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Mortality risk attributable to high and low ambient temperature: a multicountry observational study
Summary Background Although studies have provided estimates of premature deaths attributable to either heat or cold in selected countries, none has so far offered a systematic assessment across theExpand
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Global Variation in the Effects of Ambient Temperature on Mortality: A Systematic Evaluation
Background: Studies have examined the effects of temperature on mortality in a single city, country, or region. However, less evidence is available on the variation in the associations betweenExpand
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Concentrated ambient air particles induce vasoconstriction of small pulmonary arteries in rats.
The objective of this study was to determine whether short-term exposures to concentrated ambient particles (CAPs) alter the morphology of small pulmonary arteries in normal rats and rats withExpand
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American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society International Multidisciplinary Consensus Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias. This joint statement of the American
Executive Summary Objectives Participants Evidence Validation Key Messages Introduction Rationale for a Change in the Approach to Classification of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias Development of aExpand
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Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities.
BACKGROUND The systematic evaluation of the results of time-series studies of air pollution is challenged by differences in model specification and publication bias. METHODS We evaluated theExpand
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Air pollution from biomass burning and asthma hospital admissions in a sugar cane plantation area in Brazil
Objective: To evaluate the association between the total suspended particles (TSPs) generated from preharvest sugar cane burning and hospital admission due to asthma (asthma hospital admissions) inExpand
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Air pollution and the respiratory system.
Over the past 250 years-since the Industrial Revolution accelerated the process of pollutant emission, which, until then, had been limited to the domestic use of fuels (mineral and vegetal) andExpand
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Urban air pollution and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-related emergency department visits
Background: Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can have recurrent disease exacerbations triggered by several factors, including air pollution. Visits to the emergencyExpand
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Cardiac arrhythmia emergency room visits and environmental air pollution in São Paulo, Brazil
Objectives: Air-pollution exposure has been associated with increased cardiovascular hospital admissions and mortality in time-series studies. We evaluated the relation between air pollutants andExpand
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Impact of outdoor biomass air pollution on hypertension hospital admissions
Background This study aimed to evaluate the association between the total suspended particles (TSP) generated from burning sugar cane plantations and the incidence of hospital admissions fromExpand
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