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- U.K. activists form coalition. SCOTT, ALEX // Chemical Week;12/2/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 45, p24
Focuses on a coalition of environmental activist groups calling for the creation of a chemicals licensing system. Campaign against chemicals suspected of being endocrine disrupters; Remarks from the coalition.
- Pollution chokes `lungs' of the Mediterranean. Luke, Anthony // New Scientist;10/5/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1789, p11
Reports on a survey by the environmental group Greenpeace which shows pollution has caused the decline in a type of sea grass in the Mediterranean. Specific causes; The serious environmental implications if the sea grass is destroyed; Countries attempting to stop the loss.
- Environmental Sensitivities: Prevalence of Major Symptoms in a Referral Center: The Nova Scotia Environmental Sensitivities Research Center Study. Joffres,, Michel R.; Williams,, Tim; Sabo,, Brenda; Fox, Roy A. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Feb2001, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p161
Deals with phenomenon of environmental sensitivities. Multiple chemical sensitivities; Most common symptoms among individuals with chemical sensitivity; Content validity for the Environmental Health Center questionnaire.
- RIVERS OF DOUBT. Underwood, Anne // Newsweek;6/4/2007, Vol. 149 Issue 23, p58
The article focuses on the water supply in the U.S. The article discusses chemical compounds called endocrine disrupters, found in items such as cosmetics and antibacterial soaps, which often wind up in water and may affect human health. The article also discusses the effects of such compounds...
- Artificial Intelligence and Primary Prevention of Health Hazards Related to Changes of Elements in the Environment. Tadeusiewicz, R.; Dobrowolski, J. W. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies;2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p349
Some methods of artificial intelligence are evaluated in relation to development of medical elementology and primary prevention of health hazards related to antropogenic changes in the natural environment and the human food chain, diet, etc. Searching for a new paradigm of the cross-disciplinary...
- The Beat. Dooley, Erin E. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Apr2001, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p11
Reports developments related to environmental health as of April 2001. Use of naphthalene in chemical manufacturing; Physical description of the Eco-friendly dorms; Effects of smoke pollution from agricultural and cooking fires on environmental condition.
- Temporal and seasonal variation in the occurrence of chemical incidents. Olowokure, B.; Saunders, P. J.; Dyer, J. A.; Kibble, A. J. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p177
Aims: To determine whether there were temporal or seasonal patterns in the occurrence of chemical incidents reported to the West Midlands Chemical Incident Surveillance System, UK. Methods: A retrospective analysis of reports maintained on a computerised database was carried out for information...
- Comment: Toward a Coordinated System for the Surveillance of Environmental Health Hazards. Hertz-picciotto, Irva // American Journal of Public Health;May96, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p638
The rapid increases in the numbers and quantities of chemicals released into the environment have been accompanied by a lack of adequate prerelease testing for adverse health outcomes. Environmental health surveillance is used both to track changes in exposures that are known to have adverse...
- A Short-Term Sublethal In Situ Sediment Assay with Chironomus riparius Based on Postexposure Feeding. Soares, S.; Cativa, I.; Moreira-Santos, M.; Soares, A. M. V. M.; Ribeiro, R. // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p163
A short-term, sublethal, and cost-effective in situ sediment toxicity assay for routine assessments with the midge Chironomus riparius Meigen, based on postexposure feeding, was developed and evaluated. An inexpensive and easy-to-use assay chamber was designed. A sediment toxicity assay was...