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Institute for medical research and occupational health
Department of occupational health and environment

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StreetKsaverska c. 2 
ZIP, City, State 10000 - Zagreb (Croatia) 
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 Activities in Research and Development

 RTD sectors:
» Medicine and Health     

 Area of expertise (keywords)
» chronic diseases
» follow-up
» high blood preasure
» cronic obstructive pulmonary disease
» lung health
» eating habits
» inland vs. coastal region
» elderly population
» healthy ageing
» methabolic syndrome
» predicted values for spirometry
» qality of life in seniors
» poverty in seniors
» link with air pollution
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 Description of RTD activities
Our goal is to identify longevity predictors,assess the interaction between morbidity risk and protectrive factors and establish how differences in lifespan and ageing between the continental and coastal Croatia affect longevity prediction. We will study the rate and development of chronic diseases and functional impairments and ther relation to anthropometric parameters, lifestyle, diet, blood lipids, psychosocial parameters and education.

 Experiences in international Programmes
coopted member of APHEA II project,
bilateral scientific project Croatia- Slovenia

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2007-11-29 / 2007-11-29