H H McDuffie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Saskatchewan
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and specific pesticide exposures in men: cross-Canada study of pesticides and health
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1155-63. 2001
  2. ncbi Host factors and genetic susceptibility: a paradigm of the conundrum of pesticide exposure and cancer associations
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
    Rev Environ Health 20:77-101. 2005
  3. ncbi Longitudinal changes in prevalence of respiratory symptoms among Canadian grain elevator workers
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N OW8, Canada
    Chest 129:1605-13. 2006
  4. pmc Occupational exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Canadian case-control study
    Chandima P Karunanayake
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Environ Health 7:44. 2008
  5. pmc Clustering of cancer among families of cases with Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL), Multiple Myeloma (MM), Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) and control subjects
    Helen H McDuffie
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:70. 2009
  6. ncbi Tumor necrosis factor alpha and pulmonary function in Saskatchewan grain handlers
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural, Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:505-12. 2006
  7. ncbi Canadian male farm residents, pesticide safety handling practices, exposure to animals and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Am J Ind Med . 2002
  8. ncbi Insect repellents, phenoxyherbicide exposure, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 47:806-16. 2005
  9. ncbi Health and environment of rural families: results of a Community Canvass survey in the Prairie Ecosystem Study (PECOS)
    M L Masley
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Agric Saf Health 6:103-15. 2000
  10. ncbi Respiratory health status of 3098 Canadian grain workers studied longitudinally
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 20:753-62. 1991

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Publications28

  1. ncbi Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and specific pesticide exposures in men: cross-Canada study of pesticides and health
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1155-63. 2001
    ..We concluded that NHL was associated with specific pesticides after adjustment for other independent predictors...
  2. ncbi Host factors and genetic susceptibility: a paradigm of the conundrum of pesticide exposure and cancer associations
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
    Rev Environ Health 20:77-101. 2005
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  3. ncbi Longitudinal changes in prevalence of respiratory symptoms among Canadian grain elevator workers
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N OW8, Canada
    Chest 129:1605-13. 2006
    ..To determine longitudinal changes in the prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms among Canadian grain workers...
  4. pmc Occupational exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Canadian case-control study
    Chandima P Karunanayake
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Environ Health 7:44. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the association between Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) and occupational exposures related to long held occupations among males in six provinces of Canada...
  5. pmc Clustering of cancer among families of cases with Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL), Multiple Myeloma (MM), Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) and control subjects
    Helen H McDuffie
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:70. 2009
    ..The tumours studied have several putative risk factors in common including occupational exposure to certain pesticides and a positive family history of cancer...
  6. ncbi Tumor necrosis factor alpha and pulmonary function in Saskatchewan grain handlers
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural, Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:505-12. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Canadian male farm residents, pesticide safety handling practices, exposure to animals and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Am J Ind Med . 2002
    ..A majority of published studies indicate that farmers have an elevated risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) compared to other workers...
  8. ncbi Insect repellents, phenoxyherbicide exposure, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 47:806-16. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi Health and environment of rural families: results of a Community Canvass survey in the Prairie Ecosystem Study (PECOS)
    M L Masley
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Agric Saf Health 6:103-15. 2000
    ..Overall, there were important differences in the smoking history, the occupational use of pesticides and fertilizers, and the general health status between the farming and non-farming households and individuals in this rural population...
  10. ncbi Respiratory health status of 3098 Canadian grain workers studied longitudinally
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 20:753-62. 1991
    ..3 to 17.4). Knowledge of environmental dangers and educational programs have contributed to these encouraging results...
  11. ncbi Seasonal changes in lung function in a farming population
    A Senthilselvan
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can Respir J 7:320-5. 2000
    ..To assess the changes in respiratory health from winter to summer seasons in a rural population...
  12. ncbi Predictors of onset of wheezing in grain elevator workers
    P Pahwa
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can Respir J 5:200-5. 1998
    ..02; 95% CI 0.003 to 0.20; P<0.0001). Baseline pulmonary function measurements and smoking habits appear to be important predictors of future development of asthma-like symptoms in grain elevator workers...
  13. pmc Opposing trends in the prevalence of health professional-diagnosed asthma by sex: a Canadian National Population Health Survey study
    S Ghosh
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:146-52. 2008
    ..The prevalence of asthma is on the rise worldwide, with large variations in prevalence existing between and within countries. Little is known regarding the variation in asthma prevalence in adults living in rural and urban settings...
  14. ncbi Respiratory health status in swine producers relates to endotoxin exposure in the presence of low dust levels
    J E Zejda
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Occup Med 36:49-56. 1994
    ..01). These data suggest that respiratory health status relates to endotoxin levels but not to dust level exposures in the presence of low dust levels and indicates that control measures should include endotoxin as well as dust control...
  15. ncbi Host factors, occupation, and testicular cancer in Saskatchewan, Canada: 1979-2002
    H H McDuffie
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Agric Saf Health 13:247-58. 2007
    ..76 (1.00-3.10)]. Based on our data, the significant predictors of being diagnosed with stage 2 and higher are: presence of nonseminoma, < or = 26 years old, and farming as an occupation...
  16. ncbi Factors associated with detection of bromoxynil in a sample of rural residents
    Karen M Semchuk
    College of Nursing and Institute of Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental Health I ARE H, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:103-32. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to elucidate the pathways of exposure, biological half-life, and potentialhuman health effects of bromoxynil...
  17. ncbi Interactive effect of paraoxonase-1 Q192R polymorphism and smoking history on the lung function decline in grain workers
    Takayuki Seo
    Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:330-4. 2008
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  18. doi Occurrence of new-onset wheeze in a 3-year follow-up study of schoolchildren
    Joshua A Lawson
    Institute of Agricultural, Rural and Environmental Health, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:502-8. 2007
    ..Different wheeze phenotypes have been identified, primarily in preschool children...
  19. ncbi Case-control study on occupational risk factors for soft-tissue sarcoma
    Alomgir Hossain
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1386-93. 2007
    ..The main objective of this study was to investigate potential association between development of soft-tissue sarcoma (STS) and occupational exposures related to farming and the agricultural industry in Canada...
  20. doi Association between cytochrome P450 3A5 polymorphism and the lung function in Saskatchewan grain workers
    Takayuki Seo
    Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 18:487-93. 2008
    ..Cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A5 is expressed selectively over CYP3A4 in human lung, but the association between the CYP3A5 polymorphisms and the airway injury is unknown...
  21. ncbi Association between paraoxonase-1 Q192R polymorphism and lung function among Saskatchewan grain handlers
    Seo Takayuki
    Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Pharmacogenomics 8:901-8. 2007
    ..We therefore investigated the association between the PON1 Q192R polymorphism and lung function...
  22. ncbi Antinuclear antibodies and bromoxynil exposure in a rural sample
    Karen M Semchuk
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:638-57. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to examine whether these findings are confirmed in other populations and to elucidate the biological mechanisms involved...
  23. ncbi Hodgkin lymphoma, multiple myeloma, soft tissue sarcomas, insect repellents, and phenoxyherbicides
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:264-74. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi Evaluation of a respiratory health program for farmers and their families
    Debbie Mpofu
    Saskatchewan Institute on Prevention of Handicaps
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1064-74. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi Differences in respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function in children in 2 Saskatchewan communities
    Donna C Rennie
    College of Nursing, Institute of Agricultural, Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:52-9. 2004
    ..Asthma prevalence is known to vary among different geographical regions both nationally and internationally. However, there is limited understanding of the nature of differences within geographical regions...
  26. ncbi Exposure to animals and selected risk factors among Canadian farm residents with Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, or soft tissue sarcoma
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 45:857-68. 2003
    ..The independent risk factors after adjustment for covariates were a family history of cancer (MM, STS), occupational uranium exposure (HD), professional driving (MM), and personal previous cancer (MM) or shingles (HD, MM)...
  27. ncbi Longitudinal decline in lung function measurements among Saskatchewan grain workers
    Punam Pahwa
    Department of Community Health andEpidemiology, Institute of Agricultural, Rural andEnvironmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Can Respir J 10:135-41. 2003
    ..To evaluate the relationship between the long term effects of grain dust and decline in lung function among grain elevator workers in Saskatchewan, studied over a 15-year period...
  28. ncbi Regional variations in risk factors for asthma in school children
    Joshua A Lawson
    Institute of Agricultural, Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
    Can Respir J 12:321-6. 2005
    ..The authors have previously reported an increased prevalence of asthma in Estevan, Saskatchewan (21.4%) compared with Swift Current, Saskatchewan (16.2%)...