Hanns Moshammer

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Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc UV "Indices"-What Do They Indicate?
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute for Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
  2. pmc Indoor- and outdoor-generated particles and children with asthma
    Hanns Moshammer
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A581; author reply A581. 2005
  3. pmc Smoking in pregnancy
    Hanns Moshammer
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A150. 2006
  4. pmc Acute and subacute effects of urban air pollution on cardiopulmonary emergencies and mortality: time series studies in Austrian cities
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Kinderspitalgasse 15, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4728-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Air quality as respiratory health indicator: a critical review
    Hanns Moshammer
    Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:241-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and surface of particulates as indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in public places in Austria
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:337-43. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Gas cooking is associated with small reductions in lung function in children
    H Moshammer
    Medical University of Vienna, Inst Environmental Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Respir J 36:249-54. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Air pollution: a threat to the health of our children
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute for Environmental HealthCentre for Public Health, Medical University, Vienna
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:93-105. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Indoor air in schools and lung function of Austrian school children
    Peter Wallner
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Environ Monit 14:1976-82. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Semivolatile compounds in schools and their influence on cognitive performance of children
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:628-35. 2013

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  1. pmc UV "Indices"-What Do They Indicate?
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute for Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
    ..A better understanding of the adverse and beneficial effects of UV radiation by wavelength would also improve medical counseling and health communication regarding individual health-supportive behavior...
  2. pmc Indoor- and outdoor-generated particles and children with asthma
    Hanns Moshammer
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A581; author reply A581. 2005
  3. pmc Smoking in pregnancy
    Hanns Moshammer
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A150. 2006
  4. pmc Acute and subacute effects of urban air pollution on cardiopulmonary emergencies and mortality: time series studies in Austrian cities
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Kinderspitalgasse 15, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4728-51. 2013
    ..Both components of urban air pollution are indicators of acute cardiopulmonary health risks, which need to be monitored and reduced, even below current standards. ..
  5. doi request reprint Air quality as respiratory health indicator: a critical review
    Hanns Moshammer
    Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:241-8. 2011
    ..To that end, an interdisciplinary approach is warranted. The proposed definition of air quality as a (respiratory) health indicator is workable, but correct interpretation depends on expert and local knowledge...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and surface of particulates as indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in public places in Austria
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, University of Vienna
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 207:337-43. 2004
    ..Tobacco smoke is a key source of indoor fine particles. Health policy must intervene to change the situation found at present in many public places in Austria...
  7. doi request reprint Gas cooking is associated with small reductions in lung function in children
    H Moshammer
    Medical University of Vienna, Inst Environmental Health, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Respir J 36:249-54. 2010
    ..There was some indication that allergic children were more affected by gas cooking. Under current housing conditions, gas cooking is associated with only small reductions in lung function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Air pollution: a threat to the health of our children
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute for Environmental HealthCentre for Public Health, Medical University, Vienna
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:93-105. 2006
    ..The first section deals with exposure data, the following sections with the evidence of health effects from epidemiology and toxicology leading to recommendations...
  9. doi request reprint Indoor air in schools and lung function of Austrian school children
    Peter Wallner
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Environ Monit 14:1976-82. 2012
    ..Although, in general, the quality of school indoor air was not worse than that reported for homes, effects on the respiratory health of children cannot be excluded. A multi-faceted strategy to improve the school environment is needed...
  10. doi request reprint Semivolatile compounds in schools and their influence on cognitive performance of children
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:628-35. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between school indoor air pollutants and cognitive performance in elementary school children, a multidisciplinary study was planned in all-day schools in Austria...
  11. doi request reprint Assessing lung function and respiratory health in schoolchildren as a means to improve local environmental conditions
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1095 Vienna, Austria
    J Public Health Policy 30:144-57. 2009
    ..Our study provides an example for a feasible strategy to provide local decision makers with recommendations based on scientific evidence and actual observations and to help them implement measures in accordance with CEHAPE...
  12. doi request reprint Estimated health impact of a shift from light fuel to residential wood-burning in Upper Austria
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse, Vienna, Austria
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:339-43. 2012
    ..4 million inhabitants per year for scenarios 2 and 3, respectively. Without adequate strategies for reducing the emissions of domestic heating facilities, replacement of fossil energy sources could lead to an increased health risk...
  13. doi request reprint Early prognosis of noise-induced hearing loss
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 72:85-9. 2015
    ..We present results of a prospective study evaluating the potential of temporary threshold shift (TTS) after a test exposure to predict NIHL...
  14. doi request reprint Gender aspects of recreational sun-protective behavior: results of a representative, population-based survey among Austrian residents
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 32:11-21. 2016
    ..Austrian melanoma incidence and mortality rates are constantly rising with higher rates in males. Thus, we aimed at investigating gender-specific recreational sun exposure habits among the Austrian population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heatwaves in Vienna: effects on mortality
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:223-7. 2007
    ..The hot summer of 2003 brought about increased mortality in southern and western Europe, highlighting the health impact of heatwaves. No Austrian mortality data have yet been reported for this summer period...
  16. doi request reprint Woodsmoke marker levoglucosan: kinetics in a self-experiment
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, ZPH, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 25:122-5. 2012
    ..Concerns on climate change are leading to the renaissance of wood burning and particulate exposures. Levoglucosan is used as a marker of woodsmoke in air and urine...
  17. pmc Perceived Relevance of Educative Information on Public (Skin) Health: Results of a Representative, Population-Based Telephone Survey
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:14260-74. 2015
    ..Providing resources that encourage pro-active counseling in every-day doctor-patient communication could increase skin health knowledge and sun-protective behavior, and thus, curb the rise in skin cancer incidence rates. ..
  18. doi request reprint Public (Skin) Health perspectives of gender differences in tanning habits and sun protective behaviour: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 127:124-31. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the current gender-specific attitudes and motives regarding sun tanning and sunlight protective behaviour among Austrian residents...
  19. doi request reprint Replacing fossil diesel by biodiesel fuel: expected impact on health
    Hans Peter Hutter
    a Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Environ Occup Health 70:4-9. 2015
    ..Since effects of PM2.5 and NO2 are not independent, a positive net effect is possible...
  20. doi request reprint 0033 Early predictors of noise-induced hearing loss
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 71:A62. 2014
    ..Earlier attempts to define predictors of NIHL before commencing occupational noise exposure have largely failed. From a preventive point of view it would be essential to study predictive factors...
  21. doi request reprint Exposure to ultrafine particles in hospitality venues with partial smoking bans
    Manfred Neuberger
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:519-24. 2013
    ..Health protection of non-smoking guests and employees from risky UFP concentration is insufficient, even in rooms labeled "non-smoking". Partial smoking bans with separation of smoking rooms failed...
  22. doi request reprint Tinnitus and mobile phone use
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 67:804-8. 2010
    ..There is anecdotal evidence of an link between mobile phone use and tinnitus, but so far there have been no systematic investigations into this possible association...
  23. ncbi request reprint Parental smoking and lung function in children: an international study
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute Environmental Health, ZPH, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1255-63. 2006
    ..Both prenatal and postnatal passive smoking have been linked with respiratory symptoms and asthma in childhood. Their differential contributions to lung function growth in the general children's population are less clear...
  24. pmc Dust and Cobalt Levels in the Austrian Tungsten Industry: Workplace and Human Biomonitoring Data
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
    ..Exposure estimates of individual workers are generally feasible in the examined plant, although some departments are not documented sufficiently enough. Additional information (expert knowledge) is needed to fill these gaps...
  25. pmc Temporal and spatial melanoma trends in Austria: an ecological study
    Daniela Haluza
    Center for Public Health, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna A 1090, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:734-48. 2014
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  26. pmc Sunbed Use Prevalence and Associated Skin Health Habits: Results of a Representative, Population-Based Survey among Austrian Residents
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna A 1090, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:231. 2016
    ..From a Public (Skin) Health perspective, the current research extends the understanding of prevailing leisure time skin health habits in adding data on prevalence of sunbed use in the general Austrian population. ..
  27. pmc Sun Exposure Prevalence and Associated Skin Health Habits: Results from the Austrian Population-Based UVSkinRisk Survey
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna A 1090, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
    ..Communicating individualized Public (Skin) Health messages might be the key to prevent photo-induced skin health hazards in light-skinned populations. The practical and theoretical implications of these findings are discussed. ..
  28. doi request reprint Diminished pulmonary function in long-term workers exposed to cotton dust determined in a cross-sectional study in small Pakistani enterprises
    Abdul Wali Khan
    Institute for Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Federal Government Polyclinic PGMI, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Occup Environ Med 72:722-7. 2015
    ..The respiratory health in workers of power looms has not been studied so far...
  29. doi request reprint Worldwide associations between air quality and health end-points: are they meaningful?
    Peter Wallner
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 27:716-21. 2014
    ..When we were asked, why air pollution is negatively correlated with cancer mortality, our first response (presumably the mortality data are not age-adjusted) was not sufficient to explain the paradox...
  30. doi request reprint 0034 Occupational exposure to mineral dust: Effects of on lung function in a nine-year study
    Hanns Moshammer
    Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Occup Environ Med 71:A62. 2014
    ..Further, the impact of implementation of stricter limit values for work-related contact with Quartz dust on lung function was evaluated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Health complaints and annoyances after moving into a new office building: a multidisciplinary approach including analysis of questionnaires, air and house dust samples
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:65-8. 2006
    ..Hence it cannot be ruled out that fine dust containing TBEP together with unfavorable indoor factors were responsible for the development of the complaints...
  32. pmc Connectedness to nature and public (skin) health perspectives: results of a representative, population-based survey among Austrian residents
    Daniela Haluza
    Institute of Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:1176-91. 2014
    ..The findings suggest to integrate hitherto neglected gender-specific Public (Skin) Health promotion when counselling on the manifold health advantages of outdoor activities. ..
  33. doi request reprint Nuclear anomalies in exfoliated buccal cells in Pakistani cotton weavers
    Abdul Wali Khan
    Institute for Environmental Health, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090 Vienna, Austria, Federal Government Polyclinic PGMI, Sector G, G 6 2, Luqman Hakeem Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan and
    Mutagenesis 30:613-9. 2015
    ..Long exposure may lead to chronic inflammation and cumulative damage of DNA in buccal stem cells that may indicate an increased risk of oropharyngeal cancer. ..
  34. doi request reprint Dust is in the air. Part II: Effects of occupational exposure to welding fumes on lung function in a 9-year study
    Daniela Haluza
    Center for Public Health, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Lung 192:111-7. 2014
    ..The objective of the present longitudinal study during a 9-year period was to investigate the annual changes of lung function in welders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exposure to multiple environmental agents and their effect
    Janna G Koppe
    Ecobaby Foundation and Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:106-13. 2006
    ..In this context, the danger of multiple exposures cannot be assessed from a single-chemical approach as used in classical toxicology...
  36. ncbi request reprint Today's epidemics in children: possible relations to environmental pollution and suggested preventive measures
    Peter van den Hazel
    Public Health Services Gelderland Midden, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:18-25. 2006
    ..Testicular dysgenesis syndrome. Type I and Type II diabetes. Asthma, atopy and hay fever. Autism. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learning disabilities. Cancer. Obesity. Hearing problems...
  37. ncbi request reprint The environmental health of children: priorities in Europe
    Moniek Zuurbier
    Public Health Services Gelderland Midden, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:291-307. 2007
    ..The project focused on air pollutants, carcinogens, neurotoxicants and noise. PINCHE was a multidisciplinary and multinational network of representatives from science, industry, NGOs, and consumer and patient organisations in Europe...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Suspended particulates and lung health]
    Manfred Neuberger
    Abteilung für Präventivmedizin, Institut für Umwelthygiene der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:8-12. 2004
    ..All these recent epidemiological findings will have consequences for occupational and ambient air PM standards...
  39. ncbi request reprint Public perception of risk concerning celltowers and mobile phones
    Hans Peter Hutter
    Department of Occupational and Social Health, Institute of Environment Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitiy of Vienna
    Soz Praventivmed 49:62-6. 2004
    ..The study was to examine whether or not neighbours of celltowers are particularly concerned about adverse health effects of mobile phones and their base stations...