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  1. Biomarkers of environmental tobacco smoke in preschool children ad their mothers.

    Article - En anglais


    Adverse health effects attributable to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) include respiratory illness and lung cancer in nonsmokers.

    There is accumulating evidence that children may be at heightened risk of cancer later in life as a result of exposure to carcinogens during their early development.

    It is of concern that as many as 9 million American children under the age of 5 years may be exposed to ETS.


    Our goal was to assess whether levels of cotinine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-albumin (PAHalbumin) are associated with ETS exposure in children and in women of reproductive age, after accounting for background exposures to PAHs in the diet, workplace, and the home environment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme passif, Age préscolaire, Mère, Tumeur maligne, Bronchopulmonaire, Facteur risque, Carcinogène, Cotinine, Composé aromatique polycyclique, Hydrocarbure, Marqueur biologique, Etude cohorte, Epidémiologie, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Bronche pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Passive smoking, Preschool age, Mother, Malignant tumor, Bronchopulmonary, Risk factor, Carcinogen, Polycyclic aromatic compound, Hydrocarbon, Biological marker, Cohort study, Epidemiology, New York, United States, North America, America, Human, Bronchus disease, Lung disease, Respiratory disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0016239

    Code Inist : 002B11A. Création : 09/06/1995.