Why female artists and scientists are at risk of obstructive lung disease
By Michael Woodhead
7 May 2019
Women exposed to aromatic solvents while working as painters, sculptors or lab technicians are at high risk of lung function decline and obstructive airways disease, Australian research shows. Men are also at risk of lung function decline through occupational exposure to aromatic solvents in painting, electrical, mining and construction trades, according to novel findings from ...