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


  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. The system dynamic model of the labor migrant policy in economic growth affected by COVID-19

S. Kozlovskyi; D. Bilenko; M. Kuzheliev; R. Lavrov; V. Kozlovskyi; H. Mazur; A. Taranych

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 95-106


  At the end of 2019, the new virus called Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) spread widely from China all over the world. In March 2020 the World Health Organization declared a new virus outbreak as “a global pandemic”, and recommended social distancing and quarantine. Most countries in Europe ...  Read More

Environmental health and ecotoxicology
3. 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


  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

Environmental health and ecotoxicology
4. Contamination profile of heavy metals in marine fish and shellfish

M.A. Salam; S.C. Paul; S.N.B.M. Noor; S.A. Siddiqua; T.D. Aka; R. Wahab; E.R. Aweng

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 225-236


  Rapid industrialization along with advanced agricultural activities led to the contamination in aquatic environment with heavy metals. Heavy metals ultimately pass into human body through having aquatic animals like fish, prawn and crab. In this study, accumulation of heavy metals (zinc, copper, iron, ...  Read More