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  1. Content type: Methodology

    While the expert-based occupational exposure assessment approach has been considered the reference method for retrospective population-based studies, its implementation in large study samples has become prohib...

    Authors: Jean-François Sauvé, Jérôme Lavoué, Louise Nadon, Ramzan Lakhani, Mounia Senhaji Rhazi, Robert Bourbonnais, Hugues Richard and Marie-Élise Parent

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:14

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  2. Content type: Research

    Spatio-temporal models are increasingly being used to predict exposure to ambient outdoor air pollution at high spatial resolution for inclusion in epidemiological analyses of air pollution and health. Measure...

    Authors: Barbara K. Butland, Evangelia Samoli, Richard W. Atkinson, Benjamin Barratt and Klea Katsouyanni

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:13

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  3. Content type: Research

    Asthma, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have each been linked to exposure to the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attacks (9/11)...

    Authors: Hannah T. Jordan, Sukhminder Osahan, Jiehui Li, Cheryl R. Stein, Stephen M. Friedman, Robert M. Brackbill, James E. Cone, Charon Gwynn, Ho Ki Mok and Mark R. Farfel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    Tampons are used by up to 86% of US women and are a rarely considered potential source of pesticide and metal exposure. Tampons may be of particular concern given the likely higher absorption that occurs in th...

    Authors: Jessica Singh, Sunni L. Mumford, Anna Z. Pollack, Enrique F. Schisterman, Marc G. Weisskopf, Ana Navas-Acien and Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:11

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  5. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological evidence suggests that arsenic (As) exposure during pregnancy may reduce infant birth weight. One significant source of As exposure is diet; thus, As may indirectly affect infant growth by medi...

    Authors: Pi-I D. Lin, Sabri Bromage, Md. Golam Mostofa, Mohammad Rahman, Joseph Allen, Emily Oken, Molly L. Kile and David C. Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Exposure to ambient particulate matter generated from coal-fired power plants induces long-term health consequences. However, epidemiologic studies have not yet focused on attributing these health burdens spec...

    Authors: Cheng-Kuan Lin, Ro-Ting Lin, Tom Chen, Corwin Zigler, Yaguang Wei and David C. Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:9

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  7. Content type: Methodology

    Dioxins are environmental and persistent organic carcinogens with endocrine disrupting properties. A positive association with several cancers, including risk of breast cancer has been suggested.

    Authors: Thomas Coudon, Aurélie Marcelle Nicole Danjou, Elodie Faure, Delphine Praud, Gianluca Severi, Francesca Romana Mancini, Pietro Salizzoni and Béatrice Fervers

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:8

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  8. Content type: Research

    Low-income and minority communities often face disproportionately high pollutant exposures. The lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, has sparked concern about broader socioeconomic disparities in exposures to drink...

    Authors: Laurel A. Schaider, Lucien Swetschinski, Christopher Campbell and Ruthann A. Rudel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:3

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  9. Content type: Research

    Neonicotinoids are a class of systemic insecticides widely used on food crops globally. These pesticides may be found in “off-target” food items and persist in the environment. Despite the potential for extens...

    Authors: Hillary A. Craddock, Dina Huang, Paul C. Turner, Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá and Devon C. Payne-Sturges

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:7

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  10. Content type: Research

    Studies on the effect of prenatal exposure to magnetic field (MF) on fetal growth is inconclusive and subject to some methodological limitations, particularly in measurement of MF exposure. The present study a...

    Authors: Yanfeng Ren, Jianping Chen, Maohua Miao, De-Kun Li, Hong Liang, Ziliang Wang, Fen Yang, Xiaowei Sun and Wei Yuan

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:6

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  11. Content type: Research

    Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been reported to disrupt endocrine system and reproduction. However, epidemiological evidence on the association between PFAS and preeclampsia is incon...

    Authors: Rong Huang, Qian Chen, Lin Zhang, Kai Luo, Lin Chen, Shasha Zhao, Liping Feng and Jun Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:5

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  12. Content type: Research

    Mercury is toxic to the developing brain, but the lowest concentration associated with the development of behavior problems is unclear. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between very low...

    Authors: Nimesh B. Patel, Yingying Xu, Lawrence C. McCandless, Aimin Chen, Kimberly Yolton, Joseph Braun, Robert L. Jones, Kim N. Dietrich and Bruce P. Lanphear

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:4

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  13. Content type: Review

    Despite the growing and widespread use of glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide and desiccant, very few studies have evaluated the extent and amount of human exposure.

    Authors: Christina Gillezeau, Maaike van Gerwen, Rachel M. Shaffer, Iemaan Rana, Luoping Zhang, Lianne Sheppard and Emanuela Taioli

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:2

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  14. Content type: Research

    Numerous studies have examined the association between air pollution and preterm birth (< 37 weeks gestation) but findings have been inconsistent. These associations may be more difficult to detect than associ...

    Authors: David M. Stieb, Eric Lavigne, Li Chen, Lauren Pinault, Antonio Gasparrini and Michael Tjepkema

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:1

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  15. Content type: Research

    Exposure to asbestos remains a global issue due to its massive use in the twentieth century and its long environmental persistence. Exposure to asbestos still occurs during dismantling of ships and vessels, bu...

    Authors: Domenico Franco Merlo, Marco Bruzzone, Paolo Bruzzi, Elsa Garrone, Riccardo Puntoni, Lucia Maiorana and Marcello Ceppi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:94

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  16. Content type: Hypothesis

    The conventional concept of radiation protection is based on epidemiological studies of radiation that support a positive correlation between dose and response. However, there is a remarkable difference in bio...

    Authors: Hisanori Fukunaga and Kevin M. Prise

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:93

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    Fast fashion, inexpensive and widely available of-the-moment garments, has changed the way people buy and dispose of clothing. By selling large quantities of clothing at cheap prices, fast fashion has emerged ...

    Authors: Rachel Bick, Erika Halsey and Christine C. Ekenga

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:92

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  18. Content type: Research

    Naphthalene is the simplest polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH). It is easily emitted into the atmosphere, posing a significant risk to human health. However, limited studies have described the impact of nap...

    Authors: Jisheng Nie, Jinyu Li, Lin Cheng, Yanning Li, Yunjun Deng, Zhiwei Yan, Lei Duan, Qiao Niu, Frederica Perera and Deliang Tang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:91

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  19. Content type: Research

    The risk of mesothelioma has been shown to be associated with exposure to asbestos fibers. Most of the existing literature focuses on occupational exposure; however, non-occupational asbestos exposure has also...

    Authors: Rengyi Xu, Frances K. Barg, Edward A. Emmett, Douglas J. Wiebe and Wei-Ting Hwang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:90

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  20. Content type: Research

    Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is characterized by recurrent nonspecific symptoms that are attributed to exposure to trace levels of environmental agents. Although the clinical symptoms of MCS have been d...

    Authors: Kentaro Watai, Yuma Fukutomi, Hiroaki Hayashi, Yosuke Kamide, Kiyoshi Sekiya and Masami Taniguchi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:89

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  21. Content type: Research

    Aerobic exercise benefits health but increases inhalation of fine particles (PM2.5) in ambient air. Acute cardiopulmonary responses to PM2.5 exposure in individuals with different exercise habits, especially in a...

    Authors: Xi Chen, Wu Chen, Yanwen Wang, Yiqun Han and Tong Zhu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:88

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  22. Content type: Research

    Exposure to air pollution impairs aspects of pulmonary and autonomic function and causes pulmonary inflammation. However, how exercising in air pollution affects these indices is poorly understood. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Luisa V. Giles, Christopher Carlsten and Michael S. Koehle

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:87

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  23. Content type: Research

    Due to the complex interplay among different urban-related exposures, a comprehensive approach is advisable to estimate the health effects. We simultaneously assessed the effect of “green”, “grey” and air poll...

    Authors: Giovanna Cilluffo, Giuliana Ferrante, Salvatore Fasola, Laura Montalbano, Velia Malizia, Alessandro Piscini, Vito Romaniello, Malvina Silvestri, Salvatore Stramondo, Massimo Stafoggia, Andrea Ranzi, Giovanni Viegi and Stefania La Grutta

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:86

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  24. Content type: Research

    Evidence from experimental and observational studies suggests that prenatal phthalate exposures may be associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We examined whether prenatal phthalate exposures were asso...

    Authors: Hyeong-Moo Shin, Rebecca J. Schmidt, Daniel Tancredi, Jacqueline Barkoski, Sally Ozonoff, Deborah H. Bennett and Irva Hertz-Picciotto

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:85

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  25. Content type: Research

    Per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a large family of synthetic chemicals, some of which are mammary toxicants and endocrine disruptors. Their potential as breast carcinogens is unclear. Our obje...

    Authors: Susan Hurley, Debbie Goldberg, Miaomiao Wang, June-Soo Park, Myrto Petreas, Leslie Bernstein, Hoda Anton-Culver, David O. Nelson and Peggy Reynolds

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:83

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  26. Content type: Research

    Evidence focused on exposure to ambient carbon monoxide (CO) and the risk of hospitalizations for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is lacking in developing countries. This study aimed to examine the effect of CO ...

    Authors: Haibin Li, Jingwei Wu, Anxin Wang, Xia Li, Songxi Chen, Tianqi Wang, Endawoke Amsalu, Qi Gao, Yanxia Luo, Xinghua Yang, Wei Wang, Jin Guo, Yuming Guo and Xiuhua Guo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:82

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  27. Content type: Commentary

    The response of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2015 demonstrated that the global health system is unprepared to address what should be its primary mission, control ...

    Authors: Joseph LaDou, Leslie London and Andrew Watterson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:81

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  28. Content type: Research

    Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution triggers acute cardiovascular events. Here, we evaluate the association of exposure to ambient air pollution with two intermediate cardiovascular endpoints: blood p...

    Authors: Hans Scheers, Tim S. Nawrot, Benoit Nemery and Lidia Casas

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:80

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  29. Content type: Research

    The role of occupational stressors (OS) on blood pressure (BP) is often suspected, but asserting its impact remains uncertain. Our goal was to evaluate their impact on BP increase and on incident cases of hype...

    Authors: Samantha Huo Yung Kai, Jean-Bernard Ruidavets, Camille Carles, Jean-Claude Marquie, Vanina Bongard, Damien Leger, Jean Ferrieres and Yolande Esquirol

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:79

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  30. Content type: Commentary

    Authorization of pesticides for market release requires toxicity testing on animals, typically performed by test laboratories on contract with the pesticide producer. The latter provides the results and summar...

    Authors: Axel Mie, Christina Rudén and Philippe Grandjean

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:77

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  31. Content type: Research

    Cycling and other forms of active transportation provide health benefits via increased physical activity. However, direct evidence of the extent to which these benefits may be offset by exposure and intake of ...

    Authors: Christie A. Cole, Christopher Carlsten, Michael Koehle and Michael Brauer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:78

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  32. Content type: Research

    Limited evidence suggests that residential exposure to aircraft noise negatively influences population mental health around large airports, but it is not known whether the same is true for smaller airports. We...

    Authors: David M. Wright, Katherine Newell, Aideen Maguire and Dermot O’Reilly

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:74

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  33. Content type: Research

    The increase in ambient temperatures (Ta) and emissions of greenhouse gases over the last century has focused attention on the effects of ambient temperatures on health outcomes. We aimed to investigate the as...

    Authors: Itai Kloog, Lena Novack, Offer Erez, Allan C. Just and Raanan Raz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:76

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  34. Content type: Research

    Residents of Massachusetts and Rhode Island were exposed to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water from 1968 through the early 1990s when it leached from the vinyl lining of asbestos cement water dist...

    Authors: Ann Aschengrau, Lisa G. Gallagher, Michael Winter, Lindsey Butler, M. Patricia Fabian and Veronica M. Vieira

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:75

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  35. Content type: Research

    Cercarial dermatitis, colloquially “swimmer’s itch”, is a rash contracted in natural bodies of water, when people are exposed to skin-penetrating, larval flatworm parasites of the family Schistosomatidae, that...

    Authors: Michelle A Gordy, Tyler P Cobb and Patrick C Hanington

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:73

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  36. Content type: Research

    Prenatal exposure to outdoor air pollution has been shown to have health effects in many studies; low birth weight, preterm delivery, small for gestational age, and stillbirth are the most often cited. However...

    Authors: Olivier Blanchard, Séverine Deguen, Wahida Kihal-Talantikite, Romain François and Denis Zmirou-Navier

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:72

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  37. Content type: Research

    Evidence suggests that childhood near-roadway air pollution (NRAP) exposures contribute to increased body mass index (BMI); however, effects of NRAP exposure during the vulnerable periods including in utero and f...

    Authors: Jeniffer S. Kim, Tanya L. Alderete, Zhanghua Chen, Fred Lurmann, Ed Rappaport, Rima Habre, Kiros Berhane and Frank D. Gilliland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:64

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  38. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author asked to replace Table 2 with the correct version.

    Authors: Nathalie Costet, Rémi Béranger, Ronan Garlantézec, Florence Rouget, Christine Monfort, Sylvaine Cordier, Fabienne Pelé and Cécile Chevrier

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:71

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2018 17:63

  39. Content type: Research

    Environmental pollution exposure during pregnancy has been identified as a risk factor for preterm birth. Most studies have evaluated exposures individually and in limited study populations.

    Authors: Amy M. Padula, Hongtai Huang, Rebecca J. Baer, Laura M. August, Marta M. Jankowska, Laura L. Jellife-Pawlowski, Marina Sirota and Tracey J. Woodruff

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:70

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  40. Content type: Research

    Workers involved in the response and clean-up of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill faced possible exposures to crude oil, burning oil, dispersants and other pollutants in addition to physical and emotional str...

    Authors: Jean Strelitz, Lawrence S. Engel, Richard K. Kwok, Aubrey K. Miller, Aaron Blair and Dale P. Sandler

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:69

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  41. Content type: Research

    Increasing evidence suggests that welding fume exposure is associated with systemic inflammation. Although celluar metabolites may be associated with inflammation, there is limited information on metabolomic c...

    Authors: Sipeng Shen, Ruyang Zhang, Jinming Zhang, Yongyue Wei, Yichen Guo, Li Su, Feng Chen and David C. Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:68

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  42. Content type: Methodology

    Estimating the health effects of multi-pollutant mixtures is of increasing interest in environmental epidemiology. Recently, a new approach for estimating the health effects of mixtures, Bayesian kernel machin...

    Authors: Jennifer F. Bobb, Birgit Claus Henn, Linda Valeri and Brent A. Coull

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:67

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  43. Content type: Research

    The association between heat and daily mortality and its temporal variation are well known. However, few studies have analyzed the inter-annual variations in both the risk estimates and impacts of heat. The ai...

    Authors: Matteo Scortichini, Francesca de’Donato, Manuela De Sario, Michela Leone, Christofer Åström, Ferran Ballester, Xavier Basagaña, Janos Bobvos, Antonio Gasparrini, Klea Katsouyanni, Timo Lanki, Bettina Menne, Mathilde Pascal and Paola Michelozzi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:66

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  44. Content type: Research

    Exposure to low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in ordinary life is suspected to be related to oxidative stress and decreased lung function. This study evaluated whether exposure to ambient VOCs in...

    Authors: Jae-Woo Kwon, Hee-Won Park, Woo Jin Kim, Man-Goo Kim and Seung-Joon Lee

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:65

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  45. Content type: Editorial

    Identification and characterization of environmental hazards that impact human health must rely on the best possible science to inform and inspire appropriate public health intervention. The perfluorinated alk...

    Authors: Philippe Grandjean

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:62

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  46. Content type: Research

    Numerous industries use organic solvents, and many workers from various occupational sectors are exposed to these known neurotoxicants, including pregnant women. Our objective is to explore whether occupationa...

    Authors: Nathalie Costet, Rémi Béranger, Ronan Garlantézec, Florence Rouget, Christine Monfort, Sylvaine Cordier, Fabienne Pelé and Cécile Chevrier

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:63

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2018 17:71

  47. Content type: Research

    Air pollution has been found to adversely affect children’s lung function. Forced expiratory volume in 1 s and forced vital capacity from spirometry have been studied most frequently, but measurements of airwa...

    Authors: Isabelle Finke, Johan C. de Jongste, Henriette A. Smit, Alet H. Wijga, Gerard H. Koppelman, Judith Vonk, Bert Brunekreef and Ulrike Gehring

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:61

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  48. Content type: Research

    The relationship between particle matters (PMs) and cardiac arrhythmia has been investigated in numerous studies. However, evidence from developing countries is limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate t...

    Authors: Qiwen Zheng, Hui Liu, Jun Zhang and Dafang Chen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:60

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  49. Content type: Research

    It has previously been reported that the environmental contaminants perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are linked to atherosclerosis in cross-sectional studies. Since cross-sectional studies could be subject to...

    Authors: P. Monica Lind, Samira Salihovic, Jordan Stubleski, Anna Kärrman and Lars Lind

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:59

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