Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
- Air pollutants enhance rhinoconjunctivitis symptoms in pollen-allergic individualsM Riediker
Institute for Hygiene and Applied Physiology, Environmental Hygiene Section, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:311-8. 2001..Little is know about the relation of airborne pollen allergens to nasal and ocular symptoms in combination with air pollutants...
- Exposure to particulate matter, volatile organic compounds, and other air pollutants inside patrol carsMichael Riediker
Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Environ Sci Technol 37:2084-93. 2003..Elevated pollutant levels were related to locations with high traffic volumes. Our results point to combustion engine emissions from other vehicles as important sources of air pollutants inside the car...
- Particulate matter exposure in cars is associated with cardiovascular effects in healthy young menMichael Riediker
Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:934-40. 2004..5) were smaller and less significant. The observations in these healthy young men suggest that in-vehicle exposure to PM(2.5) may cause pathophysiologic changes that involve inflammation, coagulation, and cardiac rhythm...
- Effect of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on a state highway patrol trooper's heart rate variabilityMichael Riediker
Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:83-5. 2005..On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States. By coincidence, a North Carolina highway patrol trooper was wearing an ambulatory ECG Holter monitor at this time as part of an air pollution study...
- Exhaled breath condensate pH is increased after moderate exerciseMichael Riediker
Institute for Occupational Health Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland
J Aerosol Med 20:13-8. 2007..It could prevent the observation of a lowered EBC-pH that results from an inflammatory response...
- Cardiovascular effects of fine particulate matter components in highway patrol officersMichael Riediker
Institute for Work and Health, Lausanne, Switzerland
Inhal Toxicol 19:99-105. 2007..Copper, sulfur, aldehydes, calcium, and chromium or compounds containing these elements seem to directly contribute to the inflammatory, coagulatory, and cardiac response to PM2.5 from traffic in the investigated patrol troopers...
- Contribution of fine particulate matter sources to indoor exposure in bars, restaurants, and cafesB J Daly
Institute for Work and Health Institut universitaire romand de Santé au Travail, University of Lausanne and University of Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland
Indoor Air 20:204-12. 2010..Second, it implies that creating non-smoking sections, and using natural ventilation, is not sufficient to bring PM(2.5) to levels that imply no harm for employees and non-smoking clients...
- Nanoparticle usage and protection measures in the manufacturing industry--a representative surveyKaspar Schmid
Institut Universitaire Romand de Sante au Travail, University of Lausanne and University of Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland
J Occup Environ Hyg 7:224-32. 2010..Noting the current low use of nanoparticles, there is still time to proactively introduce protective methods. If the predicted "nano-revolution" comes true, now is the time to take action...