Chemikalienbelastung des Menschen: Lancierung einer Biomonitoring-Studie

Ein Pilotprojekt mit dem Ziel, die Auswirkungen von gewissen Chemikalien auf die Gesundheit besser zu verstehen, läuft dieses Jahr an. Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 10. Mai 2017 Kenntnis von einem Bericht des Eidgenössischen Departements des Innern (EDI) genommen, der dieses Projekt lanciert. Je nach den Ergebnissen dieser Pilotphase könnte ein landesweites Programm ins Auge gefasst werden. Quelle: Chemikalienbelastung des Menschen: Lancierung einer Biomonitoring-Studie
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Health effects of the financial crisis: lessons from Greece – The Lancet Public Health

Remarkably, 8 years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the consequences for health are still being debated, even in Greece, the country most severely affected by the economic downturn. There can be few better indications of the low priority accorded to health within governments than the difference between the concerted efforts dedicated to understanding the state of the economy and the apparent scarcity of concern about the health of populations. Economists are still divided about t...
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Global and regional health effects of future food production under climate change: a modelling study – The Lancet

One of the most important consequences of climate change could be its effects on agriculture. Although much research has focused on questions of food security, less has been devoted to assessing the wider health impacts of future changes in agricultural production. A study finds that the health effects of climate change from changes in dietary and weight-related risk factors could be substantial, and exceed other climate-related health impacts that have been estimated. Quelle: Global and regi...
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Changes in mortality inequalities over two decades: register based study of European countries | The BMJ

Changes in mortality have played out in terms of inequalities in mortality. According to this study, absolute inequalities in mortality among men fell in Sweden, Scotland, England and Wales, Switzerland, and Spain (Barcelona). Quelle: Changes in mortality inequalities over two decades: register based study of European countries | The BMJ
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