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Children’s Environmental Health

Health effects of early-life exposures to environmental hazards

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  1. Content type: Research

    Injuries involving career-technical-vocational education (CTE) are reported to the New Jersey Safe Schools Program online reporting system, the only U.S. State law-based surveillance data for young workers (ag...

    Authors: Alexsandra A. Apostolico and Derek G. Shendell

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:22

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  2. Content type: Research

    Studies emphasize the importance of particulate matter (PM) in the formation of reactive oxygen species and inflammation. We hypothesized that PM exposure during different time windows in pregnancy influences ...

    Authors: Lotte Grevendonk, Bram G. Janssen, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Wouter Lefebvre, Mirjam Hoxha, Valentina Bollati and Tim S. Nawrot

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    Blood lead levels have decreased in Mexico since leaded fuel was banned in 1997, but other sources remain, including the use of lead-glazed ceramics for food storage and preparation. Zinc deficiency is present...

    Authors: Alejandra Cantoral, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, Teresa Shamah Levy, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila, Lourdes Schnaas, Howard Hu, Karen E. Peterson and Adrienne S. Ettinger

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:95

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  4. Content type: Research

    Perfluoroalkyl acids are synthetic compounds widely used in industrial and commercial applications. Laboratory studies suggest that these persistent and bioaccumulative chemicals produce oxidant stress and dam...

    Authors: Anglina Kataria, Howard Trachtman, Laura Malaga-Dieguez and Leonardo Trasande

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:89

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  5. Content type: Research

    Pyrethroid pesticides cause abnormalities in the dopamine system and produce an ADHD phenotype in animal models, with effects accentuated in males versus females. However, data regarding behavioral effects of ...

    Authors: Melissa Wagner-Schuman, Jason R. Richardson, Peggy Auinger, Joseph M. Braun, Bruce P. Lanphear, Jeffery N. Epstein, Kimberly Yolton and Tanya E. Froehlich

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:44

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  6. Content type: Research

    By-products of water disinfectants have been suggested to cause asthma, especially in atopic children. However, studies on indoor swimming pool attendance and asthma in children have presented conflicting resu...

    Authors: Martin Andersson, Linnea Hedman, Gunnar Nordberg, Bertil Forsberg, Kåre Eriksson and Eva Rönmark

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:37

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  7. Content type: Research

    Arsenic induces neural tube defects in several animal models, but its potential to cause neural tube defects in humans is unknown. Our objective was to investigate the associations between maternal arsenic exp...

    Authors: Maitreyi Mazumdar, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Rezina Hamid, Linda Valeri, Ligi Paul, Jacob Selhub, Ema G Rodrigues, Fareesa Silva, Selim Mia, Md Golam Mostofa, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmuder Rahman and David C Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:34

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  8. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological and animal-based studies have suggested that prenatal and postnatal fluoride exposure has adverse effects on neurodevelopment. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between expo...

    Authors: Ashley J Malin and Christine Till

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:17

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  9. Content type: Research

    While there is evidence that maternal exposure to benzene is associated with spina bifida in offspring, to our knowledge there have been no assessments to evaluate the role of multiple hazardous air pollutants...

    Authors: Michael D Swartz, Yi Cai, Wenyaw Chan, Elaine Symanski, Laura E Mitchell, Heather E Danysh, Peter H Langlois and Philip J Lupo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:16

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    Prenatal and early life neurodevelopment is exquisitely sensitive to insult from environmental exposures. Identifying the effects of environmental toxicants on neurodevelopmental disorders is particularly impo...

    Authors: Sharon K Sagiv, Amy E Kalkbrenner and David C Bellinger

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:8

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    In animal studies, perfluorinated alkyl substances affect growth and neuro-behavioural outcomes. Human epidemiological studies are sparse. The aim was to investigate the association between pregnancy serum con...

    Authors: Birgit Bjerre Høyer, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen, Carsten Obel, Henning Sloth Pedersen, Agnieszka Hernik, Victor Ogniev, Bo AG Jönsson, Christian H Lindh, Lars Rylander, Anna Rignell-Hydbom, Jens Peter Bonde and Gunnar Toft

    Citation: Environmental Health 2015 14:2

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  12. Content type: Research

    In Nigeria, approximately 69% of households use solid fuels as their primary source of domestic energy for cooking. These fuels produce high levels of indoor air pollution. This study aimed to determine whethe...

    Authors: Osita Kingsley Ezeh, Kingsley Emwinyore Agho, Michael John Dibley, John Joseph Hall and Andrew Nicolas Page

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:113

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    Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) present in the environment may disrupt thyroid hormones, which in early life are essential for brain development. Observational studies regarding this topic are still limi...

    Authors: Marijke de Cock, Michiel R de Boer, Marja Lamoree, Juliette Legler and Margot van de Bor

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:106

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    Births during 1968-1985 at Camp Lejeune were exposed to drinking water contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), and benzene.

    Authors: Perri Zeitz Ruckart, Frank J Bove and Morris Maslia

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:99

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    Some studies have noted an association between maternal occupational exposures to chlorinated solvents and birth defects in offspring, but data are lacking on the potential impact of industrial air emissions o...

    Authors: Jean D Brender, Mayura U Shinde, F Benjamin Zhan, Xi Gong and Peter H Langlois

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:96

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    Children younger than 72 months are most at risk of environmental exposure to lead from ingestion through normal mouthing behavior. Young children are more vulnerable to lead poisoning than adults because lead...

    Authors: Chinaro Kennedy, Robert Lordo, Marissa Scalia Sucosky, Rona Boehm and Mary Jean Brown

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:93

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  17. Content type: Research

    Previous research has shown exposure to air pollution increases the risk of adverse birth outcomes, although the effects of residential proximity to significant industrial point sources are less defined. The o...

    Authors: Travis R Porter, Shia T Kent, Wei Su, Heidi M Beck and Julia M Gohlke

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:85

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  18. Content type: Research

    Given the relationship between iron metabolism and lead toxicokinetics, we hypothesized that polymorphisms in iron metabolism genes might modify maternal-fetal lead transfer. The objective of this study was to...

    Authors: Mateusz P Karwowski, Allan C Just, David C Bellinger, Rebecca Jim, Earl L Hatley, Adrienne S Ettinger, Howard Hu and Robert O Wright

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:77

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