TY - CHAP A1 - Naohide Shinohara A2 - Atsushi Mizukoshi A3 - Toshiyuki Kataoka A4 - Koichi Takamine A5 - Masashi Gamo A6 - Yukio Yanagisawa ED1 - Anca Maria Moldoveanu Y1 - 2011-08-29 PY - 2011 T1 - Distribution of Indoor Concentrations and Emission Sources of Formaldehyde in Japanese Residences N2 - The book describes the effects of air pollutants, from the indoor and outdoor spaces, on the human physiology. Air pollutants can influence inflammation biomarkers, can influence the pathogenesis of chronic cough, can influence reactive oxygen species (ROS) and can induce autonomic nervous system interactions that modulate cardiac oxidative stress and cardiac electrophysiological changes, can participate in the onset and exacerbation of upper respiratory and cardio-vascular diseases, can lead to the exacerbation of asthma and allergic diseases. The book also presents how the urban environment can influence and modify the impact of various pollutants on human health. BT - Advanced Topics in Environmental Health and Air Pollution Case Studies SP - Ch. 17 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/17016 DO - 10.5772/17016 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-18 ER -