Age adjustment in ecological studies: using a study on arsenic ingestion and bladder cancer as an example
- Increased Childhood Mortality and Arsenic in Drinking Water in Matlab, Bangladesh: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Rahman, Mahfuzar; Sohel, Nazmul; Yunus, Mohammad; Chowdhury, Mahbub Elahi; Hore, Samar Kumar; Zaman, Khalequ; Bhuiya, Abbas; Streatfield, Peter Kim // PLoS ONE;Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, Special section p1
Background: Arsenic in drinking water was associated with increased risk of all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular death in adults. However, the extent to which exposure is related to all-cause and deaths from cancer and cardiovascular condition in young age is unknown. Therefore, we...
- Shrimp shell solution for arsenic pollution. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Aug2012, Issue 854, p20
The article discusses research on how to incorporate the aluminium oxide and titanium dioxide nanopowders into small beads of chitosan, a polymer made from the shells of crustaceans, to remove arsenic contamination in drinking water, by Julie Zimmerman and colleagues, published in "Water Research."
- New concerns over arsenic in water. De Lange, Cat // New Scientist;6/9/2012, Vol. 214 Issue 2868, p17
The article discusses the results of a study by researcher Joshua Hamilton and colleagues of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts about the health risks associated with arsenic in drinking water.
- Total Fluid and Water Consumption and the Joint Effect of Exposure to Disinfection By-Products on Risk of Bladder Cancer. Michaud, Dominique S.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Cantor, Kenneth P.; Villanueva, Cristina M.; Garcia-Closas, Monteserrat; Rothman, Nathaniel; Malats, Nuria; Real, Francisco X.; Serra, Consol; Garcia-Closas, Reina; Tardon, Adonina; Carrato, Alfredo; Dosemeci, Mustafa; Silverman, Debra T. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Nov2007, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p1569
BACKGROUND: Findings on water and total fluid intake and bladder cancer are inconsistent; this may, in part, be due to different levels of carcinogens in drinking water. High levels of arsenic and chlorinated by-products in drinking water have been associated with elevated bladder cancer risk in...
- Removal of arsenic from drinking water using dual treatment process. Roy, Pankaj; Majumder, Arunabha; Banerjee, Gourab; Roy, Malabika; Pal, Somnath; Mazumdar, Asis // Clean Technologies & Environmental Policy;Apr2015, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1065
This paper focuses on determining an efficient and simple method to remove arsenic from groundwater. Arsenic is a naturally occurring element widely distributed in the earth's crust. Arsenic is very toxic when found in large quantities in drinking water. This report documents the selected...
- Bladder Cancer Risk Higher in Painters, Study Shows. // Renal & Urology News;Sep2010, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p9
The article offers information on a meta-analysis of 41 studies that involve over 2,900 bladder cancer cases and death among painters which suggests that they are 28% more prone compared to the members of the general population to develop bladder cancer.
- Research & Markets: Medical Devices Report - Timely Review on the Sector Through In-Depth Interviews with Leading Analysts & Top Management in the Industry. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/21/2011, p962
The article offers information on the "Bladder Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, Q4 2010," an additional report on the review offerings of Research and Market.
- In this issue. Bosman, Fred // Virchows Archiv;Jun2015, Vol. 466 Issue 6, p609
An introduction to the journal is presented which discusses various reports within the issue on topics including response to rectal cancer to neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy, histomorphology and molecular characteristics of HER2-expressing urothelial bladder cancer, and relationships between...
- Groundwater arsenic in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. Lotter, Jason T.; Lacey, Steven E.; Lopez, Ramon; Socoy Set, Genaro; Khodadoust, Amid P.; Erdal, Serap // Journal of Water & Health;Sep2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p533
In the Municipality of Chimaltenango, Guatemala, we sampled groundwater for total inorganic arsenic. In total, 42 samples were collected from 27 (43.5%) of the 62 wells in the municipality, with sites chosen to achieve spatial representation throughout the municipality. Samples were collected...