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People & Business :: Corporate Social Responsibility
Nanoparticles Linked to Lung Failure, Death of Factory Workers
9:11 AM MDT | August 21, 2009 | Alex Scott
Researchers have published a study that for the first time links long-term exposure from nanoparticles to serious lung damage in humans. The study features clinical evidence from seven female workers of a printing factory in China who were exposed to polyacrylate nanoparticles. The study was led by Yuguo Song, managing director of the department of occupational medicine and clinical toxicology/Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences (Beijing). Previous studies suggesting that long-term exposure to nanoparticles could result in...
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