Vol. 27 (Suppl 2) 2006 Neuro endocrinology letters

Genetic predisposition and health effect of occupational exposure to asbestos.

OBJECTIVES: As asbestos presents a direct genetic hazard for humans, a small-scale molecular epidemiological study was conducted to monitor 61 subjects long-term exposed to asbestos in comparison with 49 town controls and 21 control subjects from administration of the same factory.

RESULTS: Asbestos exposed worke.....