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  1. Content type: Research

    South Africa is one of the major users of pesticides on the African continent. The Eastern Cape is the second largest province in South Africa. There has been growing concern about the occurrence of certain bi...

    Authors: Gudrun A Heeren, Joanne Tyler and Andrew Mandeya

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:11

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    HMO databases offer an opportunity for community based epidemiologic studies of asthma incidence, etiology and treatment. The incidence of asthma in HMO populations and the utility of HMO data, including use o...

    Authors: Susan R Sama, Phillip R Hunt, CIH Priscilla Cirillo, Arminda Marx, Richard A Rosiello, Paul K Henneberger and Donald K Milton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:10

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    The neurotoxic effects of methylmercury (MeHg) have been demonstrated in both human and animal studies. Both adult and fetal brains are susceptible to the effects of MeHg toxicity. However, the specific effect...

    Authors: Edna M Yokoo, Joaquim G Valente, Lynn Grattan, Sérgio Luís Schmidt, Illeane Platt and Ellen K Silbergeld

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:8

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    The scientific literature poses a perplexing dilemma for pregnant women with respect to the consumption of fish from natural bodies of water. On one hand, fish is a good source of protein, low in fat and a ric...

    Authors: Germaine M Buck, Grace P Tee, Edward F Fitzgerald, John E Vena, John M Weiner, Mya Swanson and Michael E Msall

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:7

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    We studied subjective health symptoms in a population accidentally exposed to high styrene concentrations in drinking tap water. The contamination occurred during the reparation of a water tank.

    Authors: Alberto Arnedo-Pena, Juan Bellido-Blasco, Jose-Luis Villamarin-Vazquez, Jose-Luis Aranda-Mares, Nuria Font-Cardona, Fabriziomaria Gobba and Manolis Kogevinas

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:6

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    Childhood lead poisoning has not made the list of national public health priorities in Lebanon. This study aims at identifying the prevalence and risk factors for elevated blood lead concentrations (B-Pb ≥ 100...

    Authors: Iman Nuwayhid, Mona Nabulsi, Samar Muwakkit, Sarah Kouzi, George Salem, Mohamed Mikati and Majd Ariss

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:5

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    Fish from the Great Lakes are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, which have been found to have several adverse reproductive effects. Several environmental contaminants have been found to alter the se...

    Authors: Marc G Weisskopf, Henry A Anderson and Lawrence P Hanrahan

    Citation: Environmental Health 2003 2:2

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  8. Content type: Research

    Few assessments of the costs and benefits of reducing acute cardiorespiratory morbidity related to air pollution have employed a comprehensive, explicit approach to capturing the full societal value of reduced...

    Authors: David M Stieb, Paul De Civita, F Reed Johnson, Matthew P Manary, Aslam H Anis, Robert C Beveridge and Stan Judek

    Citation: Environmental Health 2002 1:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    The explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was one of the greatest known nuclear disasters of the 20th century. To reduce individual exposure to ionizing radiation the Soviet Union government introduce...

    Authors: Pavlo Zamostian, Kirsten B Moysich, Martin C Mahoney, Philip McCarthy, Alexandra Bondar, Andrey G Noschenko and Arthur M Michalek

    Citation: Environmental Health 2002 1:4

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  10. Content type: Research

    A previous observational study detected a strong positive relationship between sick leave absences and carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in office buildings in the Boston area. The authors speculated that the o...

    Authors: Theodore A Myatt, John Staudenmayer, Kate Adams, Michael Walters, Stephen N Rudnick and Donald K Milton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2002 1:3

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Observational studies in epidemiology always involve concerns regarding validity, especially measurement error, confounding, missing data, and other problems that may affect the study outcomes. Widely used sta...

    Authors: Esben Budtz-Jørgensen, Niels Keiding, Philippe Grandjean and Pal Weihe

    Citation: Environmental Health 2002 1:2

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  12. Content type: Research

    Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is caused by hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in several species of laboratory mammals, but the human evidence is contradictory. In a study among adults of a population highly exposed to H...

    Authors: Jordi Sunyer, Carmen Herrero, Dolores Ozalla, Maria Sala, Núria Ribas-Fitó, Joan Grimalt and Xavier Basagaña

    Citation: Environmental Health 2002 1:1

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