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  1. The incidence rates of thyroid tumors and nodular goiter show an upward trend worldwide. There are limited reports on the risk of perchlorate and iodine on thyroid tumors, but evidence from population studies ...

    Authors: Huirong Wang, Yousheng Jiang, Jiayi Song, Huiwen Liang, Yuan Liu, Jiewu Huang, Pengliang Yin, Dongting Wu, Hang Zhang, Xinjie Liu, Dongxian Zhou, Wei Wei, Lin Lei, Ji Peng and Jianqing Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:4
  2. The medical field causes significant environmental impact. Reduction of the primary care practice carbon footprint could contribute to decreasing global carbon emissions. This study aims to quantify the averag...

    Authors: John Nicolet, Yolanda Mueller, Paola Paruta, Julien Boucher and Nicolas Senn
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:3
  3. In Iceland air quality is generally good; however, previous studies indicate that there is an association between air pollution in Reykjavik and adverse health effects as measured by dispensing of medications,...

    Authors: Solveig Halldorsdottir, Ragnhildur Gudrun Finnbjornsdottir, Bjarki Thor Elvarsson, Gunnar Gudmundsson and Vilhjalmur Rafnsson
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:2
  4. Data on pediatric asthma morbidity and effective environmental interventions in U.S. agricultural settings are few. We evaluated the effectiveness of HEPA air cleaners on asthma morbidity among a cohort of rur...

    Authors: Rebecca L. Drieling, Paul D. Sampson, Jennifer E. Krenz, Maria I. Tchong French, Karen L. Jansen, Anne E. Massey, Stephanie A. Farquhar, Esther Min, Adriana Perez, Anne M. Riederer, Elizabeth Torres, Lisa R. Younglove, Eugene Aisenberg, Syam S. Andra, Seunghee Kim-Schulze and Catherine J. Karr
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:1
  5. Previous studies have revealed that current secondhand smoke exposure showed highly suggestive evidence for increased risk of simultaneous sleep problems in children. Data on the associations between early-lif...

    Authors: Li-Zi Lin, Shu-Li Xu, Qi-Zhen Wu, Yang Zhou, Hui-Min Ma, Duo-Hong Chen, Peng-Xin Dong, Shi-Min Xiong, Xu-Bo Shen, Pei-En Zhou, Ru-Qing Liu, Gongbo Chen, Hong-Yao Yu, Bo-Yi Yang, Xiao-Wen Zeng, Li-Wen Hu…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:127
  6. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm disorder and a risk factor of adverse cardiovascular diseases. Established causes do not fully explain the risk of AF and unexplained risk factors might be rel...

    Authors: Kirstine Wodschow, Cristina M. Villanueva, Mogens Lytken Larsen, Gunnar Gislason, Jörg Schullehner, Birgitte Hansen and Annette Kjær Ersbøll
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:126
  7. Lead (Pb) exposure is a global health hazard causing a wide range of adverse health outcomes. Yet, the mechanisms of Pb toxicology remain incompletely understood, especially during pregnancy. To uncover biolog...

    Authors: Megan M. Niedzwiecki, Shoshannah Eggers, Anu Joshi, Georgia Dolios, Alejandra Cantoral, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa, Chitra Amarasiriwardena, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, Robert O. Wright and Lauren Petrick
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:125
  8. Evidence-to-decision (EtD) frameworks provide a structured and transparent approach for groups of experts to use when formulating recommendations or making decisions. While extensively used for clinical and pu...

    Authors: Susan L. Norris, Max T. Aung, Nicholas Chartres and Tracey J. Woodruff
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:124
  9. Short-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is associated with adverse respiratory and cardiovascular outcomes. Supplementation of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) has shown protection against...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Siqi Zhang, Wan Shen, Claudia Salazar, Alexandra Schneider, Lauren Wyatt, Ana G. Rappold, David Diaz-Sanchez, Robert B. Devlin, James M. Samet and Haiyan Tong
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:123
  10. During the COVID-19 pandemic, several illnesses were reduced. In Japan, heat-related illnesses were reduced by 22% compared to pre-pandemic period. However, it is uncertain as to what has led to this reduction...

    Authors: Xerxes Seposo, Lina Madaniyazi, Chris Fook Sheng Ng, Masahiro Hashizume and Yasushi Honda
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:122
  11. Depression is the leading cause of mental health-related morbidity and affects twice as many women as men. Hispanic/Latina women in the US have unique risk factors for depression and they have lower utilizatio...

    Authors: Theresa M. Bastain, Thomas Chavez, Rima Habre, Ixel Hernandez-Castro, Brendan Grubbs, Claudia M. Toledo-Corral, Shohreh F. Farzan, Nathana Lurvey, Deborah Lerner, Sandrah P. Eckel, Fred Lurmann, Isabel Lagomasino and Carrie Breton
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:121
  12. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a serious public health concern worldwide. Certain regions of the globe were severely affected in terms of prevalence and mortality than other. Although t...

    Authors: Sumit Aggarwal, Sivaraman Balaji, Tanvi Singh, Geetha R. Menon, Sandip Mandal, Jayaprakasam Madhumathi, Nupur Mahajan, Simran Kohli, Jasmine Kaur, Harpreet Singh, Kiran Rade and Samiran Panda
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:120
  13. Epistemological biases in environmental epidemiology prevent the full understanding of how racism’s societal impacts directly influence health outcomes. With the ability to focus on “place” and the totality of...

    Authors: Melissa J. Perry, Suzanne Arrington, Marlaina S. Freisthler, Ifeoma N. Ibe, Nathan L. McCray, Laura M. Neumann, Patrick Tajanlangit and Brenda M. Trejo Rosas
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:119
  14. Nitrosatable drugs commonly prescribed during pregnancy can react with nitrite to form N-nitroso compounds which have been associated with an increased risk of stillbirth. Whether maternal residential drinking wa...

    Authors: Anne Marie Ladehoff Thomsen, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen, Jörg Schullehner, Ninna Hinchely Ebdrup, Zeyan Liew, Vanessa Coffman, Leslie Stayner, Birgitte Hansen and Jørn Olsen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:118
  15. Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) may increase the risk of hypertension in women of childbearing age, who may be exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) simultaneously. Till now, few studies have investigated the joint eff...

    Authors: Qianqian Shen, Qian Xu, Guoju Li, Lisheng Ren, Zhenhong Zhang, Yangting Zhang, Zhaoyi Zhong, Xiaona Li and Qiuzhen Wang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:117
  16. The association between environmental chemical exposures and chronic diseases is of increasing concern. Chemical risk assessment relies heavily on pre-market toxicity testing to identify safe levels of exposur...

    Authors: Maricel V. Maffini, Birgit Geueke, Ksenia Groh, Bethanie Carney Almroth and Jane Muncke
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:114
  17. Evidence from previous studies suggests that women firefighters have greater risk of some adverse reproductive outcomes. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether women firefighters had greater risk...

    Authors: Alesia M. Jung, Sara A. Jahnke, Leslie K. Dennis, Melanie L. Bell, Jefferey L. Burgess, Nattinee Jitnarin, Christopher M. Kaipust and Leslie V. Farland
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:116
  18. Road traffic noise has been linked to increased risk of ischemic heart disease, yet evidence on stroke shows mixed results. We examine the association between long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incid...

    Authors: Tom Cole-Hunter, Christian Dehlendorff, Heresh Amini, Amar Mehta, Youn-Hee Lim, Jeanette T. Jørgensen, Shuo Li, Rina So, Laust H. Mortensen, Rudi Westendorp, Barbara Hoffmann, Elvira V. Bräuner, Matthias Ketzel, Ole Hertel, Jørgen Brandt, Steen Solvang Jensen…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:115
  19. Authors: Anjoeka Pronk, John R. Nuckols, Anneclaire J. De Roos, Matthew Airola, Joanne S. Colt, James R. Cerhan, Lindsay Morton, Wendy Cozen, Richard Severson, Aaron Blair, David Cleverly and Mary H. Ward
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:113

    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2013 12:20

  20. Evidence concerning the impact of long-term exposure to fine Particulate Matter ≤2.5 μm (PM2.5) on Cardio-Vascular Diseases (CVDs) for those people subject to ambient air pollution in developing countries remains...

    Authors: Soheila Jalali, Mojgan Karbakhsh, Mehdi Momeni, Marzieh Taheri, Saeid Amini, Marjan Mansourian and Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:112
  21. Testicular germ cell tumours (TGCT) are the most frequent cancers in young men in developed countries and their incidence rate has doubled worldwide over the past 40 years. Early life exposures to pesticides a...

    Authors: Aurélie M. N. Danjou, Olivia Pérol, Astrid Coste, Elodie Faure, Rémi Béranger, Helen Boyle, Elodie Belladame, Lény Grassot, Matthieu Dubuis, Johan Spinosi, Liacine Bouaoun, Aude Fléchon, Louis Bujan, Véronique Drouineaud, Florence Eustache, Isabelle Berthaut…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:111
  22. The differential effects of PM2.5 fractions on children’s lung function remain inconclusive. This study aimed to examine whether lung function in asthmatic children was associated with increased PM2.5 fractions i...

    Authors: Yoonhee Kim, Eun Ha Park, Chris Fook Sheng Ng, Yeonseung Chung, Kunio Hashimoto, Kasumi Tashiro, Hideki Hasunuma, Masataka Doi, Kei Tamura, Hiroyuki Moriuchi, Yuji Nishiwaki, Hwajin Kim, Seung-Muk Yi, Ho Kim and Masahiro Hashizume
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:110
  23. To conduct a systematic review to evaluate the association between residential or occupational short- and long–term exposure to odour pollution from industrial sources and the health status of the exposed popu...

    Authors: Victor Guadalupe-Fernandez, Manuela De Sario, Simona Vecchi, Lisa Bauleo, Paola Michelozzi, Marina Davoli and Carla Ancona
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:108
  24. Infections with nontyphoidal Salmonella cause an estimated 19,336 hospitalizations each year in the United States. Sources of infection can vary by state and include animal and plant-based foods, as well as envir...

    Authors: Michele E. Morgado, Chengsheng Jiang, Jordan Zambrana, Crystal Romeo Upperman, Clifford Mitchell, Michelle Boyle, Amy R. Sapkota and Amir Sapkota
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:105
  25. Toxic chemicals — “toxicants” — have been studied and regulated as single entities, and, carcinogens aside, almost all toxicants, single or mixed and however altered, have been thought harmless in very low dos...

    Authors: Robert Hunt Sprinkle and Devon C. Payne-Sturges
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:104
  26. Neighborhood exposure to asbestos increases the risk of developing malignant mesothelioma (MM) in residents who live near asbestos mines and asbestos product plants. The area of Casale Monferrato (Northwest It...

    Authors: C. Airoldi, C. Magnani, F. Lazzarato, D. Mirabelli, S. Tunesi and D. Ferrante
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:103
  27. Much of the current evidence of associations between long-term PM2.5 and health outcomes relies on national or regional analyses using exposures derived directly from regulatory monitoring data. These findings co...

    Authors: Sun-Young Kim, Arden C. Pope III, Julian D. Marshall, Neal Fann and Lianne Sheppard
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:102
  28. The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) began in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and was declared a global pandemic on 11 March 2020. This study aimed to assess the effects of temperature and long-term ex...

    Authors: Anastase Tchicaya, Nathalie Lorentz, Hichem Omrani, Gaetan de Lanchy and Kristell Leduc
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:101
  29. Pesticides can have negative effects on human and environmental health, especially when not handled as intended. In many countries, agro-input dealers sell pesticides to smallholder farmers and are supposed to...

    Authors: Philipp Staudacher, Curdin Brugger, Mirko S. Winkler, Christian Stamm, Andrea Farnham, Ruth Mubeezi, Rik I. L. Eggen and Isabel Günther
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:100
  30. Urban air pollution is involved in the progress of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Its potential role on the devastating event of Acute Exacerbation of IPF (AE-IPF) needs to be clarified. This study exami...

    Authors: Ioannis Tomos, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Effrosyni D. Manali, Spyros A. Papiris and Anna Karakatsani
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:99
  31. Acrylamide (AA) is a toxicant to humans, but the association between AA exposure and the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) remains unclear. In this study, our objective is to examine the cross-...

    Authors: Zhening Liu, Jinghua Wang, Shenghui Chen, Chengfu Xu and Yu Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:98
  32. Environmental chemical exposures can affect telomere length, which in turn has been associated with adverse health outcomes including cancer. Firefighters are occupationally exposed to many hazardous chemicals...

    Authors: Cassidy Clarity, Jessica Trowbridge, Roy Gerona, Katherine Ona, Michael McMaster, Vincent Bessonneau, Ruthann Rudel, Heather Buren and Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:97
  33. Endometriosis, which affects 10–15 % of women of reproductive age, is an estrogen-driven condition influenced by environmental and genetic factors. Exposition to estrogen-like endocrine-disrupting chemicals (E...

    Authors: Laura Gaspari, Marie-Odile Soyer-Gobillard, Françoise Paris, Nicolas Kalfa, Samir Hamamah and Charles Sultan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:96
  34. Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical mostly used in the manufacture of plastics, resins and thermal paper. Several studies have reported adverse health effects with BPA exposures, namely metabolic disor...

    Authors: Mercè Garí, Rebecca Moos, Daniel Bury, Monika Kasper-Sonnenberg, Agnieszka Jankowska, Aleksandra Andysz, Wojciech Hanke, Dennis Nowak, Stephan Bose-O’Reilly, Holger M. Koch and Kinga Polanska
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:95
  35. Most epidemiological studies estimate associations without considering exposure measurement error. While some studies have estimated the impact of error in single-exposure models we aimed to quantify the effec...

    Authors: Dimitris Evangelopoulos, Klea Katsouyanni, Joel Schwartz and Heather Walton
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:94
  36. Air pollution health studies have been increasingly using prediction models for exposure assessment even in areas without monitoring stations. To date, most studies have assumed that a single exposure model is...

    Authors: Mike Z. He, Vivian Do, Siliang Liu, Patrick L. Kinney, Arlene M. Fiore, Xiaomeng Jin, Nicholas DeFelice, Jianzhao Bi, Yang Liu, Tabassum Z. Insaf and Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:93
  37. In the course of the ongoing transition of electric energy systems, transmission corridors are often upgraded to higher voltages and other technologies leading to another quality of human exposure. The study a...

    Authors: Michael Kursawe, Dominik Stunder, Thomas Krampert, Andrea Kaifie, Sarah Drießen, Thomas Kraus and Kathrin Jankowiak
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:92
  38. Two tendencies have emerged in environmental epidemiology that hamper the translation of research findings into prevention of environmental hazards. One is the increased focus on highlighting weaknesses of epi...

    Authors: Ruth A. Etzel, Philippe Grandjean and David M. Ozonoff
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:91
  39. Critical knowledge of what we know about health and disease, risk factors, causation, prevention, and treatment, derives from epidemiology. Unfortunately, its methods and language can be misused and improperly...

    Authors: Colin L. Soskolne, Shira Kramer, Juan Pablo Ramos-Bonilla, Daniele Mandrioli, Jennifer Sass, Michael Gochfeld, Carl F. Cranor, Shailesh Advani and Lisa A. Bero
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:90

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2022 21:109

  40. Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disruptor that it is present in numerous products of daily use. The aim of this study was to assess the potential association of serum BPA concentrations and the risk of incid...

    Authors: Elena Salamanca-Fernández, Miguel Rodríguez-Barranco, Pilar Amiano, Josu Delfrade, Maria Dolores Chirlaque, Sandra Colorado, Marcela Guevara, Ana Jimenez, Juan Pedro Arrebola, Fernando Vela, Nicolás Olea, Antonio Agudo and Maria-José Sánchez
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:88
  41. Flaws in the science supporting pesticide risk assessment and regulation stand in the way of progress in mitigating the human health impacts of pesticides. Critical problems include the scope of regulatory tes...

    Authors: Charles Benbrook, Melissa J. Perry, Fiorella Belpoggi, Philip J. Landrigan, Michelle Perro, Daniele Mandrioli, Michael N. Antoniou, Paul Winchester and Robin Mesnage
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:87
  42. Prenatal endocrine disrupting chemical (EDC) exposure has been associated with increased risk of preterm birth. Non-Hispanic Black women have higher incidence of preterm birth compared to other racial/ethnic g...

    Authors: Emma V. Preston, Victoria Fruh, Marlee R. Quinn, Michele R. Hacker, Blair J. Wylie, Karen O’Brien, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and Tamarra James-Todd
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:86
  43. While year-round exposure to pollen is linked to a large burden of allergic diseases, location-specific risk information on pollen types and allergy outcomes are limited. We characterize the relationship betwe...

    Authors: Shubhayu Saha, Ambarish Vaidyanathan, Fiona Lo, Claudia Brown and Jeremy J. Hess
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:85
  44. Epidemiological studies and research on laboratory animals link radiofrequency radiation (RFR) with impacts on the heart, brain, and other organs. Data from the large-scale animal studies conducted by the U.S....

    Authors: Uloma Igara Uche and Olga V. Naidenko
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:84
  45. The occurrence of cyanobacterial blooms in freshwater presents a threat to human health. However, epidemiological studies on the association between cyanobacterial blooms in drinking water sources and human he...

    Authors: Jianyong Wu, Elizabeth D. Hilborn, Blake A. Schaeffer, Erin Urquhart, Megan M. Coffer, Cynthia J. Lin and Andrey I. Egorov
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:83
  46. Everyday people are exposed to multiple environmental factors, such as surrounding green, air pollution and traffic noise. These exposures are generally spatially correlated. Hence, when estimating association...

    Authors: Jochem O. Klompmaker, Nicole A. H. Janssen, Lizan D. Bloemsma, Marten Marra, Erik Lebret, Ulrike Gehring and Gerard Hoek
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:82

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