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  • Chemicals
  • The article, entitled "Perfluorinated Chemicals as Emerging Environmental Threats to Kidney Health: A Scoping Review," will appear online at http://cjasn.asnjournals.org/ on September 13, 2018. (newswise.com)
  • Synthetic chemicals (environmental pollutants, food additives) are widely used for many industrial purposes and consumer-related applications, which implies, through manufactured products, diet, and environment, a repeated exposure of the general population with growing concern regarding health disorders. (mdpi.com)
  • However, the effect that the chronic exposure to environmental pharmaceuticals chemicals adds to the effects of other chemicals in the cocktail is still not studied. (wikipedia.org)
  • For breast cancer, the list of environmental risk factors includes the individual person's development, exposure to microbes, "medical interventions, dietary exposures to nutrients, energy and toxicants, ionizing radiation, and chemicals from industrial and agricultural processes and from consumer products. (wikipedia.org)
  • While CYP2E1 itself carries out a relatively low number of these reactions (~4% of known P450-mediated drug oxidations), it and related enzymes CYP1A2 and CYP3A4 are responsible for the breakdown of a large number of toxic environmental chemicals and carcinogens that enter the body, in addition to basic metabolic reactions such as fatty acid oxidations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relevance
  • however, little is known on the toxicological relevance of the mucus/pollutant interplay, even though mucus is increasingly recognized as essential in gut homeostasis. (mdpi.com)
  • detection
  • Biosensors are poised to make a large impact in environmental, food, and biomedical applications, as they clearly offer advantages over standard analytical methods, including minimal sample preparation and handling, real-time detection, rapid detection of analytes, and the ability to be used by non-skilled personnel. (platekompaniet.no)
  • In the book, distinguished researchers from around the world show how portable and handheld nanosensors, such as dynamic DNA and protein arrays, enable rapid and accurate detection of environmental pollutants and pathogens. (platekompaniet.no)
  • analysis
  • Patent analysis of bioremediation could assist the scientists, stakeholders (technologists, business leaders, attorneys, etc.), policy planners and researchers to access technology updates, develop new process and product, plan future research strategies and take key decisions for developing R&D investment plans for more economic and environmental gain. (omicsonline.org)
  • Personnel at work in a chemical laboratory specialising in the analysis of environmental pollutants. (sciencephoto.com)
  • environment
  • The mission of NWFAN is to promote asthma-free childhoods, by connecting families to a network of local resources, by helping families reduce environmental triggers through education and outreach, and by advocating for every child's right to breathe clean air and live in an asthma-friendly environment. (healthyyouradio.com)
  • It is based on the ratio between predicted environmental concentration of the substance (PEC) and the highest concentration of the substance that does not have a harmful effect in the environment (PNEC). (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of these environmental factors are part of the physical environment, while others (such as diet and number of pregnancies) are primarily part of the social, cultural, or economic environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • soil
  • Out of 31 patent assignees, the United States Secretary of Agriculture obtained maximum patents followed by Exxon Research and Engineering Co. Comparison among technological groups indicated that maximum patents (33%) were associated with technologies for reclamation of contaminated soil followed by wastewater and sewage treatment technologies (22%) and use of micro-organisms (20%) natural as well as genetically engineered for bioremediation of environmental pollutants. (omicsonline.org)
  • break
  • Bioremediation involves naturally occurring organisms to break down or neutralize inorganic and organic pollutants into less toxic or nontoxic forms. (omicsonline.org)
  • Health
  • This work was supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Grant R21ES024428), the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (Grant R01GM088560), and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (Grants R01AR059085, R61AR073014, and T32AR07080). (eurekalert.org)
  • As a policy analyst and community advocate, the focus of her work has been on sustainability and environmental health, with Indian tribes, local governments and the community at large. (healthyyouradio.com)
  • Environmental Health Perspectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factors
  • Meanwhile, in recent years, there has been a growing interest in the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking. (eurekalert.org)
  • process
  • For example, amphibian tadpole metamorphosis is a TH-triggered and controlled developmental process, and has proven to be useful as a screening tool for environmental pollutants suspected of disrupting TH functions. (go.jp)
  • After these products are properly disposed, the process of treating them for minimizing environmental effect begins. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Member States which do not have representative measurements of the levels of pollutants for all zones and agglomerations shall undertake series of representative measurements, surveys or assessments in order to have the data available in time for implementation of the legislation referred to in Article 4(1). (europa.eu)
  • He measured pollutant levels in new cars that were sufficient to cause similar effects within minutes in controlled experiments by other researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1970s
  • In Central and Eastern Europe, socialist governments have generally prioritized industrial development over environmental protection, in spite of growing public and governmental environmental awareness in the 1960s and 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • writes
  • In analyzing environmental marginalization of Romani communities in Romania, anthropologist Enikő Vincze writes that "Environmental racism functions at the intersection of polluting the natural milieu, and of marginalizing social categories inferiorized by racial identification. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laurel Sefton MacDowell writes in her book An Environmental History of Canada that, "As early as the 1860s, a fishery inspector at Hamilton Harbour discovered that fish found along the shore tasted of coal oil and that dead ducks and muskrats were coated with oil from two refineries. (wikipedia.org)
  • fish
  • 3 Decomposer Ecosystem Population Community Niche Pollutant Storm Drain Prey Decay Competition Balance in Ecosystems School (of fish) Stormwater Activities Lake Ecosystems 1. (docplayer.net)
  • Depth of retention ponds is of critical importance, for removal of pollutants and the volume of fish that could be inhabiting the pond. (wikipedia.org)
  • natural
  • No matter how much our societies improve, accidents and natural disasters will still occur, and environmental challenges will be with us for generations, if not forever. (blogspot.com)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 21, 2010) The United States today filed two major Clean Air Act settlements to reduce air emissions from container glass and Portland cement plants throughout the country, announced Cynthia Giles, assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance and Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division. (epa.gov)
  • health
  • The liquid supplement consists of sunflower oil, lemon oil, and vitamin E. Vitamin E is a highly effective antioxidant which can help protect the body against free radicals such as environmental pollutants and has amazing benefits of maintaining skin health. (comunicati.net)
  • small
  • The Commission is being assisted in the technical work leading to proposals by a number of small Working Groups on individual pollutants. (europa.eu)
  • address
  • He worked closely with representatives from the network's eight regions to develop articles showing what NOAA is doing to address environmental issues in each region. (blogspot.com)
  • The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment was held from 10-12 March, it was a global platform initiated to inspire innovation to address rising challenges of environmental, economic and social sustainability. (wikipedia.org)
  • The grant allows the Healthy Homes program to address environmental triggers that contribute to illnesses, conduct education and outreach that furthers the goal of protecting families from environmentally induced illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Pollutants found in the air can interact with materials on woodblock prints and cause them to deteriorate at a quicker rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • conditions
  • multiple pathways might exist for biofilm development, even within a single species, and that environmental conditions may play a significant role (Karatan & Watnick, 2009). (micrornainhibitors.com)
  • Both of these respond to environmental conditions different, and require different conservation treatments depending on the chemical composition. (wikipedia.org)
  • industrial
  • This peripheral position, in which segregated Romani settlements and their inhabitants become viewed as de-territorialized zones "beyond the pale" of government responsibility and European Union citizenship, has been identified by some scholars as an aggravating factor in the prevalence of environmental hazards (such as proximity to industrial facilities and illegal or toxic waste dumps). (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • ABSTRACT Of the 188 hazardous air pollutants, or 'air toxics,' identified by the U.S. Clean Air Act, 18 were targeted as the most important in a 10-city pilot study conducted in 2001 and 2002 as part of the National Air Toxics Trend Sites Program. (environmental-expert.com)