Manfred Neuberger

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Location: Vienna, Austria
URL: www.aerzteinitiative.at
Summary:
M.D. 1971, certified internist 1977, public health 1980, occupational medicine 1997. Deputy director of Vienna Municipal Institute of Environmental Medicine 1989-99. Full professor at Medical University of Vienna since 1999. Consultant WHO (IARC, IPCS, ECEH), UNDP, ILO, EC (DG research). Member of Clean Air Commission of the Austrian Academy of Science, vice-chair of www.aerzteinitiative.at.
Grants:
Public grants only, published more than 400 papers and books, mainly on health effects of air pollution, cancer epidemiology and lung disease: http://www.meduniwien.ac.at/user/manfred.neuberger/daten/LIST.htm
Publications:
Neuberger M 2011. Human health effects of aerosols. In: Advances of Atmospheric Aerosol Research in Austria. Austrian Academy of Science, 108-120. http://www.oeaw.ac.at/krl/publikation/documents/KRL_compendium_PM.pdf

Neuberger M, Moshammer H 2011. Akute Auswirkungen der Luftverunreinigungen in Graz, Linz und Wien. Atemw Lungenkrht 37 (2): 72-74. http://www.dustri.com/nc/de/deutschsprachige-zeitschriften/mag/atemwegs-und-lungenkrankheiten/vol/jahrgang-37-1/issue/februar-9.html

Pock M, Czypionka T, Neuberger M 2010. Volkswirtschaftliche Effekte des Rauchens in Österreich und Einnahmen des Staates aus dem Zigarettenkonsum Minderjähriger. Atemw Lungenkrht 36 (3), 106-111. http://www.dustri.com/nc/de/deutschsprachige-zeitschriften/mag/atemwegs-und-lungenkrankheiten/vol/jahrgang-36-1/issue/maumlrz-4.html

Neuberger M, Moshammer H 2010. Nanopartikel: bekannte und neue Umweltgefahren (Nano-particles: known and new environmental hazards). Atemw Lungenkrht 36 (1) 10-13. http://www.dustri.com/nc/de/deutschsprachige-zeitschriften/mag/atemwegs-und-lungenkrankheiten/vol/jahrgang-36-1/issue/januar-5.html

Neuberger M, Rabczenko D, Moshammer M 2007. Extended effects of air pollution on cardiopulmonary mortality in Vienna. Atmospheric Environment 41: 8549-8556. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.07.013

Neuberger M 2007. Umweltepidemiologie und Toxikologie von Nanopartikeln (Ultrafeinstaub) und Feinstaub. In: André Gazsó, Sabine Greßler, Fritz Schiemer (Eds): Nano – Chancen und Risiken aktueller Technologien, p. 181-197. Springer, Wien - New York,. http://www.springer.com/dal/home/springerwiennewyork/chemistry?SGWID=1-40630-22--0

Moshammer H, Polanska K, Hanke W, Neuberger M 2007. Passive Smoking: Assessing the Health Impact on Children. In: Jeorgensen NA (Ed): Passive Smoking and Health Research. ISBN: 1-60021-382-0. Nova Science Publishers. Chapter 10, p.245-265 https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=4729

Moshammer H, Hutter HP, Neuberger M (2006). Gas cooking and reduced lung function in school children. Atmospheric Environment 40 (18), 3349-3354.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.01.040

Moshammer H, Schinko H, Neuberger M (2005): Total pollen counts do not influence active surface measurements. Atmospheric Environment 39, 1551-1555.

Neuberger M, Schimek MG, Horak FJr, Moshammer H, Kundi M, Frischer T, Gomiscek B, Puxbaum H, Hauck H (2004): Acute effects of particulate matter on respiratory diseases, symptoms and functions. Epidemiological results of the Austrian Project on Health Effects of Particulate Matter (AUPHEP). Atmospheric Environment 38, 24 , 3971-3981.

Hauck, H.; Berner, A.; Frischer, T.; Gomiscek, B.; Kundi, M.; Neuberger, M.; Puxbaum, H.; Preining, O. (2004): AUPHEP-Austrian Project on Health Effects of Particulates-general overview. Atmospheric Environment 38 (24), 3905-3915.


1: Borsoi L, Leistikow B, Neuberger M. Tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer
mortality associations in Austrian and German males. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2010
Dec;122(23-24):698-703. Epub 2010 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: .


2: Burkart J, Steiner G, Reischl G, Moshammer H, Neuberger M, Hitzenberger R.
Characterizing the performance of two optical particle counters (Grimm OPC1.108
and OPC1.109) under urban aerosol conditions. J Aerosol Sci. 2010
Oct;41(10):953-962. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2954282.


3: Moshammer H, Fletcher T, Heinrich J, Hoek G, Hruba F, Pattenden S, Rudnai P,
Slachtova H, Speizer FE, Zlotkowska R, Neuberger M. Gas cooking is associated
with small reductions in lung function in children. Eur Respir J. 2010
Aug;36(2):249-54. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: .


4: Neuberger M, Pock M. [Government earnings from cigarette smoking of
adolescents in Austria]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2009;121(15-16):510-4. German.
PubMed PMID: .


5: Gorini G, Moshammer H, Sbrogiò L, Gasparrini A, Nebot M, Neuberger M, Tamang
E, Lopez MJ, Galeone D, Serrahima E; Italy & Austria Before and After Study
Working Group. Italy and Austria before and after study: second-hand smoke
exposure in hospitality premises before and after 2 years from the introduction
of the Italian smoking ban. Indoor Air. 2008 Aug;18(4):328-34. Epub 2008 Apr 21.
PubMed PMID: .


6: Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Lung function predicts survival in a cohort of
asbestos cement workers. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2009 Jan;82(2):199-207.
Epub 2008 Apr 12. PubMed PMID: .


7: Ballester F, Medina S, Boldo E, Goodman P, Neuberger M, Iñiguez C, Künzli N;
Apheis network. Reducing ambient levels of fine particulates could substantially
improve health: a mortality impact assessment for 26 European cities. J Epidemiol
Community Health. 2008 Feb;62(2):98-105. PubMed PMID: .


8: Neuberger M. Managing smoking cessation: Article skips over weaknesses of
nicotine replacement. BMJ. 2007 Jul 21;335(7611):112. PubMed PMID: ;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1925184.


9: Hanewinkel R, Wiborg G, Abdennbi K, Ariza C, Bollars C, Bowker S, Clemente MP,
Fehri VE, Florek E, Hruba D, Jensson V, Lepp K, Lotrean L, Nebot M, Neuberger M,
Ojala K, Pilali M, Prost-Heinisch MP, Rämälä K, Spruijt R, Stastny P, Tamang E,
Touraine S, Veryga A, Vartiainen E. European smokefree class competition: a
measure to decrease smoking in youth. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2007
Aug;61(8):750; author reply 750-1. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC2653002.


10: Ginzel KH, Maritz GS, Marks DF, Neuberger M, Pauly JR, Polito JR,
Schulte-Hermann R, Slotkin TA. Critical review: nicotine for the fetus, the
infant and the adolescent? J Health Psychol. 2007 Mar;12(2):215-24. Review.
PubMed PMID: .


11: Pattenden S, Hoek G, Braun-Fahrländer C, Forastiere F, Kosheleva A, Neuberger
M, Fletcher T. NO2 and childrens respiratory symptoms in the PATY study. Occup
Environ Med. 2006 Dec;63(12):828-35. Erratum in: Occup Environ Med. 2010
Dec;67(12):877. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2078011.


12: Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Long term success of short smoking cessation
seminars supported by occupational health care. Addict Behav. 2007
Jul;32(7):1486-93. Epub 2006 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: .


13: Pattenden S, Antova T, Neuberger M, Nikiforov B, De Sario M, Grize L,
Heinrich J, Hruba F, Janssen N, Luttmann-Gibson H, Privalova L, Rudnai P,
Splichalova A, Zlotkowska R, Fletcher T. Parental smoking and childrens
respiratory health: independent effects of prenatal and postnatal exposure. Tob
Control. 2006 Aug;15(4):294-301. Review. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC2563598.


14: Pattenden S, Hoek G, Braun-Fahrlander C, Forastiere F, Kosheleva A, Neuberger
M, Fletcher AC. NO2 and children{inverted exclamation}|s respiratory symptoms in
the PATY study. Occup Environ Med. 2006 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
PMID: .


15: Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Smoking in pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect. 2006
Mar;114(3):A150. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1392250.


16: Moshammer H, Hoek G, Luttmann-Gibson H, Neuberger MA, Antova T, Gehring U,
Hruba F, Pattenden S, Rudnai P, Slachtova H, Zlotkowska R, Fletcher T. Parental
smoking and lung function in children: an international study. Am J Respir Crit
Care Med. 2006 Jun 1;173(11):1255-63. Epub 2006 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: .


17: Moshammer H, Hutter HP, Hauck H, Neuberger M. Low levels of air pollution
induce changes of lung function in a panel of schoolchildren. Eur Respir J. 2006
Jun;27(6):1138-43. Epub 2006 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: .


18: Hutter H, Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Smoking cessation at the workplace: 1
year success of short seminars. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2006
Jan;79(1):42-8. Epub 2005 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: .


19: Nebot M, López MJ, Gorini G, Neuberger M, Axelsson S, Pilali M, Fonseca C,
Abdennbi K, Hackshaw A, Moshammer H, Laurent AM, Salles J, Georgouli M, Fondelli
MC, Serrahima E, Centrich F, Hammond SK. Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in
public places of European cities. Tob Control. 2005 Feb;14(1):60-3. PubMed PMID:
; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1747970.


20: Neuberger M, Moshammer H. [Suspended particulates and lung health]. Wien Klin
Wochenschr. 2004;116 Suppl 1:8-12. German. PubMed PMID: .


21: Moshammer H, Neuberger M, Nebot M. Nicotine and surface of particulates as
indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in public places in
Austria. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2004 Sep;207(4):337-43. PubMed PMID: .


22: Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Lung cancer and dust exposure: results of a
prospective cohort study following 3260 workers for 50 years. Occup Environ Med.
2004 Feb;61(2):157-62. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1740700.


23: Neuberger M, Vutuc C. Three decades of pleural cancer and mesothelioma
registration in Austria where asbestos cement was invented. Int Arch Occup
Environ Health. 2003 Mar;76(2):161-6. Epub 2002 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: .


24: Hutter HP, Moshammer H, Kundi M, Wallner P, Neuberger M. Moulds in housing:
visual inspection and spore counts comparison--implications for future strategies
in the public health setting. Cent Eur J Public Health. 2002 Sep;10(3):93-6.
PubMed PMID: .


25: Moshammer H, Neuberger M. Sex ratio in the children of the Austrian chloracne
cohort. Lancet. 2000 Oct 7;356(9237):1271-2. PubMed PMID: .


26: Neuberger M, Grossgut R, Gyimothy J, Leibetseder J. Dioxin contamination of
feed and food. Lancet. 2000 May 27;355(9218):1883. PubMed PMID: .


27: Neuberger M, Rappe C, Bergek S, Cai H, Hansson M, Jäger R, Kundi M, Lim CK,
Wingfors H, Smith AG. Persistent health effects of dioxin contamination in
herbicide production. Environ Res. 1999 Oct;81(3):206-14. PubMed PMID: .


28: Neuberger M, Kundi M, Jäger R. Chloracne and morbidity after dioxin exposure
(preliminary results). Toxicol Lett. 1998 Aug;96-97:347-50. PubMed PMID: 9820687.


29: Vena J, Boffetta P, Becher H, Benn T, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Coggon D, Colin
D, Flesch-Janys D, Green L, Kauppinen T, Littorin M, Lynge E, Mathews JD,
Neuberger M, Pearce N, Pesatori AC, Saracci R, Steenland K, Kogevinas M. Exposure
to dioxin and nonneoplastic mortality in the expanded IARC international cohort
study of phenoxy herbicide and chlorophenol production workers and sprayers.
Environ Health Perspect. 1998 Apr;106 Suppl 2:645-53. PubMed PMID: 9599712;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1533389.


30: Kogevinas M, Becher H, Benn T, Bertazzi PA, Boffetta P, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB,
Coggon D, Colin D, Flesch-Janys D, Fingerhut M, Green L, Kauppinen T, Littorin M,
Lynge E, Mathews JD, Neuberger M, Pearce N, Saracci R. Cancer mortality in
workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. An expanded
and updated international cohort study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 Jun
15;145(12):1061-75. PubMed PMID: 9199536.


31: Wittels P, Neuberger M, Hauck H, Kanduth B. [Reduced lung function parameters
after physical exertion in Austrian Alps in ozone concentrations below the legal
warning limit]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1997 May 9;109(9):321-6. German. PubMed
PMID: 9265390.


32: Neuberger M, Frank W, Golob P, Warbichler P. [Asbestos concentrations in
drinking water. Asbestos cement pipes and geogenic sources in Austria]. Zentralbl
Hyg Umweltmed. 1996 Mar;198(4):293-306. German. PubMed PMID: 9376056.


33: Neuberger M. [Smoking and prevention at the work site]. Wien Med Wochenschr.
1995;145(4):90-4. German. PubMed PMID: 7778327.


34: Neuberger M. [How dangerous is passive smoking?]. Wien Med Wochenschr.
1994;144(22-23):570-3. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 7701845.


35: Kogevinas M, Saracci R, Winkelmann R, Johnson ES, Bertazzi PA, Bueno de
Mesquita BH, Kauppinen T, Littorin M, Lynge E, Neuberger M, et al. Cancer
incidence and mortality in women occupationally exposed to chlorophenoxy
herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. Cancer Causes Control. 1993
Nov;4(6):547-53. PubMed PMID: 8280832.


36: Schwetz F, Raber A, Neuberger M, Körpert K, Bauer P. [Impact noise and
hearing. A study from audiometry screening in noisy occupational environments].
HNO. 1992 Jan;40(1):10-5. German. PubMed PMID: 1568878.


37: Neuberger M, Körpert K, Raber A, Schwetz F, Bauer P. Hearing loss from
industrial noise, head injury and ear disease. A multivariate analysis on
audiometric examinations of 110,647 workers. Audiology. 1992;31(1):45-57. PubMed
PMID: 1554332.


38: Bauer P, Körpert K, Neuberger M, Raber A, Schwetz F. Risk factors for hearing
loss at different frequencies in a population of 47,388 noise-exposed workers. J
Acoust Soc Am. 1991 Dec;90(6):3086-98. PubMed PMID: 1787247.


39: Neuberger M, Landvoigt W, Derntl F. Blood levels of
2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in chemical workers after chloracne and in
comparison groups. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 1991;63(5):325-7. PubMed PMID:
1837285.


40: Neuberger M, Kundi M. Individual asbestos exposure: smoking and mortality--a
cohort study in the asbestos cement industry. Br J Ind Med. 1990
Sep;47(9):615-20. PubMed PMID: 2169860; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1035247.


41: Neuberger M. [Artificial mineral fibers and the risk of cancer]. Pneumologie.
1990 Jul;44(7):855-7. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 2169054.


42: Neuberger M, Kundi M. Occupational dust exposure and cancer
mortality--results of a prospective cohort study. IARC Sci Publ. 1990;(97):65-73.
PubMed PMID: 2164504.


43: Neuberger M, Westphal G, Bauer P. Long-term effect of occupational dust
exposure. Sangyo Igaku. 1988 Sep;30(5):362-70. PubMed PMID: 3204694.


44: Neuberger M. [Epidemiologic study of chronic respiratory tract diseases].
Prax Klin Pneumol. 1988 Jul;42(7):479-81. German. PubMed PMID: 3263636.


45: Zwick H, Rauscher H, Vollmann A, Schenz G, Neuberger M, Frischer H.
[Incidence of bronchial hyperreactivity of elementary school children]. Prax Klin
Pneumol. 1988 Jul;42(7):459-64. German. PubMed PMID: 3263635.


46: Götz M, Zarkovic J, Neuberger M. [Disposition amd environment of children
with asthma--a comparison of 2 ethnic groups]. Prax Klin Pneumol. 1988
Jul;42(7):456-8. German. PubMed PMID: 3186634.


47: Neuberger M, Ambrosch P, Kundi M. [Prevention of occupational cancer in the
asbestos cement industry (preliminary report)]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg
B. 1985 Jun;181(1-2):81-6. German. PubMed PMID: 4050184.


48: Neuberger M, Ambrosch P. [Pulmonary function tests in a population with
endemic pleural plaques and environmental asbestos exposure]. Wien Klin
Wochenschr. 1985 Mar 15;97(6):289-93. German. PubMed PMID: 3993038.


49: Neuberger M, Kundi M, Friedl HP. Environmental asbestos exposure and cancer
mortality. Arch Environ Health. 1984 Jul-Aug;39(4):261-5. PubMed PMID: 6497441.


50: Neuberger M. [Heavy metals--toxicity at low doses in the environment and in
the work place]. Acta Med Austriaca. 1984;11(5):165-70. German. PubMed PMID:
6528803.


51: Hauck H, Neuberger M. Carbon monoxide uptake and the resulting
carboxyhemoglobin in man. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1984;53(2):186-90.
PubMed PMID: 6439560.


52: Neuberger M, Raber A. [Different selection rates--fallacies in
epidemiological studies]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1983
Sep;177(6):539-61. German. PubMed PMID: 6670411.


53: Ambrosch P, Neuberger M. [A longitudinal study of secondary prevention of
heart infarct]. Offentl Gesundheitswes. 1983 Apr;45(4):175-9. German. PubMed
PMID: 6306530.


54: Endler M, Neuberger M, Resch W. [Pregnancy and tobacco consumption]. Offentl
Gesundheitswes. 1983 Apr;45(4):169-70. German. PubMed PMID: 6223244.


55: Groll-Knapp E, Haider M, Jenkner H, Liebich H, Neuberger M, Trimmel M.
Moderate carbon monoxide exposure during sleep: neuro- and psychophysiological
effects in young and elderly people. Neurobehav Toxicol Teratol. 1982
Nov-Dec;4(6):709-16. PubMed PMID: 7170032.


56: Philipp K, Endler M, Neuberger M. [The influence of smoking on uteroplacental
blood flow and maternal carboxyhemoglobin levels]. Z Geburtshilfe Perinatol. 1982
Nov-Dec;186(6):338-41. German. PubMed PMID: 6891869.


57: Neuberger M, Endler M, Resch W. [Carbon monoxide in mother and newborn infant
from smoking during pregnancy]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1982
Aug;176(4):349-53. German. PubMed PMID: 7148208.


58: Haider M, Neuberger M. Comparison of lung cancer risks for dust workers,
asbestos-cement workers and control groups. IARC Sci Publ. 1980;(30):973-7.
PubMed PMID: 7228349.


59: Muhar F, Neuberger M, Raber A. [Silicotuberculosis in Austria and the
industrial injuries act (authors transl)]. Prax Klin Pneumol. 1979 Apr;33 Suppl
1:627-32. German. PubMed PMID: 156918.


60: Neuberger M, Gründorfer W, Haider M, Königshofer R, Müller HW, Raber A,
Riedmüller G, Schwaighofer B. [Endemic pleural plaques and environmental factors
(authors transl)]. Zentralbl Bakteriol B. 1978 Dec;167(5-6):391-404. German.
PubMed PMID: 749422.


61: Hauck H, Neuberger M, Resch W. [A rapid carboxyhemoglobin determination by
means of non-dispersive ultra-red gas analysis (authors transl)]. Arch Toxicol.
1976 Dec 23;37(1):67-73. German. PubMed PMID: 1036909.


62: Haider M, Neuberger M, Raber A. [The asbestosis problem in Austria]. Hefte
Unfallheilkd. 1975 Nov;(126):612-4. German. PubMed PMID: 1234280.


63: Haider M, Neuberger M, Raber A. [Mesothelioma cases and asbestos exposure in
Austria]. Hefte Unfallheilkd. 1975 Nov;(126):547-9. German. PubMed PMID: 1234267.

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. An expanded and updated international cohort study
    M Kogevinas
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 145:1061-75. 1997
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Austrian and German males
    Livia Borsoi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 122:698-703. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Low levels of air pollution induce changes of lung function in a panel of schoolchildren
    H Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Respir J 27:1138-43. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation at the workplace: 1 year success of short seminars
    Hp Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center of Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095, Wien, Austria
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:42-8. 2006
  5. pmc Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells induce changes in gene expression of CD4 and CD8 T cells
    Gullu Gorgun
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Invest 115:1797-805. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Suspended particulates and lung health]
    Manfred Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Institut für Umwelthygiene der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:8-12. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and surface of particulates as indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in public places in Austria
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:337-43. 2004
  8. pmc Lung cancer and dust exposure: results of a prospective cohort study following 3260 workers for 50 years
    H Moshammer
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 61:157-62. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Three decades of pleural cancer and mesothelioma registration in Austria where asbestos cement was invented
    Manfred Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Institut fur Umwelthygiene, Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:161-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Moulds in housing: visual inspection and spore counts comparison--implications for future strategies in the public health setting
    H P Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Vienna, Department of Occupational and Social Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Cent Eur J Public Health 10:93-6. 2002

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. An expanded and updated international cohort study
    M Kogevinas
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 145:1061-75. 1997
    ..These findings indicate that exposure to herbicides contaminated with TCDD and higher chlorinated dioxins may be associated with a small increase in overall cancer risk and in risk for specific cancers...
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Austrian and German males
    Livia Borsoi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 122:698-703. 2010
    ..Cancer prevention programs in Austria and Germany should focus on tobacco control, because 61% of male cancer mortality was associated with tobacco smoke load...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low levels of air pollution induce changes of lung function in a panel of schoolchildren
    H Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Respir J 27:1138-43. 2006
    ..Thus, planned reduction of nitrogen dioxide emission (Euro 5; vehicles that comply with the emission limits as defined in Directive 99/96/EC) of 20% in 2010 would seem to be insufficient...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation at the workplace: 1 year success of short seminars
    Hp Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center of Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095, Wien, Austria
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:42-8. 2006
    ..In search of less time-consuming methods of smoking cessation Allen Carr' seminars performed at workplaces in Austria were evaluated...
  5. pmc Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells induce changes in gene expression of CD4 and CD8 T cells
    Gullu Gorgun
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Invest 115:1797-805. 2005
    ..Identification of the specific pathways perturbed in the T cells of cancer-bearing patients will allow us to assess steps to repair these defects, which will likely be required to enhance antitumor immunity...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Suspended particulates and lung health]
    Manfred Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Institut für Umwelthygiene der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:8-12. 2004
    ..All these recent epidemiological findings will have consequences for occupational and ambient air PM standards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and surface of particulates as indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in public places in Austria
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:337-43. 2004
    ..Tobacco smoke is a key source of indoor fine particles. Health policy must intervene to change the situation found at present in many public places in Austria...
  8. pmc Lung cancer and dust exposure: results of a prospective cohort study following 3260 workers for 50 years
    H Moshammer
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 61:157-62. 2004
    ..To study the lasting health impact of occupational dust exposure on life expectancy and specific causes of death...
  9. ncbi request reprint Three decades of pleural cancer and mesothelioma registration in Austria where asbestos cement was invented
    Manfred Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Institut fur Umwelthygiene, Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:161-6. 2003
    ..We conclude that no epidemic of mesothelioma due to past asbestos exposure is to be expected in Austria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Moulds in housing: visual inspection and spore counts comparison--implications for future strategies in the public health setting
    H P Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Vienna, Department of Occupational and Social Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Cent Eur J Public Health 10:93-6. 2002
    ..The validity and practicability of this approach was investigated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex ratio in the children of the Austrian chloracne cohort
    H Moshammer
    Lancet 356:1271-2. 2000
  12. ncbi request reprint Dioxin contamination of feed and food
    M Neuberger
    Lancet 355:1883. 2000
    ..This limit was effective in the detection of feed contamination from an imported mineral additive, and in the prevention of food contamination according to WHO tolerable daily intake...
  13. ncbi request reprint Persistent health effects of dioxin contamination in herbicide production
    M Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Hygiene, University of Vienna, Austria
    Environ Res 81:206-14. 1999
    ..These results contribute to the evidence that chloracne is not the only chronic disease which can be related to TCDD exposure, even 23 years after exposure and despite high intersubject variability of TCDD half-life and other exposures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chloracne and morbidity after dioxin exposure (preliminary results)
    M Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Hygiene, University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
    Toxicol Lett 96:347-50. 1998
    ..BSR, leucocytes, gamma-GT, S-G0T and S-GPT were significantly higher than in controls. The effects of exposure (P = 0.002) and alcohol (P = 0.002) on gamma-GT were found to be independent of each other...
  15. pmc Exposure to dioxin and nonneoplastic mortality in the expanded IARC international cohort study of phenoxy herbicide and chlorophenol production workers and sprayers
    J Vena
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:645-53. 1998
    ..More refined investigations of the ischemic heart disease and TCDD/HCD exposure association are warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parental smoking and lung function in children: an international study
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute Environmental Health, ZPH, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1255-63. 2006
    ..Both prenatal and postnatal passive smoking have been linked with respiratory symptoms and asthma in childhood. Their differential contributions to lung function growth in the general children's population are less clear...
  17. pmc Smoking in pregnancy
    Hanns Moshammer
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A150. 2006
  18. doi request reprint Gas cooking is associated with small reductions in lung function in children
    H Moshammer
    Medical University of Vienna, Inst Environmental Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Respir J 36:249-54. 2010
    ..There was some indication that allergic children were more affected by gas cooking. Under current housing conditions, gas cooking is associated with only small reductions in lung function...
  19. doi request reprint [Government earnings from cigarette smoking of adolescents in Austria]
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institut fur Umwelthygiene, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 121:510-4. 2009
    ..In comparison to other European countries, smoking rates in 15-year-old students are the highest in Austria. Goal of our study was the estimation of government earnings from tobacco consumption of minors in Austria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Italy and Austria before and after study: second-hand smoke exposure in hospitality premises before and after 2 years from the introduction of the Italian smoking ban
    G Gorini
    Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology Unit, Center for Study and Prevention of Cancer CSPO, Florence, Italy
    Indoor Air 18:328-34. 2008
    ..01 per 10,000 in Italy, whereas in Austria it remained at the same levels. The drop of second-hand smoke exposure indicates a substantial improvement in air quality in Italian HPs even after 2 years from the ban...
  21. doi request reprint Lung function predicts survival in a cohort of asbestos cement workers
    H Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:199-207. 2009
    ..To study the predictive power of respiratory screening examinations a cohort of asbestos workers was followed from active work in an asbestos cement plant until death...
  22. doi request reprint Reducing ambient levels of fine particulates could substantially improve health: a mortality impact assessment for 26 European cities
    Ferran Ballester
    Valencian School of Health Studies EVES, Valencia, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:98-105. 2008
    ..5) levels were reduced to 10 microg/m3 (3.0% vs 0.4%). This study shows that more stringent standards need to be adopted in Europe to protect public health, as proposed by the scientific community and the World Health Organization...
  23. pmc Managing smoking cessation: Article skips over weaknesses of nicotine replacement
    Manfred Neuberger
    BMJ 335:112. 2007
  24. pmc European smokefree class competition: a measure to decrease smoking in youth
    Reiner Hanewinkel
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:750; author reply 750-1. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Critical review: nicotine for the fetus, the infant and the adolescent?
    K H Ginzel
    J Health Psychol 12:215-24. 2007
    ..Hence, the use of nicotine, whose efficacy in treating nicotine addiction is controversial even in adults, must be strictly avoided in pregnancy, breastfeeding, childhood and adolescence...
  26. pmc NO2 and children's respiratory symptoms in the PATY study
    S Pattenden
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:828-35. 2006
    ..The authors examined effects of NO2 on a spectrum of 11 respiratory symptoms, controlling for PM10 and SO2, using a large pooled dataset...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long term success of short smoking cessation seminars supported by occupational health care
    H Moshammer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Wien, Austria
    Addict Behav 32:1486-93. 2007
    ..Especially in females these seminars should be followed by physical exercise and continued support of gender specific occupational health care...
  28. pmc Parental smoking and children's respiratory health: independent effects of prenatal and postnatal exposure
    Sam Pattenden
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:294-301. 2006
    ..We investigate this in a pooled analysis, on 53,879 children from 12 cross-sectional studies--components of the PATY study (Pollution And The Young)...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Asbestos concentrations in drinking water. Asbestos cement pipes and geogenic sources in Austria]
    M Neuberger
    Institut f Umwelthygiene, Universitat Wien
    Zentralbl Hyg Umweltmed 198:293-306. 1996
    ..A sample from a cistern, however, showed considerable asbestos contamination and raises concern about the use of surface water for room air humidification...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Reduced lung function parameters after physical exertion in Austrian Alps in ozone concentrations below the legal warning limit]
    P Wittels
    Spezialabteilung für Leistungsmedizin und Wehrergonomie, Heeresspital, Wien
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 109:321-6. 1997
    ..In 90% of the subjects with a decrease of lung function parameters > 10%, this reduction was at least not monocausally linked to ozone...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of occupational dust exposure
    M Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Hygiene, University of Vienna
    Sangyo Igaku 30:362-70. 1988
    ..001), fairly independent of age and time-period. The estimated relative lung cancer risk of Austrian silicotics in the period 1955-79 averaged 1.41 (95% confidence 1.21-1.64)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Disposition amd environment of children with asthma--a comparison of 2 ethnic groups]
    M Gotz
    Prax Klin Pneumol 42:456-8. 1988
  33. pmc Individual asbestos exposure: smoking and mortality--a cohort study in the asbestos cement industry
    M Neuberger
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
    Br J Ind Med 47:615-20. 1990
    ..From present working conditions with much lower concentrations of chrysotile and no crocidolite no more occupational cancers are expected in the asbestos cement industry...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Artificial mineral fibers and the risk of cancer]
    M Neuberger
    , , , Osterreich
    Pneumologie 44:855-7. 1990
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Occupational dust exposure and cancer mortality--results of a prospective cohort study
    M Neuberger
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    IARC Sci Publ . 1990
    ..The only other cancer site for which the number of cases was significantly greater in those exposed to dust was the stomach (SMR 166)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hearing loss at different frequencies in a population of 47,388 noise-exposed workers
    P Bauer
    Institute of Medical Statistics and Documentation, University Cologne, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 90:3086-98. 1991
    ..For 4 kHz, it was shown that the variables age, noise immission level, tinnitus, head injuries, and ear diseases act in a good approximation additively on the pure-tone hearing threshold...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Impact noise and hearing. A study from audiometry screening in noisy occupational environments]
    F Schwetz
    Ehemals Audiologieabteilung der I HNO Klinik, Universitat Wien
    HNO 40:10-5. 1992
    ..The NIL defined by Burns and Robinson underestimates the effect of the exposure time for impact noise...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss from industrial noise, head injury and ear disease. A multivariate analysis on audiometric examinations of 110,647 workers
    M Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Hygiene, University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
    Audiology 31:45-57. 1992
    ..Dose-response relationships are given to improve prevention and compensation of hearing loss from combined factors...
  39. ncbi request reprint [The asbestosis problem in Austria]
    M Haider
    Hefte Unfallheilkd . 1975
  40. ncbi request reprint [Mesothelioma cases and asbestos exposure in Austria]
    M Haider
    Hefte Unfallheilkd . 1975
  41. ncbi request reprint [A rapid carboxyhemoglobin determination by means of non-dispersive ultra-red gas analysis (author's transl)]
    H Hauck
    Arch Toxicol 37:67-73. 1976
    ..100% CO Hb values are obtained in the same way from diluted blood samples after flushing with pure CO in special saturation vessels. The method described yields results with a standard deviation of +/- 2.5%...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Endemic pleural plaques and environmental factors (author's transl)]
    M Neuberger
    Zentralbl Bakteriol B 167:391-404. 1978
    ..But asbestos was detected in the soil of vineyards and in the dust of the houses. Asbestos was also detectable in the atmospheric dust by x-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopic techniques...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Silicotuberculosis in Austria and the industrial injuries act (author's transl)]
    F Muhar
    Prax Klin Pneumol 33:627-32. 1979
    ..The changes in the clinical picture of the lesion, legal aspects, diagnostic difficulties in distinguishing between silicosis with or without complicating tuberculosis are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of bronchial hyperreactivity of elementary school children]
    H Zwick
    Prax Klin Pneumol 42:459-64. 1988
  45. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiologic study of chronic respiratory tract diseases]
    M Neuberger
    Prax Klin Pneumol 42:479-81. 1988
  46. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary function tests in a population with endemic pleural plaques and environmental asbestos exposure]
    M Neuberger
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 97:289-93. 1985
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and mortality in women occupationally exposed to chlorophenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins
    M Kogevinas
    Unit of Analytical Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 4:547-53. 1993
    ..No excess was observed for breast cancer, the most common cancer in this cohort. Results on cancer mortality were consistent with those on incidence...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Smoking and prevention at the work site]
    M Neuberger
    Aus dem Institut für Umwelthygiene, Universitat Wien
    Wien Med Wochenschr 145:90-4. 1995
    ..With a new workers protection law Austria has started to improve the protection of nonsmokers at the workplace according to the EEA treaty...
  49. ncbi request reprint [How dangerous is passive smoking?]
    M Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Universitat Wien
    Wien Med Wochenschr 144:570-3. 1994
    ..Even though these deficits are small at school age they could be early symptoms of chronic inflammatory changes in small airways and indicate risk for later COPD...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of lung cancer risks for dust workers, asbestos-cement workers and control groups
    M Haider
    IARC Sci Publ . 1980
    ..5 for asbestos-cement workers compared with cement workers, but no excess risk in comparison with the local and general population...
  51. ncbi request reprint Moderate carbon monoxide exposure during sleep: neuro- and psychophysiological effects in young and elderly people
    E Groll-Knapp
    Neurobehav Toxicol Teratol 4:709-16. 1982
    ..The general hypothesis of more pronounced CO-susceptibility of elderly people was, therefore, not supported in this study...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Carbon monoxide in mother and newborn infant from smoking during pregnancy]
    M Neuberger
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B 176:349-53. 1982
    ..At birth the mean infant/maternal COHb ratio was 2.5. The significant correlations between maternal COHb during pregnancy (32.-38. week) and infant COHb at birth (cord blood) is an indication for the predictive value of such tests...
  53. ncbi request reprint [The influence of smoking on uteroplacental blood flow and maternal carboxyhemoglobin levels]
    K Philipp
    Z Geburtshilfe Perinatol 186:338-41. 1982
    ..The average birthweight of the newborns of smokers was 300 g lower than might have been expected. In isolated cases chronic nicotine abuse led to intra-uterine growth retardation, with no other apparent causes of placental insufficiency...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Different selection rates--fallacies in epidemiological studies]
    M Neuberger
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B 177:539-61. 1983
    ..which factors can lead to different admission rates in the groups (A,B) under study and 2. which factors can lead to different admission rates of persons with and without the feature (X) under study...
  55. ncbi request reprint Environmental asbestos exposure and cancer mortality
    M Neuberger
    Arch Environ Health 39:261-5. 1984
    ..No significant differences could be attributed to environmental asbestos exposure...
  56. ncbi request reprint Carbon monoxide uptake and the resulting carboxyhemoglobin in man
    H Hauck
    Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 53:186-90. 1984
    ..4%. Some data are presented graphically. Excellent conformity of all the results indicate, that the model is suitable to show the influence of most physiological and breathing parameters on the dynamics of carbon monoxide uptake...
  57. ncbi request reprint [A longitudinal study of secondary prevention of heart infarct]
    P Ambrosch
    Offentl Gesundheitswes 45:175-9. 1983
  58. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy and tobacco consumption]
    M Endler
    Offentl Gesundheitswes 45:169-70. 1983
  59. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of occupational cancer in the asbestos cement industry (preliminary report)]
    M Neuberger
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B 181:81-6. 1985
    ..We found relations between smoking and respiratory symptoms, smoking and parameters of flow-volume-curves, smoking and radiological signs of early pneumoconiosis. Possibilities for early detection and intervention are discussed...
  60. pmc Acute and subacute effects of urban air pollution on cardiopulmonary emergencies and mortality: time series studies in Austrian cities
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Kinderspitalgasse 15, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4728-51. 2013
    ..Both components of urban air pollution are indicators of acute cardiopulmonary health risks, which need to be monitored and reduced, even below current standards. ..
  61. doi request reprint Exposure to ultrafine particles in hospitality venues with partial smoking bans
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:519-24. 2013
    ..Health protection of non-smoking guests and employees from risky UFP concentration is insufficient, even in rooms labeled "non-smoking". Partial smoking bans with separation of smoking rooms failed...