Nanoparticles & Health Risk

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Apr 01, 2011
Nanotoxicology - A Pathologist's Perspective

http://tpx.sagepub.com/content/39/2/301.long

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

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-158/

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

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2009-116/#4

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

http://www.irsst.qc.ca/files/documents/PubIRSST/R-589.pdf

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

http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2008/May/20050802.asp

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

Source: RSC