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What does DE stand for?

DE stands for Diesel Exhaust

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Ironically, against this backdrop, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSE) and the National Cancer institute (NCI), released the Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study (DEMS) in 2012, a deeply flawed and expensive endeavor to examine the potential health effect of diesel exhaust exposure on miners working in nonmetal mines dating back over a half century.
The (expert) working group found that diesel exhaust is a cause of lung cancer and also noted a positive association with an increased risk of bladder cancer," it said in a statement.
The message from our study is that exposure to diesel exhaust for just a short time period of two months could give even normal tissue the potential to develop a tumor," explains Qinghua Sun, assistant professor of environmental health sciences.
Diesel exhaust includes carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, sulphur oxides, hydrocarbons and unburned carbon particles.