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Discussion on Etiology & Natural History of Rotator Cuff Tears:

Rotator cuff pathology can be caused by extrinsic or intrinsic causes. Extrinsic examples include a traumatic tear in tendons from a fall or accident. Overuse injuries from repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling, or throwing are also extrinsic in nature. Intrinsic factors include poor blood supply, normal attrition or degeneration with aging, and calcific invasion of tendons.…

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Discussion on Metal Working Fluid Exposure Limits

  Inhalation of Metal Working Fluid (MWF) mists that exceed OSHA levels can cause irritation of the lungs, throat and nose.  Irritation may affect upper respiratory areas including nose, throat, oral pharynx, lungs, and bronchi.  Symptoms reported after inhalation can include sore throat, red and watery eyes, itchy eyes, runny nose and other cold like…

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Arylamines In The Development of Bladder Cancer

Review of Literature and Status of Arylamines In The Development of Bladder Cancer Bladder cancer accounts for the 11th most common cancer worldwide. (1) It was the first cancer to be identified as being associated with occupational exposure when in 1895 Dr. Ludwig Rehn reported on bladder cancer in German aniline dye workers. (2) Since…

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