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Twenty five year mortality and air pollution: results from the French PAARC survey.
TLDR
Urban air pollution assessed in the 1970s was associated with increased mortality over 25 years in France and consistent patterns for lung cancer and cardiopulmonary causes were observed.
August 2003 heat wave in France: risk factors for death of elderly people living at home.
TLDR
People with pre-existing medical conditions were likely to be vulnerable during heat waves and need information on how to adjust daily routines to heat waves, according to the findings of the case-control survey in France.
Mortality in 13 French cities during the August 2003 heat wave.
TLDR
The daily trend in mortality rates during the 2003 heat wave in 13 of France's largest cities was observed, with disparities from +4% (Lille) to +142% (Paris).
Birth Weight and Prenatal Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE): A Meta-analysis within 12 European Birth Cohorts
TLDR
The findings suggest that low-level exposure to PCB (or correlated exposures) impairs fetal growth, but that exposure to p,p´-DDE does not.
The Impact of Heat Islands on Mortality in Paris during the August 2003 Heat Wave
TLDR
The results support the influence of night temperatures on the health impact of heat waves in urban areas and have the potential to identify areas with higher risk of death, which could inform intervention decisions by key stakeholders.
Summary of the mortality impact assessment of the 2003 heat wave in France.
TLDR
France experienced a record-breaking heat wave between 2 and 15 August 2003, which resulted in an excess of 14 800 deaths between 1 and 20 August, and deaths linked to heat were the most important.
Satellite monitoring of summer heat waves in the Paris metropolitan area
Summer warming trends in Western Europe are increasing the incidence, intensity and duration of heat waves. They are especially deadly in large cities owing to population density, physical surface
Twenty five year mortality and air pollution: results from the French PAARC survey
TLDR
Urban air pollution assessed in the 1970s was associated with increased mortality over 25 years in France, and consistent patterns for lung cancer and cardiopulmonary causes were observed.
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