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Fungal Contamination Assessment in Portuguese Elderly Care Centers
Individuals spend 80–90% of their day indoors and elderly subjects are likely to spend even a greater amount of time indoors. Thus, indoor air pollutants such as bioaerosols may exert a significantExpand
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Characterizing the fungal and bacterial microflora and concentrations in fitness centres
Fitness centres are special places where conditions for microbiological proliferation should be considered. Moisture due to human perspiration and water condensation as a result of human physicalExpand
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Determination of Airborne Nanoparticles in Elderly Care Centers
According to numerous studies, airborne nanoparticles have a potential to produce serious adverse human health effects when deposited into the respiratory tract. The most important parts of the lungExpand
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Integration of Biomonitoring and Instrumental Techniques to Assess the air Quality in An Industrial Area Located in the Coastal of Central Asturias, Spain
Throughout the world, epidemiological studies were established to examine the relationship between air pollution and mortality rates and adverse respiratory health effects. However, despite the yearsExpand
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Indoor and Outdoor Biomonitoring Using Lichens at Urban and Rural Primary Schools
Monitoring particulate matter (PM) and its chemical constituents in classrooms is a subject of special concern within the scientific community in order to control and minimize child exposure.Expand
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Levels and Spatial Distribution of Airborne Chemical Elements in a Heavy Industrial Area Located in the North of Spain
The adverse health effects of airborne particles have been subjected to intense investigation in recent years; however, more studies on the chemical characterization of particles from pollutionExpand
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Selenium content in selected Portuguese foodstuffs
In the present study, selenium contents for some selected food items commonly consumed in Portugal are presented. Food items, i.e., meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, cereals, fruits and vegetablesExpand
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On the Beneficial Role of Silicon to Organisms: A Case Study on the Importance of Silicon Chemistry to Metal Accumulation in Yeast
Silicon is involved in numerous important structural and functional roles in a wide range of organisms, including diatoms, plants, and humans, but clear mechanisms have been discovered only inExpand
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Accurate assessment of whole-body retention for PRRT with (177)Lu using paired measurements with external detectors.
The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of the results of whole-body measurements by comparison with the urine collection method in the PRRT with (177)Lu and furthermore to develop a moreExpand
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