EFLU þing – Hús og heilsa – húsfyllir

EFLU þing 23.janúar 2017 EFLA verkfræðistofa hélt fagráðstefnu mánudaginn 23.janúar þar sem fjallað var um rakaskemmdir, myglu, byggingar og heilsufar. Húsfyllir var á ráðstefnunni og voru um 200 manns samankomnir til að hlýða á fyrirlesara dagsins sem fjölluðu um málefnin á þverfaglegum grunni. Erindin voru af margvíslegum toga og m.a. fjölluðu tveir læknar um heilsubrest […]

Svona ráðast stjórnvöld gegn mygluvandanum

Ráðuneyti og stofnanir undirbúa nú ýmsar breytingar sem eiga meðal annars að minnka líkur á að mygla komi upp í nýbyggðum húsum og að tryggja hagsmuni þeirra sem kaupa húsnæði sem reynist myglað.   Sem kunnugt er hefur heilsuspillandi myglusveppur náð að grassera á fjölda heimila hér á landi; bæði í nýbyggðum húsum og gömlum. Sumir […]

UST 2015: Inniloft, raki og mygla í híbýlum; Leiðbeiningar fyrir almenning

Umhverfisstofnun hefur gefið út leiðbeiningar fyrir almenning um raka og myglu, þær má nálgast hér.

Vísir 02.06.2015 – samantekt á kynningarfundi GRÓ

Sylgja Dögg hélt fyrirlestur á kynningarfundi GRÓ samtaka um tengsl myglu, raka og heilsu, hægt er að lesa samantekt  hér á visi.is

www.pressan.is janúar 2015

Fasteignaviðskipti– að kaupa köttinn í sekknum og síðan eiga á hættu að allt fari í hund og kött

27.júlí 2010

Policyholders of America (POA) released a consensus statement written by treating physicians and researchers in the field on the mechanism and treatment of illness found in people sickened by exposure to water-damaged buildings. This illness has been the subject of heated debate that has resulted in harsh allegations being lobbed at patie nts by experts […]

Black Rice May Be Cheap Source of Antioxidants

THURSDAY, Aug. 26 ( HealthDay News) — Blueberries and blackberries have high levels of antioxidants, which help the body deal with potentially dangerous cellular oxidation, but scientists say they’ve also found a cheaper source of antioxidants for consumers: black rice. “Just a spoonful of black rice bran contains more health promoting anthocyanin antioxidants than are […]

Weight Loss May Release Stored Toxins

Weight Loss May Release Stored Toxins Environmental pollutants trapped in fat cells could be released back into circulation when people shed a lot of weight, researchers said. www.medpagetoday.com According to data collected from among 1,099 adult participants age ≥40 in the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), serum concentrations of six persistent organic […]

ráðstefna 21-24 okt 2010

Practical, Effective and Advanced Treatments for the Environmental Factors that Contribute to Chronic Illnesses al Factors that Contribute to Chronic Illnesses Ráðstefna 21-24 október varðandi umhverfisáhrif og krónísk veikindi Sjá nánar…

Canada: 229 school inspections ordered Published Tuesday October 19th, 2010

Canada: 229 school inspections ordered Published Tuesday October 19th, 2010 Fredericton-area schools will be front and centre as the government undertakes a sweeping inspection of educational institutions across the province.

Nemendur í grunnskólum borgarinnar þjakaðir af loftleysi: Lausnin? Opna gluggana oftar

29. okt. 2010 Pressan: Nemendur í grunnskólum borgarinnar þjakaðir af loftleysi: Lausnin? Opna gluggana oftar Sjá nánar…

Nordic Indoor Air 2010

Nordic indoor air 2010 2-3 desember ráðstefna um inniloft í Stokkhólmi (SWESIAQ). Sensitivity-related illness: The escalating pandemic of allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity nov 2010 Sjá nánar…

Sensitivity-related illness okt 2010 Review

Sensitivity-related illness: The escalating pandemic of allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity.Resolution of SRI generally occurs on a gradual basis following the elimination of bioaccumulated toxicity and avoidance of further initiating adverse environmental exposures. Sjá nánar..

Associations between fungal species and water damaged building materials.

Associations between fungal species and water damaged building materials. Apríl 2011. Results can be used to develop new and resistant building materials, relevant allergen extracts and to help focus research on relevant mycotoxins, MVOCs and micro particles released into the indoor environment. Sjá nánar…

Prolonged exposure to damp and moldy workplaces and new-onset asthma.

Prolonged exposure to damp and moldy workplaces and new-onset asthma.The results indicate that exposure at work to dampness and molds is associated with the occurrence of new-onset asthma. Exposed workers suffering from asthma-like symptoms represent a risk group for the development of asthma. The risk appears especially high if the exposure continues. Due to inherent […]

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