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Page last update: 25/12/2008

Fifth Framework Programme
Quality of Life - Key Action 4: environment and health

A series of European Union-backed research projects focusing on the socio-economic aspects of the life sciences and biotechnologies sectors are presented below. These projects, listed with their title and contract number, were carried out during the Fifth Framework Programme (1998-2002) under the Quality of Life programme, and relate to the environment and health.

Effects of outdoor and indoor air pollution on the development of allergic disease in children - QLK4-CT-2000-00073

Road traffic and aircraft noise exposure and children's cognition and health: exposure-effect relationships and combined effects - QLK4-CT-2000-00197

Environmental influences and infection as aetiological agencies in Atopy and Asthma in young children - QLK4-CT-2000-00263

Noise and Industrial Chemicals: Interaction effects on hearing and balance - QLK4-CT-2000-00293

Respiratory Allergy and Inflammation Due to Ambient Particles - A European-wide Assessment - QLK4-CT-2000-00792

Development of advice to the EC on the risk to health of the general public from the use of security and similar devices employing pulsed electromagnetic fields - QLK4-CT-1999-01214

Noise pollution health effects reduction - QLK4-CT-1999-01287

Prevention of allergy-risk factors for sensitisation in children related to farming and anthroposophic life style - QLK4-CT-1999-01391

Fragrance chemical allergy: a major environmental and consumer health problem in Europe - QLK4-CT-1999-01558

Health effects of particles from motor engine exhaust and ambient air pollution - a European collaborative project - QLK4-CT-1999-01582

New bio-markers of oxidative stress to humans: a role in developing new strategies for human protection against environmental (UVA) damage to skin - QLK4-CT-1999-01590

Mechanism of toxicity of asbestos substitute mineral fibers: new approaches to hazard and risk assessment - QLK4-CT-1999-01629

Last update: 25 December 2008 | Top