Impact of diurnal temperature range on human health: a systematic review.

  title={Impact of diurnal temperature range on human health: a systematic review.},
  author={Jian Cheng and Zhiwei Xu and Rui Zhu and Xu Wang and Liu Jin and Jian Song and Hong Su},
  journal={International journal of biometeorology},
  volume={58 9},
Increasing epidemiological studies have shown that a rapid temperature change within 1 day is an independent risk factor for human health. This paper aimed to systematically review the epidemiological evidence on the relationship between diurnal temperature range (DTR) and human health and to propose future research directions. A literature search was conducted in October 2013 using the databases including PubMed, ScienceDirect, and EBSCO. Empirical studies regarding the relationship between… CONTINUE READING
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