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Children’s Environmental Health

Health effects of early-life exposures to environmental hazards

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  1. Humans are exposed to tributyltin (TBT), previously used as an antifouling paint in ships, mainly through fish consumption. As TBT is a known obesogen, we studied the association of placenta TBT and other orga...

    Authors: Panu Rantakokko, Katharina M Main, Christine Wohlfart-Veje, Hannu Kiviranta, Riikka Airaksinen, Terttu Vartiainen, Niels E Skakkebæk, Jorma Toppari and Helena E Virtanen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:45

    Content type: Research

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  2. Xenobiotic chemicals with estrogenic activity (EA), such as bisphenol A (BPA), have been reported to have potential adverse health effects in mammals, including humans, especially in fetal and infant stages. C...

    Authors: George D Bittner, Chun Z Yang and Matthew A Stoner

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:41

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  3. Personal exposure studies of air pollution generally use self-reported diaries to capture individuals’ time-activity data. Enhancements in the accuracy, size, memory and battery life of personal Global Positio...

    Authors: Elizabeth Nethery, Gary Mallach, Daniel Rainham, Mark S Goldberg and Amanda J Wheeler

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:33

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  4. In recent studies in Bangladesh and elsewhere, exposure to arsenic (As) via drinking water is negatively associated with performance-related aspects of child intelligence (e.g., Perceptual Reasoning, Working M...

    Authors: Gail A Wasserman, Xinhua Liu, Nancy J LoIacono, Jennie Kline, Pam Factor-Litvak, Alexander van Geen, Jacob L Mey, Diane Levy, Richard Abramson, Amy Schwartz and Joseph H Graziano

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:23

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  5. The environmental contribution to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is largely unknown, but household pesticides are receiving increased attention. We examined associations between ASD and maternally-reported us...

    Authors: Alexander P Keil, Julie L Daniels and Irva Hertz-Picciotto

    Citation: Environmental Health 2014 13:3

    Content type: Research

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