Katja Radon

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
  2. ncbi Implementation of virtual patients in the training for occupational health in Latin America
    Katja Radon
    University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr 180336 Munich, Germany
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:63-70. 2011
  3. doi Feasibility of activity-promoting video games among obese adolescents and young adults in a clinical setting
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the University of Munich, Germany
    J Sci Med Sport 14:42-5. 2011
  4. pmc Exposure to animals and risk of oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a multicenter case-control study
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Center of the University of Munich, Ziemssentsr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:73. 2010
  5. doi Occupational health crossing borders - part 1: concept, teaching methods, and user evaluation of the first international summer school in Munich, Germany
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 52:774-81. 2009
  6. doi Occupational health crossing borders part 2: Comparison of 18 occupational health systems across the globe
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 53:55-63. 2010
  7. ncbi Prediction of the incidence and persistence of allergic rhinitis in adolescence: a prospective cohort study
    Jessica Kellberger
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching Unit, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:397-402, 402.e1-3. 2012
  8. doi Effects on pulmonary health of neighboring residents of concentrated animal feeding operations: exposure assessed using optimized estimation technique
    Anja Schulze
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Arch Environ Occup Health 66:146-54. 2011
  9. doi The impact of exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields on chronic well-being in young people--a cross-sectional study based on personal dosimetry
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Environ Int 37:26-30. 2011
  10. doi Environmental risk factors in the first year of life and childhood asthma in the Central South of Chile
    Anja Boneberger
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Asthma 48:464-9. 2011

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  1. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
    ..As a result, observed differences in exposure levels between study populations may not reflect real exposure differences but may be in part, or wholly due to methodological differences...
  2. ncbi Implementation of virtual patients in the training for occupational health in Latin America
    Katja Radon
    University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr 180336 Munich, Germany
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:63-70. 2011
    ..VPs are a feasible learning method for OHS in middle-income countries. Partner VPs seem to be useful for teaching global aspects...
  3. doi Feasibility of activity-promoting video games among obese adolescents and young adults in a clinical setting
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the University of Munich, Germany
    J Sci Med Sport 14:42-5. 2011
    ..However, as the interest in the devices seems to be too low the suitability of them for weight reduction programmes in young people cannot be ensured...
  4. pmc Exposure to animals and risk of oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a multicenter case-control study
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Center of the University of Munich, Ziemssentsr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:73. 2010
    ..We aimed to test the association between animal contact in infancy and oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (OA JIA)...
  5. doi Occupational health crossing borders - part 1: concept, teaching methods, and user evaluation of the first international summer school in Munich, Germany
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 52:774-81. 2009
    ..However, training opportunities are often limited and exchange between OHP from industrialized and developing countries is sparse. We aimed to contribute to the international exchange of OHP through a 2-week summer school program...
  6. doi Occupational health crossing borders part 2: Comparison of 18 occupational health systems across the globe
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 53:55-63. 2010
    ..This article compares OHS systems of 18 countries at different stages of development...
  7. ncbi Prediction of the incidence and persistence of allergic rhinitis in adolescence: a prospective cohort study
    Jessica Kellberger
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching Unit, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:397-402, 402.e1-3. 2012
    ..Predictive models have rarely been used in allergy research and practice. However, they might support physicians in advising patients...
  8. doi Effects on pulmonary health of neighboring residents of concentrated animal feeding operations: exposure assessed using optimized estimation technique
    Anja Schulze
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Centre of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Arch Environ Occup Health 66:146-54. 2011
    ..The authors' previous findings that CAFOs may contribute to burden of respiratory diseases were confirmed by this study...
  9. doi The impact of exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields on chronic well-being in young people--a cross-sectional study based on personal dosimetry
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Environ Int 37:26-30. 2011
    ..Prospective studies investigating potential long-term effects of RF EMF are necessary to confirm our results...
  10. doi Environmental risk factors in the first year of life and childhood asthma in the Central South of Chile
    Anja Boneberger
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Asthma 48:464-9. 2011
    ..We systematically assessed the impact of environmental factors in the first year of life on asthma...
  11. doi Endotoxin levels in house dust samples and juvenile inflammatory bowel disease − a case−control study
    Anja Boneberger
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Germany
    J Crohns Colitis 5:525-30. 2011
    ..Animal contact may reduce the risk not only for allergic diseases but also for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We aimed to clarify the association between endotoxin levels in the home environment and IBD...
  12. pmc Exposure to mobile telecommunication networks assessed using personal dosimetry and well-being in children and adolescents: the German MobilEe-study
    Silke Thomas
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 7:54. 2008
    ..Especially children and adolescents are important in the discussion of adverse health effects because of their possibly higher vulnerability to radio frequency electromagnetic fields...
  13. ncbi Case-based e-learning in occupational medicine--The NetWoRM Project in Germany
    Katja Radon
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:93-8. 2006
    ..Students enjoy working on e-learning cases as an add-on to traditional teaching. Because of the high international interest the NetWoRM project is currently shared on an international base...
  14. pmc Study on occupational allergy risks (SOLAR II) in Germany: design and methods
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:298. 2011
    ..This paper describes the methods of the 2nd follow-up carried out from 2007 to 2009 and the challenges we faced while studying a population-based cohort of young adults...
  15. doi Personal exposure to mobile communication networks and well-being in children--a statistical analysis based on a functional approach
    Anja Kühnlein
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:261-9. 2009
    ..The functional classification approach yielded a plausible partition of the exposure data. The comparability with the standard approach might be due to the data structure and should not be generalized to other exposures...
  16. ncbi Environmental exposure to confined animal feeding operations and respiratory health of neighboring residents
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, LMU, Munich, Germany
    Epidemiology 18:300-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess respiratory health in neighbors of confined animal feeding operations...
  17. ncbi Adult obesity, farm childhood, and their effect on allergic sensitization
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1279-83. 2006
    ..Obesity as well as a reduced microbial exposure, 2 markers of Western lifestyle, might be associated with an increased risk of allergic sensitization...
  18. ncbi Ambient endotoxin level in an area with intensive livestock production
    Anja Schulze
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr 1 80336 Munich, Germany
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:87-91. 2006
    ..This might affect their respiratory health. However, these exposures are characterized by a large spatial variability...
  19. ncbi Prediction of the incidence, recurrence, and persistence of atopic dermatitis in adolescence: a prospective cohort study
    Astrid S Peters
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:590-5.e1-3. 2010
    ..Although it is known that atopic dermatitis (AD) can develop during adolescence, research on its course and predictors in this age group is thus far limited...
  20. ncbi Childhood visits to animal buildings and atopic diseases in adulthood: an age-dependent relationship
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 46:349-56. 2004
    ..Several studies reported protective effects of farming environments against atopic diseases. Therefore, we aimed to establish the relevant timing of exposure in early life...
  21. ncbi Higher prevalence of psychopathological symptoms in adolescents with headache. A population-based cross-sectional study
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    From the Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Headache 50:738-48. 2010
    ..Otherwise, there are only limited data regarding associations between different types of headache and psychopathological symptoms in adolescents...
  22. pmc Association between exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields assessed by dosimetry and acute symptoms in children and adolescents: a population based cross-sectional study
    Sabine Heinrich
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr, 1 80336 Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 9:75. 2010
    ..The authors investigated this potential association using personal dosimeters...
  23. pmc Asthma in changing environments--chances and challenges of international research collaborations between South America and Europe--study protocol and description of the data acquisition of a case-control-study
    Anja Boneberger
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 10:43. 2010
    ..So far, research in this part of the world is limited. This paper presents the methodology and description of the data acquisition of an asthma case-control study conducted in the Central South of Chile...
  24. doi Exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields and behavioural problems in Bavarian children and adolescents
    Silke Thomas
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:135-41. 2010
    ..4-5.9). As this is one of the first studies that investigated an association between exposure to mobile telecommunication networks and mental health behaviour more studies using personal dosimetry are warranted to confirm these findings...
  25. ncbi Personal exposure to mobile phone frequencies and well-being in adults: a cross-sectional study based on dosimetry
    Silke Thomas
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:463-70. 2008
    ..We did not find any statistically significant association between the exposure and chronic symptoms or between the exposure and acute symptoms. Larger studies using mobile phone dosimetry are warranted to confirm these findings...
  26. doi Environmental factors in infancy and ulcerative colitis in the Central South of Chile: a case-control study
    Anja Boneberger
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    J Crohns Colitis 5:392-6. 2011
    ..Evidence for the role of the hygiene hypothesis and the development of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is unclear. We aimed to explore the association between environmental factors in infancy and UC...
  27. ncbi Adolescents' jobs and the course of dermatitis symptoms throughout puberty
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:132-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the course of dermatitis symptoms throughout puberty taking into account occupational exposures in a population-based study...
  28. doi Case based e-learning in occupational medicine--a European approach
    Stefanie Kolb
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental, Medicine, Clinical Centre, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich D 80336, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 51:647-53. 2009
    ..The main aim of the European Union project NetWoRM (Net-based training for Work-Related Medicine) is an international case-based e-learning curriculum for occupational medicine (OM)...
  29. pmc Developing and analysing a curriculum map in Occupational- and Environmental Medicine
    Inga Hege
    Medical Education Unit, University Hospital Munich, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 10:60. 2010
    ..Furthermore we aimed to evaluate student perception about the curricular structure...
  30. ncbi Geographical distribution of acute symptoms after a train collision involving epichlorohydrin exposure
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Environ Res 102:46-51. 2006
    ..We could define parts of the population at increased risk for symptoms potentially specific for the exposure under study...
  31. ncbi Exposure to farming environments in early life and type 1 diabetes: a case-control study
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich, Germany
    Diabetes 54:3212-6. 2005
    ..6 [0.3-1.1]; P = 0.11). There was no evidence that early exposure to farm animals largely decreases the risk in children for developing type 1 diabetes...
  32. doi The association between socioeconomic status and exposure to mobile telecommunication networks in children and adolescents
    Silke Thomas
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:20-7. 2010
    ..Whether short duration of own mobile phone use or the small numbers of participants with a low SES are causal, have to be investigated in further studies...
  33. ncbi Quality of life in adolescents with headache: results from a population-based survey
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Cephalalgia 30:713-21. 2010
    ..The size of the reduction in QOL scores was small but similar to that observed for other chronic conditions in adolescents. Headache prevention programs might therefore have an impact on QOL in adolescents...
  34. doi Subjective and objective personal noise exposure and hypertension: an epidemiologic approach
    Tobias Weinmann
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336, Munich, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:363-71. 2012
    ..In this analysis, an association between noise exposure and hypertension was investigated using personal noise dosimeters...
  35. doi Compulsory teaching of occupational health: impact on attitude of medical students in Brazil and Germany
    Paul Russ
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:81-7. 2012
    ..To assess medical students' attitude toward occupational health (OH) in Brazil and Germany before and after a compulsory OH course...
  36. ncbi Livestock odours and quality of life of neighbouring residents
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:59-62. 2004
    ..Physical and emotional SF-12 scores were inversely related to annoyance scores. Better risk communication might improve QoL in concerned neighbours of intensive livestock production facilities...
  37. doi Testing Skype as an interview method in epidemiologic research: response and feasibility
    Tobias Weinmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching Unit, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    Int J Public Health 57:959-61. 2012
    ..Despite its popularity, Skype has not been tested as a tool for epidemiologic research. We examined its feasibility in Germany...
  38. ncbi Contact with farm animals in early life and juvenile inflammatory bowel disease: a case-control study
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Pediatrics 120:354-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test the association between farm animal contact in infancy and the development of juvenile Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis...
  39. ncbi Personal dosimetry of exposure to mobile telephone base stations? An epidemiologic feasibility study comparing the Maschek dosimeter prototype and the Antennessa SP-090 system
    Katja Radon
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Net Teaching, Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:77-81. 2006
    ..35; P = .03). Personal dosimetry for exposure to mobile phone base station might be feasible in epidemiologic studies. However, the consistency seems to be moderate...
  40. ncbi Web-based training in occupational medicine
    Inga Hege
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstrasse 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:50-4. 2003
    ..To enhance interest in occupational medicine the major focus was on clinical and practical aspects of occupational medicine...
  41. ncbi The physical and biological doses of methacholine are different for Mefar MB3 and Jaeger APS sidestream nebulizers
    Georg Praml
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Chest 128:3585-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, we compared the physical properties of the two systems, adapted the challenge protocol, and compared the results of both systems in subjects with and without airway hyperresponsiveness to methacholine...
  42. doi The short-term influence of weather on daily mortality in congestive heart failure
    Stefanie Kolb
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich, Germany
    Arch Environ Occup Health 62:169-76. 2007
    ..The authors found some differences between men and women...
  43. pmc Quantification of ETS exposure in hospitality workers who have never smoked
    Stefanie Kolb
    Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstr, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 9:49. 2010
    ..In order to implement these results in the German regulations on occupational illnesses, a valid method is needed to retrospectively assess the cumulative ETS exposure in the hospitality environment...
  44. pmc Prevalence of asthma, rhinitis and eczema symptoms in rural and urban school-aged children from Oropeza Province - Bolivia: a cross-sectional study
    María Teresa Solis Soto
    Center for International Health, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 14:40. 2014
    ..This study assesses the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and allergies among children in urban and rural areas at Oropeza Province in Bolivia...
  45. pmc Self-reported asthma and allergies in top athletes compared to the general population - results of the German part of the GA2LEN-Olympic study 2008
    Silke Thomas
    Unit for Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and NetTeaching, Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Center of the Ludwig Maximilian University, Ziemssenstr, 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 6:31. 2010
    ..However, most previous studies did not include a general population comparison group. We aimed to compare the prevalence of asthma, allergies and medical treatment in different groups of German top athletes to the general population...
  46. ncbi 0170 Shift work and hypertension: prevalence and analysis of disease pathways in German car manufacturing workers
    Johan Ohlander
    University Hospital Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 71:A81. 2014
    ..Thus, we investigated the association between shift work and hypertension in German car manufacturing workers...
  47. doi Association between environmental factors and current asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema symptoms in school-aged children from Oropeza Province--Bolivia: a cross-sectional study
    María Teresa Solis-Soto
    Center for International Health, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health 12:95. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the association between environmental factors and asthma, rhinoconjuctivitis and eczema symptoms in school-aged children from Oropeza Province in Chuquisaca, Bolivia...
  48. pmc Risk factors for mercury exposure of children in a rural mining town in northern Chile
    Johan Ohlander
    Center for International Health Ludwig Maximilians University LMU at the Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e79756. 2013
    ..Especially vulnerable to its neurotoxic effects is the developing nervous system of a child. We aimed to investigate risk factors of mercury exposure among children in a rural mining town in Chile...
  49. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii infection, atopy and autoimmune disease
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 8:147-53. 2003
    ..Therefore, similar cytokine profiles might underlie these disorders. If this holds true it can be hypothesised that T. gondii infection is associated with a lower prevalence of autoimmune disease...
  50. ncbi Acute blood neutrophilia induced by short-term compost dust exposure in previously unexposed healthy individuals
    Tim Muller
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:477-82. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether a single exposure at a biowaste composting facility could also exert systemic effects in healthy volunteers not previously exposed to organic dust from such facilities...
  51. ncbi Passive smoking exposure: a risk factor for chronic bronchitis and asthma in adults?
    Katja Radon
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Chest 122:1086-90. 2002
    ..Therefore, we examined the risk of respiratory symptoms related to passive smoke exposure among German adults within the European Community Respiratory Health Survey...
  52. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for airway diseases in farmers--summary of results of the European Farmers' Project
    Katja Radon
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:207-13. 2002
    ..Intervention studies are now warranted to test the effectiveness of improved ventilation on respiratory health. The reasons for the low prevalence of allergic diseases among farmers are currently under study...