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  1. Although a substantial part of scientific research is collaborative and increasing globalization will probably lead to its increase, very few studies actually investigate the advantages, disadvantages, experie...

    Authors: Klea Katsouyanni

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent pollutants identified worldwide as human blood and breast milk contaminants. Because they bioaccumulate, consumption of meat, fish, and dairy products predicts h...

    Authors: Ruthann A Rudel, Liesel M Seryak and Julia G Brody

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  3. Recent studies have observed positive associations between outdoor air pollution and emergency department (ED) visits for asthma. However, few have examined the possible confounding influence of aeroallergens,...

    Authors: Paul J Villeneuve, Li Chen, Brian H Rowe and Frances Coates

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:40

    Content type: Research

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  4. Chronic arsenic exposure is associated with an increased risk of skin, bladder and lung cancers. Generation of oxidative stress may contribute to arsenic carcinogenesis.

    Authors: Carrie V Breton, Molly L Kile, Paul J Catalano, Elaine Hoffman, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmuder Rahman, Golam Mahiuddin and David C Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:39

    Content type: Research

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  5. Population disease proportions attributable to various causal agents are popular as they present a simplified view of the contribution of each agent to the disease load. However they are only summary figures t...

    Authors: Rodolfo Saracci and Paolo Vineis

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:38

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. In April 2005, syndromic surveillance based on statistical control chart methods in Sydney, Australia, signalled increasing incidence of urgent emergency department visits for cardiovascular and chest pain syn...

    Authors: Robin M Turner, David J Muscatello, Wei Zheng, Alan Willmore and Glenn Arendts

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:37

    Content type: Research

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  7. We plan to conduct a case-control study to investigate whether exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) increases the risk of stroke. In case-control studies, selective participation can lead to bias and loss of effici...

    Authors: Anna Oudin, Jonas Björk and Ulf Strömberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  8. Recommendations about risks and benefits of seafood intake during pregnancy have been published in the last decade, but the specific health effects of the different categories of seafood remain unknown. Fish a...

    Authors: Laurence Guldner, Christine Monfort, Florence Rouget, Ronan Garlantezec and Sylvaine Cordier

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  9. The main forms of mercury (Hg) exposure in the general population are methylmercury (MeHg) from seafood, inorganic mercury (I-Hg) from food, and mercury vapor (Hg0) from dental amalgam restorations. While the dis...

    Authors: Lars Björkman, Birgitte F Lundekvam, Torgils Lægreid, Bjørn I Bertelsen, Inge Morild, Peer Lilleng, Birger Lind, Brita Palm and Marie Vahter

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  10. Little is known about long-term adverse health consequences experienced by flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) during the time smoking was allowed on airplanes. We undertook this study to evalu...

    Authors: Jon O Ebbert, Ivana T Croghan, Darrell R Schroeder, Judith Murawski and Richard D Hurt

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Studies using administrative data report a positive association between ambient air pollution and the risk of hospitalization for congestive heart failure (HF). Circulating levels of B-type natriuretic peptide...

    Authors: Gregory A Wellenius, Gloria Y Yeh, Brent A Coull, Helen H Suh, Russell S Phillips and Murray A Mittleman

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. The presence of PCB in caulking (sealant) material found in masonry buildings has been well-documented in several countries. A recent investigation of 24 buildings in the greater Boston area found that 8 build...

    Authors: Robert F Herrick, John D Meeker, Russ Hauser, Larisa Altshul and George A Weymouth

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. The estimation of health impacts involves often uncertain input variables and assumptions which have to be incorporated into the model structure. These uncertainties may have significant effects on the results...

    Authors: Marko Tainio, Jouni T Tuomisto, Otto Hänninen, Juhani Ruuskanen, Matti J Jantunen and Juha Pekkanen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  14. There is growing evidence of a distinct set of freshly-emitted air pollutants downwind from major highways, motorways, and freeways that include elevated levels of ultrafine particulates (UFP), black carbon (B...

    Authors: Doug Brugge, John L Durant and Christine Rioux

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:23

    Content type: Review

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  15. This study documented elevated rates of emergency room (ER) visits for acute upper and lower respiratory infections and asthma-related conditions in the children of Quito, Ecuador associated with the eruption ...

    Authors: Elena N Naumova, Hugo Yepes, Jeffrey K Griffiths, Fernando Sempértegui, Gauri Khurana, Jyotsna S Jagai, Edgar Játiva and Bertha Estrella

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  16. According to WHO, Pharmacovigilance activities are done to monitor detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of any obnoxious adverse reactions to drugs at therapeutic concentration on animal and hum...

    Authors: Syed Ziaur Rahman, Rahat Ali Khan, Varun Gupta and Misbah Uddin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:20

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. It is not clear whether environmental exposure to dioxin affects the general population. The aim of this research is to evaluate sarcoma risk in relation to the environmental pollution caused by dioxin emitted...

    Authors: Paola Zambon, Paolo Ricci, Emanuela Bovo, Alessandro Casula, Massimo Gattolin, Anna Rita Fiore, Francesco Chiosi and Stefano Guzzinati

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  18. Southwestern Ontario (SWO) in Canada has been known as a 'hot spot' in terms of environmental exposure and potential effects. We chose to study 3 major cities in SWO in this paper. We compared age-standardized...

    Authors: Karen Y Fung, Isaac N Luginaah and Kevin M Gorey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. The effect of individual pollutants and the period(s) during pregnancy when pollutant levels are likely to have most impact on preterm birth is not clear. We evaluated the effect of prenatal exposure to six co...

    Authors: Bin Jalaludin, Trish Mannes, Geoffrey Morgan, Doug Lincoln, Vicky Sheppeard and Stephen Corbett

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. Dietary POP exposure have shown negative effects on sperm motility and sperm chromatin integrity, as well as an increased proportion of Y-chromosome bearing sperms. However, it has been suggested that in epide...

    Authors: Anna Rignell-Hydbom, Anna Axmon, Thomas Lundh, Bo A Jönsson, Tarmo Tiido and Marcello Spano

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  21. Asthma prevalence is lower in less developed countries and among some recent immigrant populations in the US, but the reasons for this are not clear. One possibility is that early childhood infections are prot...

    Authors: Doug Brugge, Angela C Lee, Mark Woodin and Christine Rioux

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  22. The project "Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe" (PHEWE) had the aim of assessing the association between weather conditions and acute health effects, during both...

    Authors: Paola Michelozzi, Ursula Kirchmayer, Klea Katsouyanni, Annibale Biggeri, Glenn McGregor, Bettina Menne, Pavlos Kassomenos, Hugh Ross Anderson, Michela Baccini, Gabriele Accetta, Antonis Analytis and Tom Kosatsky

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  23. In the Arctic, polar bears (Ursus maritimus) bio-accumulate mercury as they prey on polluted ringed seals (Phoca hispida) and bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus). Studies have shown that polar bears from East Gre...

    Authors: Christian Sonne, Rune Dietz, Pall S Leifsson, Gert Asmund, Erik W Born and Maja Kirkegaard

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. The Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program (MACDP) collects maternal address information at the time of delivery for infants and fetuses with birth defects. These addresses have been geocoded by two i...

    Authors: Matthew J Strickland, Csaba Siffel, Bennett R Gardner, Alissa K Berzen and Adolfo Correa

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. The District of Columbia (DC) Department of Health, under a grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, established an Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. As part of this program, t...

    Authors: Steven M Babin, Howard S Burkom, Rekha S Holtry, Nathaniel R Tabernero, Lynette D Stokes, John O Davies-Cole, Kerda DeHaan and Deitra H Lee

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  26. This is a community comparison study that examines persons living in a subdivision exposed to petroleum products and mercury.

    Authors: James Dahlgren, Harpreet Takhar, Pamela Anderson-Mahoney, Jenny Kotlerman, Jim Tarr and Raphael Warshaw

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:8

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2007 6:15

  27. Several countries are discussing new legislation on the ban of smoking in public places, and on the acceptable levels of traffic-related air pollutants. It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease...

    Authors: Paolo Vineis, Gerard Hoek, Michal Krzyzanowski, Federica Vigna-Taglianti, Fabrizio Veglia, Luisa Airoldi, Kim Overvad, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, Francoise Clavel-Chapelon, Jacob Linseisen, Heiner Boeing, Antonia Trichopoulou, Domenico Palli, Vittorio Krogh, Rosario Tumino, Salvatore Panico…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:7

    Content type: Research

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  28. N-acetyltransferases (NAT) and glutathione S-transferases (GST) are involved in the metabolism of several ubiquitous chemical substances leading to the activation and detoxification of carcinogenic heterocycli...

    Authors: Eckart Schnakenberg, Karl-Rainer Fabig, Martin Stanulla, Nils Strobl, Michael Lustig, Nathalie Fabig and Werner Schloot

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:6

    Content type: Research

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  29. Polymorphisms in GSTT1, GSTM1 and GSTP1 impact detoxification of carcinogens by GSTs and have been reported to increase susceptibility to environmentally related health outcomes. Individual factors in arsenic bio...

    Authors: Kathleen M McCarty, Louise Ryan, E Andres Houseman, Paige L Williams, David P Miller, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmuder Rahman, Golam Mahiuddin, Thomas Smith, Ernesto Gonzalez, Li Su and David C Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:5

    Content type: Research

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  30. Exposure to arsenic concentrations in drinking water in excess of 300 μg/L is associated with diseases of the circulatory and respiratory system, several types of cancer, and diabetes; however, little is known...

    Authors: Jaymie R Meliker, Robert L Wahl, Lorraine L Cameron and Jerome O Nriagu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  31. The mechanism behind the triggering effect of fine particulate matter (PM) air pollution on cardiovascular events remains elusive. We postulated that elevated levels of PM would be associated with increased bl...

    Authors: Jeffrey H Sullivan, Rebecca Hubbard, Sally L-J Liu, Kristen Shepherd, Carol A Trenga, Jane Q Koenig, Wayne L Chandler and Joel D Kaufman

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  32. We performed a cross-sectional study of associations between personal characteristics and lipid-adjusted serum concentrations of certain PCB congeners and chlorinated pesticides/metabolites among 323 pregnant ...

    Authors: Anders Glynn, Marie Aune, Per Ola Darnerud, Sven Cnattingius, Rickard Bjerselius, Wulf Becker and Sanna Lignell

    Citation: Environmental Health 2007 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  33. Inuit women are highly exposed through their traditional seafood based diet to organochlorine compounds, some of them displaying endocrine disrupting properties. We hypothesized that this exposure might be rel...

    Authors: Suzanne Côté, Pierre Ayotte, Sylvie Dodin, Claudine Blanchet, Gert Mulvad, Henning S Petersen, Suzanne Gingras and Éric Dewailly

    Citation: Environmental Health 2006 5:33

    Content type: Research

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  34. Fish is considered protective for coronary heart disease (CHD), but mercury (Hg) intake from fish may counterbalance beneficial effects. Although neurotoxic effects of methylmercury (MeHg) are well established...

    Authors: Myriam Fillion, Donna Mergler, Carlos José Sousa Passos, Fabrice Larribe, Mélanie Lemire and Jean Rémy Davée Guimarães

    Citation: Environmental Health 2006 5:29

    Content type: Research

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  35. Drinking water contaminated by wastewater is a potential source of exposure to mammary carcinogens and endocrine disrupting compounds from commercial products and excreted natural and pharmaceutical hormones. ...

    Authors: Julia Green Brody, Ann Aschengrau, Wendy McKelvey, Christopher H Swartz, Theresa Kennedy and Ruthann A Rudel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2006 5:28

    Content type: Research

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  36. The healthy worker effect may hide adverse health effects in hazardous jobs, especially those where physical fitness is required. Fire fighters may serve as a good example because they sometimes are severely e...

    Authors: Norbert L Wagner, Jürgen Berger, Dieter Flesch-Janys, Peter Koch, Anja Köchel, Michel Peschke and Trude Ossenbach

    Citation: Environmental Health 2006 5:27

    Content type: Research

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