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Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease 2014

7 November, 2014

This BTS one day short course on Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease is organised by Dr Chris Barber, Centre for Workplace Health, Sheffield and Professor Paul Cullinan, National Heart...

Podcast: Pneumococcal vaccination for welders

1 October, 2014

Thorax deputy editor Paul Cullinan talks to David Coggon, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, about pneumococcal vaccination for welders.  Read the full article at: http...

Allergies: A rash of Euroenthusiasm

5 September, 2014

The European Union's Common Agricultural Policy gets a lot of flak. Critics lambast it for illogical subsidies, onerous regulations and vast expense. It might even cause allergies.

In 2003...

Blog from Anne-Marie Russell for British Lung Foundation for IPF week

1 May, 2014

Anne-Marie explains the importance of fighting IPF as a community.  As she explains: "When I was a lecturer in university an opportunity came up to work on a funded research project in...

Paul Cullinan on isocyanate sensitisation

19 February, 2014

In response to a query from an occupational health-related question, Paul explained that there was no evidence of skin sensitisation causing respiratory allergy. 

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Lane Lecture 2013 - Paul Cullinan Occupational Asthma: Too much of a bad thing

1 November, 2013

“Bakers’ asthma in the UK is increasing, and it isn’t surprising given what we were told during this lecture. But the problem could be reduced significantly if well known measures are applied to...

Herrings: good to eat, not to inhale

1 August, 2013

Proteins in the air, like those from fish and flour, are more likely to cause problems because they are allergenic, says Dr Joanna Szram, a Consultant in occupational lung disease at the Royal...

A-Z Allergy Survival Guide

1 November, 2012

Foods which are rich in antioxidants appear to protect against hay fever say British scientists who studied the diets of 700 children on Crete.

Eight out of 10 youngsters ate fresh fruit or...