Cognitive impairment and associated loss in brain white microstructure in aircrew members exposed to engine oil fumes – June 2016

Cabin air in airplanes can be contaminated with engine oil contaminants. These contaminations may contain organophosphates (OPs) which are known neurotoxins to brain white matter. However, it is currently unknown if brain white matter in aircrew is affected. We investigated whether we could objectify cognitive complaints in aircrew and whether we could find a neurobiological…

9th Anniversary of Aerotoxic Association – 18th June 2016 – ‘A Dirty little secret’

The Aerotoxic Association was founded on 18th June 2007 at the Houses of Parliament, London, UK. The original aims & objectives have not changed: Formal acceptance that serious ill health can be caused after human exposure to oil fumes in confined spaces. Appropriate medical treatment be given to victims – both aircrew and passengers. Campaigning for the…