Summary: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.

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  1. Luckhaupt S, Cohen M, Calvert G. Concordance between current job and usual job in occupational and industry groupings: assessment of the 2010 national health interview survey. J Occup Environ Med. 2013;55:1074-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Concordance was quantitated by kappa values for both simple and detailed industry and occupational groups. Good agreement is considered to be present when kappa values exceed 60...
  2. McCambridge J, Hawkins B, Holden C. Industry use of evidence to influence alcohol policy: a case study of submissions to the 2008 Scottish government consultation. PLoS Med. 2013;10:e1001431 pubmed publisher
    Jim McCambridge and colleagues analyze industry submissions to a Scottish Government consultation on whole-population approaches to alcohol policy.
  3. Djulbegovic B, Kumar A, Miladinovic B, Reljic T, Galeb S, Mhaskar A, et al. Treatment success in cancer: industry compared to publicly sponsored randomized controlled trials. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58711 pubmed publisher
    ..While overall industry sponsorship is associated with higher success rates than publicly-sponsored trials, the difference seems to have ..
  4. Luckhaupt S, Tak S, Calvert G. The prevalence of short sleep duration by industry and occupation in the National Health Interview Survey. Sleep. 2010;33:149-59 pubmed
    ..9%. Among industry categories, the prevalence of short sleep duration was greatest for management of companies and enterprises (40...
  5. Virk A, Sharma P, Capalash N. Use of laccase in pulp and paper industry. Biotechnol Prog. 2012;28:21-32 pubmed publisher
    Laccase, through its versatile mode of action, has the potential to revolutionize the pulping and paper making industry. It not only plays a role in the delignification and brightening of the pulp but has also been described for the ..
  6. Wescott R, Fitzpatrick B, Phillips E. Industry self-regulation to improve student health: quantifying changes in beverage shipments to schools. Am J Public Health. 2012;102:1928-35 pubmed publisher
    ..We have described the data collection procedures used to verify data supplied by the beverage industry and quantified changes in school beverage shipments...
  7. Patterson S, Cohen N, Karnoub M, Truter S, Emison E, Khambata Ford S, et al. Prospective-retrospective biomarker analysis for regulatory consideration: white paper from the industry pharmacogenomics working group. Pharmacogenomics. 2011;12:939-51 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, the Industry Pharmacogenomics Working Group provides, for regulatory consideration, its perspective on the rationale for the ..
  8. Ladics G, Cressman R, Herouet Guicheney C, Herman R, Privalle L, Song P, et al. Bioinformatics and the allergy assessment of agricultural biotechnology products: industry practices and recommendations. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2011;60:46-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Recommendations for conducting bioinformatic analysis on novel food proteins for potential cross-reactivity to known allergens are also put forth. ..
  9. Leensen M, van Duivenbooden J, Dreschler W. A retrospective analysis of noise-induced hearing loss in the Dutch construction industry. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011;84:577-90 pubmed publisher
    Noise exposure is an important and highly prevalent occupational hazard in the construction industry. This study examines hearing threshold levels of a large population of Dutch construction workers and compares their hearing thresholds ..

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  1. Biddle E. Is the societal burden of fatal occupational injury different among NORA industry sectors?. J Safety Res. 2013;44:7-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the economic burden of fatalities by industry sector is important to setting broad occupational safety and health research priorities...
  2. Jonkers A, Sharkey K, Christley R. Preventable H5N1 avian influenza epidemics in the British poultry industry network exhibit characteristic scales. J R Soc Interface. 2010;7:695-701 pubmed publisher
    ..H5N1 avian influenza transmission probabilities and containment strategies, here modelled on the British poultry industry network, show that infection dynamics can additionally express characteristic scales...
  3. Thompson D. The challenge of conflict of interest in medicine. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes. 2009;103:136-40 pubmed
    As the relationships between industry and medicine increase, the primary goals of medicine, -- high quality research, responsible patient care and excellent medical education -- are at risk of being compromised by the undue pursuit of ..
  4. Dong X, Fujimoto A, Ringen K, STAFFORD E, Platner J, Gittleman J, et al. Injury underreporting among small establishments in the construction industry. Am J Ind Med. 2011;54:339-49 pubmed publisher
    ..and Illnesses (SOII), substantially underestimate the true magnitude of injury and illness in the construction industry. Fifteen years of data from five large nationally representative data sources were analyzed, including SOII, CFOI,..
  5. Groeneveld I, Proper K, van der Beek A, van Mechelen W. Sustained body weight reduction by an individual-based lifestyle intervention for workers in the construction industry at risk for cardiovascular disease: results of a randomized controlled trial. Prev Med. 2010;51:240-6 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention for male workers in the construction industry at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  6. Stocks S, McNamee R, Carder M, Agius R. The incidence of medically reported work-related ill health in the UK construction industry. Occup Environ Med. 2010;67:574-6 pubmed publisher
    ..occupational ill health and a high burden of cancer attributable to occupational factors in the UK construction industry. However, there is little information on the incidence of medically reported work-related ill health (WRI) within ..
  7. Monteiro A, Bonfim M, Domingues V, Correa A, Siqueira E, Zani C, et al. Identification and characterization of bioemulsifier-producing yeasts isolated from effluents of a dairy industry. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:5186-93 pubmed publisher
    New bioemulsifier-producing yeasts were isolated from the biological wastewater treatment plant of a dairy industry. Of the 31 bioemulsifier-producing strains, 12 showed emulsifying activity after 2months of incubation, with E(24) values ..
  8. Alper S, Karsh B. A systematic review of safety violations in industry. Accid Anal Prev. 2009;41:739-54 pubmed publisher
    ..To help shed light on the causes, this paper systematically reviews the empirical causes of safety violations in industry. Electronic database literature searches were performed to identify relevant articles published prior to January ..
  9. Ganigué R, Gutierrez O, Rootsey R, Yuan Z. Chemical dosing for sulfide control in Australia: An industry survey. Water Res. 2011;45:6564-74 pubmed publisher
    ..This industry survey aims to summarise the current practice in Australia with the view to assist the water industry to further ..
  10. Munro G. Why the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia is not a credible partner for the Australian government in making alcohol policy. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2012;31:365-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A campaign against the decision was led by the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia, whose members include representatives of the world's largest spirits producers and which ..
  11. Yano S, Santana V. [Work days lost due to health problems in industry]. Cad Saude Publica. 2012;28:945-54 pubmed
    ..The findings showed that work days lost are common among both industrial and non-industrial workers, thereby affecting productivity and requiring prevention programs. ..
  12. Karami S, Colt J, Schwartz K, Davis F, Ruterbusch J, Munuo S, et al. A case-control study of occupation/industry and renal cell carcinoma risk. BMC Cancer. 2012;12:344 pubmed publisher
    ..We computed odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) relating occupation and industry to RCC risk using adjusted unconditional logistic regression models...
  13. DeSanto Iennaco J, Cullen M, Cantley L, Slade M, Fiellin M, Kasl S. Effects of externally rated job demand and control on depression diagnosis claims in an industrial cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2010;171:303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..This may reflect differences in measurement or classification of exposure, differences in depression diagnosis by location, or other location-specific factors. ..
  14. Cassidy A, Wang W, Wu X, Lin J. Risk of urinary bladder cancer: a case-control analysis of industry and occupation. BMC Cancer. 2009;9:443 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we investigate the association between occupation, industry and UBC...
  15. Lundh A, Sismondo S, Lexchin J, Busuioc O, Bero L. Industry sponsorship and research outcome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;12:MR000033 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous systematic reviews have found that pharmaceutical industry sponsored studies are more often favorable to the sponsor's product compared with studies with other sources of ..
  16. Tessier Sherman B, Galusha D, Taiwo O, Cantley L, Slade M, Kirsche S, et al. Further validation that claims data are a useful tool for epidemiologic research on hypertension. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:51 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analysis further demonstrates that such under-ascertainment is strongly skewed toward those cases that would be considered clinically borderline or mild. ..
  17. Zebis M, Andersen L, Pedersen M, Mortensen P, Andersen C, Pedersen M, et al. Implementation of neck/shoulder exercises for pain relief among industrial workers: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011;12:205 pubmed publisher
    ..4) for the shoulders. High-intensity strength training relying on principles of progressive overload can be successfully implemented at industrial workplaces, and results in significant reductions of neck and shoulder pain. NCT01071980. ..
  18. Emdad R, Alipour A, Hagberg J, Jensen I. The impact of bystanding to workplace bullying on symptoms of depression among women and men in industry in Sweden: an empirical and theoretical longitudinal study. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2013;86:709-16 pubmed publisher
    ..quot;Job Strain" was not an adjusted risk factor for depression. Our results support previous findings that bystanding to workplace bullying is related to future depressive symptoms. ..
  19. Van Dyke M, Martyny J, Mroz M, Silveira L, Strand M, Cragle D, et al. Exposure and genetics increase risk of beryllium sensitisation and chronic beryllium disease in the nuclear weapons industry. Occup Environ Med. 2011;68:842-8 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the nature of the relationship between exposure and carriage of the DP?E69 genotype has not been well studied. The goal of this study was to determine the relationship between DP?E69 and exposure in BeS and CBD...
  20. Sundaray S, Nayak B, Lin S, Bhatta D. Geochemical speciation and risk assessment of heavy metals in the river estuarine sediments--a case study: Mahanadi basin, India. J Hazard Mater. 2011;186:1837-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Factor analysis reveals that the enrichment of heavy metals in bioavailable fraction is mostly contributed from anthropogenic sources. These contributing sources are highlighted by cluster analysis. ..
  21. McCambridge J. Dealing responsibly with the alcohol industry in London. Alcohol Alcohol. 2012;47:635-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This is despite strong continuities with previous alcohol industry constructions of the nature of the problem and preferred policy responses...
  22. Gjønnes K, Skogstad A, Hetland S, Ellingsen D, Thomassen Y, Weinbruch S. Characterisation of workplace aerosols in the manganese alloy production industry by electron microscopy. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2011;399:1011-20 pubmed publisher
    ..MnO particles have a higher solubility than MnSi particles and are thus more bioaccessible, suggesting a higher risk of adverse health effects in the FeMn production than in the SiMn production. ..
  23. Sathiakumar N, Delzell E. A follow-up study of mortality among women in the North American synthetic rubber industry. J Occup Environ Med. 2009;51:1314-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Exposure-response analysis, done only for lung cancer, indicated no trend for butadiene or styrene. The observed excesses of lung and bladder cancers may be attributable to nonoccupational factors rather than to workplace exposures. ..
  24. Barbieri P. [To-day exposure to occupational carcinogens and their effects. The experience of the rubber industry, iron metallurgy, asphalt work and aviculture]. Epidemiol Prev. 2009;33:94-105 pubmed
    ..Service (SPSAL) located in a highly industrialised province, on the working sector of rubber, iron and steel industry, the asphalt working and the poultry stock-breeders...
  25. Dorsey E, De Roulet J, Thompson J, Reminick J, Thai A, White Stellato Z, et al. Funding of US biomedical research, 2003-2008. JAMA. 2010;303:137-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Publicly available data were used to quantify funding from government (federal, state, and local), private, and industry sources. Regression models were used to compare financial trends between 1994-2003 and 2003-2007...
  26. Chen S, Wang P, Hsin P, Oates A, Sun I, Liu S. Job stress models, depressive disorders and work performance of engineers in microelectronics industry. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011;84:91-103 pubmed publisher
    ..toward economic development, but they may encounter stressful work conditions in the context of a globalized industry. The study aims at identifying risk factors of depressive disorders primarily based on job stress models, the ..
  27. Perfumo A, Rancich I, Banat I. Possibilities and challenges for biosurfactants use in petroleum industry. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010;672:135-45 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the possibilities of exploiting these bioproducts in oil-related sciences are vast and made petroleum industry their largest possible market at present...
  28. Gonzalo Delgado L, Lopez Delgado A, López F, Alguacil F, López Andrés S. Recycling of hazardous waste from tertiary aluminium industry in a value-added material. Waste Manag Res. 2011;29:127-34 pubmed publisher
    ..In this way, a hazardous waste from the tertiary aluminium industry was studied for its use as a raw material in the synthesis of an added-value product, boehmite...
  29. Chen G. A microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) based bio- and materials industry. Chem Soc Rev. 2009;38:2434-46 pubmed publisher
    ..It has become clear that PHA and its related technologies are forming an industrial value chain ranging from fermentation, materials, energy to medical fields (142 references). ..
  30. Jacobsen G, Schaumburg I, Sigsgaard T, Schlunssen V. Non-malignant respiratory diseases and occupational exposure to wood dust. Part II. Dry wood industry. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2010;17:29-44 pubmed
    ..Apart from plicatic acid in western red cedar wood, no causal agent has consistently been disclosed. Type 1 allergy is not suspected to be a major cause of wood dust induced asthma. ..
  31. Becker M, Edwards S, Massey R. Toxic chemicals in toys and children's products: limitations of current responses and recommendations for government and industry. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:7986-91 pubmed publisher
  32. Olsson A, Fevotte J, Fletcher T, Cassidy A, t Mannetje A, Zaridze D, et al. Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and lung cancer risk: a multicenter study in Europe. Occup Environ Med. 2010;67:98-103 pubmed publisher
    ..35). Occupational PAH exposure does not appear to substantially contribute to the burden of lung cancer in CEE. The apparently stronger effect observed in the UK may be due to high exposure levels and a joint effect with asbestos. ..
  33. Marczynski B, Pesch B, Wilhelm M, Rossbach B, Preuss R, Hahn J, et al. Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and DNA damage by industry: a nationwide study in Germany. Arch Toxicol. 2009;83:947-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The type of industry contributed to genotoxic DNA damage and DNA damage was not unequivocally associated to PAH on the individual ..
  34. de Marco R, Marcon A, Rava M, Cazzoletti L, Pironi V, Silocchi C, et al. Proximity to chipboard industries increases the risk of respiratory and irritation symptoms in children: the Viadana study. Sci Total Environ. 2010;408:511-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The present findings suggest that emissions from chipboard industries might have a serious impact on children's health status and should therefore be reduced and closely monitored. ..
  35. Koh D, Kim T, Jang S, Ryu H. Dust exposure and the risk of cancer in cement industry workers in Korea. Am J Ind Med. 2013;56:276-81 pubmed publisher
    Cement is used widely in the construction industry, though it contains hazardous chemicals such as hexavalent chromium...
  36. Thakor N. Bench to beside: motivation for university industry partnership. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;2009:154-6 pubmed publisher
    ..University based personnel, faculty and students, priorities basic bench research. On the other side, industry, particularly startups, prioritize technology development for clinical and commercial translation...
  37. Alexander L, Crawford T, Mendiondo M. Occupational status, work-site cessation programs and policies and menthol smoking on quitting behaviors of US smokers. Addiction. 2010;105 Suppl 1:95-104 pubmed publisher
    ..When occupational status and work-place smoking policies are controlled for, smokers of menthol cigarettes in the United States appear to have similar self-reported life-time rates of attempts to stop smoking to non-menthol smokers. ..
  38. Village J, Ostry A. Assessing attitudes, beliefs and readiness for musculoskeletal injury prevention in the construction industry. Appl Ergon. 2010;41:771-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This information can be used to target ergonomics interventions in this industry.
  39. Lutful Kabir S. The role of probiotics in the poultry industry. Int J Mol Sci. 2009;10:3531-46 pubmed publisher
    The increase of productivity in the poultry industry has been accompanied by various impacts, including emergence of a large variety of pathogens and bacterial resistance...
  40. Schmid K, Danuser B, Riediker M. Nanoparticle usage and protection measures in the manufacturing industry--a representative survey. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2010;7:224-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The goal was to evaluate the current level of nanoparticle usage in Swiss industry as well as health, safety, and environmental measures, and the number of potentially exposed workers...
  41. Schneider N, Sebrié E, Fernandez E. The so-called "Spanish model" - tobacco industry strategies and its impact in Europe and Latin America. BMC Public Health. 2011;11:907 pubmed publisher
    To demonstrate the tobacco industry rationale behind the "Spanish model" on non-smokers' protection in hospitality venues and the impact it had on some European and Latin American countries between 2006 and 2011...
  42. Zeleke Z, Moen B, Bratveit M. Lung function reduction and chronic respiratory symptoms among workers in the cement industry: a follow up study. BMC Pulm Med. 2011;11:50 pubmed publisher
    ..The high prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms and reduction in lung function is probably associated with high cement dust exposure. Preventive measures are needed to reduce the dust exposure. ..
  43. Singh L, Bhardwaj A, Deepak K. Occupational exposure in small and medium scale industry with specific reference to heat and noise. Noise Health. 2010;12:37-48 pubmed publisher
    ..It is recommended that there is a strong need to implement the standard of working hours as well as heat stress and noise control measures. ..
  44. Bahey El Din M, Gahan C. Lactococcus lactis: from the dairy industry to antigen and therapeutic protein delivery. Discov Med. 2010;9:455-61 pubmed
    ..Finally we describe recent work evaluating living versus dead L. lactis vectors with particular emphasis on the use of Gram-positive Enhancer Matrix (GEM) particles as a novel delivery system. ..
  45. Rice J. The global reorganization and revitalization of the asbestos industry, 1970-2007. Int J Health Serv. 2011;41:239-54 pubmed
    The intent of this essay is to highlight the global reorganization of the asbestos industry over the period 1970-2007...
  46. Villeneuve S, Fevotte J, Anger A, Truong T, Lamkarkach F, Gaye O, et al. Breast cancer risk by occupation and industry: analysis of the CECILE study, a population-based case-control study in France. Am J Ind Med. 2011;54:499-509 pubmed publisher
    ..Odds ratios for women ever employed in an occupation or industry were adjusted for well-established risk factors for breast cancer...
  47. Kang S, Kim E. Occupational diseases in Korea. J Korean Med Sci. 2010;25:S4-12 pubmed publisher
    ..the year 2000, musculoskeletal disorders became a major problem especially in assembly lines in the manufacturing industry and they were expanded to the service industry. Mental diseases related to job stress have increased...
  48. Ovsiannikov D, Selinski S, Lehmann M, Blaszkewicz M, Moormann O, Haenel M, et al. Polymorphic enzymes, urinary bladder cancer risk, and structural change in the local industry. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2012;75:557-65 pubmed publisher
    ..NAT2 genotypes were distributed equally among cases and controls (63% slow acetylators). Fewer GSTT1 negative genotypes were present in cases (17%) than in controls (20%). ..
  49. Holden C, Hawkins B, McCambridge J. Cleavages and co-operation in the UK alcohol industry: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:483 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the industry is far from being monolithic, comprising a range of producers and retailers with varying and diverse interests...
  50. McHugh M, Symanski E, Pompeii L, Delclos G. Prevalence of asthma by industry and occupation in the U.S. working population. Am J Ind Med. 2010;53:463-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of asthma among working adults in the U.S. by industry and occupation...
  51. Zinner D, Bolcic Jankovic D, Bjankovic D, Clarridge B, Blumenthal D, Campbell E. Participation of academic scientists in relationships with industry. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009;28:1814-25 pubmed publisher
    Relationships between academic researchers and industry have received considerable attention in the past twenty years. However, current data on the prevalence, magnitude, and trends in such relationships are rare...
  52. Ciccolini M, Dahl J, Chase Topping M, Woolhouse M. Disease transmission on fragmented contact networks: livestock-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Danish pig-industry. Epidemics. 2012;4:171-8 pubmed publisher
    ..and persistence of livestock-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) in the Danish pig-industry associated with this trade network...
  53. Lee J, Mahendra S, Alvarez P. Nanomaterials in the construction industry: a review of their applications and environmental health and safety considerations. ACS Nano. 2010;4:3580-90 pubmed publisher