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  1. Environmental exposures to industrial chemicals, including perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), may play a role in bone development and future risk of osteoporosis. However, as prospective evidence is limited, th...

    Authors: Annelise Blomberg, Jann Mortensen, Pál Weihe and Philippe Grandjean
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:113

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2023 22:15

  2. Both environmental and social factors have been linked to birth weight and adiposity at birth, but few studies consider the effects of exposure mixtures. Our objective was to identify which components of a mix...

    Authors: Sheena E. Martenies, Lauren Hoskovec, Ander Wilson, Brianna F. Moore, Anne P. Starling, William B. Allshouse, John L. Adgate, Dana Dabelea and Sheryl Magzamen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:111
  3. Exposure to endocrine disruptors, such as phthalates, may impact bone mineral density (BMD) through a variety of mechanisms. Studies of phthalate exposure and BMD in humans are scarce.

    Authors: Nina Z. Heilmann, Katherine W. Reeves and Susan E. Hankinson
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:108
  4. Lower respiratory tract viral infection (LRTI) is a significant cause of morbidity-mortality in older people worldwide. We analyzed the association between short-term exposure to environmental factors (climati...

    Authors: Alejandro Álvaro-Meca, Daniel Sepúlveda-Crespo, Rosa Resino, Pablo Ryan, Isidoro Martínez and Salvador Resino
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:107
  5. The interplay between physical activity (PA) and air pollution in relation to type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains largely unknown. Based on a large population-based cohort study, this study aimed to examine whether ...

    Authors: Zhi-Hao Li, Wen-Fang Zhong, Xi-Ru Zhang, Vincent CH Chung, Wei-Qi Song, Qing Chen, Xiao-Meng Wang, Qing-Mei Huang, Dong Shen, Pei-Dong Zhang, Dan Liu, Yu-Jie Zhang, Pei-Liang Chen, Xin Cheng, Hai-Lian Yang, Miao-Chun Cai…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:106
  6. Lead exposure (LE) and its attributable deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) have declined in the recent decade; however, it remains one of the leading public health concerns, particularly in regi...

    Authors: Malihe Rezaee, Zahra Esfahani, Seyed Aria Nejadghaderi, Mohsen Abbasi-Kangevari, Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam, Ali Ghanbari, Azin Ghamari, Ali Golestani, Elmira Foroutan Mehr, Ameneh Kazemi, Rosa Haghshenas, Mahsa Moradi, Farzad Kompani, Negar Rezaei and Bagher Larijani
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:105
  7. Dietary fish-oil supplementation might attenuate the associations between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and subclinical biomarkers. However, the molecular mechanisms remain to be elucidated. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Lu Zhou, Yixuan Jiang, Zhijing Lin, Renjie Chen, Yue Niu and Haidong Kan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:104
  8. Domestic and parental occupational pesticide exposures are suspected of involvement in the occurrence of childhood acute leukaemia (AL), but the role of exposure to agricultural activities is little known. In ...

    Authors: Sophie Bamouni, Denis Hémon, Laure Faure, Jacqueline Clavel and Stéphanie Goujon
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:103
  9. Ingestion of fluoride in drinking water has been shown to result in increased cellular markers of inflammation in rodent models. However, the approximately 5–10 × increase in water fluoride concentrations requ...

    Authors: Pamela Den Besten, Christine R. Wells and Dawud Abduweli Uyghurturk
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:102
  10. The endocrine disruption of perfluorinated compounds is an emerging issue. We aimed to examine the association of serum perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) levels with inciden...

    Authors: Seung Min Chung, Dong-Gyu Heo, Ju-Hyun Kim, Ji Sung Yoon, Hyoung Woo Lee, Jong-Yeon Kim, Jun Sung Moon and Kyu Chang Won
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:101
  11. In August 2021, we published in Environmental Health a Toolkit for detecting misused epidemiological methods with the goal of providing an organizational framework for transparently evaluating epidemiological stu...

    Authors: Colin L. Soskolne, Lisa A. Bero, Shira Kramer, Michael Gochfeld, Juan Pablo Ramos-Bonilla, Jennifer Sass, Carl F. Cranor, Shailesh Advani and Daniele Mandrioli
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:100
  12. Adverse health impacts have been found under extreme temperatures in many parts of the world. The majority of such research to date for the UK has been conducted on populations in England, whilst the impacts o...

    Authors: Kai Wan, Zhiqiang Feng, Shakoor Hajat and Ruth M. Doherty
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:99

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2023 22:67

  13. Weather and climate-related disasters, including floods, impact undernutrition through multiple pathways, including food security, inadequate child care practices, and water and sanitation. This review aimed t...

    Authors: Caroline Noel Agabiirwe, Peter Dambach, Thabile Constance Methula and Revati K Phalkey
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:98
  14. In the late-1990s, the FCC and ICNIRP adopted radiofrequency radiation (RFR) exposure limits to protect the public and workers from adverse effects of RFR. These limits were based on results from behavioral st...

    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:92
  15. There is a discourse on whether air pollution mixture or air pollutant components are causally linked to increased mortality. In particular, there is uncertainty on whether the association of NO2 with mortality i...

    Authors: John S. Ji, Linxin Liu, Junfeng (Jim) Zhang, Haidong Kan, Bin Zhao, Katrin G. Burkart and Yi Zeng
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:97
  16. Numerous studies have documented PM2.5’s links with adverse health outcomes. Comparatively fewer studies have evaluated specific PM2.5 components. The lack of exposure measurements and high correlation among diff...

    Authors: Tingfan Jin, Heresh Amini, Anna Kosheleva, Mahdieh Danesh Yazdi, Yaguang Wei, Edgar Castro, Qian Di, Liuhua Shi and Joel Schwartz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:96
  17. Prenatal glyphosate (GLY) exposure is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes in animal studies. Little is known about the effects of GLY exposure during pregnancy in the human population. This study aim...

    Authors: Roy R. Gerona, Jill L. Reiter, Igor Zakharevich, Cathy Proctor, Jun Ying, Robin Mesnage, Michael Antoniou and Paul D. Winchester
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:95
  18. Mixture risk assessments require reference doses for common health endpoints of all the chemicals to be considered together. In support of a mixture risk assessment for male reproductive health, we conducted a...

    Authors: Sibylle Ermler and Andreas Kortenkamp
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:94
  19. Previous studies reported associations between high blood lead levels (BLLs) and urinary cadmium (UCd) concentrations and all-cause and cause-specific mortality. It is hypothesized that these associations are ...

    Authors: Nasser Laouali, Tarik Benmarhnia and Youssef Oulhote
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:93
  20. Our study aimed to explore the associations between solid fuels burning for either heating or cooking and all-cause mortality based on 2859 participants from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study ...

    Authors: Yuxiang Yang, Yang Liu, Luolan Peng, Shuai Zhang, Changzheng Yuan, Wenyuan Li, Zuyun Liu and Yanan Ma
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:91
  21. Excess reactive oxygen species (ROS) can cause oxidative stress damaging cells and tissues, leading to adverse health effects in the respiratory tract. Yet, few human epidemiological studies have quantified th...

    Authors: Teresa To, Emilie Terebessy, Jingqin Zhu, Kimball Zhang, Pascale SJ Lakey, Manabu Shiraiwa, Marianne Hatzopoulou, Laura Minet, Scott Weichenthal, Sharon Dell and Dave Stieb
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:90
  22. Exposure to air pollution has a detrimental effect on health and disproportionately affects people living in socio-economically disadvantaged areas. Engaging with communities to identify concerns and solutions...

    Authors: Fiona Ward, Hayley J. Lowther-Payne, Emma C. Halliday, Keith Dooley, Neil Joseph, Ruth Livesey, Paul Moran, Simon Kirby and Jane Cloke
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:89
  23. Mitochondria play an important role in the energy metabolism and are susceptible to environmental pollution. Prenatal air pollution exposure has been linked with childhood obesity. Placental mtDNA mutations ha...

    Authors: Charlotte Cosemans, Congrong Wang, Rossella Alfano, Dries S. Martens, Hanne Sleurs, Yinthe Dockx, Kenneth Vanbrabant, Bram G. Janssen, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Wouter Lefebvre, Karen Smeets, Tim S. Nawrot and Michelle Plusquin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:88
  24. Nitrate contamination is seen in drinking water worldwide. Nitrate may pass the placental barrier. Despite suggestive evidence of fetal harm, the potential association between nitrate exposure from drinking wa...

    Authors: Ninna Hinchely Ebdrup, Jörg Schullehner, Ulla Breth Knudsen, Zeyan Liew, Anne Marie Ladehoff Thomsen, Julie Lyngsø, Bjørn Bay, Linn Håkonsen Arendt, Pernille Jul Clemmensen, Torben Sigsgaard, Birgitte Hansen and Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:87
  25. Perfluoroalkyl substances can disrupt hepatic metabolism and may be associated with liver function biomarkers. We examined individual and mixture associations of PFAS on liver function biomarkers in a represen...

    Authors: Michael M. Borghese, Chun Lei Liang, James Owen and Mandy Fisher
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:85
  26. We aimed to explore the association between long-term exposure to particulate matter ≤ 2.5 µm (PM2.5) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components including fasting blood glucose (FBG), blood pressure, trigly...

    Authors: Xue-yan Zheng, Si-li Tang, Tao Liu, Ye Wang, Xiao-jun Xu, Ni Xiao, Chuan Li, Yan-jun Xu, Zhao-xuan He, Shu-li Ma, Yu-liang Chen, Rui-lin Meng and Li-feng Lin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:84
  27. Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a large family of synthetic chemicals, some of which are mammary toxicants and endocrine disruptors. Recent studies have implicated exposure to PFASs as a risk factor for ...

    Authors: Xuejun Li, Fengju Song, Xiaotu Liu, Anqi Shan, Yubei Huang, Zhengjun Yang, Haixin Li, Qiaoyun Yang, Yue Yu, Hong Zheng, Xu-Chen Cao, Da Chen, Ke-Xin Chen, Xi Chen and Nai-jun Tang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:83
  28. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are flame-retardant compounds widely used in household products until phase out in 2004. PBDEs are endocrine disruptors and are suggested to influence signaling related t...

    Authors: Allison Kupsco, Andreas Sjödin, Whitney Cowell, Richard Jones, Sharon Oberfield, Shuang Wang, Lori A. Hoepner, Dympna Gallagher, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Jeff Goldsmith, Andrew G. Rundle and Julie B. Herbstman
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:82
  29. There is a dearth of studies on how neighbourhood environmental attributes relate to the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and profiles of MetS components. We examined the associations of interrelated aspects of the n...

    Authors: Anthony Barnett, Erika Martino, Luke D. Knibbs, Jonathan E. Shaw, David W. Dunstan, Dianna J. Magliano, David Donaire-Gonzalez and Ester Cerin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:80
  30. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) takes place under extreme conditions with a lack of occupational health and safety. As the demand for metals is increasing due in part to their extensive use in ‘green te...

    Authors: Philip Landrigan, Stephan Bose-O’Reilly, Johanna Elbel, Gunnar Nordberg, Roberto Lucchini, Casey Bartrem, Philippe Grandjean, Donna Mergler, Dingani Moyo, Benoit Nemery, Margrit von Braun and Dennis Nowak
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:78
  31. It is well known that science can be misused to hinder the resolution (i.e., the elimination and/or control) of a health problem. To recognize distorted and misapplied epidemiological science, a 33-item “Toolk...

    Authors: Toshihide Tsuda, Yumiko Miyano and Eiji Yamamoto
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:77
  32. Recent reports have suggested that air pollution may impact thyroid function, although the evidence is still scarce and inconclusive. In this study we evaluated the association of exposure to air pollutants to...

    Authors: Sergio Valdés, Viyey Doulatram-Gamgaram, Cristina Maldonado-Araque, Ana Lago-Sampedro, Eva García-Escobar, Sara García-Serrano, Marta García-Vivanco, Luis Garrido Juan, Mark Richard Theobald, Victoria Gil, Fernando Martín-Llorente, Pilar Ocon, Alfonso Calle-Pascual, Luis Castaño, Elías Delgado, Edelmiro Menendez…
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:76
  33. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are environmental pollutants that may contribute to the etiology of obesity. However, it is unclear whether PAHs from environmental sources are associated with regional ...

    Authors: Yeli Wang, Lu Zhu, Tamarra James-Todd and Qi Sun
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:75
  34. Organophosphate (OP) insecticides represent one of the largest classes of sprayed insecticides in the U.S., and their use has been associated with various adverse health outcomes, including disorders of blood ...

    Authors: Frank Glover, Michael L. Eisenberg, Federico Belladelli, Francesco Del Giudice, Tony Chen, Evan Mulloy and W. Michael Caudle
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:74
  35. Environmental exposures such as traffic may contribute to asthma morbidity including recurrent emergency department (ED) visits. However, these associations are often confounded by socioeconomic status and hea...

    Authors: Tabassum Zarina Insaf, Temilayo Adeyeye, Catherine Adler, Victoria Wagner, Anisa Proj, Susan McCauley and Jacqueline Matson
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:73
  36. The electromagnetic fields (EMFs) emitted by the technologies affect the homeostatic systems (nervous, endocrine, and immune systems) and consequently the health. In a previous work, we observed that men and w...

    Authors: E Díaz-Del Cerro, J Félix, JAF Tresguerres and M De la Fuente
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:72
  37. Academic institutions across the globe routinely sponsor large conferences. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many conferences have used all- or partially virtual formats. The conversion of the 2021 Consortium of ...

    Authors: Jacqueline R. Lewy, Casey D. Patnode, Philip J. Landrigan, Joseph C. Kolars and Brent C. Williams
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:71
  38. Air pollution was responsible for an estimated 6.7 million deaths globally in 2019 and 197,000 deaths in the United States. Fossil fuel combustion is the major source.

    Authors: Philip J. Landrigan, Samantha Fisher, Maureen E. Kenny, Brittney Gedeon, Luke Bryan, Jenna Mu and David Bellinger
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:70
  39. To support a mixture risk assessment with a focus on developmental neurotoxicity we evaluated the strength of evidence for associations of cadmium exposures with declines in IQ by conducting a systematic revie...

    Authors: Mousumi Chatterjee and Andreas Kortenkamp
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:69
  40. Inorganic arsenic (iAs) is a ubiquitous metalloid and drinking water contaminant. Prenatal exposure is associated with birth outcomes across multiple studies. During metabolism, iAs is sequentially methylated ...

    Authors: Jeliyah Clark, Paige Bommarito, Miroslav Stýblo, Marisela Rubio-Andrade, Gonzalo G. García-Vargas, Mary V. Gamble and Rebecca C. Fry
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:68
  41. Although there is increasing interest in reporting results of environmental research efforts back to participants, evidence-based tools have not yet been applied to developed materials to ensure their accessib...

    Authors: Kathryn S. Tomsho, Erin Polka, Stacey Chacker, David Queeley, Marty Alvarez, Madeleine K. Scammell, Karen M. Emmons, Rima E. Rudd and Gary Adamkiewicz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:67
  42. Although the oldest-old (those aged over 80 years) are vulnerable to environmental factors and have the highest prevalence of hypertension, studies focusing on greenness exposure and the development of hyperte...

    Authors: Zhou Wensu, Wang Wenjuan, Zhou Fenfen, Chen Wen and Ling Li
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:66
  43. Increasing evidence associates air pollution with thyroid dysfunction, whereas the potential relationship between exposure to ozone (O3) and Thyroid Nodules (TNs) is unclear.

    Authors: Qiao He, Min Wu, Qiman Shi, Hailong Tan, Bo Wei, Neng Tang, Jianjun Chen, Mian Liu, Saili Duan, Shi Chang and Peng Huang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:65
  44. Exposure prevalence studies (as here defined) record the prevalence of exposure to environmental and occupational risk factors to human health. Applying systematic review methods to the synthesis of these stud...

    Authors: Frank Pega, Natalie C. Momen, Lisa Bero and Paul Whaley
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:64
  45. Evidence of the role of interactions between air pollution and pollen exposure in subjects with allergic asthma is limited and need further exploration to promote adequate preventive measures. The objective of...

    Authors: Hanne Krage Carlsen, Susanna Lohman Haga, David Olsson, Annelie F Behndig, Lars Modig, Kadri Meister, Bertil Forsberg and Anna-Carin Olin
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:63

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