Melanie Lemire

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of selenosis from a selenium-rich diet in the Brazilian Amazon
    Melanie Lemire
    Axe santé des populations et environnementale, Centre de recherche du CHUQ, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Int 40:128-36. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Selenium from dietary sources and motor functions in the Brazilian Amazon
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 32:944-53. 2011
  3. pmc Selenium and mercury in the Brazilian Amazon: opposing influences on age-related cataracts
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement, Université du Ouébec a Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1584-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity in fish consumers of the Brazilian Amazon: risks and benefits from local diet
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada H3C 3P8
    Public Health Nutr 14:2236-44. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Toxic risks and nutritional benefits of traditional diet on near visual contrast sensitivity and color vision in the Brazilian Amazon
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 37:173-81. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic confirmation that fruit consumption influences mercury exposure in riparian communities in the Brazilian Amazon
    Carlos José Sousa Passos
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Environ Res 105:183-93. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Neurotoxic sequelae of mercury exposure: an intervention and follow-up study in the Brazilian Amazon
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    Ecohealth 8:210-22. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Daily mercury intake in fish-eating populations in the Brazilian Amazon
    Carlos José Sousa Passos
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:76-87. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health perceptions among fish-eating communities of the brazilian Amazon: an ecosystem approach to well-being
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ecohealth 6:121-34. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Elevated levels of selenium in the typical diet of Amazonian riverside populations
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 408:4076-84. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of selenosis from a selenium-rich diet in the Brazilian Amazon
    Melanie Lemire
    Axe santé des populations et environnementale, Centre de recherche du CHUQ, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Int 40:128-36. 2012
    ..Considering the current food transition towards a western diet in the Amazon, further studies should address the possible association between high Se status and cardiometabolic health in this study population...
  2. doi request reprint Selenium from dietary sources and motor functions in the Brazilian Amazon
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 32:944-53. 2011
    ..The associations were mostly observed with P-Se, suggesting that P-Se or plasma selenoproteins may be good biomarkers for these outcomes...
  3. pmc Selenium and mercury in the Brazilian Amazon: opposing influences on age-related cataracts
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement, Université du Ouébec a Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1584-9. 2010
    ..In fish-eating populations of the lower Tapajós region, elevated exposure to mercury (Hg) has been reported, and blood levels of selenium (Se) range from normal to very high (> 1,000 microg/L)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity in fish consumers of the Brazilian Amazon: risks and benefits from local diet
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada H3C 3P8
    Public Health Nutr 14:2236-44. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between near and distant visual acuity and biomarkers of Hg, Pb, n-3 fatty acids and Se from the local diet of fish-eating communities of the Tapajós River in the Brazilian Amazon...
  5. doi request reprint Toxic risks and nutritional benefits of traditional diet on near visual contrast sensitivity and color vision in the Brazilian Amazon
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 37:173-81. 2013
    ..In the Tapajós region of the Brazilian Amazon, all of these elements are present in the local diet...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic confirmation that fruit consumption influences mercury exposure in riparian communities in the Brazilian Amazon
    Carlos José Sousa Passos
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Environ Res 105:183-93. 2007
    ..Prevention strategies that seek to maintain fish consumption while reducing Hg exposure in fish-eating communities should be pursued...
  7. doi request reprint Neurotoxic sequelae of mercury exposure: an intervention and follow-up study in the Brazilian Amazon
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3P8, Canada
    Ecohealth 8:210-22. 2011
    ..While there may be a certain reversibility of motor deficits, visual capacities may decrease progressively with respect to exposure prior to the intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Daily mercury intake in fish-eating populations in the Brazilian Amazon
    Carlos José Sousa Passos
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:76-87. 2008
    ..Rigorous studies for developing risk-based reference doses in the Amazon should be undertaken to orient viable risk-management strategies to reduce exposure, while maintaining fish diet...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health perceptions among fish-eating communities of the brazilian Amazon: an ecosystem approach to well-being
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ecohealth 6:121-34. 2009
    ..These findings underline the importance of understanding the factors underlying QoL to develop adequate strategies to reduce Hg exposure and promote well-being...
  10. ncbi request reprint Elevated levels of selenium in the typical diet of Amazonian riverside populations
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 408:4076-84. 2010
    ..Brazil nuts were found to contain highly variable and often very high concentrations of Ba (88.0 microg/g, 1.9-1437 microg/g) and Sr (38.7 microg/g, 3.3-173 microg/g)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and bioindicators of inorganic mercury exposure
    Carlos José Sousa Passos
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 373:68-76. 2007
    ..The direct and close relationship between fish consumption and blood and hair mercury (Hg) levels is well known, but the influence of fish consumption on inorganic mercury in blood (B-IHg) and in urine (U-Hg) is unclear...
  12. pmc A preliminary study of mercury exposure and blood pressure in the Brazilian Amazon
    Myriam Fillion
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
    Environ Health 5:29. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate blood pressure in relation to Hg exposure and fish consumption among a non-indigenous fish-eating population in the Brazilian Amazon...
  13. doi request reprint Biomarkers of selenium status in the Amazonian context: blood, urine and sequential hair segments
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:213-22. 2009
    ..For populations presenting a large range and/or elevated Se exposure, sequential analyses of H-Se may provide a good reflection of variations in Se status...
  14. ncbi request reprint Elevated blood selenium levels in the Brazilian Amazon
    Melanie Lemire
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Sci Total Environ 366:101-11. 2006
    ..Further studies should examine, in this region, the sources of Se, its transmission through the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem and its role with respect to human health...