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Late shifts and heavy loads at work might impact fertility in women

1/20/2017
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Ovarian function might be affected by non-daytime shifts and heavy lifting at work, a study published by Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) reveals. While occupational hazards have been shown to reduce fecundity, this is the first time biomarkers of fecundity were directly measured in women who have physically demanding jobs or work evening/night/rotating shifts. They were undergoing IVF treatment at a fertility centre, in an analysis conducted over a decade. In this podcast,...

Duration:00:13:36

Trends in incidence of occupational diseases in Europe. EPICOH Best Paper winner

9/2/2016
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In this first Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) podcast, we explore a study that “helped put European occupational disease statistics back on the map”. Malcolm Sim, OEM Editor-in-Chief, interviews Jill Stocks, the corresponding author of the EPICOH 2015 Best Paper winner, “Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012”. According to...

Duration:00:13:06