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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Overview of environmental contaminant exposures and health outcomes. Wednesday 22 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 15:40-17:00
Auditorium 2
15:40-17:00 Oral presentations
Chair: Lars-Otto Reiersen & Anita Evenset
Abiotic and biotic drivers of Arctic food web contaminant bioaccumulation in a changing climate
Katrine Borgċ*1,2, Jostein Starrfelt2, Jesper Christensen3, Anders Ruus2, Kaj Hansen3, Anita Evenset4, Geir Wing Gabrielsen5
1University of Oslo, Norway, 2Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Norway, 3Aarhus University, Denmark, 4Akvaplan niva, Norway, 5Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
15:40-15:55
Significant reduction in mercury and POP concentrations in pregnant women due to dietary recommendations in the Faroe Islands
Pál Magni Weihe
The Faroese Hospital System, Faroe Islands
15:55-16:10
Human exposure to persistent organic pollutantsand associated health effects: A 10-year follow-upstudy in the coastal indigenous population in the ArcticRussia.
Valerii Chashchin*1, Jon-Oyvind Odland2, Olga Popova3
1Northwest State Medical University named after I. Mechnikov, Russia, 2University of Tromsǿ, Norway, 3Northern State Medical University, Russia
16:10-16:25
Impact of dietary exposure to food contaminants and genetic heterogeneities on the risk of Parkinson's disease
Maria Skaalum Petersen*1, Jónrit Halling1, Sára Bech1, Lene Wermuth3, Pál Weihe1, Philippe Grandjean2
1Department of Occupational Medicine and Public Health, the Faroese Hospital System, Faroe Islands, 2Environmental Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 3Department of Neurology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
16:25-16:40
Literature reviews on the association between environmental exposures and health outcomes
Pentti Nieminen1
1Medical Informatics and Statistics Research Group, University of Oulu, Finland, 2University of Eastern Finland, Finland, 3Thule Institute, University of Oulu, Finland
16:40-16:55