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Occupational Health
Nankivell, V.A., Tan, J.T.M., Wilsdon, L.A. et al. Circadian disruption by short light exposure and a high energy diet impairs glucose tolerance and increases cardiac fibrosis in Psammomys obesus. Sci Rep 11, 9673 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-89191-7 Abstract Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) increases cardiac inflammation which promotes the development of cardiac fibrosis. We sought to determine the impact of circadian disruption on...
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Szkiela, M.; Kusideł, E.; Makowiec-Dąbrowska, T.; Kaleta, D. How the Intensity of Night Shift Work Affects Breast Cancer Risk. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 4570. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094570 Abstract Background—In 2019, the IARC concluded that “night shift work is probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A), based on limited evidence from human epidemiological studies and sufficient evidence of...
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Photo by Dave Hoefler on Unsplash Topics Electrohypersensitivity Geneva Occupational Health Millimeter Waves Telehealth 3.5 GHz: Are health risks “unlikely” ? The Well Being of Children Robotics that could eventually fuse organic tissue with machines Robotics and Cyber Security Ionizing Radiation Latest on the Havana Syndrome Our April 2021 Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/millimeter-waves “For the Safer Use of Technology”
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Source: https://www.cathlabdigest.com/content/esc-heart-health-shift-workers-linked-body-clock Sophia Antipolis, April 16, 2021: Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 “Our study found that for each hour the work schedule was out of...
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Gupta A, Chennatt JJ, Singla T, Barabari GS. The Surgeon and the Smartphone – is the Association Really Smart? Hellenike cheirourgike. Acta Chirurgica Hellenica. 2020 ;92(5):177-181. DOI: 10.1007/s13126-020-0571-6. Abstract The aim of this literature review is to encompass the importance of integrating smartphones in the life of a surgeon especially in the era of the...
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Vieira RPO, Nehme PXSA, Marqueze EC, Amaral FG, Cipolla-Neto J, Moreno CRC. High social jetlag is correlated with nocturnal inhibition of melatonin production among night workers. Chronobiol Int. 2021 Apr 13:1-7. doi: 10.1080/07420528.2021.1912072. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33849354. Abstract Night work can lead to social jetlag (SJL), which can be briefly defined as the...
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Bioelectromagnetics/Early View Letter Hansson Mild, K., Bergling, R. and Hörnsten, R. (2021), Heart Rate Variability and Magnetic Field Exposure Among Train Engine Drivers—A Pilot Study. Bioelectromagnetics. https://doi.org/10.1002/bem.22329 Extract from the introduction: Several studies have shown that magnetic field exposure can affect heart rate (HR) and heart rate variability (HRV). In this pilot study, the authors studied...
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Citation: Modenese, A.; Gobba, F. Occupational Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields and Health Surveillance According to the European Directive 2013/35/EU. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 1730. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041730 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Occupational and General Public Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields) Abstract In the European Union, health surveillance (HS) of electromagnetic fields (EMF)-exposed workers is mandatory...
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Source: TCI Magazine, official publication of the TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION https://tcimag.tcia.org/tree-care/beware-the-dangers-from-am-radio-and-5g-transmission-sites/ by RICK HOWLAND As if tree care isn’t dangerous enough, there’s an increasing safety threat that hasn’t yet gotten much attention – radio waves. Radio waves are everywhere, and have been since the dawn of the universe. Man-made ones have been around for more...
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Trockel MT, Menon NK, Rowe SG, et al. Assessment of Physician Sleep and Wellness, Burnout, and Clinically Significant Medical Errors. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2028111. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28111 Key Points Question  Is sleep-related impairment associated with burnout, professional fulfillment, and self-reported clinically significant medical error in physicians? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 11 395 physicians, sleep-related impairment had statistically significant correlations with...
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