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Wed, 07/24/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Meghan E. Muse, Zhigang Li, Emily R. Baker, Kathryn L. Cottingham, Susan A. Korrick, Margaret R. Karagas, Diane Gilbert-DiamondAbstractBackgroundWe have previously reported that in utero arsenic exposure is associated with increased length and other anthropometric outcomes at birth in a U.S. cohort. However, it is...
Wed, 07/24/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Beatrice Bocca, Flavia Ruggieri, Anna Pino, Joaquim Rovira, Gemma Calamandrei, María Ángeles Martínez, José L. Domingo, Alessandro Alimonti, Marta SchuhmacherAbstractExposures to toxic elements or deficiencies of essential elements during pregnancy may be associated to various birth complications or even diseases in...
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Mari Engvig Løseth, Jørgen Flo, Christian Sonne, Anne Kirstine Havnsøe Krogh, Torgeir Nygård, Jan Ove Bustnes, Bjørn Munro Jenssen, Veerle L.B. JaspersAbstract:Environmental exposure to organohalogenated contaminants (OHCs), even at low concentrations, may cause detrimental effects on the development and health of...
Sun, 07/14/2019 - 01:09
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Thomas Lind, Margareta H. Lejonklou, Linda Dunder, Mark M. Kushnir, Caroline Öhman-Mägi, Sune Larsson, Håkan Melhus, P.Monica LindAbstractBackgroundDevelopmental exposure to low doses of the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) is known to alter bone tissue in young rodents, although how bone tissue is affected in...
Thu, 07/11/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: September 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 176Author(s): Martí Nadal, Francisco García, Marta Schuhmacher, José L. DomingoAbstractDuring the period 1996–1998, a hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) was built in Constantí (Tarragona County, Catalonia, Spain). Because of the potential adverse effects of toxic emissions, mainly metals and dioxins and furans, waste incinerators in...
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Neus González, Sara C. Cunha, Carolina Monteiro, José O. Fernandes, Montse Marquès, José L. Domingo, Martí NadalAbstractBisphenol A (BPA) has been widely used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins. In recent years, producers have started replacing BPA by other chemical analogues, such as...
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Ya Ma, Haohao Liu, Jinxia Wu, Le Yuan, Yueqin Wang, Xingde Du, Rui Wang, Phelisters Wegesa Marwa, Pavankumar Petlulu, Xinghai Chen, Huizhen ZhangAbstractBisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial component commonly used in synthesis of polycarbonate plastics, epoxy resin and other polymer materials. Due to its mass...
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 2 July 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Eddie Fonseca, Arianna Renau-Pruñonosa, María Ibáñez, Emma Gracia-Lor, Teodoro Estrela, Sara Jiménez, Miguel Ángel Pérez-Martín, Francisco González, Félix Hernández, Ignacio MorellAbstractThe Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC implemented by the European Union established as the main objectives to achieve a “good...
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Iman Al-Saleh, Somiah Al-Mohawes, Reem Al-Rouqi, Rola ElkhatibAbstractA total of 206 lactating mothers and their infants (3-12 months) were included in this study to evaluate postnatal exposure to neurotoxic pollutants such as methylmercury (MeHg), lead (Pb), manganese (Mn), dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and...
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Huma Ajab, Aamir Amanat Ali Khan, Muhammad Shahid Nazir, Asim Yaqub, Mohd Azmuddin AbdullahAbstractEnvironmental monitoring is important to determine the extent of eco-system pollution and degradation so that effective remedial strategies can be formulated. In this study, an environmentally friendly and cost-...
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 01:08
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): María Teresa Muñoz-Quezada, Boris Lucero, Asa Bradman, Kyle Steenland, Liliana Zúñiga, Antonia M. Calafat, María Ospina, Verónica Iglesias, María Pía Muñoz, Rafael J. Buralli, Claudio Fredes, Juan Pablo GutiérrezAbstractBackgroundOrganophosphate (OP) pesticides can be hazardous to human health if not applied with...
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Junenette L. Peters, M. Patricia Fabian, Jonathan I. LevyAbstractBlood pressure is a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, influenced by chemical and non-chemical stressors. Exposure reduction strategies can potentially improve public health, but there are analytical challenges in developing quantitative...
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Pilar Gómez-Ramírez, Juan Manuel Pérez-García, Mario León-Ortega, José Enrique Martínez, José Francisco Calvo, José Antonio Sánchez-Zapata, Francisco Botella, Pedro María-Mojica, Emma Martínez-López, Antonio Juan García-FernándezAbstractBackgroundIntensification of agricultural practices has caused several negative...
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Kathleen R. Attfield, Susan M. Pinney, Andreas Sjodin, Robert W. Voss, Louise C. Greenspan, Frank M. Biro, Robert A. Hiatt, Lawrence H. Kushi, Gayle C. WindhamAbstractBackgroundAge at female puberty is associated with adult morbidities, including breast cancer and diabetes. Hormonally active chemicals are suspected...
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 01:16
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Aleksandra Buha, Ravin Jugdaohsingh, Vesna Matovic, Zorica Bulat, Biljana Antonijevic, Jemma G. Kerns, Allen Goodship, Alister Hart, Jonathan PowellAbstractExposure to cadmium (Cd) is recognised as one of the risk factors for osteoporosis, although critical exposure levels and exact mechanisms are still unknown.Here...
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Yan Li, Xianyu Wang, Leisa-Maree L. Toms, Chang He, Peter Hobson, Peter D. Sly, Lesa L. Aylward, Jochen F. MuellerAbstractThis study aimed to assess pesticide concentration and composition trends associated with age and sex in Australian infants and toddlers. Individual urine samples (n = 400) were collected in 2014/...
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 7 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Evgenios Agathokleous, Valda Araminiene, Regina G. Belz, Vicent Calatayud, Alessandra De Marco, Marisa Domingos, ZhaoZhong Feng, Yasutomo Hoshika, Mitsutoshi Kitao, Takayoshi Koike, Elena Paoletti, Costas J. Saitanis, Pierre Sicard, Edward J. CalabreseAbstractEvaluations of ozone effects on vegetation across the globe...
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Y. Moreno, L. Moreno-Mesonero, J. García-HernándezAbstractDespite all safety efforts, drinking and wastewater can still be contaminated by Legionella and free-living amoebae since these microorganisms are capable of resisting disinfection treatments. An amoebae cyst harboring pathogenic Legionella spp. can be a...
Sat, 06/01/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Irene van Woerden, Meg Bruening, Jessica Montresor-López, Devon C. Payne-SturgesAbstractBackgroundEmerging adulthood (ages 18–25 years) is a key turning point in the life course characterized by particularly poor eating behaviors (e.g., low in fruits and vegetables, and high in fast food) and weight gain. Emerging...
Sat, 05/25/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Christian Sonne, Katrin Vorkamp, Anders Galatius, Line Kyhn, Jonas Teilmann, Rossana Bossi, Jens Søndergaard, Igor Eulaers, Jean-Pierre Desforges, Ursula Siebert, Rune DietzAbstractThe overall aim of the present study was to assess human exposure to environmental contaminants from consumption of harbour seal (Phoca...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Yu-Hsuan Shih, Maria Argos, Mary E. TurykAbstractBackgroundInorganic arsenic (iAs) is ubiquitous in the environment and has been linked to lung cancer and a number of non-malignant lung disease in both adults and children. However, most studies were conducted in populations with higher arsenic exposure levels in...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Gudrun Koppen, Eva Govarts, Guido Vanermen, Stefan Voorspoels, Malarvannan Govindan, Marie-Christine Dewolf, Elly Den Hond, Pierre Biot, Ludwine Casteleyn, Marike Kolossa-Gehring, Gerda Schwedler, Jürgen Angerer, Holger M. Koch, Birgit K. Schindler, Argelia Castaño, Marta Esteban López, Ovnair Sepai, Karen Exley,...
Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Zhiwei Xu, Hilary Bambrick, Laith Yakob, Gregor Devine, Francesca D. Frentiu, Rina Marina, Pandji Wibawa Dhewantara, Roy Nusa, R. Tedjo Sasmono, Wenbiao HuAbstractBackgroundAlthough the association between dengue in Bali, Indonesia, and imported dengue in Australia has been widely asserted, no study has quantified...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Monique Williams, Krassimir N. Bozhilov, Prue TalbotAbstractBackgroundSince their release in 2004, electronic cigarettes (ECs) and their atomizers have undergone significant evolution.ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the elemental/metal composition of atomizers in cartomizer and tank...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Akin Cayir, Timothy M. Barrow, Liqiong Guo, Hyang-Min ByunAbstractThe epitranscriptome comprises more than 100 forms of RNA modifications. Of these, N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is the most abundantform of RNA methylation, with roles in modulating mRNA transcript processing and regulation. The aims of the study...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 10 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Hyungjoo Kim, KeeSoo Nam, Sunhwa Oh, Seogho Son, Donghwan Jeon, Myung Chan Gye, Incheol ShinAbstractPhthalates are mainly used as binders and plasticizers in various industrial products including detergents, surfactants, waxes, paints, pharmaceuticals, food products, and cosmetics. However, they have been reported to...
Sun, 05/05/2019 - 01:16
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Chae-Jin Na, Sang-Hee Jo, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jong-Ryeul Sohn, Youn-Suk SonAbstractIn this research, the concentrations of six heavy metals (Zn, Pb, Ni, Fe, and Cr) in electronic cigarette (EC) solutions were determined to assess their association with EC use patterns. To this end, their contents were analyzed under three...
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, Jesús Vioque, Eva M. Navarrete-Muñoz, Manus Carey, Miguel García-Villarino, Ana Fernández-Somoano, Adonina Tardón, Loreto Santa-Marina, Amaia Irizar, Maribel Casas, Mònica Guxens, Sabrina Llop, Raquel Soler-Blasco, Manoli García-de-la-Hera, Margaret R. Karagas, Andrew A. MehargAbstractEarly...
Wed, 04/24/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Di Zhao, Ana Navas-Acien, Vesna Ilievski, Vesna Slakovich, Pablo Olmedo, Bernat Adria-Mora, Arce Domingo-Relloso, Angela Aherrera, Norman J. Kleiman, Ana M. Rule, Markus HilpertAbstractBackgroundElectronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) generate aerosol containing metal contaminants. Our goals were to quantify aerosol...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 25 December 2018 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Herman J. Gibb, Aaron Barchowsky, David Bellinger, P. Michael Bolger, Clark Carrington, Arie H. Havelaar, Shilpi Oberoi, Yu Zang, Keri O’Leary, Brecht DevleesschauwerAbstractThe impact of foodborne metals on the burden of disease has been largely overlooked, in comparison to the attention on acute diseases...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Lina Casadó, Juan Pedro Arrebola, Andrés Fontalba, Araceli MuñozAbstractBackgroundHexachlorobenzene (HCB: C₆Cl₆) is a persistent, bioaccumulative chemical formerly used worldwide in pesticide mixtures but also produced as a by-product in the chemical and metallurgical industry. Despite current international...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Andreas Tornevi, Johan Sommar, Panu Rantakokko, Agneta Åkesson, Carolina Donat-Vargas, Hannu Kiviranta, Olov Rolandsson, Lars Rylander, Maria Wennberg, Ingvar A. BergdahlAbstractBackgroundPersistent organic pollutants (POPs) have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D), but causality is uncertain.ObjectiveWithin...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Jyotsana Mehta, Sarita Dhaka, Ashok K. Paul, Siddavattam Dayananda, Akash DeepAbstractThe hexahistidine-tagged organophosphorus hydrolase (OPH6His) has been immobilized on a Zr-MOF, namely UiO-66-NH2. The resulting enzyme-MOF composite was used as a carrier to facilitate the hydrolysis of an organophosphate...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Sarita Alhan, Monika Nehra, Neeraj Dilbaghi, Nitin Kumar Singhal, Ki-Hyun Kim, Sandeep KumarAbstractNowadays, the pollution in water resources has become a major concern, both environmentally and in perspective of human health. The bioaccumulation of pollutants, especially heavy metal ions through the food chain, poses a...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Vicente Mustieles, Maribel Casas, Patricia Ferrando-Marco, Olga Ocón-Hernández, Iris Reina-Pérez, Andrea Rodríguez-Carrillo, Fernando Vela-Soria, Rocío Pérez-Lobato, Eva María Navarrete-Muñoz, Carmen Freire, Nicolás Olea, Mariana F. FernándezAbstractIntroductionChildhood obesity is one of the most serious public health...
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Judy S. LaKind, Tyler Pollock, Daniel Q. Naiman, Sungroul Kim, Audra Nagasawa, Janine ClarkeAbstractIntroductionThe use of biomonitoring data as an indicator of national levels of human exposure to environmental chemicals has grown in importance and prevalence. Nationally representative urinary bisphenol A (BPA) data are now...
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Martí Nadal, Montse Mari, Marta Schuhmacher, José L. DomingoAbstractThe concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) were analyzed in 40 plasma samples of individuals living in zones under potential influence of the emissions of a hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) (Tarragona County,...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Nathália R. dos Santos, Juliana L.G. Rodrigues, Matheus J. Bandeira, Ana Laura dos S. Anjos, Cecília de Freitas S. Araújo, Luis Fernando.F. Adan, José A. Menezes-FilhoAbstractIt has been suggested that manganese (Mn) plays a fundamental role in the reproductive system through interference with the regulation of the secretion...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Aaron J. Specht, Aisha S. Dickerson, Marc G. WeisskopfAbstractBackgroundBone lead measured via x-ray fluorescence (XRF) has been used for decades in health studies. A portable XRF device for bone lead measurement is gaining in popularity for its ease of use and shorter measurement times. Previous XRF devices have measured...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Sarah E. Rothenberg, Carol L. Wagner, Bashir ‎Hamidi, Alexander V. Alekseyenko, M. Andrea Azcarate-PerilAbstractObjectiveGut microorganisms contribute to the metabolism of environmental toxicants, including methylmercury (MeHg). Our main objective was to investigate whether associations between biomarkers for prenatal MeHg...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Stepan Boitsov, Bjørn Einar Grøsvik, Guri Nesje, Ketil Malde, Jarle KlungsøyrAbstractLiver samples of two gadoid species, Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), sampled in the southern Barents Sea in the period 1992–2015, were studied for the levels of six types of persistent organic pollutants (...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Prachi Kulkarni, Greg A. Raspanti, Anthony Q. Bui, Rhodel N. Bradshaw, Kalmia E. Kniel, Pei C. Chiu, Manan Sharma, Amir Sapkota, Amy R. SapkotaAbstractIrrigation with reclaimed water is increasing in areas that lack access to, and infrastructure for, high-level treatment and distribution. Antimicrobial residues are known to...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Donghoon Ro, Hoda Shafaghat, Seong-Ho Jang, Hyung Won Lee, Sang-Chul Jung, Jungho Jae, Jin Sun Cha, Young-Kwon ParkAbstractLignocellulosic biomass is an abundant renewable energy source that can be converted into various liquid fuels via thermochemical processes such as pyrolysis. Pyrolysis is a thermal decomposition method,...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Clark Carrington, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Herman J. Gibb, P. Michael BolgerAbstractLead is a ubiquitous dietary contaminant that occurs in food because of natural and anthropogenic sources and pathways of exposure. Lead adversely affects a number of tissues and organ systems and the severity of effect on each is dependent on...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Kyung-Shin Lee, Young Ah Lee, Yun Jeong Lee, Choong ho Shin, Youn-Hee Lim, Yun-Chul HongAbstractBackgroundPyrethroid pesticides are reported to be the most commonly used residential insecticides worldwide. We aimed to investigate the relationship between prenatal and postnatal 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA) concentrations, and...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Monica K. Silver, Jie Shao, Mingyan Li, Chai Ji, Minjian Chen, Yankai Xia, Betsy Lozoff, John D. MeekerAbstractIntroductionDespite widespread use, many herbicides and fungicides are not well studied for neurological effects. Fetal and infant brains are rapidly developing, yet the effects of early-life exposure to these...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Yi-Xin Wang, Chong Liu, Ying-Jun Chen, Peng Duan, Qi Wang, Chao Chen, Yang Sun, Li-Li Huang, Liang Wang, Chen Chen, Jin Li, Song-Hua Ai, Zhen Huang, Li Sun, Zhen-Zhen Wan, An Pan, Tian-Qing Meng, Wen-Qing LuAbstractBlood trihalomethanes (THMs) and urinary haloacetic acids (HAAs) are the leading candidate biomarkers for...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Douglas I. Walker, M. Elizabeth Marder, Yukiko Yano, Metrecia Terrell, Yongliang Liang, Dana Boyd Barr, Gary W. Miller, Dean P. Jones, Michele Marcus, Kurt D. PennellAbstractAlthough polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls are no longer manufactured the United States, biomonitoring in human populations show...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Jessica R. Shoaff, Antonia M. Calafat, Susan L. Schantz, Susan A. KorrickAbstractBackgroundStudies suggest that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including phthalates, phenols, and parabens may influence childhood behavior, but the relationship during adolescence has not been assessed.ObjectiveWe investigated...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Therese Haugdahl Nøst, Vivian Berg, Linda Hanssen, Charlotta Rylander, Eric Gaudreau, Pierre Dumas, Knut Breivik, Torkjel M. SandangerAbstractBackgroundHuman biomonitoring studies have demonstrated decreasing concentrations of many persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in years after emission peaks.ObjectivesTo describe time...

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