Environmental health and ecotoxicology
1. The effect of short-term of fine particles on daily respiratory emergency in cities contaminated with wood smoke

R. Torres; N. Baker; G. Bernal; F. Peres; A. Maldonado; D.D. Caceres

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 15-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The goal of this study is to evaluate in a time-series study the short-term effects of particulate matter-2.5exposure on respiratory emergency visits in six central-southern Chilean cities highly contaminated by wood smoke. METHODS: Association was assessed using both distributed ...  Read More

Environmental health and ecotoxicology
2. Carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic health risks of arsenic exposure in drinking water in the rural environment

D. Mahan; O. Waissbluth; D. Caceres

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 165-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.03

Abstract
  Carcinogenic and systemic health effects of arsenic exposure in drinking water are well documented. This study estimated the risk associated with chronic consumption of water with high concentrations of arsenic in children and adults living in six Andean locations, in Chile. Concentrations of arsenic ...  Read More