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  1. Noise pollution is increasingly recognised as a public health hazard, yet limited evidence is available from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), particularly for specific sources. Here, we investigated th...

    Authors: Aina Roca-Barceló, Adelaide Nardocci, Breno Souza de Aguiar, Adeylson G. Ribeiro, Marcelo Antunes Failla, Anna L. Hansell, Maria Regina Cardoso and Frédéric B. Piel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:59

    Content type: Research

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  2. At a regional or continental scale, the characterization of environmental health inequities (EHI) expresses the idea that populations are not equal in the face of pollution. It implies an analysis be conducted...

    Authors: Julien CAUDEVILLE, Corentin REGRAIN, Frederic TOGNET, Roseline BONNARD, Mohammed GUEDDA, Celine BROCHOT, Maxime BEAUCHAMP, Laurent LETINOIS, Laure MALHERBE, Fabrice MARLIERE, Francois LESTREMAU, Karen CHARDON, Veronique BACH and Florence Anna ZEMAN

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:58

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Asian/Pacific Islander (API) communities in the United States often reside in metropolitan areas with distinct social and environmental attributes. Residence in an ethnic enclave, a socially distinct area, is ...

    Authors: Andrew D. Williams, Sandie Ha, Edmond Shenassa, Lynne C. Messer, Jenna Kanner and Pauline Mendola

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:56

    Content type: Research

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  4. Ambient temperature observations from single monitoring stations (usually located at the major international airport serving a city) are routinely used to estimate heat exposures in epidemiologic studies. This...

    Authors: Nikita Thomas, Stefanie T. Ebelt, Andrew J. Newman, Noah Scovronick, Rohan R. D’Souza, Shannon E. Moss, Joshua L. Warren, Matthew J. Strickland, Lyndsey A. Darrow and Howard H. Chang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:55

    Content type: Research

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  5. Although the associations of outdoor air pollution exposure with mortality and hospital admissions are well established, few previous studies have reported on primary care clinical and prescribing data. We ass...

    Authors: Mark Ashworth, Antonis Analitis, David Whitney, Evangelia Samoli, Sofia Zafeiratou, Richard Atkinson, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Sean Beavers, Joel Schwartz and Klea Katsouyanni

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:54

    Content type: Research

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  6. Fine particulate matter (PM2.5), ozone (O3), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are major air pollutants that pose considerable threats to human health. However, what has been mostly missing in air pollution epidemiology...

    Authors: Yaguang Wei, Mahdieh Danesh Yazdi, Qian Di, Weeberb J. Requia, Francesca Dominici, Antonella Zanobetti and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:53

    Content type: Research

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  7. The growth of geolocated data has opened the door to a wealth of new research opportunities in the health fields. One avenue of particular interest is the relationship between the spaces where people spend tim...

    Authors: David C. Folch, Christopher S. Fowler and Levon Mikaelian

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:51

    Content type: Methodology

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  8. Rice is an important dietary source for methylmercury; however, rice does not contain the same beneficial nutrients as fish. Our main objective was to assess associations of prenatal methylmercury exposure thr...

    Authors: Sarah E. Rothenberg, Susan A. Korrick, Jihong Liu, Yanfen Nong, Hua Nong, Chuan Hong, Eva P. Trinh, Xu Jiang, Fred J. Biasini and Fengxiu Ouyang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:50

    Content type: Research

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  9. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently classified glyphosate, the most used herbicide worldwide, as a probable human carcinogen. We inquired into the association between occupational e...

    Authors: Federico Meloni, Giannina Satta, Marina Padoan, Andrea Montagna, Ilaria Pilia, Alessandra Argiolas, Sara Piro, Corrado Magnani, Angela Gambelunghe, Giacomo Muzi, Giovanni Maria Ferri, Luigi Vimercati, Roberta Zanotti, Aldo Scarpa, Mariagrazia Zucca, Sara De Matteis…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:49

    Content type: Research

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  10. Scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (ED) was recently implemented for plant protection products (PPP) and biocidal products (BP). A guidance document has been published by ECHA and EFSA in the...

    Authors: Laura Escrivá, Johanna Zilliacus, Ellen Hessel and Anna Beronius

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:48

    Content type: Research

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  11. The effect of heatwaves on adverse birth outcomes is not well understood and may vary by how heatwaves are defined. The study aims to examine acute associations between various heatwave definitions and preterm...

    Authors: Mengjiao Huang, Matthew J. Strickland, Megan Richards, Heather A. Holmes, Andrew J. Newman, Joshua V. Garn, Yan Liu, Joshua L. Warren, Howard H. Chang and Lyndsey A. Darrow

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:47

    Content type: Research

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  12. The first 1000 days of life -including pregnancy and the first 2 years after birth- represent a critical window for health interventions.

    Authors: Alessandra Bettiol, Elena Gelain, Erika Milanesio, Federica Asta and Franca Rusconi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:46

    Content type: Review

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  13. Migraine–an episodic disorder characterized by severe headache that can lead to disability–affects over 1 billion people worldwide. Prior studies have found that short-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM

    Authors: Holly Elser, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Alice Jacobson, Alice Pressman, Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, Richard Reimer and Joan A. Casey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:45

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:57

  14. Chronic exposure to air pollutants is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among adults. However, little is known about how air pollution may affect the development of subclinical ath...

    Authors: Shohreh F. Farzan, Rima Habre, Phoebe Danza, Frederick Lurmann, W. James Gauderman, Edward Avol, Theresa Bastain, Howard N. Hodis and Carrie Breton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:44

    Content type: Research

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  15. Between 1962 and 1971, the US Air Force sprayed Agent Orange across Vietnam, exposing many soldiers to this dioxin-containing herbicide. Several negative health outcomes have been linked to Agent Orange exposu...

    Authors: Matthew R. Rytel, Rondi Butler, Melissa Eliot, Joseph M. Braun, E. Andres Houseman and Karl T. Kelsey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:43

    Content type: Research

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  16. Aspartame is one of the world’s most widely used artificial sweeteners and is an ingredient in more than 5000 food products globally. A particularly important use is in low-calorie beverages consumed by childr...

    Authors: Philip J. Landrigan and Kurt Straif

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:42

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Air pollution is one of the world’s leading mortality risk factors contributing to seven million deaths annually. COVID-19 pandemic has claimed about one million deaths in less than a year. However, it is uncl...

    Authors: Patrick D. M. C. Katoto, Amanda S. Brand, Buket Bakan, Paul Musa Obadia, Carsi Kuhangana, Tony Kayembe-Kitenge, Joseph Pyana Kitenge, Celestin Banza Lubaba Nkulu, Jeroen Vanoirbeek, Tim S. Nawrot, Peter Hoet and Benoit Nemery

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:41

    Content type: Review

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  18. Asthma represents a syndrome for which our understanding of the molecular processes underlying discrete sub-diseases (i.e., endotypes), beyond atopic asthma, is limited. The public health needs to characterize et...

    Authors: Hyunok Choi, Miroslav Dostal, Anna Pastorkova, Pavel Rossner Jr and Radim J. Sram

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:40

    Content type: Research

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  19. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis dysfunction has been associated with a variety of mental health and cardio-metabolic disorders. While causal models of HPA-axis dysregulation have been largely focused...

    Authors: C. M. Toledo-Corral, T. L. Alderete, M. M. Herting, R. Habre, A. K. Peterson, F. Lurmann, M. I. Goran, M. J. Weigensberg and F. D. Gilliland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:39

    Content type: Research

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  20. Out-of-hospital-cardiac arrest (OHCA) is frequently linked to environmental exposures. Climate change and global warming phenomenon have been found related to cardiovascular morbidity, however there is no agre...

    Authors: Hannan Kranc, Victor Novack, Alexandra Shtein, Rimma Sherman and Lena Novack

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:38

    Content type: Research

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  21. Exposure to the bioaccumulative pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and its metabolite dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) has been associated with increased risk of insulin resistance and obesi...

    Authors: Annalise N. vonderEmbse, Sarah E. Elmore, Kyle B. Jackson, Beth A. Habecker, Katherine E. Manz, Kurt D. Pennell, Pamela J. Lein and Michele A. La Merrill

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:37

    Content type: Research

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  22. The general population is exposed to Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMFs) used by telecommunication networks. Previous studies developed methods to assess this exposure. These methods will be inade...

    Authors: Maarten Velghe, Sam Aerts, Luc Martens, Wout Joseph and Arno Thielens

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:36

    Content type: Methodology

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  23. Up to now, 3 epidemiological studies have shown clear inverse associations between prenatal acrylamide exposure and birth size. In addition to studying the association between acrylamide and birth size, we inv...

    Authors: Janneke Hogervorst, Hubert W. Vesper, Narjes Madhloum, Wilfried Gyselaers and Tim Nawrot

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:35

    Content type: Research

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  24. An unusual feature of SARS-Cov-2 infection and the COVID-19 pandemic is that children are less severely affected than adults. This is especially paradoxical given the epidemiological links between poor air qua...

    Authors: Peter D. Sly, Brittany A. Trottier, Catherine M. Bulka, Stephania A. Cormier, Julius Fobil, Rebecca C. Fry, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Steven Kleeberger, Pushpam Kumar, Philip J. Landrigan, Karin C. Lodrop Carlsen, Antonio Pascale, Fernando Polack, Mathuros Ruchirawat, Heather J. Zar and William A. Suk

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:34

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. Numerous groups, such as the tobacco industry, have deliberately altered and misrepresented knowable facts and empirical evidence to promote an agenda, often for monetary benefit, with consequences for environ...

    Authors: Rebecca F. Goldberg and Laura N. Vandenberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:33

    Content type: Research

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  26. Both physical and psychological health outcomes have been associated with exposure to environmental noise. Noise sensitivity could have the same moderating effect on physical and psychological health outcomes ...

    Authors: Stephen Stansfeld, Charlotte Clark, Melanie Smuk, John Gallacher and Wolfgang Babisch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:32

    Content type: Research

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  27. Although the frequency and magnitude of climate change-related health hazards (CCRHHs) are likely to increase, the population vulnerabilities and corresponding health impacts are dependent on a community’s exp...

    Authors: Jessica Yu, Kaitlin Castellani, Krista Forysinski, Paul Gustafson, James Lu, Emily Peterson, Martino Tran, Angela Yao, Jingxuan Zhao and Michael Brauer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:31

    Content type: Research

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  28. The adverse effects of particulate air pollution on heart rate variability (HRV) have been reported. However, it remains unclear whether they differ by the weight status as well as between wake and sleep.

    Authors: Luyi Li, Dayu Hu, Wenlou Zhang, Liyan Cui, Xu Jia, Di Yang, Shan Liu, Furong Deng, Junxiu Liu and Xinbiao Guo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:29

    Content type: Research

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  29. Exposure to occupational manganese (Mn) is associated with neurotoxic brain injury, manifesting primarily as parkinsonism. The association between environmental Mn exposure and parkinsonism is unclear. To char...

    Authors: Brad A. Racette, Gill Nelson, Wendy W. Dlamini, Pradeep Prathibha, Jay R. Turner, Mwiza Ushe, Harvey Checkoway, Lianne Sheppard and Susan Searles Nielsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:27

    Content type: Research

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  30. Pesticides play an important role in protecting the food supply and the public’s health from pests and diseases. By their nature, pesticides can be toxic to unintended target organisms. Changing winds contribu...

    Authors: Edward J. Kasner, Joanne B. Prado, Michael G. Yost and Richard A. Fenske

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:26

    Content type: Research

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  31. The SIRT1 gene was associated with the lifespan in several organisms through inflammatory and oxidative stress pathways. Long-term air particulate matter (PM) is detrimental to health through the same pathways.

    Authors: Yao Yao, Linxin Liu, Guang Guo, Yi Zeng and John S. Ji

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:25

    Content type: Research

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  32. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a non-persistent chemical with endocrine disrupting abilities used in a variety of consumer products. Fetal exposure to BPA is of concern due to the elevated sensitivity, which particularl...

    Authors: Julie Bang Hansen, Niels Bilenberg, Clara Amalie Gade Timmermann, Richard Christian Jensen, Hanne Frederiksen, Anna-Maria Andersson, Henriette Boye Kyhl and Tina Kold Jensen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:24

    Content type: Research

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  33. The Holuhraun volcanic eruption September 2014 to February 2015 emitted large amounts of sulfur dioxide (SO2). The aim of this study was to determine the association between volcanic SO2 gases on general populati...

    Authors: Hanne Krage Carlsen, Unnur Valdimarsdóttir, Haraldur Briem, Francesca Dominici, Ragnhildur Gudrun Finnbjornsdottir, Thorsteinn Jóhannsson, Thor Aspelund, Thorarinn Gislason and Thorolfur Gudnason

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:23

    Content type: Research

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  34. Global temperatures are projected to rise by ≥2 °C by the end of the century, with expected impacts on infectious disease incidence. Establishing the historic relationship between temperature and childhood dia...

    Authors: Miranda J. Delahoy, César Cárcamo, Adrian Huerta, Waldo Lavado, Yury Escajadillo, Luís Ordoñez, Vanessa Vasquez, Benjamin Lopman, Thomas Clasen, Gustavo F. Gonzales, Kyle Steenland and Karen Levy

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:22

    Content type: Research

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  35. Cohort studies on the impact of biomass fuel use for cooking on cognitive impairment among older population are still lacking in China and elsewhere. The aim of this study was to examine whether biomass fuel u...

    Authors: Min Du, Liyuan Tao, Lin Zhu and Jue Liu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:21

    Content type: Research

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  36. We previously found additive effects of long- and short-term exposures to fine particulate matter (PM2.5), ozone (O3), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on all-cause mortality rate using a generalized propensity score (...

    Authors: Yaguang Wei, Brent Coull, Petros Koutrakis, Jiabei Yang, Longxiang Li, Antonella Zanobetti and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:19

    Content type: Research

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  37. Phosri et al., commented on our previous study about the influence of climate variables at the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Spain. They showed the impact of the association of gross domestic product...

    Authors: Pedro Muñoz Cacho, José L. Hernández, Marcos López-Hoyos and Víctor M. Martínez-Taboada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:18

    Content type: Letter to the Editor Response

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2021 20:17

  38. A report published in this journal showed an inversely significant association between ultraviolet radiation (UVR) before the pandemic and cumulative COVID-19 cases in Spain. The analyses employed several mete...

    Authors: Arthit Phosri, Yang Cao, Mariko Harada Sassa and Kouji H. Harada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:17

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:106

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:18

  39. Fluoride from dietary and environmental sources may concentrate in calcium-containing regions of the body such as the pineal gland. The pineal gland synthesizes melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep-wa...

    Authors: Jasmyn E. A. Cunningham, Hugh McCague, Ashley J. Malin, David Flora and Christine Till

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:16

    Content type: Research

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  40. The objective of this study was to identify conditional relationships between multiple metal biomarkers that predict systolic and diastolic blood pressure in the non-institutionalized United States adult popul...

    Authors: Todd M. Everson, Megan M. Niedzwiecki, Daniell Toth, Maria Tellez-Plaza, Haoran Liu, Dana B. Barr and Matthew O. Gribble

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:15

    Content type: Research

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  41. Pediatric asthma is currently the most prevalent chronic disease in the United States, with children in lower income families disproportionately affected. This increased health burden is partly due to lower-qu...

    Authors: Koen F. Tieskens, Chad W. Milando, Lindsay J. Underhill, Kimberly Vermeer, Jonathan I. Levy and M. Patricia Fabian

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:14

    Content type: Research

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  42. Over 800 pesticides are registered for use in the United States. Human studies indicate concern that some pesticides currently in use in large quantities may also pose a carcinogenic hazard. Our objective is t...

    Authors: Pamela J. Schwingl, Ruth M. Lunn and Suril S. Mehta

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:13

    Content type: Research

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  43. Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) has been associated with increased risk of airway inflammation in children with asthma. While epigenetic changes could potentially modulate TRAP-induced inflammatory respon...

    Authors: N. Ji, M. Fang, A. Baptista, C. Cepeda, M. Greenberg, I. Colon Mincey, P. Ohman-Strickland, F. Haynes, N. Fiedler, H. M. Kipen and R. J. Laumbach

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:12

    Content type: Research

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  44. Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in studies worldwide, other studies have described beneficial effects of residential greenspace on pregnancy outco...

    Authors: Veerle Josefa Verheyen, Sylvie Remy, Nathalie Lambrechts, Eva Govarts, Ann Colles, Lien Poelmans, Els Verachtert, Wouter Lefebvre, Pieter Monsieurs, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Flemming Nielsen, Lena Van den Eeden, Yves Jacquemyn and Greet Schoeters

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:11

    Content type: Research

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  45. Airport personnel are at risk of occupational exposure to jet engine emissions, which similarly to diesel exhaust emissions include volatile organic compounds and particulate matter consisting of an inorganic ...

    Authors: Katja M. Bendtsen, Elizabeth Bengtsen, Anne T. Saber and Ulla Vogel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:10

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:20

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