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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

    The people of Bangladesh are currently exposed to high concentrations of arsenic and manganese in drinking water, as well as elevated lead in many regions. The objective of this study was to investigate associ...

    Authors: Ema G. Rodrigues, David C. Bellinger, Linda Valeri, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mostofa Golam, Molly L. Kile, David C. Christiani, Robert O. Wright and Maitreyi Mazumdar

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:44

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    Cortisol has functions on homeostasis, growth, neurodevelopment, immune function and the stress response. Secretion follows a diurnal rhythm that mediates these processes. Our objective was to examine the asso...

    Authors: Marcela Tamayo y Ortiz, Martha María Téllez-Rojo, Rosalind J. Wright, Brent A. Coull and Robert O. Wright

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:41

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  3. Content type: Research

    Use of mobile (MP) and cordless phones (CP) is common among young children, but whether the resulting radiofrequency exposure affects development of cognitive skills is not known. Small changes have been found...

    Authors: Mary Redmayne, Catherine L. Smith, Geza Benke, Rodney J. Croft, Anna Dalecki, Christina Dimitriadis, Jordy Kaufman, Skye Macleod, Malcolm R. Sim, Rory Wolfe and Michael J. Abramson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:26

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    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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  5. Content type: Research

    Several studies demonstrated a short-term association between ambient temperature and blood pressure. However, few studies have assessed the long-term effect of ambient temperature on children’s blood pressure...

    Authors: Qin Li, Yuming Guo, Dong-Mei Wei, Yi Song, Jie-Yun Song, Jun Ma and Hai-Jun Wang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:21

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  6. 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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  7. 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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    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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  9. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  14. 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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    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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  17. Content type: Research

    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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