Nanoparticles & Health Risk

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Apr 01, 2011
Nanotoxicology - A Pathologist's Perspective

This article appears in Toxicologic Pathology with an inside look at nanotoxicology from the perspective of a pathologist.

Source: Toxicologic Pathology

Nov 01, 2010
NIOSH Research Methods Demonstrate that Breathing Nanoparticles May Result in Damaging Health Effects

This report shares NIOSH research measuring animal health effects of inhaling a common nanoparticle, the single-walled carbon nanotube.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2009
Current Intelligence Bulletin 60: Interim Guidance for Medical Screening and Hazard Surveillance for Workers Potentially Exposed to Engineered Nanoparticles

As research progresses to answer those questions, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recommended prudent precautionary interim measures for reducing work-related exposures and assessing potential risk.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 01, 2008
Health Effects of Nanoparticles - Second Edition

This second edition of the literature review regarding the health risks of nanoparticles reveals the scope of current research in the s field as provided by IRSST.

Source: IRSST

May 01, 2008
Carbon nanotubes behave like asbestos

This May 20, 2008 article in Chemistry World summarizes research released by the University of Edinburgh, UK.

Source: RSC