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Drinking Water


Presentation

  • The present results suggest that bioassays are useful tools for evaluation of the efficiency of different treatment steps in DWTPs in reducing toxic activities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Five systems detected perchlorate levels equal to 4 µg/L and are therefore not presented in this table.[federalregister.gov]
Vietnamese
  • Background: More than 70 million Vietnamese rely on small-scale farming for some form of household income. Water on many of those farms is contaminated with waste, including animal manure, partly due to non-sustainable waste management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Muscle Weakness
  • Besides dental and skeletal fluorosis, other manifestations such as nervousness, depression and muscle weakness have been reported in connection with high fluoride intake.[eawag.ch]
Keratosis
  • Symptoms of arsenicosis range from skin disorders (melanosis, keratosis) to cardiovascular diseases, cancer and the impairment of the neurodevelopment of children.[eawag.ch]

Treatment

  • A total of 220 primary caregivers were interviewed concerning their household water treatment practices and mindset related to water treatment six months after the campaign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Etiology

  • Sixty-nine percent of the reported illnesses occurred in four outbreaks in which the etiology was determined to be either a chemical or toxin or the parasite Cryptosporidium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The etiology of the condition appears to be voluntary hyperhydration with hypotonic solutions combined with moderate sweat sodium chloride losses.[web.archive.org]

Epidemiology

  • Prostate cancer incidence data from 2009 to 2013 for Iowa were obtained from Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results' SEER*Stat software.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Absent, inadequate, or inappropriately managed water and sanitation services expose individuals to preventable health risks.[who.int]
  • OBJECTIVE: Introduction: Prevention of dental diseases in children is the priority item on the modern dentistry agenda.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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