Air pollution linked to heritable genetic mutations
- Beware the Air: An Anti-Aging Advisory on Air Quality Health Hazards. Klatz, Ronald; Goldman, Robert // Townsend Letter;Nov2013, Issue 364, p120
The article offers the authors' insight on studies about the effects of poor air quality on human health, suggesting that people should make efforts to limit their exposure to polluted air. They cite a study in Europe which revealed that risk of lung cancer and adenocarcinoma may increase from...
- Lung cancer, smoking, and environment: A cohort study of the Danish population. Engholm, Gerda; Palmgren, Finn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/18/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7041, p1259
Reports on the results of a study on the effects of air pollution and occupation on lung cancer in Denmark. Difference in lung cancer incidence between people living in Copenhagen and in rural areas; Smoking as the main factor in regional differences in lung cancer incidence.
- Killer houses. // UNESCO Courier;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 47 Issue 7/8, p58
Reports on information provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which claims that 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year are caused by air pollution in homes, offices, and factories. Radon, tobacco smoke, asbestos; Dust, mold, mildew; Ventilation rates in buildings; New bill...
- Pollution risk. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Dec2013 Supplement Bulletin, p3
The article reports that according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (lARC) air pollution causes lung cancer.
- Outdoor Air Pollution and Lung Cancer. Cohen, Aaron J. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Aug2000 Supplement 4, Vol. 108, p743
Provides epidemiologic evidence for the association of outdoor air pollution in the development of lung cancer. Sources of outdoor air pollution; Carcinogens known in urban and rural ambient air; Errors in the measurement of air pollution exposure.
- EH Update. // Journal of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p42
Reports developments related to environmental health in the United States as of January 2001. Role of the tumor promoting toxin phorbol ester in the development of lung cancer; Association of air pollution with health effects; Influence of genetics on lead poisoning in the body.
- Vanadium pentoxide induces pulmonary inflammation and tumor promotion in a strain-dependent manner. Rondini, Elizabeth A.; Walters, Dianne M.; Bauer, Alison K. // Particle & Fibre Toxicology;2010, Vol. 7, p9
Background: Elevated levels of air pollution are associated with increased risk of lung cancer. Particulate matter (PM) contains transition metals that may potentiate neoplastic development through the induction of oxidative stress and inflammation, a lung cancer risk factor. Vanadium pentoxide...
- Something in the Air. // Time;3/29/1954, Vol. 63 Issue 13, p68
The article discusses research on the cause of lung cancer. It references a study by Paul Kotin and colleagues, published in the "Archives of industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine." Study authors utilized black mice to examine why lung cancer is more prevalence among city dwellers. They...
- The roles of smoking and cooking emissions in lung cancer risk among Chinese women in Hong Kong. Wang, X. -R.; Chiu, Y. -L.; Qiu, H.; Au, J. S. K.; Yu, I. T. -S. // Annals of Oncology;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p746
Background: We conducted this caseâ€“control study to evaluate smoking effect on lung cancer conditional on the level of exposure to cooking emissions and to explore whether there is a joint effect of these two risk factors.