Imbalance of Macro- and Micronutrients in the Environment and Biosubstrates of Residents Living in the Diamond Mining Region of Yakutia

Natalia V. Borisova, PhD*; S.V. Markova; Palmira G. Petrova, PhD, ScD

Medical Institute of North-Eastern Federal University named after MK Ammosov; Yakutsk, Russian Federation

*Corresponding author:  Natalia V. Borisova, PhDMedical Institute of North-Eastern Federal University named after MK Ammosov. Yakutsk, Russian Federation. E-mail:

Published: September 20, 2014. 


The ecological model of modern medicine has acquired a new quality and has become one of the leading models. In this regard, the establishment of ecological and biogeochemical determinants of health is a real problem. Along with the socio-economic and environmental-demographic challenges of the North development, the health issue takes a crucial place. The Yakutia population has been exposed to a number of adverse natural factors, as well as anthropogenic factors. Because of this, the environmentally induced morbidity is significantly increased, which leads to pathology of the major functional systems.

health; ecology; macro- and micronutrients.
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