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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Review

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Editorial

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  30. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. Many phenols and parabens are applied in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food, to prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. Whether these chemicals affect inflammatory diseases like allergies and overweight is larg...

    Authors: Hilde Kristin Vindenes, Cecilie Svanes, Stein Håkon Låstad Lygre, Francisco Gomez Real, Tamar Ringel-Kulka and Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:81

    Content type: Research

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  39. Authors: Mengyuan Liu, Jinhui Yu, Zaiming Su, Ying Sun, Yaqiong Liu, Qing Xie, Zhiwen Li, Linlin Wang, Jie Zhang, Lei Jin and Aiguo Ren

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:80

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2021 20:66

  40. Arsenic (As) exposure through drinking water is a global public health concern. Epigenetic dysregulation including changes in DNA methylation (DNAm), may be involved in arsenic toxicity. Epigenome-wide associa...

    Authors: Anne K. Bozack, Philippe Boileau, Linqing Wei, Alan E. Hubbard, Fenna C. M. Sillé, Catterina Ferreccio, Johanna Acevedo, Lifang Hou, Vesna Ilievski, Craig M. Steinmaus, Martyn T. Smith, Ana Navas-Acien, Mary V. Gamble and Andres Cardenas

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:79

    Content type: Research

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  41. Developmental exposure to particulate matter (PM) air pollution may impair children’s behaviors. Our objectives were to quantify the impact of reducing indoor PM using portable HEPA filter air cleaners during ...

    Authors: Undarmaa Enkhbat, Enkhjargal Gombojav, Chimeglkham Banzrai, Sarangerel Batsukh, Buyantushig Boldbaatar, Enkhtuul Enkhtuya, Chimedsuren Ochir, David C. Bellinger, Bruce P. Lanphear, Lawrence C. McCandless and Ryan W. Allen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:78

    Content type: Research

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  42. Despite the recognition of the importance of indoor microbial exposures on children’s health, the role of different microbial agents in development and aggravation of respiratory symptoms and diseases is only ...

    Authors: Adekunle Gregory Fakunle, Nkosana Jafta, Rajen N. Naidoo and Lidwien A. M. Smit

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:77

    Content type: Review

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  43. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are endocrine disrupting chemicals with widespread exposures across the U.S. given their abundance in consumer products. PF...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Eick, Dana E. Goin, Lara Cushing, Erin DeMicco, June-Soo Park, Yunzhu Wang, Sabrina Smith, Amy M. Padula, Tracey J. Woodruff and Rachel Morello-Frosch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:76

    Content type: Research

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  44. Cadmium (Cd) is a common heavy metal that mainly causes renal damage. There is a lack of research on the large-scale and systematic evaluation of the association between urinary Cd (U-Cd) and various effect bi...

    Authors: Ying Qing, Jiaqi Yang, Yuanshen Zhu, Yongzhen Li, Weiwei Zheng, Min Wu and Gengsheng He

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:75

    Content type: Research

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  45. Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) has been associated with changes in body mass index and adiposity, but evidence is inconsistent as study design, population age, follow-up periods and exposure lev...

    Authors: Mathilde Lolk Thomsen, Louise Scheutz Henriksen, Jeanette Tinggaard, Flemming Nielsen, Tina Kold Jensen and Katharina M. Main

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:73

    Content type: Research

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