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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Indonesian peatlands have been drained for agricultural development for several decades. This development has made a major contribution to economic development. At the same time, peatland drainage is causing s...

    Authors: Lars Hein, Joseph V. Spadaro, Bart Ostro, Melanie Hammer, Elham Sumarga, Resti Salmayenti, Rizaldi Boer, Hesti Tata, Dwi Atmoko and Juan-Pablo Castañeda
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:62
  22. Phthalates are a group of industrial chemicals widely used in everyday products including cosmetics, food packaging and containers, plastics, and building materials. Previous studies have indicated that urinar...

    Authors: Han-Bin Huang, Po-Keng Cheng, Chi-Ying Siao, Yuan-Ting C. Lo, Wei-Chun Chou and Po-Chin Huang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:61
  23. The Italian mesothelioma registry (ReNaM) estimates mesothelioma incidence and addresses its etiology by assessing cases’ exposures but cannot provide relative risk estimates.

    Authors: Enrica Migliore, Dario Consonni, Susan Peters, Roel C. H. Vermeulen, Hans Kromhout, Antonio Baldassarre, Domenica Cavone, Elisabetta Chellini, Corrado Magnani, Carolina Mensi, Enzo Merler, Marina Musti, Alessandro Marinaccio and Dario Mirabelli
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:60
  24. Association between smoking and sleep apnea is well-known from previous studies. However, the influence of secondhand smoke (SHS), which is a potential risk factor of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), remains unc...

    Authors: Chen-Wei Chang, Ching-Hsiung Chang, Hung-Yi Chuang, Han-Yun Cheng, Chia-I Lin, Hsiang-Tai Chen and Chen-Cheng Yang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:58
  25. Studies focusing on dietary pesticides in population-based samples are scarce and little is known about potential mixture effects. We aimed to assess associations between dietary pesticide exposure profiles an...

    Authors: Pauline Rebouillat, Rodolphe Vidal, Jean-Pierre Cravedi, Bruno Taupier-Letage, Laurent Debrauwer, Laurence Gamet-Payrastre, Hervé Guillou, Mathilde Touvier, Léopold K. Fezeu, Serge Hercberg, Denis Lairon, Julia Baudry and Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:57
  26. Substandard housing conditions and hazardous indoor environmental exposures contribute to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Housing indices that capture the multiple dimensions of healthy housing ...

    Authors: MyDzung T. Chu, Andrew Fenelon, Judith Rodriguez, Ami R. Zota and Gary Adamkiewicz
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:56
  27. Exposure to cold indoor temperature (< 18 degrees Celsius) increases cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and has been identified by the WHO as a source of unhealthy housing. While warming homes has the potential...

    Authors: Ankur Singh, Anja Mizdrak, Lyrian Daniel, Tony Blakely, Emma Baker, Ludmila Fleitas Alfonzo and Rebecca Bentley
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:54
  28. To conduct a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate the relationship between endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), poly-brominated diphenyl e...

    Authors: Dandan Yan, Yang Jiao, Honglin Yan, Tian Liu, Hong Yan and Jingping Yuan
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:53
  29. While benefits of greenness to health have been reported, findings specific to child respiratory health are inconsistent.

    Authors: Kim Hartley, Patrick H. Ryan, Gordon L. Gillespie, Joseph Perazzo, J. Michael Wright, Glenn E. Rice, Geoffrey H. Donovan, Rebecca Gernes, Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, Grace LeMasters and Cole Brokamp
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:52
  30. Living in greener areas is associated with slower cognitive decline and reduced dementia risk among older adults, but the evidence with neurodegenerative disease mortality is scarce. We studied the association...

    Authors: Lucía Rodriguez-Loureiro, Sylvie Gadeyne, Mariska Bauwelinck, Wouter Lefebvre, Charlotte Vanpoucke and Lidia Casas
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:49
  31. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and its DNA adducts has been suggested to increase the risk of preterm birth (PB). Yet, few studies have been conducted to investigate this association, and the role of ...

    Authors: Nan Zhao, Weiwei Wu, Shiwei Cui, Haibin Li, Yongliang Feng, Ling Guo, Yawei Zhang and Suping Wang
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:48

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2022 21:55

  32. Most U.S. studies that report racial/ethnic disparities in increased risk of low birth weight associated with air pollution exposures have been conducted in California or northeastern states and/or urban areas...

    Authors: Devon C. Payne-Sturges, Robin Puett and Deborah A. Cory-Slechta
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:47
  33. Dietary habits have a profound influence on the metabolic activity of gut microorganisms and their influence on health. Concerns have been raised as to whether the consumption of foodstuffs contaminated with p...

    Authors: Robin Mesnage, Ruth C. E. Bowyer, Souleiman El Balkhi, Franck Saint-Marcoux, Arnaud Gardere, Quinten Raymond Ducarmon, Anoecim Robecca Geelen, Romy Daniëlle Zwittink, Dimitris Tsoukalas, Evangelia Sarandi, Efstathia I. Paramera, Timothy Spector, Claire J. Steves and Michael N. Antoniou
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:46
  34. Concern that synthetic food dyes may impact behavior in children prompted a review by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA). OEHHA conducted a systematic review of the epidemi...

    Authors: Mark D. Miller, Craig Steinmaus, Mari S. Golub, Rosemary Castorina, Ruwan Thilakartne, Asa Bradman and Melanie A. Marty
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:45
  35. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing, with heavy metal exposure an important risk factor. Additionally, the antioxidant folic acid has been studied for reducing blood arsenic levels and related tissue da...

    Authors: Mu-Chi Chung, Hui-Tsung Hsu, Yan-Chiao Mao, Chin-Ching Wu, Chih-Te Ho, Chiu-Shong Liu and Chi-Jung Chung
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:44
  36. Evidences have shown that the stroke risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of ≤2.5 μm (PM2.5) varies among people in North America, Europe and Asia, but studie...

    Authors: Pei-Chun Chen, Fung-Chang Sung, Chih-Hsin Mou, Chao W. Chen, Shan P. Tsai, Dennis H. P. Hsieh and Chung Y. Hsu
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:43
  37. Exposure to persistent environmental organic pollutants may contribute to the development of obesity among children. Chlordecone is a persistent organochlorine insecticide with estrogenic properties that was u...

    Authors: Nathalie Costet, Antoine Lafontaine, Florence Rouget, Léah Michineau, Christine Monfort, Jean-Pierre Thomé, Philippe Kadhel, Luc Multigner and Sylvaine Cordier
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:42
  38. The two-stage design has become a standard tool in environmental epidemiology to model multi-location data. However, its standard form is rather inflexible and poses important limitations for modelling complex...

    Authors: Francesco Sera and Antonio Gasparrini
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:41

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2022 21:50

  39. Aerosol pollutants are known to raise the risk of development of non-communicable respiratory diseases (NCRDs) such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and allergic rhinitis. ...

    Authors: Bailey E. Glenn, Leon M. Espira, Miles C. Larson and Peter S. Larson
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:40
  40. Air pollution is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, possibly through chronic systemic inflammation that promotes the progression of atherosclerosis and the risk of cardiovascular events....

    Authors: Mehjar Azzouz, Yiyi Xu, Lars Barregard, Björn Fagerberg, Bengt Zöller, Peter Molnár, Anna Oudin, Mårten Spanne, Gunnar Engström and Leo Stockfelt
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:39
  41. The burden of chronic respiratory symptoms and respiratory functional limitations is underestimated in Africa. Few data are available on carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in sub-Saharan Africa and existing data i...

    Authors: Thomas Zoller, Elirehema H. Mfinanga, Tresphory B. Zumba, Peter J. Asilia, Edwin M. Mutabazi, David Wimmersberger, Francis Mhimbira, Frederick Haraka and Klaus Reither
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:38
  42. Climate change, urbanisation, chemical pollution and disruption of ecosystems, including biodiversity loss, affect our health and wellbeing. Research is crucial to be able to respond to the current and future ...

    Authors: Elina Drakvik, Manolis Kogevinas, Åke Bergman, Anais Devouge and Robert Barouki
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:37
  43. Air pollution has been associated with metabolic disease and obesity. Adipokines are potential mediators of these effects, but studies of air pollution-adipokine relationships are inconclusive. Macrophage and ...

    Authors: Md Mostafijur Rahman, Fei Fei Liu, Sandrah P. Eckel, Ishwarya Sankaranarayanan, Pedram Shafiei-Jahani, Emily Howard, Lilit Baronikian, Fred Sattler, Frederick W. Lurmann, Hooman Allayee, Omid Akbari and Rob McConnell
    Citation: Environmental Health 2022 21:36

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