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The paper presents a study of organochlorine compounds in street dust, an often forgotten aspect of urban environmental pollution. Six different polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and eighteen organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) were monitored in terms of levels, distribution, seasonal variation and health risks. Street dust samples were collected from fifteen urban locations in Novi Sad including schools, recreational areas, residential and industrial zones. Street dust concentration of PCBs ranged from less than the limit of detection (
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Name: The Science of the total environment
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The occurrence of toxic metals and metalloids associated with mine tailings is a serious public health concern for communities living in mining areas. This work explores the relationship between metal...
In this study, for exploring the relationship between selected magnetic properties and heavy metal contamination of street dust in Shanghai, China, 160 samples from five different functional areas (in...
Street dust samples were collected from 31 sampling sites in urban area of Chengdu. The distribution characters of OPEs were analyzed in line with functional districts and industrial layout of the cit...
To investigate the particle size distribution, spatial variation, and corresponding health risks of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in indoor environments, composite settled dust samples were ...
The study is focussed on two main questions: 1. The importance of dampness of the building and home dust as a factor of the subjects= responses. 2. Can measures used in KL...
House dust mite allergy is a common problem, resulting in asthma, chronic swelling of the eyes, and running nose. We test a possibility to immunize subjects sensitized against house dust m...
No information was yet available over the effect of levocetirizine in children under 12 years. The aim of this double-blind, placebo-controlled study was to assess the efficacy and safety ...
Textile workers are exposed to various harmful substances during work, including cotton dust, which is the dust present in air during the handling or processing of cotton. Previous researc...
The aim of the study is to assess the effect of specific immunotherapy (SIT) to dust mites on clinical symptoms, reliever drugs usage, inhaled glucocorticosteroid usage, quality of life, l...
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Sudden onset water phenomena with different speed of occurrence. These include flash floods, seasonal river floods, and coastal floods, associated with CYCLONIC STORMS; TIDALWAVES; and storm surges.
Seasonal suspension of insect growth development. It can be either induced by environmental cues (e.g., PHOTOPERIOD) or as a facultative part of the life cycle in order to time development with seasonal changes.
Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
Species of European house dust mite, in the family PYROGLYPHIDAE. It is the most commonly found house dust mite.
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