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- Jerrett, Michael; Brook, Robert; White, Laura F.; Burnett, Richard T.; Yu, Jeffrey; Su, Jason; Seto, Edmund; Marshall, Julian; Palmer, Julie R.; Rosenberg, Lynn; Coogan, Patricia F.
- Environment international 2017 v.102 pp. 42-47
- African Americans; United States Environmental Protection Agency; air pollution; air quality; disease incidence; insulin resistance; models; nitrogen dioxide; noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; oxidative stress; ozone; particulates; prediction; quality of life; women; United States
- ... Ozone is a ubiquitous air pollutant with increasing concentrations in many populous regions. Toxicological studies show that ozone can cause oxidative stress and increase insulin resistance. These pathways may contribute to metabolic changes and diabetes formation. In this paper, we investigate the association between ozone and incident type 2 diabetes in a large cohort of African American women.W ...
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- Gullón, Pedro; Varela, Carmen; Martínez, Elena Vanessa; Gómez-Barroso, Diana
- Environment international 2017 v.102 pp. 230-235
- climate change; climatic factors; epidemiology; hepatitis A; monitoring; public health; rain; risk; satellites; snow; storms; waterborne diseases; Spain; United States
- ... There is growing concern of how climate change could affect public health, due to the increase number of extreme climate events. Hence, the study of the role that climate events play on the distribution of waterborne diseases, like Hepatitis A, could be key for developing new prevention approaches.To investigate the association between climate factors and Hepatitis A in Spain between 2010 and 2014 ...