk of COPD is increased by smoking.

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RACGP Respiratory problems occupational and

Nov 11, 2012Legionnaire disease, 'popcorn worker's lung' (bronchiolitis obliterans secondary to microwave popcorn butter flavouring, diacetyl) Investigation of patients with respiratory problems should include spirometry and a chest X-ray, which is available to most general practitioners.

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Mine dust lung diseases Business Queensland

Mine dust lung diseases (MDLD) are caused by long-term exposure to high concentrations of respirable dust, generated during mining and quarrying activities. MDLD include a range of occupational lung conditions including but not limited to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) mixed dust

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