Children’s Environmental Health

Health effects of early-life exposures to environmental hazards

Previous Page Page 1 of 3 Next Page
  1. Research

    Ozone and childhood respiratory disease in three US cities: evaluation of effect measure modification by neighborhood socioeconomic status using a Bayesian hierarchical approach

    Ground-level ozone is a potent airway irritant and a determinant of respiratory morbidity. Susceptibility to the health effects of ambient ozone may be influenced by both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, such ...

    Cassandra R. O’ Lenick, Howard H. Chang, Michael R. Kramer, Andrea Winquist, James A. Mulholland, Mariel D. Friberg and Stefanie Ebelt Sarnat

    Environmental Health 2017 16:36

    Published on: 5 April 2017

  2. Research

    Exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A are associated with atopic dermatitis symptoms in children: a time-series analysis

    Despite increasing evidence on the relationship between exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A with allergies and asthma, reports on atopic dermatitis (AD) with these chemicals are few. We assessed the associa...

    Eun-Hye Kim, Byoung-Hak Jeon, Jihyun Kim, Young-Min Kim, Youngshin Han, Kangmo Ahn and Hae-Kwan Cheong

    Environmental Health 2017 16:24

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  3. Research

    Cross-sectional study of social behaviors in preschool children and exposure to flame retardants

    Children are exposed to flame retardants from the built environment. Brominated diphenyl ethers (BDE) and organophosphate-based flame retardants (OPFRs) are associated with poorer neurocognitive functioning in...

    Shannon T. Lipscomb, Megan M. McClelland, Megan MacDonald, Andres Cardenas, Kim A. Anderson and Molly L. Kile

    Environmental Health 2017 16:23

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  4. Research

    Early-life exposure to air pollution and greater use of academic support services in childhood: a population-based cohort study of urban children

    There is a growing literature showing associations between prenatal and early-life exposure to air pollution and children’s neurodevelopment. However, it is unclear if decrements in neurodevelopment observed i...

    Jeanette A. Stingone, Katharine H. McVeigh and Luz Claudio

    Environmental Health 2017 16:2

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  5. Research

    Internal living environment and respiratory disease in children: findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal child cohort study

    The incidence of early childhood acute respiratory infections (ARIs) has been associated with aspects of the indoor environment. In recent years, public awareness about some of these environmental issues has i...

    Sandar Tin Tin, Alistair Woodward, Rajneeta Saraf, Sarah Berry, Polly Atatoa Carr, Susan M. B. Morton and Cameron C. Grant

    Environmental Health 2016 15:120

    Published on: 8 December 2016

  6. Research

    Stunting is associated with blood lead concentration among Bangladeshi children aged 2-3 years

    Lead toxicity is of particular public health concern given its near ubiquitous distribution in nature and established neurotoxicant properties. Similar in its ubiquity and ability to inhibit neurodevelopment, ...

    Kelsey M. Gleason, Linda Valeri, A. H. Shankar, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Ema G. Rodrigues, David C. Christiani, Robert O. Wright, David C. Bellinger and Maitreyi Mazumdar

    Environmental Health 2016 15:103

    Published on: 4 November 2016

  7. Research

    Within-microenvironment exposure to particulate matter and health effects in children with asthma: a pilot study utilizing real-time personal monitoring with GPS interface

    Most particulate matter (PM) and health studies in children with asthma use exposures averaged over the course of a day and do not take into account spatial/temporal variability that presumably occurs as child...

    Nathan Rabinovitch, Colby D. Adams, Matthew Strand, Kirsten Koehler and John Volckens

    Environmental Health 2016 15:96

    Published on: 10 October 2016

  8. Research

    Trace metal exposure is associated with increased exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children

    Children with asthma experience increased susceptibility to airborne pollutants. Exposure to traffic and industrial activity have been positively associated with exacerbation of symptoms as well as emergency r...

    Krystal J. Godri Pollitt, Caitlin L. Maikawa, Amanda J. Wheeler, Scott Weichenthal, Nina A. Dobbin, Ling Liu and Mark S. Goldberg

    Environmental Health 2016 15:94

    Published on: 1 September 2016

  9. Review

    Measuring the impact of manganese exposure on children’s neurodevelopment: advances and research gaps in biomarker-based approaches

    Children’s exposure to manganese (Mn) is a public health concern and consistent policy guidelines for safe levels of Mn exposure is lacking. The complexity of establishing exposure thresholds for Mn partially ...

    Donna J. Coetzee, Patricia M. McGovern, Raghavendra Rao, Lisa J. Harnack, Michael K. Georgieff and Irina Stepanov

    Environmental Health 2016 15:91

    Published on: 30 August 2016

  10. Research

    Gestational exposure to phthalates and gender-related play behaviors in 8-year-old children: an observational study

    Phthalates, used in a variety of consumer products, are a group of chemicals that are ubiquitous in the environment, and their metabolites are detectable in most humans. Some phthalates have anti-androgenic pr...

    Zana Percy, Yingying Xu, Heidi Sucharew, Jane C. Khoury, Antonia M. Calafat, Joseph M. Braun, Bruce P. Lanphear, Aimin Chen and Kimberly Yolton

    Environmental Health 2016 15:87

    Published on: 16 August 2016

  11. Research

    Recent exposure to ultrafine particles in school children alters miR-222 expression in the extracellular fraction of saliva

    Ultrafine particles (<100 nm) are ubiquitous present in the air and may contribute to adverse cardiovascular effects. Exposure to air pollutants can alter miRNA expression, which can affect downstream signalin...

    Annette Vriens, Tim S. Nawrot, Nelly D. Saenen, Eline B. Provost, Michal Kicinski, Wouter Lefebvre, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Jan Van Deun, Olivier De Wever, Karen Vrijens, Patrick De Boever and Michelle Plusquin

    Environmental Health 2016 15:80

    Published on: 26 July 2016

  12. Research

    Toddler temperament and prenatal exposure to lead and maternal depression

    Temperament is a psychological construct that reflects both personality and an infant’s reaction to social stimuli. It can be assessed early in life and is stable over time Temperament predicts many later life...

    Annemarie Stroustrup, Hsiao-Hsien Hsu, Katherine Svensson, Lourdes Schnaas, Alejandra Cantoral, Maritsa Solano González, Mariana Torres-Calapiz, Chitra Amarasiriwardena, David C. Bellinger, Brent A. Coull, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, Robert O. Wright and Rosalind J. Wright

    Environmental Health 2016 15:71

    Published on: 16 June 2016

  13. Research

    Low-level prenatal lead exposure and infant sensory function

    Lead is a pervasive neurotoxicant that has been associated with poorer cognitive, behavioral, and motor outcomes in children. The effects of lead on sensory function have not been well characterized. The aim o...

    Monica K. Silver, Xiaoqing Li, Yuhe Liu, Ming Li, Xiaoqin Mai, Niko Kaciroti, Paul Kileny, Twila Tardif, John D. Meeker and Betsy Lozoff

    Environmental Health 2016 15:65

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  14. Research

    Proximity to mining industry and respiratory diseases in children in a community in Northern Chile: A cross-sectional study

    In a community in northern Chile, explosive procedures are used by two local industrial mines (gold, copper). We hypothesized that the prevalence of asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis in the community may be assoc...

    Ronald Herrera, Katja Radon, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Stella Cifuentes, Daniel Moraga Muñoz and Ursula Berger

    Environmental Health 2016 15:66

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  15. Research

    Air pollution modelling for birth cohorts: a time-space regression model

    To investigate air pollution effects during pregnancy or in the first weeks of life, models are needed that capture both the spatial and temporal variability of air pollution exposures.

    Elena Proietti, Edgar Delgado-Eckert, Danielle Vienneau, Georgette Stern, Ming-Yi Tsai, Philipp Latzin, Urs Frey and Martin Röösli

    Environmental Health 2016 15:61

    Published on: 25 May 2016

  16. Research

    Household air pollution and under-five mortality in India (1992–2006)

    Household air pollution (HAP) - predominantly from cooking fuel is a major public health hazard and one of the leading causes of respiratory illness and deaths among children under-five years in India. This st...

    Sabrina Naz, Andrew Page and Kingsley Emwinyore Agho

    Environmental Health 2016 15:54

    Published on: 26 April 2016

Previous Page Page 1 of 3 Next Page