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Hydroxyl radical generation by coal mine dust: possible implication to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP).
Because apoptosis is believed to play an essential role in the inflammation associated with one pneumoconiosis, acute silicosis, and because inflammation increased as CYP1A1 activity decreased in the rat model of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (Ghanem et al.
The recent study conducted by NIOSH shows that coal miners with exposure to dust with less time in the mines and at a younger age are getting coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
However, coal mining causes environmental problems such as acid mine drainage, whereas the inhaled coal particles at the work place may lead to the development of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP; Castranova and Vallyathan 2000; Demchak et al.
Oxidative stress arising from cigarette smoking and long-term exposure to dust and particles causes chronic airway inflammation, which is essential to the development of many lung diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
Occupationally related asthma and COPD far exceeds death rates for coal workers' pneumoconiosis, asbestosis and mesothelioma.
Silica dust and coal dust can result in a more diffuse fibrotic process on the chest X-ray, rather than the more commonly observed or classically described discrete nodular lesions of silicosis and coal workers' pneumoconiosis (15,16).