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  1. Dioxins and related compounds are suspected of causing neurological disruption. Epidemiological studies indicated that exposure to these compounds caused neurodevelopmental disturbances such as learning disabi...

    Authors: Eiichi Akahoshi, Seiko Yoshimura, Saeko Uruno and Mitsuko Ishihara-Sugano

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  2. The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of performing a cohort study on health risks from occupational exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) in Germany.

    Authors: Jürgen Breckenkamp, Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff, Eva Münster, Joachim Schüz, Brigitte Schlehofer, Jürgen Wahrendorf and Maria Blettner

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:23

    Content type: Research

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  3. CYP19 and PPARγ are two genes expressed in the placental trophoblast that are important to placental function and are disrupted by phthalate exposure in other cell types. Measurement of the mRNA of these two g...

    Authors: Jennifer J Adibi, Russ Hauser, Paige L Williams, Robin M Whyatt, Harshwardhan M Thaker, Heather Nelson, Robert Herrick and Hari K Bhat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:20

    Content type: Methodology

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  4. Whether low-intensity radiofrequency radiation damages the blood-brain barrier has long been debated, but little or no consideration has been given to the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier. In this cross-secti...

    Authors: Fredrik Söderqvist, Michael Carlberg and Lennart Hardell

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:19

    Content type: Research

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  5. Regulatory decisions to phase-out the availability and use of common organophosphate pesticides among the general public were announced in 2000 and continued through 2004. Based on revised risk assessments, ch...

    Authors: David L Stone, Daniel L Sudakin and Jeffrey J Jenkins

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:18

    Content type: Research

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  6. The aim of this review was to assess the evidence from recent prospective studies that long-term traffic pollution could contribute to the development of asthma-like symptoms and allergic sensitization in chil...

    Authors: Lennart Bråbäck and Bertil Forsberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:17

    Content type: Review

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  7. Land use regression (LUR) modelling is proposed as a promising approach to meet some of the challenges of assessing the intra-urban spatial variability of ambient air pollutants in urban and industrial setting...

    Authors: Dominic Odwa Atari and Isaac N Luginaah

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:16

    Content type: Research

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  8. Blood lead concentrations have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular, cancer, and all-cause mortality in adults in general population and occupational cohorts. We aimed to determine the associa...

    Authors: Naila Khalil, John W Wilson, Evelyn O Talbott, Lisa A Morrow, Marc C Hochberg, Teresa A Hillier, Susan B Muldoon, Steven R Cummings and Jane A Cauley

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:15

    Content type: Research

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  9. Variations in air pollution exposure within a community may be associated with asthma prevalence. However, studies conducted to date have produced inconsistent results, possibly due to errors in measurement of...

    Authors: Talar Sahsuvaroglu, Michael Jerrett, Malcolm R Sears, Rob McConnell, Norm Finkelstein, Altaf Arain, Bruce Newbold and Rick Burnett

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  10. Chlorpyrifos (CPF) is a non-persistent organophosphate (OP) largely used as pesticide. Studies from animal models indicate that CPF is a developmental neurotoxicant able to target immature central nervous syst...

    Authors: Aldina Venerosi, Laura Ricceri, Maria Luisa Scattoni and Gemma Calamandrei

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  11. In recent years, cleaning has been identified as an occupational risk because of an increased incidence of reported respiratory effects, such as asthma and asthma-like symptoms among cleaning workers. Due to t...

    Authors: Anila Bello, Margaret M Quinn, Melissa J Perry and Donald K Milton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  12. This paper describes the refinement and adaptation to small business of a previously developed method for systematically prioritizing needs for intervention on hazardous substance exposures in manufacturing wo...

    Authors: Anthony D LaMontagne, Anne M Stoddard, Cora Roelofs, Grace Sembajwe, Amy L Sapp and Glorian Sorensen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  13. While much attention is focused on national policies intended to protect human health from environmental hazards, states can also prevent environmentally mediated disease through legislation and regulation. Ho...

    Authors: Lauren Zajac, Eli Sprecher, Philip J Landrigan and Leonardo Trasande

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  14. Health impact assessments (HIA) use information on exposure, baseline mortality/morbidity and exposure-response functions from epidemiological studies in order to quantify the health impacts of existing situat...

    Authors: Hans Orru, Erik Teinemaa, Taavi Lai, Tanel Tamm, Marko Kaasik, Veljo Kimmel, Kati Kangur, Eda Merisalu and Bertil Forsberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:7

    Content type: Research

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  15. Exposure assessment has shifted from pollutant monitoring in air, soil, and water toward personal exposure measurements and biomonitoring. This trend along with the paucity of health effect data for many of th...

    Authors: Rachel Morello-Frosch, Julia Green Brody, Phil Brown, Rebecca Gasior Altman, Ruthann A Rudel and Carla Pérez

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Environmental exposure to organophosphorus pesticides has been characterized in various populations, but interpretation of these data from a health risk perspective remains an issue. The current paper proposes...

    Authors: Mathieu Valcke and Michèle Bouchard

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Biomonitoring studies can provide information about individual and population-wide exposure. However they must be designed in a way that protects the rights and welfare of participants. This descriptive qualit...

    Authors: Nerissa Wu, Michael D McClean, Phil Brown, Ann Aschengrau and Thomas F Webster

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. In 1988, elevated cancer incidence in upper Cape Cod, Massachusetts prompted a large epidemiological study of nine cancers to investigate possible environmental risk factors. Positive associations were observe...

    Authors: Verónica Vieira, Thomas Webster, Janice Weinberg and Ann Aschengrau

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:3

    Content type: Research

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  19. Mercury cell chlor-alkali products are used to produce thousands of other products including food ingredients such as citric acid, sodium benzoate, and high fructose corn syrup. High fructose corn syrup is use...

    Authors: Renee Dufault, Blaise LeBlanc, Roseanne Schnoll, Charles Cornett, Laura Schweitzer, David Wallinga, Jane Hightower, Lyn Patrick and Walter J Lukiw

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. Gender related differences in respiratory disease have been documented. The aim of this study was to investigate gender related differences in respiratory findings by occupation. We analyzed data from 12 of ou...

    Authors: E Neil Schachter, Eugenija Zuskin, Erin L Moshier, James Godbold, Jadranka Mustajbegovic, Jasna Pucarin-Cvetkovic and Angelo Chiarelli

    Citation: Environmental Health 2009 8:1

    Content type: Review

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  21. Early-life chemical exposure may influence immune system development, subsequently affecting child health. We investigated immunomodulatory potentials of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p'-DDE in infants.

    Authors: Anders Glynn, Ann Thuvander, Marie Aune, Anders Johannisson, Per Ola Darnerud, Gunnar Ronquist and Sven Cnattingius

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:62

    Content type: Research

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  22. Air pollution and social characteristics have been shown to affect indicators of health. While use of spatial methods to estimate exposure to air pollution has increased the power to detect effects, questions ...

    Authors: Ariana Zeka, Steve J Melly and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:60

    Content type: Research

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  23. Organophosphates are broad class of chemicals widely used as pesticides throughout the world. We performed a cross-sectional study of associations between dialkylphosphate metabolites of organophosphates and s...

    Authors: Sandra Yucra, Manuel Gasco, Julio Rubio and Gustavo F Gonzales

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:59

    Content type: Research

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  24. We review the major linkages between the oceans and public health, focusing on exposures and potential health effects due to anthropogenic and natural factors including: harmful algal blooms, microbes, and che...

    Authors: Hauke L Kite-Powell, Lora E Fleming, Lorraine C Backer, Elaine M Faustman, Porter Hoagland, Ami Tsuchiya, Lisa R Younglove, Bruce A Wilcox and Rebecca J Gast

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 2):S6

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 2

  25. Coupled physical-biological models are capable of linking the complex interactions between environmental factors and physical hydrodynamics to simulate the growth, toxicity and transport of infectious pathogen...

    Authors: Julianne Dyble, Paul Bienfang, Eva Dusek, Gary Hitchcock, Fred Holland, Ed Laws, James Lerczak, Dennis J McGillicuddy Jr, Peter Minnett, Stephanie K Moore, Charles O'Kelly, Helena Solo-Gabriele and John D Wang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 2):S5

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 2

  26. Anthropogenically-derived increases in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations have been implicated in recent climate change, and are projected to substantially impact the climate on a global scale in the fu...

    Authors: Stephanie K Moore, Vera L Trainer, Nathan J Mantua, Micaela S Parker, Edward A Laws, Lorraine C Backer and Lora E Fleming

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 2):S4

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 2

  27. Innovative research relating oceans and human health is advancing our understanding of disease-causing organisms in coastal ecosystems. Novel techniques are elucidating the loading, transport and fate of patho...

    Authors: Jill R Stewart, Rebecca J Gast, Roger S Fujioka, Helena M Solo-Gabriele, J Scott Meschke, Linda A Amaral-Zettler, Erika del Castillo, Martin F Polz, Tracy K Collier, Mark S Strom, Christopher D Sinigalliano, Peter DR Moeller and A Fredrick Holland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 2):S3

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 2

  28. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are one focus of the national research initiatives on Oceans and Human Health (OHH) at NIEHS, NOAA and NSF. All of the OHH Centers, from the east coast to Hawaii, include one or mor...

    Authors: Deana L Erdner, Julianne Dyble, Michael L Parsons, Richard C Stevens, Katherine A Hubbard, Michele L Wrabel, Stephanie K Moore, Kathi A Lefebvre, Donald M Anderson, Paul Bienfang, Robert R Bidigare, Micaela S Parker, Peter Moeller, Larry E Brand and Vera L Trainer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 2):S2

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 2

  29. Assessment of human exposure to non-persistent pesticides such as pyrethroids is often based on urinary biomarker measurements. Urinary metabolite levels of these pesticides are usually reported in volume-weig...

    Authors: Marie-Chantale Fortin, Gaétan Carrier and Michèle Bouchard

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:55

    Content type: Research

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  30. Despite the increase of mobile phone use in the last decade and the growing concern whether mobile telecommunication networks adversely affect health and well-being, only few studies have been published that f...

    Authors: Silke Thomas, Anja Kühnlein, Sabine Heinrich, Georg Praml, Rüdiger von Kries and Katja Radon

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:54

    Content type: Research

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  31. In 2005, 84% of Wayana Amerindians living in the upper marshes of the Maroni River in French Guiana presented a hair mercury concentration exceeding the limit set up by the World Health Organization (10 μg/g)....

    Authors: Jean-Paul Bourdineaud, Nadège Bellance, Giovani Bénard, Daniel Brèthes, Masatake Fujimura, Patrice Gonzalez, Aline Marighetto, Régine Maury-Brachet, Cécile Mormède, Vanessa Pédron, Jean-Nicolas Philippin, Rodrigue Rossignol, William Rostène, Masumi Sawada and Muriel Laclau

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:53

    Content type: Research

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  32. Mercury is known to bioaccumulate and to magnify in marine mammals, which is a cause of great concern in terms of their general health. In particular, the immune system is known to be susceptible to long-term ...

    Authors: Krishna Das, Ursula Siebert, Audrey Gillet, Aurélie Dupont, Carole Di-Poï, Sonja Fonfara, Gabriel Mazzucchelli, Edwin De Pauw and Marie-Claire De Pauw-Gillet

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:52

    Content type: Research

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  33. Dioxin emissions from municipal solid waste incinerators are one of the major sources of dioxins and therefore are an exposure source of public concern. There is growing epidemiologic evidence of an increased ...

    Authors: Jean-François Viel, Côme Daniau, Sarah Goria, Pascal Fabre, Perrine de Crouy-Chanel, Erik-André Sauleau and Pascal Empereur-Bissonnet

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:51

    Content type: Research

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  34. Pesticides used in agriculture are designed to protect crops against unwanted species, such as weeds, insects, and fungus. Many compounds target the nervous system of insect pests. Because of the similarity in...

    Authors: Marina Bjørling-Poulsen, Helle Raun Andersen and Philippe Grandjean

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:50

    Content type: Review

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  35. High levels of dioxins in soil and higher-than-average body burdens of dioxins in local residents have been found in the city of Midland and the Tittabawassee River floodplain in Michigan. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Dajun Dai and Tonny J Oyana

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:49

    Content type: Research

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  36. Several studies have shown cross-sectional associations between long term exposure to particulate air pollution and survival in general population or convenience cohorts. Less is known about susceptibility, or...

    Authors: Antonella Zanobetti, Marie-Abele C Bind and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:48

    Content type: Research

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  37. The Yusho poisoning incident, which was caused by rice bran oil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated quarterphenyls (PCQs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) generated by ...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Kanagawa, Shinya Matsumoto, Soichi Koike, Bunichi Tajima, Noriko Fukiwake, Satoko Shibata, Hiroshi Uchi, Masutaka Furue and Tomoaki Imamura

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:47

    Content type: Research

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  38. Extended tunnelled roadways requiring ventilation via exhaust stacks are an increasingly common solution to traffic congestion around the world. In response to community concerns about adverse health effects a...

    Authors: Adam Capon, Vicky Sheppeard, Katie Irvine, Bin Jalaludin, Michael Staff, Guy Marks and Alan Willmore

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:46

    Content type: Research

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  39. Childhood cancer has been linked to a variety of environmental factors, including agricultural activities, industrial pollutants and population mixing, but etiologic studies have often been inconclusive or inc...

    Authors: James A Thompson, Susan E Carozza and Li Zhu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:45

    Content type: Research

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