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  1. Research article

    Contribution of point and small-scaled sources to the PM10 emission using positive matrix factorization model

    The positive matrix factorization is a powerful environmental analysis technique which has been successfully utilized to assess air-born particulate matter source contribution. The new version of this model (P...

    Zohre Farahmandkia, Faramarz Moattar, Farid Zayeri, Mohamad Sadegh Sekhavatjou and Nabiollah mansouri

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2017 15:2

    Published on: 14 January 2017

  2. Research article

    Weighting Criteria and Prioritizing of Heat stress indices in surface mining using a Delphi Technique and Fuzzy AHP-TOPSIS Method

    Heat stress as a physical harmful agent can increase the risk of health and safety problems in different workplaces such as mining. Although there are different indices to assess the heat stress imposed on wor...

    Mehdi Asghari, Parvin Nassiri, Mohammad Reza Monazzam, Farideh Golbabaei, Hossein Arabalibeik, Aliakbar Shamsipour and Armin Allahverdy

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2017 15:1

    Published on: 14 January 2017

  3. Research article

    Bisphenol A removal from aqueous solutions using novel UV/persulfate/H2O2/Cu system: optimization and modelling with central composite design and response surface methodology

    Bisphenol A is a high production volume chemical widely used in manufacturing polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins used in many industries. Due to its adverse effects on human health as an endocrine disrupt...

    S. Ahmad Mokhtari, Mehdi Farzadkia, Ali Esrafili, Roshanak Rezaei Kalantari, Ahmad Jonidi Jafari, Majid Kermani and Mitra Gholami

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:19

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  4. Research article

    Silica-coated magnetite nanoparticles core-shell spheres (Fe3O4@SiO2) for natural organic matter removal

    In this work, the magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles (MNPs) and silica-coated magnetite nanoparticles (SMNPs) were synthesized as adsorbents for removing humic acid (HA) from water resources.

    Elahe Karimi Pasandideh, Babak Kakavandi, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Ramin Nabizadeh, Ali Esrafili and Roshanak Rezaei Kalantary

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:21

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  5. Research article

    Association of serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and risk of pre-eclampsia: a case–control study

    There is increasing evidence that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) may contribute to pre-eclampsia. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and ...

    Bita Eslami, Hossein Malekafzali, Noushin Rastkari, Batool Hossein Rashidi, Abolghasem Djazayeri and Kazem Naddafi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:17

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  6. Research article

    Potential of polyaniline modified clay nanocomposite as a selective decontamination adsorbent for Pb(II) ions from contaminated waters; kinetics and thermodynamic study

    Nowadays significant attention is to nanocomposite compounds in water cleaning. In this article the synthesis and characterization of conductive polyaniline/clay (PANI/clay) as a hybrid nanocomposite with exte...

    Somayeh Piri, Zahra Alikhani Zanjani, Farideh Piri, Abbasali Zamani, Mohamadreza Yaftian and Mehdi Davari

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:20

    Published on: 9 November 2016

  7. Research article

    Removal of micropollutants through a biological wastewater treatment plant in a subtropical climate, Queensland-Australia

    Municipal wastewaters contain a multitude of organic compounds derived from domestic and industrial sources including active components of pharmaceutical and personal care products and compounds used in agricu...

    Miguel Antonio Reyes Cardenas, Imtiaj Ali, Foon Yin Lai, Les Dawes, Ricarda Thier and Jay Rajapakse

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:14

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  8. Research article

    Evaluation of calcium cyanamide addition during co-composting of manure and maize straw in a forced-aeration static-pile system

    Composting is one of the most environmentally friendly treatments to inactivate pathogenic organisms or reduce them to acceptable levels. However, even under thermal conditions, some pathogenic organisms such as

    Huasai Simujide, Chen Aorigele, Chun-Jie Wang, Tian-Hua Zhang and Bai Manda

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:18

    Published on: 26 October 2016

  9. Research article

    A new bioindicator, shell of Trachycardium lacunosum, and sediment samples to monitors metals (Al, Zn, Fe, Mn, Ni, V, Co, Cr and Cu) in marine environment: The Persian Gulf as a case

    The present work was designed to detect heavy metal contents of Al, Zn, Fe, Mn, Ni, V, Co, Cr and Cu in sediments and shells of the Trachycardium lacunosum collected in polluted and unpolluted areas along the Per...

    Vahid Noroozi Karbasdehi, Sina Dobaradaran, Iraj Nabipour, Afshin Ostovar, Amir Vazirizadeh, Masoumeh Ravanipour, Shahrokh Nazmara, Mozhgan Keshtkar, Roghayeh Mirahmadi and Mohsen Noorinezhad

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:16

    Published on: 10 October 2016

  10. Research article

    Monitoring of pesticides water pollution-The Egyptian River Nile

    Persistent organic pollutants represent about 95 % of the industrial sector effluents in Egypt. Contamination of the River Nile water with various pesticides poses a hazardous risk to both human and environmen...

    Hesham Dahshan, Ayman Mohamed Megahed, Amr Mohamed Mohamed Abd-Elall, Mahdy Abdel-Goad Abd-El-Kader, Ehab Nabawy and Mariam Hassan Elbana

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:15

    Published on: 7 October 2016

  11. Research article

    Optimization of DRASTIC method by artificial neural network, nitrate vulnerability index, and composite DRASTIC models to assess groundwater vulnerability for unconfined aquifer of Shiraz Plain, Iran

    Extensive human activities and unplanned land uses have put groundwater resources of Shiraz plain at a high risk of nitrate pollution, causing several environmental and human health issues. To address these is...

    Mohammad Ali Baghapour, Amir Fadaei Nobandegani, Nasser Talebbeydokhti, Somayeh Bagherzadeh, Ata Allah Nadiri, Maryam Gharekhani and Nima Chitsazan

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:13

    Published on: 9 August 2016

  12. Research article

    One-Pot synthesis, characterization and adsorption studies of amine-functionalized magnetite nanoparticles for removal of Cr (VI) and Ni (II) ions from aqueous solution: kinetic, isotherm and thermodynamic studies

    Discharge of heavy metals such as hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)) and nickel (Ni (II)) into aquatic ecosystems is a matter of concern in wastewater treatment due to their harmful effects on humans. In this paper...

    Abbas Norouzian Baghani, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Mitra Gholami, Noushin Rastkari and Mahdieh Delikhoon

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:11

    Published on: 26 July 2016

  13. Research article

    Effect of radiofrequency radiation from Wi-Fi devices on mercury release from amalgam restorations

    Dental amalgam is composed of approximately 50% elemental mercury. Despite concerns over the toxicity of mercury, amalgam is still the most widely used restorative material. Wi-Fi is a rapidly using local area...

    Maryam Paknahad, S. M. J. Mortazavi, Shoaleh Shahidi, Ghazal Mortazavi and Masoud Haghani

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:12

    Published on: 13 July 2016

  14. Research article

    Assessment and selection of the best treatment alternative for infectious waste by modified Sustainability Assessment of Technologies methodology

    Improper treatment of infectious waste can cause numerous adverse environmental and health effects such as transmission of diseases through health personnel and other susceptible groups,who come in contact wit...

    Ata Rafiee, Kamyar Yaghmaeian, Mohammad Hoseini, Saeid Parmy, Amirhosein Mahvi, Masud Yunesian, Mehran Khaefi and Ramin Nabizadeh

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:10

    Published on: 27 May 2016

  15. Research article

    A novel technique for detoxification of phenol from wastewater: Nanoparticle Assisted Nano Filtration (NANF)

    Phenol is one of the most versatile and important organic compound. It is also a growing concern as water pollutants due to its high persistence and toxicity. Removal of Phenol from wastewaters was investigate...

    L. D. Naidu, S. Saravanan, Mukesh Goel, S. Periasamy and Pieter Stroeve

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:9

    Published on: 24 May 2016

  16. Research article

    Mathematical modeling in municipal solid waste management: case study of Tehran

    Solid Waste Management (SWM) in metropolises with systematic methods and following environmental issues, is one of the most important subjects in the area of urban management. In this regard, it is regarded as...

    Mohsen Akbarpour Shirazi, Reza Samieifard, Mohammad Ali Abduli and Babak Omidvar

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:8

    Published on: 18 May 2016

  17. Research article

    Studies on the laccase-mediated decolorization, kinetic, and microtoxicity of some synthetic azo dyes

    Enzymatic elimination of synthetic dyes, one of the most environmentally hazardous chemicals, has gained a great interest during the two last decades. The present study was performed to evaluate the decoloriza...

    Hamid Forootanfar, Shahla Rezaei, Hamed Zeinvand-Lorestani, Hamed Tahmasbi, Mehdi Mogharabi, Alieh Ameri and Mohammad Ali Faramarzi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:7

    Published on: 13 May 2016

  18. Reviewer acknowledgement

    Acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers 2015

    The editors of Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2015).

    Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Mitra Gholami, Nematallah Jaafarzadeh, Mohammad Reza Monazzam, Ramin Nabizadeh Nodehi, Kazem Naddafi, Noushin Rastkari, Roshanak Rezaei, Kamyar Yaghmaeian and Masud Yunesian

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:6

    Published on: 22 February 2016

  19. Short report

    Mercury pollution for marine environment at Farwa Island, Libya

    Farwa is an Island in Libya receives petrochemical wastes generated from General Company of Chemical Industries (GCCI) since more than 40 years.

    Adel A.S. Banana, R. M. S. Radin Mohamed and A. A. S. Al-Gheethi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:5

    Published on: 20 February 2016

  20. Research article

    Assessment of tetracycline contamination in surface and groundwater resources proximal to animal farming houses in Tehran, Iran

    Antibiotics have been increasingly used for veterinary and medical purposes. The overuse of these compounds for these purposes can pollute the environment, water resources in particular. Tetracycline, among ot...

    Allahbakhsh Javid, Alireza Mesdaghinia, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Mahmood Alimohammadi and Hamed Gharibi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:4

    Published on: 1 February 2016

  21. Research article

    Sonocatalytic degradation of humic acid by N-doped TiO2 nano-particle in aqueous solution

    Un-doped and N-doped TiO2 nano-particles with different nitrogen contents were successfully synthesized by a simple sol–gel method, and were characterized by X-ray diffraction, field emission scanning electron mi...

    Hossein Kamani, Simin Nasseri, Mehdi Khoobi, Ramin Nabizadeh Nodehi and Amir Hossein Mahvi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:3

    Published on: 27 January 2016

  22. Research article

    Response surface modeling of lead (׀׀) removal by graphene oxide-Fe3O4 nanocomposite using central composite design

    Magnetic graphene oxide (Fe3O4@SiO2-GO) nanocomposite was fabricated through a facile process and its application as an excellent adsorbent for lead (II) removal was also demonstrated by applying response surface...

    Mohammad Khazaei, Simin Nasseri, Mohammad Reza Ganjali, Mehdi Khoobi, Ramin Nabizadeh, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Shahrokh Nazmara and Elham Gholibegloo

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:2

    Published on: 22 January 2016

  23. Research article

    Sawdust waste as a low-cost support-substrate for laccases production and adsorbent for azo dyes decolorization

    Laccases are multicopper oxidases with high potential for environmental and industrial applications. Low-cost laccase production could be achieved by solid state fermentation on agro-industrial by-products.

    Dalel Daâssi, Hela Zouari-Mechichi, Fakher Frikha, Susana Rodríguez-Couto, Moncef Nasri and Tahar Mechichi

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2016 14:1

    Published on: 20 January 2016

  24. Research article

    Enzymatic catalysis treatment method of meat industry wastewater using lacasse

    The process of meat industry produces in a large amount of wastewater that contains high levels of colour and chemical oxygen demand (COD). So they must be pretreated before their discharge into the ecological...

    K. Thirugnanasambandham and V. Sivakumar

    Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:86

    Published on: 22 December 2015

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