Donna Mergler

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Hair manganese and hyperactive behaviors: pilot study of school-age children exposed through tap water
    Maryse Bouchard
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et I environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 115:122-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Neurotoxic exposures and effects: gender and sex matter! Hänninen Lecture 2011
    Donna Mergler
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 33:644-51. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Combining quantitative and qualitative approaches in occupational health for a better understanding of the impact of work-related disorders
    D Mergler
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:54-60. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concern
    Donna Mergler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ambio 36:3-11. 2007
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. doi 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications58

  1. pmc Hair manganese and hyperactive behaviors: pilot study of school-age children exposed through tap water
    Maryse Bouchard
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et I environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 115:122-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to test the hypothesis that greater exposure to Mn via drinking water would be reflected in higher Mn content in hair which, in turn, would be associated with increased level of hyperactive behaviors...
  2. doi request reprint Neurotoxic exposures and effects: gender and sex matter! Hänninen Lecture 2011
    Donna Mergler
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 33:644-51. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Combining quantitative and qualitative approaches in occupational health for a better understanding of the impact of work-related disorders
    D Mergler
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:54-60. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concern
    Donna Mergler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ambio 36:3-11. 2007
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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)...
  13. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms, omega-3, and mercury exposure in freshwater fish-eaters
    Aline Philibert
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Environ Occup Health 63:143-53. 2008
    ..They observed a positive relation between hair mercury and neuropsychiatric symptoms solely for women, suggesting that men may respond differently to mercury...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in the effects of organochlorines, mercury, and lead on thyroid hormone levels in lakeside communities of Quebec (Canada)
    Nadia Abdelouahab
    Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Biologie, santé, Société et Environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Res 107:380-92. 2008
    ..No associations were observed for T3 in men. These findings suggest that even at low concentrations, these environmental contaminants can interfere with thyroid status and effects may differ by gender...
  15. ncbi request reprint Temporal variation of blood and hair mercury levels in pregnancy in relation to fish consumption history in a population living along the St. Lawrence River
    Joëlle Morrissette
    Centre des interactions entre la santé et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada H3P 3P8
    Environ Res 95:363-74. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation and locomotor effects of manganese phosphate/sulfate mixture in Sprague-Dawley rats following subchronic (90 days) inhalation exposure
    Fariba Salehi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 191:264-71. 2003
    ..Biochemical profiles also revealed some significant differences in certain parameters, specifically alkaline phospatase, urea, and chlorate...
  17. doi request reprint Past occupational exposure to airborne manganese in a manganese alloy plant
    Mary Baldwin
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:426-37. 2008
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  18. doi 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)...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Thyroid hormones in pregnancy in relation to environmental exposure to organochlorine compounds and mercury
    Larissa Takser
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Materno Foetale, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1039-45. 2005
    ..Cord serum free thyroxin was negatively correlated with inorganic Hg. These results suggest that at even low levels of exposure, persistent environmental contaminants can interfere with thyroid status during pregnancy...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mercury in sequential micrometer segments of single hair strands of fish-eaters
    Melissa Legrand
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, McGill University, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:593-8. 2007
    ..Our results showed that LA-ICP-MS can be used to reconstruct time-resolved Hg exposure in micrometer segments of a single hair strand...
  25. ncbi request reprint Low environmental contamination by lead in pregnant women: effect on calcium transfer in human placental syncytiotrophoblasts
    Julie Lafond
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Materno Foetale and Centre d étude des interactions biologiques entre la santé et l environnement CINBOISE, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 67:1069-79. 2004
    ..This suggests that exposure to very levels of Pb significantly modifies Ca2+ transfer in syncytiotrophoblasts...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms and past manganese exposure in a ferro-alloy plant
    Maryse Bouchard
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Institut des Sciences de l Environnement, CINBIOSE SB 1983, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 28:290-7. 2007
    ..We examined neuropsychiatric symptoms among formerly Mn-exposed workers 14 years after cessation of exposure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fish intake and serum fatty acid profiles from freshwater fish
    Aline Philibert
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1299-307. 2006
    ..However, little information is available on the contribution of freshwater fish to serum FA concentrations...
  29. pmc New evidence on variations of human body burden of methylmercury from fish consumption
    René Canuel
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 114:302-6. 2006
    ..This finding could be explained by differences in specific genetic characteristics and/or interactive effects of other dietary components...
  30. pmc An exploratory study of diabetes in a First Nation community with respect to serum concentrations of p,p'-DDE and PCBs and fish consumption
    Aline Philibert
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:3179-89. 2009
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that environmental exposure to elevated p,p'-DDE and PCBs is associated with increased risk of diabetes. Consumption of trout and white fish may be beneficial to reduce risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Manganese levels during pregnancy and at birth: relation to environmental factors and smoking in a Southwest Quebec population
    Larissa Takser
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
    Environ Res 95:119-25. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that lifestyle and environmental factors may interfere with the delicate balance and homeostatic mechanisms required to maintain Mn at optimal levels for physiological changes during pregnancy...
  32. pmc Intellectual impairment in school-age children exposed to manganese from drinking water
    Maryse F Bouchard
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Biology, Health, Society and Environment, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 119:138-43. 2011
    ..Manganese is an essential nutrient, but in excess it can be a potent neurotoxicant. Despite the common occurrence of manganese in groundwater, the risks associated with this source of exposure are largely unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Manganese cumulative exposure and symptoms: a follow-up study of alloy workers
    Maryse Bouchard
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l environnement, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 29:577-83. 2008
    ..Despite the limitations of self-reported symptoms, subjective complaints are an important part of a health assessment since they relate directly to perceived health status and day-to-day functioning...
  34. doi request reprint Ecosystem matters: fish consumption, mercury intake and exposure among fluvial lake fish-eaters
    Nadia Abdelouahab
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal UQAM, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Sci Total Environ 407:154-64. 2008
    ..The relation between fish consumption and inorganic Hg exposure, reported as well in other studies, needs to be further investigated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Manganese accentuates adverse mental health effects associated with alcohol use disorders
    Marie Pascale Sassine
    CINBIOSE, University of Quebec in Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 51:909-21. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Blood manganese content at birth and cord serum prolactin levels
    L Takser
    CINBIOSE Université du Québec à Montréal, C P 8888, succursale Centre Ville Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:811-5. 2004
    ..4) was significantly and positively related to cord PRL levels. These findings suggest that Mn accumulation in utero could contribute to PRL level variation in neonates, which, in turn, may influence important developmental parameters...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quantification of neuromotor function for detection of the effects of manganese
    A Beuter
    Laboratoire de Neuroscience de la Cognition, DS 5749, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 20:355-66. 1999
    ..Moreover, the effects are age-related for levels of MnB 7.5, micrograms/L...
  38. ncbi request reprint Material safety data sheets: their use in Québec workers' compensation appeals involving neurotoxic chemical exposures
    Mary Baldwin
    Centre pour l étude des interactions biologiques entre la santé et l environnement CINBIOSE, University of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:405-12. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Blood manganese and alcohol consumption interact on mood states among manganese alloy production workers
    Maryse Bouchard
    CINBIOSE, University of Quebec in Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 24:641-7. 2003
    ..06), and it was not significant for vigor. This study shows the first evidence of an interaction between MnB and alcohol consumption on mood states among Mn exposed workers and supports the results from a previous population-based study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Eating tropical fruit reduces mercury exposure from fish consumption in the Brazilian Amazon
    Carlos José Passos
    Centre d études des interactions biologiques entre la santé et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada H3P 3P8
    Environ Res 93:123-30. 2003
    ..More studies are required on larger populations to further elucidate the extent and public health implications of the use of fruits to counteract the toxic action of methylmercury...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of bioaccumulation, neuropathology, and neurobehavior following subchronic (90 days) inhalation in Sprague-Dawley rats exposed to manganese phosphate
    Louise Normandin
    TOXHUM Human Toxicology Research Group, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 183:135-45. 2002
    ..Our results reinforce the hypothesis that the olfactory bulb and caudate/putamen are the main brain tissues for Mn accumulation after subchronic inhalation exposure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral functioning after cessation of manganese exposure: a follow-up after 14 years
    M Bouchard
    CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:831-40. 2007
    ..Little is known on the long-term course of early manganese (Mn) neurotoxic effects. Mn alloy workers were examined in a follow-up study 14 years after exposure ceased at a Canadian facility...
  43. ncbi request reprint Bioindicator and exposure data for a population based study of manganese
    M Baldwin
    Centre pour l étude des interactions biologiques entre la santé et l environnement CINBIOSE, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Neurotoxicology 20:343-53. 1999
    ..001); when controlling for gender, geographic region with higher levels of airborne manganese and the frequency of consumption of cereals and leaf vegetables contributed positively to MnB levels, while serum iron was negatively related...
  44. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of manganese and lead levels in human umbilical cords and maternal blood from two urban centers exposed to different gasoline additives
    Audrey Smargiassi
    CINBIOSE, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 290:157-64. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to infer an association between Mn emissions from MMT and prenatal exposure to Mn...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cumulative exposure to styrene and visual functions
    L Castillo
    , , , , Canada
    Am J Ind Med 39:351-60. 2001
    ..05). CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that CS loss increases with long-term cumulative exposure, reflecting chronic damage to the neuro-optic pathways...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sequential analysis of hair mercury levels in relation to fish diet of an Amazonian population, Brazil
    J Dolbec
    , , Canada
    Sci Total Environ 271:87-97. 2001
    ..These results support the assumption that there are seasonal variations in methylmercury exposure and also a relationship between type of fish species consumed and the resulting hair mercury levels...
  47. ncbi request reprint Manganese, monoamine metabolite levels at birth, and child psychomotor development
    Larissa Takser
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM U472, Recherche en Epidemiologie et en Biostatistique, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
    Neurotoxicology 24:667-74. 2003
    ..These results suggest that environmental Mn exposure in utero could affect early psychomotor development...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of low concentrations of organochlorine compounds in women on calcium transfer in human placental syncytiotrophoblast
    Annie Hamel
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Materno Foetale, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada H3C 3P8
    Toxicol Sci 76:182-9. 2003
    ..70 mug/l) in maternal serum significantly was associated with a small increase in Ca2+ uptake by syncytiotrophoblast. This study will help us determine if low OC contamination significantly modifies Ca2+ transfer in syncytiotrophoblast...
  49. ncbi request reprint Data use in a toxicokinetic model to reconstruct methylmercury intake
    Carlos J S Passos
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:299. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between platelet monoamine oxidase-B (MAO-B) activity and mercury exposure in fish consumers from the Lake St. Pierre region of Que., Canada
    Christopher John Stamler
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE and the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Montreal, Que, Canada H9X 3V9
    Neurotoxicology 27:429-36. 2006
    ..These changes in platelet MAO-B may reflect enzymatic changes in nervous tissue and should be further investigated as a surrogate marker of neurotoxicity...
  51. pmc Dose-effect relationships between manganese exposure and neurological, neuropsychological and pulmonary function in confined space bridge welders
    Rosemarie M Bowler
    San Francisco State University, El Cerrito, CA 94530, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:167-77. 2007
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  52. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of fume exposure in confined space welding: a neurological and neuropsychological case series
    Rosemarie M Bowler
    San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:298-311. 2007
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  53. ncbi request reprint Pesticide prioritization for a case-control study on childhood leukemia in Costa Rica: a simple stepwise approach
    Mathieu Valcke
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Environ Res 97:335-47. 2005
    ..The method contributes to cancer epidemiology in developing countries with access to basic use data and the Internet. The method is adaptable to other health outcomes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of mercury exposure with single human hair strand
    Melissa Legrand
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4594-8. 2005
    ..With a limit of quantification of 0.10 ng of total Hg, a single hair strand can be used to assess monthly exposure. This technique will facilitate routine biomonitoring and thus help prevent Hg poisoning among the public...
  55. ncbi request reprint Environmental biomonitoring using cytogenetic endpoints in a population exposed to mercury in the Brazilian Amazon
    Marcelo de Oliveira Bahia
    Departamento de Patologia, Universidade Federal do Para, Para, Brazil
    Environ Mol Mutagen 44:346-9. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Manganese distribution in the brain and neurobehavioral changes following inhalation exposure of rats to three chemical forms of manganese
    Louise Normandin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Neurotoxicology 25:433-41. 2004
    ..Exposure to Mn phosphate/sulfate mixture caused a decrease in the total ambulatory count related to locomotor activity. Our results confirm that Mn species and solubility have an influence on the brain distribution of Mn in rats...
  57. ncbi request reprint Associations between platelet monoamine oxidase-B activity and acquired colour vision loss in a fish-eating population
    Christopher John Stamler
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada H9X 3V9
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 28:446-52. 2006
    ..Therefore, results show that platelet MAO-B may be used as a surrogate biochemical marker of acquired colour vision loss...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pesticide usage and health consequences for women in developing countries: out of sight, out of mind?
    Leslie London
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:46-59. 2002
    ....