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Diseases Associated With Aggregate Mining. Diseases Associated With Aggregate Mining. Oct 02 2019nbsp018332Miners are at risk of developing a lung disease called pneumoconiosis because of their regular exposure to airborne respirable dust and miners with five or more years mining experience who are exposed to exhaust from diesel engines have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer ...

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CDC Mining Topic Respiratory Diseases NIOSH. Oct 16, 2020 CWP is associated with coal mining, but silicosis can affect workers in many types of mines and quarries, including coal mines Medical treatment cannot cure these diseases, so preventing them – through controlling respirable dust exposure –

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Emerging Diseases Associated with Mining: A Study of

The prevalence of mining related diseases were skin problems (39.2%), numbness in the palm and feet (34.2% and 33.8% respectively), respiratory problems (18.1%) and tremors (16.9%). About 68.8% of the miners worked with mercury and the majority burned amalgam or melted gold daily or at least once a

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with

2021-1-27  Disease prevalence varies with geographic location. This research pursues a medical geographic perspective and examines the spatial variations in disease patterns between Obuasi, a gold mining town and Asankrangwa, a non gold mining town in Ghana, West Africa. Political ecology/economy and the human ecology frameworks are used to explain the prevalence of diseases.

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2019-11-1  emerging diseases associated with mining: a study of small scale mining communities in ghana . by . kwasi safo boakye (10701690) this dissertation is submitted to the university of ghana, legon in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of master of public health degree.

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with

Reddy, Sumanth G., A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with Mining and Non-Mining Communities: A Case Study of Obusai and Asankrangwa, Ghana. Master of Science (Geography), August 2005, 79 pp., 5 tables, 14 illustrations, 68 titles. Disease prevalence varies with geographic location. This research pursues a

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2021-5-19  Miners also have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer when exposed to exhaust from diesel engines for five or more years. Pneumoconioses (meaning dusty lung) can cause impairment, disability and premature death. The two main types of pneumoconioses that affect miners are coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) and silicosis.

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The disease with the highest support (38.9%) was esophageal reflux disease (ICD-9-CM 530.81), which is not surprising since the connection between this and PEH has been well documented [1–4]. Table 1shows the 10 diseases with the highest support and the diagnostic groups to which they were assigned.

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2014-6-16  Environmental Impacts of Aggregate and Stone Mining in New Mexico. The results of his study showed that the primary environmental impacts from aggregate and stone mining in New Mexico are degraded air quality and associated health effects, resulting from airborne emissions from both the stack and the disturbed areas at these mines.

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Aggregate is mined from the earth, either dug out of pits or blasted out of quarries. This process has many significant environmental impacts. [1] Creating the pits or quarries requires the removal of virtually all natural vegetation, top soil and subsoil to reach the aggregate

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Emerging Diseases Associated with Mining: A Study of

The prevalence of mining related diseases were skin problems (39.2%), numbness in the palm and feet (34.2% and 33.8% respectively), respiratory problems (18.1%) and tremors (16.9%). About 68.8% of the miners worked with mercury and the majority burned amalgam or melted gold daily or at least once a

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with

Disease prevalence varies with geographic location. This research pursues a medical geographic perspective and examines the spatial variations in disease patterns between Obuasi, a gold mining town and Asankrangwa, a non gold mining town in Ghana, West Africa. Political ecology/economy and the human ecology frameworks are used to explain the prevalence of diseases.

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with

Reddy, Sumanth G., A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with Mining and Non-Mining Communities: A Case Study of Obusai and Asankrangwa, Ghana. Master of Science (Geography), August 2005, 79 pp., 5 tables, 14 illustrations, 68 titles. Disease prevalence varies with geographic location. This research pursues a

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A data mining and survey study on diseases associated

2006-1-1  Because of the transactional nature of the data, association rule mining was used to discover diseases that are associated with PEH. Since we filtered the dataset for transactions with PEH, we used support as our measure. It was performed with Classification Based on Associations (CBA, School of Computing, National University of Singapore) [8 ...

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2019-11-1  emerging diseases associated with mining: a study of small scale mining communities in ghana . by . kwasi safo boakye (10701690) this dissertation is submitted to the university of ghana, legon in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of master of public health degree.

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on

2014-6-16  Environmental Impacts of Aggregate and Stone Mining in New Mexico. The results of his study showed that the primary environmental impacts from aggregate and stone mining in New Mexico are degraded air quality and associated health effects, resulting from airborne emissions from both the stack and the disturbed areas at these mines.

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2012-12-11  When companies break up materials during mining, the dust can release a variety of heavy metals commonly associated with health problems. As dust, these minerals (such as the asbestos-like mineral riebeckite) can be absorbed into lung

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Mining the literature for genes associated with placenta ...

2020-11-9  Mining the literature for genes associated with placenta-mediated maternal diseases Laritza M. Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Stephanie M. Morrison, MPH, Kathleen Greenberg, ... associated diseases, and the functions and processes involved in the development and function of placenta in a ... aggregate, annotate, and store information from the raw text (8).

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Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative disease

2004-7-1  Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), Huntington's disease (HD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and prion diseases are increasingly being ...

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Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African ...

The trends in silicosis in gold miners at autopsy clearly demonstrate the failure of the gold mines to adequately control dust and prevent occupational respiratory disease. The two case series of diamond and platinum mine workers contribute to the evidence for the risk of asbestos-related diseases i

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Emerging Diseases Associated with Mining: A Study of

The prevalence of mining related diseases were skin problems (39.2%), numbness in the palm and feet (34.2% and 33.8% respectively), respiratory problems (18.1%) and tremors (16.9%). About 68.8% of the miners worked with mercury and the majority burned amalgam or melted gold daily or at least once a

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A data mining and survey study on diseases associated

2006-1-1  Because of the transactional nature of the data, association rule mining was used to discover diseases that are associated with PEH. Since we filtered the dataset for transactions with PEH, we used support as our measure. It was performed with Classification Based on Associations (CBA, School of Computing, National University of Singapore) [8 ...

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with

Disease prevalence varies with geographic location. This research pursues a medical geographic perspective and examines the spatial variations in disease patterns between Obuasi, a gold mining town and Asankrangwa, a non gold mining town in Ghana, West Africa. Political ecology/economy and the human ecology frameworks are used to explain the prevalence of diseases.

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Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative disease

2004-7-1  Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), Huntington's disease (HD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and prion diseases are increasingly being ...

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A data mining and survey study on diseases associated

T1 - A data mining and survey study on diseases associated with paraesophageal hernia. AU - Yang, Jianji. AU - Logan, Judith. PY - 2006. Y1 - 2006. N2 - Paraesophageal hernia is a severe form of hiatal hernia, characterized by the upward dislocation of the gastric fundus into the thoracic cavity.

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Noninfectious dermatological diseases associated with chronic exposure to mine tailings in a Peruvian district August 2008 British Journal of Dermatology 159(1):169-74

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Population Cancer Risks Associated with Coal Mining: A ...

2013-8-15  Background Coal is produced across 25 states and provides 42% of US energy. With production expected to increase 7.6% by 2035, proximate populations remain at risk of exposure to carcinogenic coal products such as silica dust and organic compounds. It is unclear if population exposure is associated with increased risk, or even which cancers have been studied in this regard.

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Mining the Proteome Associated with Rheumatic and ...

2020-4-23  A steady increase in the incidence of osteoarthritis and other rheumatic diseases has been observed in recent decades, including autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, and Sjögren’s syndrome. Rheumatic and autoimmune diseases (RADs) are characterized by the inflammation of joints,

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Respiratory diseases associated with coal mining: a 5-year ...

Topics: Carvão, Doenças Respiratórias, Mineração, Coal, Mining, Respiratory Diseases Publisher: 'Universidade de Sao Paulo, Agencia USP de Gestao da Informacao Academica (AGUIA)' Year: 2018

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IOT based wearable sensor for diseases prediction and ...

2020-1-29  Humans with good health condition is some more difficult in today’s life, because of changing food habit and environment. So we need awareness about the health condition to the survival. The health-support systems faces significant challenges like lack of adequate medical information, preventable errors, data threat, misdiagnosis, and delayed transmission. To overcome this problem,

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