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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 146 avhandlingar innehållade orden health hazards.
Sammanfattning : Migrants often experience worse mental health after migration than natives in Sweden. Using survey, register and peer-reviewed published data, the five studies of this thesis explored the mental health variation of different migrant groups settled in Sweden, including by the timing of migration, level of integration and region of origin. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Air pollution has adverse effects on human health. The respiratory system is the most exposed and short-term changes in air pollution levels have been associated with worsening of asthma symptoms and increased rates of heart attacks and stroke. Air pollution in cities due to traffic is the major concern, as many people are exposed. LÄS MER
3. Novel Methods for Sampling, Characterization and Analysis of Airborne Street Particles in a Health Perspective
Sammanfattning : Over the last decades, there has been much attention on air quality, especially in urban environments. A significant factor effecting the air quality in the urban environment is airborne particulate matter (PM). Long-term exposure to PM causes increased risk for heart disease, decreased lung function, exacerbation of asthma, and lung cancer. LÄS MER
4. Child labour and health hazards: chemical exposure and occupational injuries in Nicaraguan children working in a waste disposal site
Sammanfattning : About 600 children and teenagers work at Managua's landfill, the largest in Nicaragua. They collect and sort waste at the open dump, which covers an area of 7 km2 on the outskirts of the city on the shores of Lake Managua. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Many rural municipalities in Sweden are facing challenges like depopulation, decreased economy, and difficulties in recruiting staff. Living and working in rural areas may involve adverse working conditions and higher risks of ill-health. LÄS MER