Paul J Villeneuve

Summary

Affiliation: Health Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A cohort study of intra-urban variations in volatile organic compounds and mortality, Toronto, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 183:30-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for stroke in Edmonton, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Environmental Contaminants Bureau, Health Canada, 269 Laurier Ave W 3rd Floor, 3 022 PL4903C, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0K9
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:689-700. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Associations between cigarette smoking, obesity, sociodemographic characteristics and remote-sensing-derived estimates of ambient PM2.5: results from a Canadian population-based survey
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, 50 Columbine Driveway, Room 165, PL0801A, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 68:920-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to diesel and gasoline emissions and lung cancer in Canadian men
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Res 111:727-35. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease mortality and radon exposure in the Newfoundland fluorspar miners' cohort, 1950-2001
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Radiat Environ Biophys 46:291-6. 2007
  6. pmc Outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for asthma among children and adults: a case-crossover study in northern Alberta, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health 6:40. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of emergency room visits for childhood asthma in Ottawa, Canada: the role of weather
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, 2nd Floor, Room 2042, 400 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0K9
    Int J Biometeorol 50:48-56. 2005
  8. pmc Risk of incident diabetes in relation to long-term exposure to fine particulate matter in Ontario, Canada
    Hong Chen
    Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 121:804-10. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A cohort study relating urban green space with mortality in Ontario, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Environ Res 115:51-8. 2012
  10. pmc A case-control study of medium-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution and hospitalization for stroke
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:368. 2013

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint A cohort study of intra-urban variations in volatile organic compounds and mortality, Toronto, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 183:30-9. 2013
    ..02-1.11). Our findings suggest ambient concentrations of VOCs were associated with cancer mortality, and that these exposures did not confound our previously reported associations between NO2 and cardiovascular mortality. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for stroke in Edmonton, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Environmental Contaminants Bureau, Health Canada, 269 Laurier Ave W 3rd Floor, 3 022 PL4903C, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0K9
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:689-700. 2006
    ..20 (95% CI = 1.00-1.43). Our results suggest it is possible that vehicular traffic, which produces increased levels of NO(2) and CO, contributes to an increased incidence of emergency department visits for stroke...
  3. doi request reprint Associations between cigarette smoking, obesity, sociodemographic characteristics and remote-sensing-derived estimates of ambient PM2.5: results from a Canadian population-based survey
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, 50 Columbine Driveway, Room 165, PL0801A, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 68:920-7. 2011
    ..5 and individual-level measures of smoking, obesity and sociodemographic status. The authors present an approach to evaluate the impact that uncontrolled confounding from smoking may have on associations between PM2.5 and mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to diesel and gasoline emissions and lung cancer in Canadian men
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Res 111:727-35. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that exposure to diesel engine emissions increases the risk of lung cancer particularly for squamous and large cell carcinoma subtypes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease mortality and radon exposure in the Newfoundland fluorspar miners' cohort, 1950-2001
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Radiat Environ Biophys 46:291-6. 2007
    ..These findings are consistent with those recently reported by Kreuzer and colleagues. We share their view that uncontrolled confounding for other coronary heart disease risk factors hinders the interpretation of the risk estimates...
  6. pmc Outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for asthma among children and adults: a case-crossover study in northern Alberta, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health 6:40. 2007
    ..However, few have examined the possible confounding influence of aeroallergens, or reported findings among very young children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of emergency room visits for childhood asthma in Ottawa, Canada: the role of weather
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, 2nd Floor, Room 2042, 400 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0K9
    Int J Biometeorol 50:48-56. 2005
    ..77) relative to summer periods with no activity. Models that incorporate calendar and meteorological data may help emergency departments to more efficiently allocate resources needed to treat children presenting with respiratory distress...
  8. pmc Risk of incident diabetes in relation to long-term exposure to fine particulate matter in Ontario, Canada
    Hong Chen
    Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 121:804-10. 2013
    ..5 µm in diameter; PM(2.5)) can activate pathophysiological responses that may induce insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. However, epidemiological evidence relating PM2.5 and diabetes is sparse, particularly for incident diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint A cohort study relating urban green space with mortality in Ontario, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Environ Res 115:51-8. 2012
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  10. pmc A case-control study of medium-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution and hospitalization for stroke
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:368. 2013
    ..To address this research gap, we evaluated associations between highly spatially resolved estimates of ambient nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a marker of traffic pollution, and emergency department visits for stroke in Edmonton, Canada...
  11. doi request reprint Short-term effects of ambient air pollution on stroke: who is most vulnerable?
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 430:193-201. 2012
    ..Air pollution was not associated with hemorrhagic stroke or transient ischemic attacks. The findings suggest that specific patient characteristics modify associations between air pollution and ischemic stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gaseous air pollutants and asthma hospitalization of children with low household income in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 159:294-303. 2004
    ..No significantly positive associations were found between carbon monoxide and ozone and asthma hospitalization in either low or high socioeconomic groups...
  13. doi request reprint The influence of cosmetic breast augmentation on the stage distribution and prognosis of women subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer
    Lin Xie
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 126:2182-90. 2010
    ..65-1.74). In conclusion, this study suggests that breast implants delay the detection of breast cancer, but there was no statistically significant difference in survival between the breast implant and other plastic surgery groups...
  14. doi request reprint Spatial association between ambient fine particulate matter and incident hypertension
    Hong Chen
    From Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada H C, J C K, R C Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada H C, J C K, P J V, R C Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada H C, J C K, A K Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada R T B Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada J C K Department of Health Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada P J V Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada M S G Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada M S G Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor R D B Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada A v D, R V M Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California
    Circulation 129:562-9. 2014
    ..However, epidemiological evidence relating PM2.5 and hypertension is sparse. We thus conducted a population-based cohort study to determine whether exposure to ambient PM2.5 is associated with incident hypertension...
  15. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for asthma in Windsor, Canada
    Eric Lavigne
    Environmental Issues Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:4-8. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined associations between short-term changes in ambient air pollution and emergency department (ED) visits for asthma in Windsor...
  16. doi request reprint Canadian breast implant cohort: extended follow-up of cancer incidence
    Sai Yi Pan
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Cancer 131:E1148-57. 2012
    ..Possible increase of breast cancer incidence shortly after breast augmentation with polyurethane implants needs to be verified...
  17. pmc Risk of nonaccidental and cardiovascular mortality in relation to long-term exposure to low concentrations of fine particulate matter: a Canadian national-level cohort study
    Dan L Crouse
    Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 120:708-14. 2012
    ..5 μm in aerodynamic diameter (PM(2.5))]. This is the first national-level cohort study to investigate these risks in Canada...
  18. pmc The influence of ambient coarse particulate matter on asthma hospitalization in children: case-crossover and time-series analyses
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:575-81. 2002
    ..For the most part, relative risk estimates from the unidirectional case-crossover analysis were more pronounced compared with both bidirectional case-crossover and time-series analyses...
  19. pmc A retrospective cohort study of stroke onset: implications for characterizing short term effects from ambient air pollution
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health 10:87. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to improve our understanding on how these sources of errors influence risk estimates derived using a case-crossover study design...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radon and lung cancer risk: an extension of the mortality follow-up of the Newfoundland fluorspar cohort
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Phys 92:157-69. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of pancreatic cancer: findings from a Canadian population-based case-control study
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Epistream Consulting Inc, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:32-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between pancreatic cancer and childhood and adult exposure to ETS using a case-control study design...
  22. pmc Occupational exposure to asbestos and lung cancer in men: evidence from a population-based case-control study in eight Canadian provinces
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:595. 2012
    ..Few studies have evaluated risks in population-based settings where there is a greater variety in the types of occupations, and exposures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fine particulate air pollution and all-cause mortality within the Harvard Six-Cities Study: variations in risk by period of exposure
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 12:568-76. 2002
    ..We used Poisson regression methods to examine the relation between temporal changes in the levels of fine particulate air pollution (PM(2.5)) and the risk of mortality among participants of the Harvard Six Cities longitudinal study...
  24. doi request reprint Ecological analysis of long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and the incidence of stroke in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Stroke 41:1319-25. 2010
    ..We investigated the associations between ambient pollution and the incidence of stroke, as well as stroke subtypes, in a northern Canadian city surrounded by energy-sector pollution sources...
  25. doi request reprint Liver transplantation and subsequent risk of cancer: findings from a Canadian cohort study
    Ying Jiang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Liver Transpl 14:1588-97. 2008
    ..Increased surveillance in this patient population, particularly in the first year following transplantation, and screening for colorectal cancer with modalities for which benefits are already well recognized should be pursued...
  26. pmc PM2.5, oxidant defence and cardiorespiratory health: a review
    Scott A Weichenthal
    Health Canada, Air Health Effects Science Division, Ottawa, Canada
    Environ Health 12:40. 2013
    ..Therefore, further evaluation is required to determine how this metric may be incorporated in ambient air quality management...
  27. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients diagnosed with either colorectal mucinous or non-mucinous adenocarcinoma: a population-based study in Canada
    Lin Xie
    Chronic Disease Surveillance Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9, Canada
    Int J Oncol 34:1109-15. 2009
    ..In conclusion, no significant differences in stage distribution and overall survival were found between mucinous and non-mucinous patients for colorectal cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Brain cancer and occupational exposure to magnetic fields among men: results from a Canadian population-based case-control study
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Environmental Risk Assessment and Case Surveillance Division, Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0L2
    Int J Epidemiol 31:210-7. 2002
    ..Emphasis was placed on examining the variations in risk across different histological types...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality among Canadian women with cosmetic breast implants
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 164:334-41. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that breast implants do not directly increase mortality in women. Further work is needed to evaluate risk factors for suicide among women who undergo elective cosmetic surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer using the fecal occult blood test: an actuarial assessment of the impact of a population-based screening program in Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Epistream Consulting Inc, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:715-23. 2003
    ..These findings were used to develop an actuarial model to estimate the impact that a FOB screening program for colorectal cancer would have on the Canadian population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in a cohort of Ontario and Quebec women having bilateral breast augmentation
    Jacques Brisson
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Laval, QC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 118:2854-62. 2006
    ..subglandular), fill (saline vs. silicone) or envelope (polyurethane-coated or not). In conclusion, women undergoing cosmetic breast augmentation do not appear to be at an increased long-term risk of developing cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life of opiate users at entry to low-threshold methadone programs
    Peggy Millson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur Addict Res 12:74-82. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct an exploratory analysis of factors associated with poor health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among opiate users at entry to low-threshold methadone treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived health among Canadian opiate users: a comparison to the general population and to other chronic disease populations
    Peggy E Millson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:99-103. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A time-series study of air pollution, socioeconomic status, and mortality in Vancouver, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:427-35. 2003
    ..However, these results should be interpreted cautiously due to the small number of deaths observed within each stratum of socioeconomic status...
  35. ncbi request reprint Reduction in injection-related HIV risk after 6 months in a low-threshold methadone treatment program
    Peggy Millson
    HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:124-36. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that low-threshold MMT programs can reduce the risk of HIV without the enforcement of abstinence-based policies...