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

Abstract 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…

Holiday Travel Watch

In Support of Quality Holiday Travel Introduction to HolidayTravelWatch HolidayTravelWatch (HTW) has for many years worked with a diverse number of Organisations and Campaigners on common issues. Since 2006/7, we have continued that tradition with our colleagues from the Aerotoxic or Contaminated Aircraft Cabin Air Lobby. In June 2012, along with our colleagues, we presented…