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Hair and toenail arsenic concentrations of residents living in areas with high environmental arsenic concentrations.
Surface soil and groundwater in Australia have been found to contain high concentrations of arsenic. The relative importance of long-term human exposure to these sources has not been established.Expand
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Cancer incidence and high environmental arsenic - concentrations in rural populations: results of an ecological study
A number of ecological studies have suggested associations between arsenic in drinking water and increased rates of some cancers. To investigate associations in areas with high environmental arsenicExpand
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Maternal exposure to metals--concentrations and predictors of exposure.
A variety of metals are important for biological function but have also been shown to impact health at elevated concentrations, whereas others have no known biological function. Pregnant women are aExpand
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The short‐term effects of air pollution on daily mortality in four Australian cities
Objective: To examine the short‐term health effects of air pollution on daily mortality in four Australian cities (Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney), where more than 50% of Australians reside.
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Cadmium, lead and mercury exposure in non smoking pregnant women.
Recent literature suggests that exposure to low concentrations of heavy metals may affect both maternal and child health. This study aimed to determine the biological heavy metals concentrations ofExpand
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Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in pregnant women.
Bisphenol A is a chemical that is present in a number of products and types of food packaging. Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A may cause behavioural changes in young children. The aim of this studyExpand
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Investigation of the relationship between low environmental exposure to metals and bone mineral density, bone resorption and renal function.
Environmental exposure to metals has been linked to adverse health outcomes. Exposure to cadmium has been associated with decreased bone density, an increased risk of osteoporotic fracture andExpand
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Estimating maternal and prenatal exposure to glyphosate in the community setting.
Glyphosate is a herbicide in common use, in both agricultural and residential settings. Controlled residue studies show that glyphosate persists in food crops, allowing for the potential of a largeExpand
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Assessing urinary levoglucosan and methoxyphenols as biomarkers for use in woodsmoke exposure studies.
A major contributor to particle concentrations in urban airsheds is domestic woodsmoke and smoke arising from wildfires or management burns. Particle concentrations in urban airsheds have beenExpand
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Concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in residential dust samples from Western Australia.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are one of the most common types of brominated flame retardants applied to foams, plastics and textiles to prevent fires. These flame retardants are nowExpand
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