Environmental Health Perspectives - Volume 102, issue Suppl 4

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Electronic ISSN
1552-9924
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0091-6765

Abstract

Between 1979 and 1985, an international technical focus was placed upon potential human health effects associated with exposure to diesel emissions. A substantial data base was developed on the composition of diesel emissions; the fate of these emissions in the atmosphere; and the effects of whol

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 102, no. Suppl 4, 1994

Abstract

Exact measurements or modeling of human exposures to environmental pollutants are of crucial importance for a realistic evaluation of public health risks. Current concepts, however, often use assumptions that result in overly conservative assessments of public health risks. Too frequently the dos

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 102, no. Suppl 4, 1994

Abstract

Epidemiological studies on the effect of urban air pollution on lung cancer were surveyed. Overall, the studies from many countries point to a smoking-adjusted risk in urban areas over countryside areas that is higher by a factor of up to 1.5. The extent to which urban air pollution contributes t

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 102, no. Suppl 4, 1994