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  1. Once an external factor has been deemed likely to influence human health and a dose response function is available, an assessment of its health impact or that of policies aimed at influencing this and possibly...

    Authors: Maxime Rigaud, Jurgen Buekers, Jos Bessems, Xavier Basagaña, Sandrine Mathy, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen and Rémy Slama
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:13
  2. India is facing a burdensome public health challenge due to air pollution, with a particularly high burden of acute respiratory infections (ARI) among children. To address this issue, our study aims to evaluat...

    Authors: Mihir Adhikary, Piyasa Mal and Nandita Saikia
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:12
  3. The adverse effect of air pollution on mortality is well documented worldwide but the identification of more vulnerable populations at higher risk of death is still limited. The aim of this study was to evalua...

    Authors: Claire Demoury, Raf Aerts, Finaba Berete, Wouter Lefebvre, Arno Pauwels, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Johan Van der Heyden and Eva M. De Clercq
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:11
  4. The independent effects of short-term exposure to increased air temperature and air pollution on mortality are well-documented. There is some evidence indicating that elevated concentrations of air pollutants ...

    Authors: Sofia Zafeiratou, Evangelia Samoli, Antonis Analitis, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Christos Giannakopoulos, Konstantinos V. Varotsos, Alexandra Schneider, Massimo Stafoggia, Kristin Aunan and Klea Katsouyanni
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:10
  5. Short-term temperature variability, defined as the temperature range occurring within a short time span at a given location, appears to be increasing with climate change. Such variation in temperature may infl...

    Authors: Morgan Lane, Stefanie Ebelt, Zhen Wu, Noah Scovronick, Rohan R. D’Souza and Howard H. Chang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:9
  6. Environmental health research in the US has shown that racial and ethnic minorities and members of low-socioeconomic groups, are disproportionately burdened by harmful environmental exposures, in their homes, ...

    Authors: Sharon Beard, Kenda Freeman, Maria L. Velasco, Windy Boyd, Toccara Chamberlain, Alfonso Latoni, Denise Lasko, Ruth M. Lunn, Liam O’Fallon, Joan Packenham, Melissa M. Smarr, Robin Arnette, Crystal Cavalier-Keck, Jason Keck, Naeema Muhammad, Omega Wilson…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:8
  7. Climate change has been identified as one of the biggest threats to human health. Despite this claim, there are no standardized tools that assess the rigor of published literature for use in weight of evidence...

    Authors: Nadav L. Sprague, Stephen P. Uong, Hannah Zonnevylle, Trinish Chatterjee, Diana Hernández, Andrew G. Rundle and Christine C. Ekenga
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:7
  8. In low- and middle-income countries countries, millions of deaths occur annually from household air pollution (HAP), pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), and HIV-infection. However, it is unknown whether HAP influenc...

    Authors: Patrick D.M.C. Katoto, Dieudonné Bihehe, Amanda Brand, Raymond Mushi, Aline Kusinza, Brian W. Alwood, Richard N. van Zyl-Smit, Jacques L. Tamuzi, Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, Marcel Yotebieng, John Metcalfe, Grant Theron, Krystal J. Godri Pollitt, Maia Lesosky, Jeroen Vanoirbeek, Kevin Mortimer…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:6
  9. Prenatal exposure to environmental chemicals may be associated with allergies later in life. We aimed to examine the association between prenatal dietary exposure to mixtures of chemicals and allergic or respi...

    Authors: Manel Ghozal, Manik Kadawathagedara, Rosalie Delvert, Amandine Divaret-Chauveau, Chantal Raherison, Raphaëlle Varraso, Annabelle Bédard, Amélie Crépet, Véronique Sirot, Marie Aline Charles, Karine Adel-Patient and Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:5
  10. There is a growing concern that particulate matter (PM) such as PM2.5 and PM10 has contributed to exacerbating psychological disorders, particularly depression. However, little is known about the roles of these a...

    Authors: Hyunkyung Park, Cinoo Kang and Ho Kim
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:4
  11. Air pollution can cause various respiratory and neurological diseases and continuous exposure can lead to death. Previous studies have reported that particulate matter (PM) exposure increases the risk of depre...

    Authors: Tae-Hwa Go, Min-Hyuk Kim, Yoon-Young Choi, Jaehyun Han, Changsoo Kim and Dae Ryong Kang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:3
  12. Environmental lead (Pb) exposure have been suggested as a causative factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). However, the role of Pb content of human body in ALS outcomes has not been quantified clearly...

    Authors: Wenxiu Yu, Fangfang Yu, Mao Li, Fei Yang, Hongfen Wang, Han Song and Xusheng Huang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:2
  13. Cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) exhibit nephrotoxic activity and may accelerate kidney disease complications in diabetic patients, but studies investigating the relation to diabetic kidney disease (DKD) have been l...

    Authors: Yuan Zhang, Xiaoyu Gong, Runhong Li, Wenhui Gao, Daibao Hu, Xiaoting Yi, Yang Liu, Jiaxin Fang, Jinang Shao, Yanan Ma and Lina Jin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2024 23:1
  14. Para-dichlorobenzene (p-DCB) exposure associated with oxidative stress has indeed raised public concerns. However, whether p-DCB is linked with metabolic syndrome (MetS) remains unclear. We hypothesized that h...

    Authors: Jing Cai, Zhichao Yang, Sen Zhao and Xing Ke
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:88
  15. Exposure to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has been associated with significant alterations in female reproductive health. These include changes in menstrual cyclicity, timing of menarche and meno...

    Authors: Brittany P. Rickard, Marta Overchuk, Justin Tulino, Xianming Tan, Frances S. Ligler, Victoria L. Bae-Jump, Suzanne E. Fenton and Imran Rizvi
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:87
  16. Prescribed fires often have ecological benefits, but their environmental health risks have been infrequently studied. We investigated associations between residing near a prescribed fire, wildfire smoke exposu...

    Authors: Henry Raab, Joshua Moyer, Sadia Afrin, Fernando Garcia-Menendez and Cavin K. Ward-Caviness
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:86
  17. Both genetic factors and air pollution are risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD), but their combined effects on CAD are uncertain. The study aimed to comprehensively investigate their separate, combin...

    Authors: Zuqiang Fu, Yuanyuan Ma, Changjie Yang, Qian Liu, Jingjia Liang, Zhenkun Weng, Wenxiang Li, Shijie Zhou, Xiu Chen, Jin Xu, Cheng Xu, Tao Huang, Yong Zhou and Aihua Gu
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:85
  18. Exhaled nitric oxide is a marker of airway inflammation. Air pollution induces airway inflammation and oxidative stress. Little is known about the impact of air pollution on exhaled nitric oxide in young infants.

    Authors: Elizabeth Percival, Adam M. Collison, Carla Rebeca da Silva Sena, Ediane De Queiroz Andrade, Patricia De Gouveia Belinelo, Gabriela Martins Costa Gomes, Christopher Oldmeadow, Vanessa E. Murphy, Peter G. Gibson, Wilfried Karmaus and Joerg Mattes
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:84
  19. Acute bronchiolitis and air pollution are both risk factor of pediatric asthma. This study aimed to assess subsequent exposure to air pollutants related to the inception of preschool asthma in infants with acu...

    Authors: Hao-Wei Chung, Hui-Min Hsieh, Chung-Hsiang Lee, Yi-Ching Lin, Yu-Hsiang Tsao, Ming-Chu Feng and Chih-Hsing Hung
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:83
  20. Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is associated with the development of lung cancer. However, there is uncertainty around the exposure threshold at which exposure to RCS may pose a clear risk for the develop...

    Authors: Julia Rey-Brandariz, Cristina Martínez, Cristina Candal-Pedreira, Mónica Pérez-Ríos, Leonor Varela-Lema and Alberto Ruano-Ravina
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:82
  21. Phthalate esters (PAEs) are known to have hormone-like properties, and there is a growing trend of children expressing a gender identity different from assigned sex. However, there has been limited research in...

    Authors: Jieyu Liu, Di Gao, Huan Wang, Yanhui Li, Manman Chen, Qi Ma, Xinxin Wang, Mengjie Cui, Li Chen, Yi Zhang, Tongjun Guo, Wen Yuan, Tao Ma, Jianuo Jiang, Yanhui Dong, Zhiyong Zou…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:81
  22. Early life exposure to lead, mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybromide diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), organophosphate pesticides (OPPs), and phthalates have been associated with lowered IQ in children. ...

    Authors: Carly V. Goodman, Rivka Green, Allya DaCosta, David Flora, Bruce Lanphear and Christine Till
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:80
  23. The need to call out and expose authors for their persistence in improperly using epidemiology has been previously noted. Tsuda et al. have done well to expose Schüz et al.’s arguments/assertions in their rece...

    Authors: Colin L. Soskolne
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:79
  24. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) may have a role in impaired health. However, the data on the association between PFASs and Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have been limited. We designe...

    Authors: Yan He, Can Qu, Jing Tian, Justyna Miszczyk, Hua Guan and Ruixue Huang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:78
  25. Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological tumour in developed countries and disease burden is expected to increase over the years. Identifying modifiable risk factors may help developing strategies ...

    Authors: Arnau Peñalver-Piñol, Yolanda Benavente, Jon Frias-Gomez, Juan Alguacil, Miguel Santibañez, Manuel Contreras-Llanes, Paula Peremiquel-Trillas, Marta López-Querol, Sonia Paytubi, Beatriz Pelegrina, Irene Onieva, José Manuel Martínez, Sergi Fernandez-Gonzalez, Javier de Francisco, Víctor Caño, Joan Brunet…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:77
  26. Research on the effect of pesticide exposure on health has been largely focused on occupational settings. Few reviews have synthesized the associations between dietary pesticide exposure and health outcomes in...

    Authors: Julia Baudry, Pauline Rebouillat, Cécilia Samieri, Justine Berlivet and Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:76
  27. Authors: Jonathan Burdon, Lygia Therese Budnik, Xaver Baur, Gerard Hageman, C. Vyvyan Howard, Jordi Roig, Leonie Coxon, Clement E. Furlong, David Gee, Tristan Loraine, Alvin V. Terry Jr., John Midavaine, Hannes Petersen, Denis Bron, Colin L. Soskolne and Susan Michaelis
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:75

    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2023 22:43

  28. Fluoride is ubiquitous in the United States (US); however, data on biomarkers and patterns of fluoride exposure among US pregnant women are scarce. We examined specific gravity adjusted maternal urinary fluori...

    Authors: Ashley J. Malin, Howard Hu, E. Angeles Martínez-Mier, Sandrah P. Eckel, Shohreh F. Farzan, Caitlin G. Howe, William Funk, John D. Meeker, Rima Habre, Theresa M. Bastain and Carrie V. Breton
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:74
  29. Parental exposure to rare earth elements (REEs) could increase the risk of premature rupture of membranes, a major cause of spontaneous preterm birth (SPB). In addition, different subtypes of SPB, such as spon...

    Authors: Junxi Chen, Aili Wang, Hang An, Weiling Han, Junhua Huang, Wei Zheng, Lailai Yan, Zhiwen Li and Guanghui Li
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:73
  30. Humans are widely exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have been found to be associated with various adverse birth outcomes. As blood pressure (BP) is an important parameter reflecting cardiovasc...

    Authors: Zhikang Xu, Bowen Du, Hualin Wang, Zhuoyan Li, Yujian Wu, Qianchuo Wang, Yiwei Niu, Qianlong Zhang, Kun Sun, Jian Wang and Sun Chen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:72
  31. Few studies have assessed air pollution exposure association with birthweight during both preconception and gestational periods.

    Authors: Jiawen Liao, Yi Zhang, Zhenchun Yang, Chenyu Qiu, Wu Chen, Junfeng Jim Zhang, Kiros Berhane, Zhipeng Bai, Bin Han, Jia Xu, Yong-hui Jiang, Frank Gilliland, Weili Yan, Guoying Huang and Zhanghua Chen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:71
  32. Satellite-based PM2.5 predictions are being used to advance exposure science and air-pollution epidemiology in developed countries; including emerging evidence about the impacts of PM2.5 on acute health outcomes ...

    Authors: Iván Gutiérrez-Avila, Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez, Elena Colicino, Johnathan Rush, Marcela Tamayo-Ortiz, Víctor Hugo Borja-Aburto and Allan C. Just
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:70
  33. Prenatal exposure to metals in private well water may increase the risk of preterm birth (PTB) (delivery < 37 weeks’ gestation). In this study, we estimated associations between arsenic, manganese, lead, cadmi...

    Authors: Lauren A. Eaves, Alexander P. Keil, Anne Marie Jukic, Radhika Dhingra, Jada L. Brooks, Tracy A. Manuck, Julia E. Rager and Rebecca C. Fry
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:69
  34. During deployment, veterans of the 1991 Gulf War (GW) were exposed to multiple war-related toxicants. Roughly a third of these veterans continue to exhibit neurotoxicant induced symptoms of Gulf War Illness (G...

    Authors: D. Keating, M. Krengel, J. Dugas, R. Toomey, L. Chao, L. Steele, Lloyd P. Janulewicz, T. Heeren, E. Quinn, N. Klimas and K. Sullivan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:68
  35. Evidence suggests organophosphate esters (OPEs) are neurotoxic; however, the epidemiological literature remains scarce. We investigated whether prenatal exposures to OPEs were associated with child neurobehavi...

    Authors: Ixel Hernandez-Castro, Sandrah P. Eckel, Caitlin G. Howe, Zhongzheng Niu, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Morgan Robinson, Helen B. Foley, Tingyu Yang, Mario J. Vigil, Xinci Chen, Brendan Grubbs, Deborah Lerner, Nathana Lurvey, Laila Al-Marayati, Rima Habre, Genevieve F. Dunton…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:66
  36. The vulnerability of fetuses differs at different developmental stages, in response to environmental stressors such as fine particulate matter (PM2.5), a ubiquitous air pollutant. Whether gestational age (GA) mod...

    Authors: Mingkun Tong, Weiwei Lin, Hengyi Liu, Jicheng Gong, Junfeng (Jim) Zhang and Tao Xue
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:65
  37. Knowledge of whether prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution disrupts steroidogenesis is currently lacking. We investigated the association between prenatal ambient air pollution and highly accurate measure...

    Authors: Michelle Plusquin, Congrong Wang, Charlotte Cosemans, Harry A. Roels, Maartje Vangeneugden, Bruno Lapauw, Tom Fiers, Guy T’Sjoen and Tim S. Nawrot
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:63
  38. Manufacturers of chemicals added to food are responsible for determining that the use of their products is safe. There are two major legal definitions of chemicals in food: (1) food additives which includes in...

    Authors: Klara Matouskova, Thomas G. Neltner and Maricel V. Maffini
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:59
  39. After reviewing selected scientific evidence, Schüz et al. made two recommendations in the 2018 International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Technical Publication No. 46. Their first recommendation was a...

    Authors: Toshihide Tsuda, Yumiko Miyano and Eiji Yamamoto
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:62
  40. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals found in drinking water and consumer products, resulting in ubiquitous human exposure. PFAS have been linked to endocrine disruption and alter...

    Authors: Carolyn W. Kinkade, Zorimar Rivera-Núñez, Sally W. Thurston, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Richard K. Miller, Jessica Brunner, Eunyoung Wong, Susan Groth, Thomas G. O’Connor and Emily S. Barrett
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:61
  41. We report on community-based participatory research (CBPR) initiated by women firefighters in order to share successful elements that can be instructive for other community-engaged research. This CBPR initiati...

    Authors: Jennifer Liss Ohayon, Sharima Rasanayagam, Ruthann A Rudel, Sharyle Patton, Heather Buren, Tony Stefani, Jessica Trowbridge, Cassidy Clarity, Julia Green Brody and Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:60
  42. Prior findings relating secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure and internalizing problems, characterized by heightened anxiety and depression symptoms, have been equivocal; effects of SHS on neurodevelopment ...

    Authors: Mariah DeSerisy, Jacob W. Cohen, Jordan D. Dworkin, Jeanette A. Stingone, Bruce Ramphal, Julie B. Herbstman, David Pagliaccio and Amy E. Margolis
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:58
  43. Studies have shown that nutritional supplements could reduce the adverse effects induced by air pollution. However, whether dietary patterns can modify the association of long-term exposure to fine particulate...

    Authors: Kun Huang, Dongmei Yu, Hongyun Fang, Lahong Ju, Wei Piao, Qiya Guo, Xiaoli Xu, Xiaoqi Wei, Yuxiang Yang and Liyun Zhao
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:55
  44. Epigenome-wide association studies of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) have been reported. However, few have examined PM2.5 components (PMCs) and sources or included repeated measures. The lack of high-res...

    Authors: Cuicui Wang, Heresh Amini, Zongli Xu, Adjani A. Peralta, Mahdieh Danesh Yazdi, Xinye Qiu, Yaguang Wei, Allan Just, Jonathan Heiss, Lifang Hou, Yinan Zheng, Brent A. Coull, Anna Kosheleva, Andrea A. Baccarelli and Joel D. Schwartz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:54
  45. Early-life environmental exposures are suspected to be involved in the development of chronic diseases later in life. Most studies conducted so far considered single or few exposures and single-health paramete...

    Authors: Ines Amine, Alicia Guillien, Claire Philippat, Augusto Anguita-Ruiz, Maribel Casas, Montserrat de Castro, Audrius Dedele, Judith Garcia-Aymerich, Berit Granum, Regina Grazuleviciene, Barbara Heude, Line Småstuen Haug, Jordi Julvez, Mónica López-Vicente, Léa Maitre, Rosemary McEachan…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2023 22:53

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