Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Hazards Exposures and the Common Health and Safety Complaints Among Hospital Laundry Workers: A Comparative Study

    Emmanuel Nosa Omoijiade, Lucky Evbuomwan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 63-77
    Received: 8 July 2019
    Accepted: 30 July 2019
    Published: 10 September 2019
    Abstract: Healthcare workers are exposed to various hazards in their workplaces that pose threats to their health and safety, however, exposure depends on the job category and their work environment. In the healthcare facilities, occupational safety and health hazards can be grouped according to location or service offered. Contaminated laundry, noise, heat,... Show More
  • Application of Qualitative Information System in Assessing Household Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Behaviors in Rural Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Comparative Study

    Tahera Akter, Mahmudur Rahman, Mahfuzar Rahman

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: 27 January 2019
    Accepted: 6 September 2019
    Published: 24 September 2019
    Abstract: Ensuring the condition of water, and sanitation facilities is the early step to behavior change. However, mere provision of facilities does not ensure the desired behavioral change, thus health benefits. To improve health of the rural poor, the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) program of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) has been wo... Show More
  • Regulation of TGF-β1-Mediated Wnt/β-catenin Pathways Plays an Important Role in EMT-like Transformation Induced by Cadmium

    Yanlin Zhang, Jiandong Wu, Lulu Ren, Guning Wang, Lihong Yuan, Zhihui Zou

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 87-94
    Received: 18 November 2018
    Accepted: 13 December 2018
    Published: 11 October 2019
    Abstract: Backgrounds Some studies have reported that different dosage of cadmium (Cd) had a biphasic effect on cells viability, Cd at a dose of more than 20 μM can induce excessive apoptosis which past studies were mainly concentrated on while there has been few reports on a relatively lower dose of Cd causing abnormal proliferation. Kidney is the most sens... Show More