Urinary nickel excretion in populations living in the proximity of two russian nickel refineries: a Norwegian-Russian population-based study.

@article{SmithSivertsen1998UrinaryNE,
  title={Urinary nickel excretion in populations living in the proximity of two russian nickel refineries: a Norwegian-Russian population-based study.},
  author={Tone Smith-Sivertsen and Valeri Tchachtchine and Eiliv Lund and Vladimir Bykov and Yngvar Thomassen and Tor Norseth},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1998},
  volume={106},
  pages={503 - 511}
}
The Russian nickel refineries located in the cities of Nikel and Zapolyarny close to the Norwegian border are responsible for extensive sulfur dioxide and nickel pollution, as well as severe ecological damage in both countries. The aim of our study was to investigate human nickel exposure in the populations living on both sides of the Norwegian-Russian… CONTINUE READING