P J Villeneuve

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Intensive hog farming operations and self-reported health among nearby rural residents in Ottawa, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:330. 2009
  2. ncbi Cancer incidence among Canadian kidney transplant recipients
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Transplant 7:941-8. 2007
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi Leukemia in electric utility workers: the evaluation of alternative indices of exposure to 60 Hz electric and magnetic fields
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 37:607-17. 2000
  5. ncbi A case-control study of childhood leukemia in southern Ontario, Canada, and exposure to magnetic fields in residences
    L M Green
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Cancer 82:161-70. 1999
  6. doi The incidence of cancer in a population-based cohort of Canadian heart transplant recipients
    Y Jiang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 10:637-45. 2010
  7. ncbi Is outdoor air pollution associated with physician visits for allergic rhinitis among the elderly in Toronto, Canada?
    P J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Environmental Contaminants Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Allergy 61:750-8. 2006
  8. pmc Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among electric utility workers in Ontario: the evaluation of alternate indices of exposure to 60 Hz electric and magnetic fields
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 57:249-57. 2000
  9. ncbi Physical activity, anthropometric factors and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian enhanced cancer surveillance system
    A J Hanley
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 850 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Int J Cancer 94:140-7. 2001
  10. doi Acute effects of outdoor air pollution on forced expiratory volume in 1 s: a panel study of schoolchildren with asthma
    R Dales
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 34:316-23. 2009

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  1. pmc Intensive hog farming operations and self-reported health among nearby rural residents in Ottawa, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:330. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and the prevalence of respiratory conditions among adults and children who lived in proximity to this farm...
  2. ncbi Cancer incidence among Canadian kidney transplant recipients
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Transplant 7:941-8. 2007
    ..Our findings underscore the need for increased vigilance among kidney transplant recipients for cancers at sites where there are no population-based screening programs in place...
  3. ncbi 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
    ....
  4. ncbi Leukemia in electric utility workers: the evaluation of alternative indices of exposure to 60 Hz electric and magnetic fields
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 37:607-17. 2000
    ..Although exposure to both 60 Hz electric and magnetic fields can be characterized in many ways, to date, risk assessment has been performed by using only a limited number of exposure indices...
  5. ncbi A case-control study of childhood leukemia in southern Ontario, Canada, and exposure to magnetic fields in residences
    L M Green
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Cancer 82:161-70. 1999
    ..50, 95% CI = 1.14-5.49). Our findings did not support an association between leukemia and proximity to power lines with high current configuration...
  6. doi The incidence of cancer in a population-based cohort of Canadian heart transplant recipients
    Y Jiang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 10:637-45. 2010
    ..There is an excess of incident cases of cancer among heart transplant recipients. The relative excesses are most marked for NHL, oral and lung cancer...
  7. ncbi Is outdoor air pollution associated with physician visits for allergic rhinitis among the elderly in Toronto, Canada?
    P J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Environmental Contaminants Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Allergy 61:750-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between outdoor air pollution and physician visits for allergic rhinitis among individuals>or=65 years of age in Toronto, Canada...
  8. pmc Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among electric utility workers in Ontario: the evaluation of alternate indices of exposure to 60 Hz electric and magnetic fields
    P J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 57:249-57. 2000
    ..To examine associations between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and exposures to 60 Hz magnetic and electric fields in electric utility workers with a series of indices that capture a variety of aspects of field strength...
  9. ncbi Physical activity, anthropometric factors and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian enhanced cancer surveillance system
    A J Hanley
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 850 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Int J Cancer 94:140-7. 2001
    ..06). Our findings support the hypothesis that insulin resistance is an etiologic factor in the development of pancreatic neoplasms among men and possibly women...
  10. doi Acute effects of outdoor air pollution on forced expiratory volume in 1 s: a panel study of schoolchildren with asthma
    R Dales
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 34:316-23. 2009
    ..Of the pollutants measured, PM(2.5 )appears to be the most important...
  11. ncbi Reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study, part II: sensitivity analysis
    D Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 17:343-53. 2005
    ..Overall, this extensive sensitivity analysis both supported the conclusions reached by the original investigators and demonstrated the robustness of these conclusions to alternative analytic approaches...
  12. ncbi Weather and emergency room visits for migraine headaches in Ottawa, Canada
    P J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Headache 46:64-72. 2006
    ..Self-reported surveys have indicated that weather can trigger migraine headaches. However, to date, we know of no previous study that has examined the relationship between weather and emergency room (ER) visits for this condition...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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
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  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi Cognitive dysfunction after total knee arthroplasty: effects of intraoperative cerebral embolization and postoperative complications
    Rosendo A Rodriguez
    Cardiac Division, Department of Anesthesia, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 20:763-71. 2005
    ..All cognitively impaired patients at 3 months had complications (17% in the nondeficit group). This raises the possibility that postoperative complications might be associated with cognitive dysfunction in TKA patients...