The Role of Global Air Pollution in Aging and Disease

Global Air Pollution in Aging: Reading Smoke Signals is a complete reference connecting environmental pollution research to the human aging process. Since 1800, lifespans have more than doubled as infections declined and medicine improved. But the 20th century introduced a new global scourge of air pollution from fossil fuels with the potential to damage arteries, hearts and lungs that has been related to chronic exposure of air pollution from fossil fuels. Risk areas of study include childhood obesity, brain damage associated with air pollution, increased risk for autism in children and dementia in older adults. In humans and animals, air pollution stimulates chronic inflammation in different organs, and genetic vulnerability to air pollution is being recognized, particularly for carriers of the Alzheimer risk gene ApoE4. Connects environmental pollution research to the human aging process Raises new issues relevant to the controversies on air pollution and global warming, challenging assumptions that lifespan will continue to increase in the 21st Century Examines the burden of air pollution to disadvantaged populations, with anticipated greater impact in developing countries which rely on fossil fuels for economic development in future decades

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  • Author : Caleb E. Finch
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 218 pages
  • ISBN : 0128131039
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Role of Global Air Pollution in Aging and Disease

The Role of Global Air Pollution in Aging and Disease
  • Author : Caleb E. Finch
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Role of Global Air Pollution in Aging and Disease

Global Air Pollution in Aging: Reading Smoke Signals is a complete reference connecting environmental pollution research to the human aging process. Since 1800, lifespans have more than doubled as infections declined and medicine improved. But the 20th century introduced a new global scourge of air pollution from fossil fuels with the potential to damage arteries, hearts and lungs that has been related to chronic exposure of air pollution from fossil fuels. Risk areas of study include childhood obesity, brain damage associated

Global Health Risks

Global Health Risks
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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This publication is a comprehensive assessment of leading risks to global health. It provides detailed global and regional estimates of premature mortality, disability and loss of health attributable to 24 global risk factors.--Publisher's description.

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Air Pollution and Its Application in Public Health

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Air Pollution and Its Application in Public Health
  • Author : Lixin Li,Xiaolu Zhou,Weitian Tong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 November 2019
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Spatiotemporal Analysis of Air Pollution and Its Application in Public Health reviews, in detail, the tools needed to understand the spatial temporal distribution and trends of air pollution in the atmosphere, including how this information can be tied into the diverse amount of public health data available using accurate GIS techniques. By utilizing GIS to monitor, analyze and visualize air pollution problems, it has proven to not only be the most powerful, accurate and flexible way to understand the atmosphere,

WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality

WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from risks due to a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. The substances considered in this review, i.e. benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, naphthalene, nitrogen dioxide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (especially benzo[a]pyrene), radon, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene, have indoor sources, are known in respect of their hazardousness to health and are often found indoors in concentrations of health concern. The guidelines are targeted at public health professionals

The Right of the Child to a Clean Environment

The Right of the Child to a Clean Environment
  • Author : Agata Fijalkowski,Malgosia Fitzmaurice
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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This title was first published in 2000: A discussion on the right of a child to a clean environment. It links two important contemporary issues: human rights and the environment. The volume consists of the extended versions of some of the papers which were presented at a workshop on "The Right of a Child to a Clean Environment", held at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, in 1997, and there are also some additional contributions. The workshop participants included Michael

Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management

Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management
  • Author : Jiuping Xu,Mitsuo Gen,Asaf Hajiyev,Fang Lee Cooke
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 July 2017
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This book is organized in 2 volumes and 6 parts. Part I is Big Data Analytics, which is about new advances of analysis, statistics, coordination and data mining of big data; Part II is Information Systems Management, which is about the development of big data information system or cloud platform. Part III is Computing Methodology with Big Data, which is about the improvements of traditional computation technologies in the background of big data; Part IV is Uncertainty Decision Making, which is about

Air Pollution, Global Change and Forests in the New Millennium

Air Pollution, Global Change and Forests in the New Millennium
  • Author : D.F. Karnosky,K.E. Percy,A.H. Chappelka,C. Simpson,J. Pikkarainen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 December 2003
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The chapters in this book present a snapshot of the state of knowledge of air pollution effects at the beginning of the 21st century. From their different disciplines, a distinguished collection of authors document their understanding of how leaves, trees, and forests respond to air pollutants and climate change. Scenarios of global change and air pollution are described. The authors describe responses of forests to climate variability, tropospheric ozone, rising atmospheric CO2, the combination of CO2 and ozone, and deposition

Communities in Action

Communities in Action
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 April 2017
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In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also