Mahfuzar Rahman

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. pmc Deadly wells: taking action to protect future generations
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:259-61. 2006
  2. pmc A prospective cohort study of stroke mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Bangladeshi adults
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDRB, 68 Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 14:174. 2014
  3. pmc Increased childhood mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Matlab, Bangladesh: a population-based cohort study
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDRB, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e55014. 2013
  4. pmc Spatial patterns of fetal loss and infant death in an arsenic-affected area in Bangladesh
    Nazmul Sohel
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Health Geogr 9:53. 2010
  5. pmc Arsenic exposure and age and sex-specific risk for skin lesions: a population-based case-referent study in Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakha, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1847-52. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The Bangladesh arsenic catastrophe: clinical manifestations
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali C A, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trop Doct 33:42-4. 2003
  7. pmc Prevalence of arsenic exposure and skin lesions. A population based survey in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:242-8. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and child development at 18 months of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1206-16. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting arsenic-related skin lesions: experiences from a large community-based survey in Bangladesh
    Samar Kumar Hore
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:141-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-cancer effects of chronic arsenicosis in Bangladesh: preliminary results
    Abul Hasnat Milton
    Arsenic Cell, NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:301-5. 2003

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Publications30

  1. pmc Deadly wells: taking action to protect future generations
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:259-61. 2006
  2. pmc A prospective cohort study of stroke mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Bangladeshi adults
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDRB, 68 Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 14:174. 2014
    ..Arsenic in drinking water causes increased coronary artery disease (CAD) and death from CAD, but its association with stroke is not known...
  3. pmc Increased childhood mortality and arsenic in drinking water in Matlab, Bangladesh: a population-based cohort study
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDRB, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e55014. 2013
    ..Therefore, we prospectively assessed whether long-term and recent arsenic exposures are associated with all-cause and cancer and cardiovascular mortalities in Bangladeshi childhood population...
  4. pmc Spatial patterns of fetal loss and infant death in an arsenic-affected area in Bangladesh
    Nazmul Sohel
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Health Geogr 9:53. 2010
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  5. pmc Arsenic exposure and age and sex-specific risk for skin lesions: a population-based case-referent study in Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakha, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1847-52. 2006
    ..The objective of this population-based case-referent study in Matlab, Bangladesh, was to assess the susceptibility to arsenic-induced skin lesions by age and sex, in a population drinking water from As-contaminated tube wells...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Bangladesh arsenic catastrophe: clinical manifestations
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali C A, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trop Doct 33:42-4. 2003
  7. pmc Prevalence of arsenic exposure and skin lesions. A population based survey in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:242-8. 2006
    ..To assess prevalence of arsenic exposure through drinking water and skin lesions, and their variation by geographical area, age, sex, and socioeconomic conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and child development at 18 months of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1206-16. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting arsenic-related skin lesions: experiences from a large community-based survey in Bangladesh
    Samar Kumar Hore
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:141-9. 2007
    ..These results may have policy implications for community screening of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh and elsewhere...
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-cancer effects of chronic arsenicosis in Bangladesh: preliminary results
    Abul Hasnat Milton
    Arsenic Cell, NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:301-5. 2003
    ..The findings presented here provide evidence that ingestion of inorganic arsenic in drinking water may results in increases risk of chronic cough and bronchitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of arsenic exposure during pregnancy with fetal loss and infant death: a cohort study in Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1389-96. 2007
    ..03, 1.32). There was a significant dose response of arsenic exposure to risk of infant death (p = 0.02). Women of reproductive age should urgently be prioritized for mitigation activities where drinking water is contaminated by arsenic...
  12. ncbi request reprint A modified routine analysis of arsenic content in drinking-water in Bangladesh by hydride generation-atomic absorption spectrophotometry
    M A Wahed
    Nutritional Biochemistry Department, Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:36-41. 2006
    ..The HG-AAS was found to be a precise, sensitive, and reasonably fast and simple method for analysis of arsenic concentrations in water samples...
  13. pmc Arsenic and cadmium in food-chain in Bangladesh--an exploratory study
    Shafiqul Islam Khan
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:578-84. 2010
    ..The results suggest that arsenic and cadmium have entered the food-chain of Bangladesh, and the cooking practices influence the concentration of arsenic but not of cadmium in cooked food...
  14. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure and adverse health effects: a review of recent findings from arsenic and health studies in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Mohammad Yunus
    Matlab Health Research Centre, ICDDRB, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 27:371-6. 2011
    ..Future studies of clinical endpoints will enhance our knowledge gaps and will give directions for disease prevention and mitigations...
  15. pmc Effect of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on infant development at 7 months in rural Matlab, Bangladesh
    Fahmida Tofail
    Child Development Unit, Clinical Sciences Division and Public Health Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 117:288-93. 2009
    ..Exposure to arsenic-contaminated drinking water during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and fetal loss, and there is concern that the infants' development may be affected...
  16. ncbi request reprint Respiratory effects and arsenic contaminated well water in Bangladesh
    Abul Hasnat Milton
    Arsenic Cell, NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Environ Health Res 12:175-9. 2002
    ..The dose-response trend was the same (P < 0.1) for both conditions. These results add to evidence that long-term ingestion of arsenic exposure can cause respiratory effects...
  17. pmc Relationship between arsenic skin lesions and the age of natural menopause
    Fakir Md Yunus
    BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 14:419. 2014
    ..This study examined the relationship between arsenic skin lesions (a hallmark sign of chronic arsenic poisoning) and age of natural menopause (final menopausal period) in populations with high levels of arsenic exposure in Bangladesh...
  18. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and lung disease mortality in Bangladeshi adults
    Maria Argos
    From the aDepartment of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL bDepartment of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY cU Chicago Research Bangladesh URB, Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh dPublic Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh eDepartment of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY fDepartments of Medicine and Family Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL gDepartment of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC and hDepartments of Medicine and Human Genetics and Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Epidemiology 25:536-43. 2014
    ..We prospectively investigated the associations of arsenic exposure and arsenical skin lesion status with lung disease mortality in Bangladeshi adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint The risk of arsenic induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi men and women is affected by arsenic metabolism and the age at first exposure
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 230:9-16. 2008
    ..Thus, it can be speculated that this is due to a programming effect of arsenic in utero...
  20. pmc Determinants of arsenic metabolism: blood arsenic metabolites, plasma folate, cobalamin, and homocysteine concentrations in maternal-newborn pairs
    Marni Hall
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1503-9. 2007
    ..In Bangladesh, tens of millions of people have been consuming waterborne arsenic for decades. The extent to which As is transported to the fetus during pregnancy has not been well characterized...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gender and age differences in the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in a highly exposed population in Bangladesh
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:110-20. 2008
    ..Overall, exposure level of arsenic, gender and age explained at most 30% of the variation in the present study, indicating that genetic polymorphisms are the most important factor influencing the metabolism of inorganic arsenic...
  22. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and contamination of drinking-water in Bangladesh: a public-health perspective
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:193-7. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic arsenicosis
    M Jakariya
    Trop Doct 33:251-2. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between nutritional status and arsenicosis due to chronic arsenic exposure in Bangladesh
    Abul Hasnat Milton
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Int J Environ Health Res 14:99-108. 2004
    ..The findings of this study add to the evidence that poor nutritional status may increase an individual's susceptibility to chronic arsenic toxicity, or alternatively that arsenicosis may contribute to poor nutritional status...
  25. ncbi request reprint International research on arsenic contamination and health
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:123-8. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure in pregnancy: a population-based study in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Marie E Vahter
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:236-45. 2006
    ..There were marked geographical variations in exposure. The results emphasize the urgent need for efficient mitigation activities and investigations of arsenic-related reproductive effects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Screening of arsenic in tubewell water with field test kits: evaluation of the method from public health perspective
    Md Jakariya
    Research and Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh
    Sci Total Environ 379:167-75. 2007
    ..This can be reduced through proper training of the field personnel, cross verification of the field test kit results with laboratory analyses and further development of the field test kits to determine As at low concentrations...
  28. pmc Knowledge of arsenic in drinking-water: risks and avoidance in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Sonia N Aziz
    Virginia Tech, 208 A Hutcheson Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:327-35. 2006
    ..Lack of convenience of safe drinking-water practices lead people to persist in drinking arsenic-contaminated water...
  29. ncbi request reprint Urinary arsenic concentration adjustment factors and malnutrition
    Barbro Nermell
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:212-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, urinary creatinine was found to be significantly associated with urinary arsenic, which further disqualifies the creatinine adjustment...
  30. pmc Arsenic and hypertension in Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    Bull World Health Organ 80:173. 2002