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Heavy metals concentrations in fish and shellfish from eastern Mediterranean Sea: consumption advisories.
  • C. Copat, G. Arena, +4 authors M. Ferrante
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
  • 1 March 2013
The present study evaluate concentrations of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), lead (Pb), manganese (Mn), nickel (Ni), vanadium (V) and zinc (Zn) in fish and shellfish from the Gulf ofExpand
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Heavy Metals Concentrations in Fish from Sicily (Mediterranean Sea) and Evaluation of Possible Health Risks to Consumers
Cadmium, lead, mercury and chromium concentrations in fish muscle tissue taken from various Sicilian areas were detected. Fish caught in Siracusa, nearby a petrochemical industrial area, were moreExpand
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Determination of illegal antimicrobials in aquaculture feed and fish: An ELISA study
Abstract Antimicrobials are added to the feed or drinking water of food-producing animals to reduce susceptibility to infection, accelerate weight gain, or reduce the amount of food required to gainExpand
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Prevention of healthcare associated infections: medical and nursing students' knowledge in Italy.
BACKGROUND The training of health workers is a key issue for the prevention of healthcare associated infections. OBJECTIVES To evaluate knowledge of nursing and medical students concerning theExpand
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Mortality and morbidity due to exposure to outdoor air pollution in Mashhad metropolis, Iran. The AirQ model approach.
In the past two decades, epidemiological studies have shown that air pollution is one of the causes of morbidity and mortality. In this study the effect of PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2 and O3 pollutants onExpand
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Evaluation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) attributed to atmospheric O3, NO2, and SO2 using Air Q Model (2011-2012 year).
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an important disease worldwide characterized by chronically poor airflow. The economic burden of COPD on any society can be enormous if not managed. WeExpand
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Evaluation of Heavy Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Mullus barbatus from Sicily Channel and Risk-Based Consumption Limits
Our study is a preliminary step to evaluate water contamination of the Mediterranean Sea surrounding Lampedusa island and health risks for fish consumers. We analyzed muscle tissue of Mullus barbatusExpand
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A review of AirQ Models and their applications for forecasting the air pollution health outcomes
This paper provides a brief review on air quality models with respect to several aspects such as prediction of health effects. Expand
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Health impacts quantification of ambient air pollutants using AirQ model approach in Hamadan, Iran
ABSTRACT Iranian western cities, including Hamadan, have been experiencing Middle East Dust Storms (MEDS) phenomenon problems in recent years, so the air quality is getting worse every year in theseExpand
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Acute myocardial infarction and COPD attributed to ambient SO2 in Iran
ABSTRACT Acute myocardial infarction (MI) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are important diseases worldwide. Inhalation is the major route of short‐term exposure to air sulfur dioxideExpand
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