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  1. Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) have attracted widespread concern due to their environmental persistence and potential toxicity. This study aims to examine the association between BFRs exposure and hyperten...

    Authors: Dian Cheng, Zijun Chen, Jian Zhou, Yue Cao, Xin Xie, Yizhang Wu, Xiaorong Li, Xuecheng Wang, Jinbo Yu and Bing Yang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:64
  2. The effects of air pollution on endothelial function remain unclear across populations. We aimed to use brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) to identify demographic differences in the effects of air ...

    Authors: Haoyu Zhang, Jing Yang, Yinghua Zhang, Keling Xiao, Yang Wang, Jin Si, Yan Li, Lijie Sun, Jinghao Sun, Ming Yi, Xi Chu and Jing Li
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:63
  3. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a prevalent and heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder. Risk is attributed to genetic and prenatal environmental factors, though the environmental agents are incompletely c...

    Authors: John F. Dou, Rebecca J. Schmidt, Heather E. Volk, Manon M. Nitta, Jason I. Feinberg, Craig J. Newschaffer, Lisa A. Croen, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, M. Daniele Fallin and Kelly M. Bakulski
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:62
  4. Drinking water at U.S. Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, North Carolina was contaminated with trichloroethylene and other industrial solvents from 1953 to 1985.

    Authors: Frank J. Bove, April Greek, Ruth Gatiba, Rona C. Boehm and Marcie M. Mohnsen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:61
  5. Gestational exposure to toxic environmental chemicals and maternal social hardships are individually associated with impaired fetal growth, but it is unclear whether the effects of environmental chemical expos...

    Authors: Janice M. Y. Hu, Tye E. Arbuckle, Patricia A. Janssen, Bruce P. Lanphear, Joshua D. Alampi, Joseph M. Braun, Amanda J. MacFarlane, Aimin Chen and Lawrence C. McCandless
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:60
  6. An under-recognised aspect of the current humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza is the impact of the war on the environment and the associated risks for human health. This commentary contextualises these impacts ag...

    Authors: Leslie London, Andrew Watterson, Donna Mergler, Maria Albin, Federico Andrade-Rivas, Agostino Di Ciaula, Pietro Comba, Fernanda Giannasi, Rima R Habib, Alastair Hay, Jane Hoppin, Peter Infante, Mohamed Jeebhay, Karl Kelsey, Rokho Kim, Richard Lemen…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:59
  7. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in American adults increased from 37.6% in the 2011–12 period to 41.8% in 2017–2018. Environmental exposure, particularly to common compounds such as glyphosate, has...

    Authors: Sarah Otaru, Laura E. Jones and David O. Carpenter
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:58
  8. Very recently, it has been reported that exposure to different mixtures of organochlorine pesticides (OCP) is associated with the development of diabetes mellitus (DM). In Mexico, DM is a public health problem...

    Authors: Rodrigo Ugalde-Resano, Ángel Mérida-Ortega, Belén Barajas, Lizbeth López-Carrillo and Mariano E. Cebrián
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:57
  9. Despite significant advancements in treatments such as surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy, the survival rate for patients with asbestos-related cancers remains low. Numerous studies have provided evidence...

    Authors: Da-An Huh, Yun-Hee Choi, Lita Kim, Kangyeon Park, Jiyoun Lee, Se Hyun Hwang, Kyong Whan Moon, Min-Sung Kang and Yong-Jin Lee
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:56
  10. Several legacy and emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been regulated around the world. There is growing concern over the proliferation of alternative PFAS, as well as PFAS precursors. Bio...

    Authors: M. M. Borghese, A. Ward, S. MacPherson, K. E. Manz, E. Atlas, M. Fisher, T. E. Arbuckle, J. M. Braun, M. F. Bouchard and J. Ashley-Martin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:55
  11. Mental illness is the leading cause of years lived with disability, and the global disease burden of mental ill-health has increased substantially in the last number of decades. There is now increasing evidenc...

    Authors: Seán Lyons, Anne Nolan, Philip Carthy, Míde Griffin and Brian O’Connell
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:54
  12. Time-varying exposures like pet ownership pose challenges for identifying critical windows due to multicollinearity when modeled simultaneously. The Distributed Lag Model (DLM) estimates critical windows for t...

    Authors: Kota Shirato, Koji Oba, Yutaka Matsuyama and Yasuhiro Hagiwara
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:53
  13. Risk assessment (RA) of microbial secondary metabolites (SM) is part of the EU approval process for microbial active substances (AS) used in plant protection products (PPP). As the number of potentially produc...

    Authors: Norman Paege, Sabrina Feustel and Philip Marx-Stoelting
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:52
  14. Spina bifida, a developmental malformation of the spinal cord, is associated with high rates of mortality and disability. Although folic acid-based preventive strategies have been successful in reducing rates ...

    Authors: Chih-Fu Wei, Sudipta Kumer Mukherjee, Sheikh Muhammad Ekramullah, D. M. Arman, Md Joynul Islam, Mubinul Azim, Asifur Rahman, Md Nafaur Rahman, Md Ziauddin, Gwen Tindula, Hafiza Sultana Suchanda, Diana F. Gomberg, Marc G. Weisskopf, Liming Liang, Benjamin C. Warf, David C. Christiani…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:51
  15. Since the 1960’s, mercury (Hg) contamination of the aquatic environment of Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) territories has impacted the community members’ traditions, culture, li...

    Authors: Aline Philibert, Judy Da Silva, Myriam Fillion and Donna Mergler
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:50
  16. Plant protection measures are necessary to prevent pests and diseases from attacking and destroying crop plants and to meet consumer demands for agricultural produce. In the last decades the use of chemical pe...

    Authors: K. Wend, L. Zorrilla, F. M. Freimoser and A. Gallet
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:49
  17. Identifying the impact of environmental mixtures on human health is an important topic. However, such studies face challenges when exposure measurements lie below limit of detection (LOD). While various approa...

    Authors: Myeonggyun Lee, Abhisek Saha, Rajeshwari Sundaram, Paul S. Albert and Shanshan Zhao
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:48
  18. To examine whether long-term air pollution exposure is associated with central hemodynamic and brachial artery stiffness parameters.

    Authors: Saira Tasmin, Briseis Aschebrook-Kilfoy, Donald Hedeker, Rajan Gopalakrishnan, Elizabeth Connellan, Muhammad G. Kibriya, Michael T. Young, Joel D. Kaufman and Habibul Ahsan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:47
  19. Long-term exposure to transportation noise is related to cardio-metabolic diseases, with more recent evidence also showing associations with diabetes mellitus (DM) incidence. This study aimed to evaluate the a...

    Authors: Danielle Vienneau, Benedikt Wicki, Benjamin Flückiger, Beat Schäffer, Jean Marc Wunderli and Martin Röösli
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:46
  20. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) encompass hundreds of high production volume chemicals and have been reported to be associated with adverse respiratory outcomes such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...

    Authors: Ying Wang, Zhaowei Meng, Sen Wei, Xuebing Li, Zheng Su, Yong Jiang, Heng Wu, Hongli Pan, Jing Wang, Qinghua Zhou, Youlin Qiao and Yaguang Fan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:45
  21. The forest fires that ravaged parts of Indonesia in 2015 were the most severely polluting of this century but little is known about their effects on health care utilization of the affected population. We estim...

    Authors: Novat Pugo Sambodo, Menno Pradhan, Robert Sparrow and Eddy van Doorslaer
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:44
  22. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 38 million people in the United States, predominantly those over 65 years of age. While CKD etiology is complex, recent research suggests associations with enviro...

    Authors: David Dillon, Cavin Ward-Caviness, Abhijit V. Kshirsagar, Joshua Moyer, Joel Schwartz, Qian Di and Anne Weaver
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:43
  23. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are associated with many adverse health conditions. Among the main effects is carcinogenicity in humans, which deserves to be further clarified. An evident associatio...

    Authors: Annibale Biggeri, Giorgia Stoppa, Laura Facciolo, Giuliano Fin, Silvia Mancini, Valerio Manno, Giada Minelli, Federica Zamagni, Michela Zamboni, Dolores Catelan and Lauro Bucchi
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:42
  24. Organophosphorus pesticides (OP) have been associated with various human health conditions. Animal experiments and in-vitro models suggested that OP may also affect the gut microbiota. We examined associations...

    Authors: Keren Zhang, Kimberly Paul, Jonathan P. Jacobs, Myles G. Cockburn, Jeff M. Bronstein, Irish del Rosario and Beate Ritz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:41
  25. Western Montana, USA, experiences complex air pollution patterns with predominant exposure sources from summer wildfire smoke and winter wood smoke. In addition, climate change related temperatures events are ...

    Authors: Erin L. Landguth, Jonathon Knudson, Jon Graham, Ava Orr, Emily A. Coyle, Paul Smith, Erin O. Semmens and Curtis Noonan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:40
  26. Physical inactivity is a global public health problem. A practical solution would be to build physical activity into the daily routine by using active modes of transport. Choice of transport mode can influence...

    Authors: Win Thu, Alistair Woodward, Alana Cavadino and Sandar Tin Tin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:39
  27. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are known environmental contaminants with immunosuppressive properties. Their connection to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a condition influenced by the immune system, is...

    Authors: Jian-Chao Qiao, Zhen-Hua Li, Yu-Bo Ma, Hui-Ya Ma, Meng-Yue Zhang, Xiu-Jun Zhang and Cheng-Yang Hu
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:38
  28. Prenatal or early childhood secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure increases obesity risk. However, the potential mechanisms underlying this association are unclear, but obesogenic eating behaviors are one pa...

    Authors: Nerea Mourino, Zhuoya Zhang, Mónica Pérez-Ríos, Kimberly Yolton, Bruce P. Lanphear, Aimin Chen, Jessie P. Buckley, Heidi J. Kalkwarf, Kim M. Cecil and Joseph M. Braun
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:37
  29. Multifaceted SARS-CoV-2 interventions have modified exposure to air pollution and dynamics of respiratory diseases. Identifying the most vulnerable individuals requires effort to build a complete picture of th...

    Authors: Siyu Jiang, Longjuan Tang, Zhe Lou, Haowei Wang, Ling Huang, Wei Zhao, Qingqing Wang, Ruiyun Li and Zhen Ding
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:36
  30. An increasing number of studies suggest adverse effects of exposure to ambient air pollution on cognitive function, but the evidence is still limited. We investigated the associations between long-term exposur...

    Authors: Dylan Wood, Dimitris Evangelopoulos, Sean Beevers, Nutthida Kitwiroon, Panayotes Demakakos and Klea Katsouyanni
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:35
  31. The largest documented episode of human contamination by PFOA in the world (approximately 150,000 actual residents on 1 January 2020) has occurred in Italy’s Veneto Region. In this large, mostly flat plain are...

    Authors: Mario Saugo, Enrico Ioverno, Armando Olivieri, Francesco Bertola, Angela Pasinato and Alan Ducatman
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:33
  32. Translating findings from systematic reviews assessing associations between environmental exposures and reproductive and children’s health into policy recommendations requires valid and transparent evidence gr...

    Authors: Sophie K. F. Michel, Aishwarya Atmakuri and Ondine S. von Ehrenstein
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:32
  33. In early October 2021, thousands of residents in Carson, California began complaining of malodors and headaches. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), a noxious odorous gas, was measured at concentrations up to 7000 parts per ...

    Authors: Arbor J. L. Quist, April Hovav, Alexander D. Silverman, Bhavna Shamasunder and Jill E. Johnston
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:31
  34. Chlordecone is a persistent organochlorinated insecticide, extensively used in the French West Indies and has been contaminating the population for more than thirty years. Its potentiation effect on hepatotoxi...

    Authors: Moana Gelu-Simeon, Marie-Josée Lafrance, Leah Michineau, Eric Saillard, Jean Pierre Thomé, Claude Emond, Michel Samson and Luc Multigner
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:30
  35. Cadmium and nickel exposure can cause oxidative stress, induce inflammation, inhibit immune function, and therefore has significant impacts on the pathogenesis and severity of many diseases. Severe acute respi...

    Authors: Li-Chung Chiu, Chung-Shu Lee, Ping-Chih Hsu, Hsin-Hsien Li, Tien-Ming Chan, Ching-Chung Hsiao, Scott Chih-Hsi Kuo, How-Wen Ko, Shu-Min Lin, Chun-Hua Wang, Horng-Chyuan Lin, Pao-Hsien Chu and Tzung-Hai Yen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:29
  36. The effects of organochlorine pesticide (OCP) exposure on the development of human papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) are not well understood. A nested case-control study was conducted with data from the U.S. Depa...

    Authors: Jennifer A. Rusiecki, Jordan McAdam, Hristina Denic-Roberts, Andreas Sjodin, Mark Davis, Richard Jones, Thanh D. Hoang, Mary H. Ward, Shuangge Ma and Yawei Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:28
  37. A growing body of literature investigated childhood exposure to environmental chemicals in association with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, but limited studies considered urinary mixt...

    Authors: Jiwon Oh, Kyoungmi Kim, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Patrick J. Parsons, Agnieszka Mlodnicka, Rebecca J. Schmidt, Julie B. Schweitzer, Irva Hertz-Picciotto and Deborah H. Bennett
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:27
  38. Studies suggest prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) may influence wheezing or asthma in preschool-aged children. However, the impact of prenatal PAH exposure on asthma and wheeze in mi...

    Authors: Allison R. Sherris, Christine T. Loftus, Adam A. Szpiro, Logan C. Dearborn, Marnie F. Hazlehurst, Kecia N. Carroll, Paul E. Moore, Margaret A. Adgent, Emily S. Barrett, Nicole R. Bush, Drew B. Day, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Kaja Z. LeWinn, Ruby H. N. Nguyen, Yu Ni, Anne M. Riederer…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:26
  39. Occupational exposure to artificial stone, a popular material used for countertops, can cause accelerated silicosis, but the precise relationship between silica dose and disease development is unclear.

    Authors: Chi-Hsien Chen, Perng-Jy Tsai, Wen-Wen Chang, Cheng-Yao Chen, Chih-Yong Chen, Deborah Yates and Yue Leon Guo
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:25
  40. Several studies have reported that climate change elevates heat exposure in pregnant women and high temperatures during pregnancy are associated with preterm births (PTBs). Although the association might be di...

    Authors: Jieun Min, Whanhee Lee, Jongmin Oh, Youngrin Kwag, Eunji Kim, Joyce Mary Kim, Kyung A Lee and Eunhee Ha
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:23
  41. Prenatal exposure to particulate matter (PM) and traffic was associated with the programming of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in early life. However, the exact underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. ...

    Authors: Ali Seidkhani-Nahal, Hafez Heydari, Ayoub Tavakolian, Moslem Lari Najafi and Mohammad Miri
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:22
  42. While prenatal exposure to alkylphenols (APs) has been demonstrated to be associated with neurodevelopmental impairments in animals, the evidence from epidemiological studies remains limited and inconclusive. ...

    Authors: Jinghua Long, Jun Liang, Tao Liu, Huishen Huang, Jiehua Chen, Qian Liao, Lixiang Pang, Kaiqi Yang, Manlin Chen, Qian Chen, Xiaorong Huang, Qihua Zhu, Xiaoyun Zeng, Dongping Huang and Xiaoqiang Qiu
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:21
  43. The eruption of the Tajogaite volcano began on the island of La Palma on September 19, 2021, lasting for 85 days. This study aims to present the design and methodology of the ISVOLCAN (Health Impact on the Pop...

    Authors: María Cristo Rodríguez-Pérez, Manuel Enrique Fuentes Ferrer, Luis D. Boada, Ana Delia Afonso Pérez, María Carmen Daranas Aguilar, Jose Francisco Ferraz Jerónimo, Ignacio García Talavera, Luis Vizcaíno Gangotena, Arturo Hardisson de la Torre, Katherine Simbaña-Rivera and Antonio Cabrera de León
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:19
  44. Catch-up growth issues among children born small for gestational age (SGA) present a substantial public health challenge. Prenatal exposure to heavy metals can cause adverse effects on birth weight. However, c...

    Authors: Tomozumi Takatani, Rieko Takatani, Akifumi Eguchi, Midori Yamamoto, Kenichi Sakurai, Yu Taniguchi, Yayoi Kobayashi, Chisato Mori and Michihiro Kamijima
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:18
  45. Green space exposures may promote child mental health and well-being across multiple domains and stages of development. The aim of this study was to investigate associations between residential green space exp...

    Authors: Marnie F. Hazlehurst, Anjum Hajat, Pooja S. Tandon, Adam A. Szpiro, Joel D. Kaufman, Frances A. Tylavsky, Marion E. Hare, Sheela Sathyanarayana, Christine T. Loftus, Kaja Z. LeWinn, Nicole R. Bush and Catherine J. Karr
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:17
  46. Redlining has been associated with worse health outcomes and various environmental disparities, separately, but little is known of the interaction between these two factors, if any. We aimed to estimate whethe...

    Authors: Edgar Castro, Abbie Liu, Yaguang Wei, Anna Kosheleva and Joel Schwartz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:16

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  47. Traffic exposure has been associated with biomarkers of increased biological ageing, age-related chronic morbidities, and increased respiratory, cardiovascular, and all-cause mortality. Whether it is associate...

    Authors: Sergio Gómez del Río, Elena Plans-Beriso, Rebeca Ramis, Rosario Ortolá, Roberto Pastor, Mercedes Sotos-Prieto, Adela Castelló, Rocío Olmedo Requena, José Juan Jiménez Moleón, Borja María Fernández Félix, Alfonso Muriel, Marta Miret, Jose Luis Ayuso Mateos, Yoon-Hyeong Choi, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo, Pablo Fernández-Navarro…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:15

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