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  1. Content type: Research

    Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent that may affect the gut microbiome and endocrine system to influence adiposity. However, little data from prospective studies examining prenatal and childhood exposures exis...

    Authors: Geetika Kalloo, Antonia M. Calafat, Aimin Chen, Kimberly Yolton, Bruce P. Lanphear and Joseph M. Braun

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:24

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    2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is a toxic environmental contaminant that can bioaccumulate in humans, cross the placenta, and cause immunological effects in children, including altering their risk of ...

    Authors: Morgan Ye, Marcella Warner, Paolo Mocarelli, Paolo Brambilla and Brenda Eskenazi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:22

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    Little is known about the effect of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China. The objective of this study was to explore the short-term effects of PM2.5 on ...

    Authors: Yaohua Tian, Xiao Xiang, Juan Juan, Jing Song, Yaying Cao, Chao Huang, Man Li and Yonghua Hu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:21

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    Associations between ambient particulate matter < 2.5 μm (PM2.5) and asthma morbidity have been suggested in previous epidemiologic studies but results are inconsistent for areas with lower PM2.5 levels. We estim...

    Authors: Roxana Khalili, Scott M. Bartell, Xuefei Hu, Yang Liu, Howard H. Chang, Candice Belanoff, Matthew J. Strickland and Verónica M. Vieira

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:20

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2018 17:25

  5. Content type: Research

    There are concerns that developmental exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals such as phenolic compounds and phthalates could affect child cognitive function. Epidemiological studies tackling this question ...

    Authors: Dorothy Nakiwala, Hugo Peyre, Barbara Heude, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Rémi Béranger, Rémy Slama and Claire Philippat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:17

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    Reduced fetal growth is associated with perinatal and later morbidity. Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants is linked to reduced fetal growth at birth, but the impact of concomitant exposure to multip...

    Authors: Lisa B. Rokoff, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Brent A. Coull, Andres Cardenas, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Alexandros Gryparis, Joel Schwartz, Sharon K. Sagiv, Diane R. Gold, Emily Oken and Abby F. Fleisch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:19

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  7. Content type: Research

    Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic environmental contaminants and known endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Previous studies demonstrated that developmental exposure to the weakly estro...

    Authors: Jan A. Mennigen, Lindsay M. Thompson, Mandee Bell, Marlen Tellez Santos and Andrea C. Gore

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:18

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  8. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    A significant association of office diastolic blood pressure with low-level blood lead exposure was reported in a Brazilian adult population. However, caution should be taken to interpret these results. The mu...

    Authors: Wen-Yi Yang and Jan A. Staessen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:16

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:27

  9. Content type: Research

    Chronic mercury intoxication is a severe health issue and occurs especially in gold mining communities. Common chelators used for improving mercury elimination are not everywhere available and challenged by po...

    Authors: Paul Schutzmeier, Augusto Focil Baquerizo, Wilson Castillo-Tandazo, Nicholas Focil and Stephan Bose-O’Reilly

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:15

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  10. Content type: Review

    Acute high level carbon monoxide (CO) exposure can cause immediate cardio-respiratory arrest in anyone, but the effects of lower level exposures in susceptible persons are less well known. The percentage of CO...

    Authors: Prabjit Barn, Luisa Giles, Marie-Eve Héroux and Tom Kosatsky

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:13

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  11. Content type: Research

    Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a ubiquitous chemical and recognized endocrine disruptor associated with obesity and related disorders. We explored the association between BPA levels and suspected non-alcoholic fatty liv...

    Authors: Sofia G. Verstraete, Janet M. Wojcicki, Emily R. Perito and Philip Rosenthal

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    Humans are exposed to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from diverse sources and this has been associated with negative health impacts. Advances in analytical methods have enabled routine detection o...

    Authors: Xindi C. Hu, Clifton Dassuncao, Xianming Zhang, Philippe Grandjean, Pál Weihe, Glenys M. Webster, Flemming Nielsen and Elsie M. Sunderland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:11

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    Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs), may influence offspring weight gain. More prospective epidemiological studies are needed to compliment the growing body of evidence from animal studies.

    Authors: Hilde B. Lauritzen, Tricia L. Larose, Torbjørn Øien, Torkjel M. Sandanger, Jon Ø. Odland, Margot van de Bor and Geir W. Jacobsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:9

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    Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been reported to suppress immune function. However, previous studies on prenatal exposure to PFASs and allergic disorders in offspring provided incons...

    Authors: Qian Chen, Rong Huang, Li Hua, Yifeng Guo, Lisu Huang, Yanjun Zhao, Xia Wang and Jun Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:8

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  15. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that there is an error in the abstract. The line that reads “a 1 °C fall during winter months led to reductions of 4.5%, 3.9% and 11.2...

    Authors: Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:7

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:109

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    While associated with obesity, the cause of the rapid rise in prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children, which is highest among Hispanics, is not well understood. Animal experiments ha...

    Authors: Jennifer K. Frediani, Eric A. Naioti, Miriam B. Vos, Janet Figueroa, Carmen J. Marsit and Jean A. Welsh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:6

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  17. Content type: Research

    Electromagnetic hypersensitivity refers to health effects attributed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) exposure and has been formally named “idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fie...

    Authors: Po-Chang Huang, Meng-Ting Cheng and How-Ran Guo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:5

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    Air pollution is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Experimental studies, and a few epidemiological studies, suggest that air pollution may cause acute exacerbation of psychiatric ...

    Authors: Anna Oudin, Daniel Oudin Åström, Peter Asplund, Steinn Steingrimsson, Zoltan Szabo and Hanne Krage Carlsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:4

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    Activities such as swimming, paddling, motor-boating, and fishing are relatively common on US surface waters. Water recreators have a higher rate of acute gastrointestinal illness, along with other illnesses i...

    Authors: Stephanie DeFlorio-Barker, Coady Wing, Rachael M. Jones and Samuel Dorevitch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:3

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    Heavy metals including lead and cadmium can disrupt the immune system and the human microbiota. and are increasingly of concern with respect to the propogation of antibiotic-resistence. Infection by methicilli...

    Authors: Shoshannah Eggers, Nasia Safdar and Kristen MC Malecki

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:2

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  21. Content type: Research

    Select hair products contain endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that may affect breast cancer risk. We hypothesize that, if EDCs are related to breast cancer risk, then they may also affect two important br...

    Authors: Jasmine A. McDonald, Parisa Tehranifar, Julie D. Flom, Mary Beth Terry and Tamarra James-Todd

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:1

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  22. Content type: Research

    Long-term exposure to high ambient air pollution has been associated with coronary artery calcium (CAC), a marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Calcifications of left-sided heart valves are also markers of ...

    Authors: Martin Tibuakuu, Miranda R. Jones, Ana Navas-Acien, Di Zhao, Eliseo Guallar, Amanda J. Gassett, Lianne Sheppard, Matthew J. Budoff, Joel D. Kaufman and Erin D. Michos

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:133

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