Mina Ha

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Affiliation: Dankook University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Radio-frequency radiation exposure from AM radio transmitters and childhood leukemia and brain cancer
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, and Department of Occupational Medicine, Hallym University Hospital, Anyang, South Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 166:270-9. 2007
  2. pmc Mobile phone use, blood lead levels, and attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in children: a longitudinal study
    Yoon Hwan Byun
    Department of Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e59742. 2013
  3. pmc Hebei spirit oil spill exposure and subjective symptoms in residents participating in clean-up activities
    Hae Kwan Cheong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    Environ Health Toxicol 26:e2011007. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Korean Environmental Health Survey in Children and Adolescents (KorEHS-C): survey design and pilot study results on selected exposure biomarkers
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Dandae ro 119, Cheonan, Korea Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:260-70. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Urinary metabolites before and after cleanup and subjective symptoms in volunteer participants in cleanup of the Hebei Spirit oil spill
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Sci Total Environ 429:167-73. 2012
  6. doi request reprint [A literature review on health effects of exposure to oil spill]
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:345-54. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effect of environmental tobacco smoke on atopic dermatitis among children in Korea
    Okhee Yi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, San 29 Anseo Dong, Cheonan, Chungnam 330 714, Republic of Korea
    Environ Res 113:40-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Mercury levels in maternal and cord blood and attained weight through the 24 months of life
    Byung Mi Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Sci Total Environ 410:26-33. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Obesity and risk of cancer in postmenopausal Korean women
    Yun Mi Song
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Chungnam, South Korea
    J Clin Oncol 26:3395-402. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Birth weight of Korean infants is affected by the interaction of maternal iron intake and GSTM1 polymorphism
    Jinhee Hur
    Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    J Nutr 143:67-73. 2013

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Radio-frequency radiation exposure from AM radio transmitters and childhood leukemia and brain cancer
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, and Department of Occupational Medicine, Hallym University Hospital, Anyang, South Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 166:270-9. 2007
    ..39 (95% CI: 1.04, 1.86) and 1.59 (95% CI: 1.19, 2.11) for children in the second and third quartiles, respectively, versus the lowest quartile. Brain cancer and infantile cancer were not associated with AM RFR...
  2. pmc Mobile phone use, blood lead levels, and attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in children: a longitudinal study
    Yoon Hwan Byun
    Department of Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e59742. 2013
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to investigate the association between mobile phone use and symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) considering the modifying effect of lead exposure...
  3. pmc Hebei spirit oil spill exposure and subjective symptoms in residents participating in clean-up activities
    Hae Kwan Cheong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    Environ Health Toxicol 26:e2011007. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to examine the relationship between crude oil exposure and physical symptoms among residents participating in clean-up work associated with the Hebei Spirit oil spill, 2007 in Korea...
  4. doi request reprint Korean Environmental Health Survey in Children and Adolescents (KorEHS-C): survey design and pilot study results on selected exposure biomarkers
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Dandae ro 119, Cheonan, Korea Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:260-70. 2014
    ..Specific investigations to elucidate the exposure pathways of major environmental exposure need to be conducted, and the KorEHS-C should cover as many potential environmental hazards as possible. ..
  5. doi request reprint Urinary metabolites before and after cleanup and subjective symptoms in volunteer participants in cleanup of the Hebei Spirit oil spill
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Sci Total Environ 429:167-73. 2012
    ..Our goal in this study was to examine the exposure status and acute health effects on volunteers that participated in the oil spill cleanup...
  6. doi request reprint [A literature review on health effects of exposure to oil spill]
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:345-54. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Effect of environmental tobacco smoke on atopic dermatitis among children in Korea
    Okhee Yi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, San 29 Anseo Dong, Cheonan, Chungnam 330 714, Republic of Korea
    Environ Res 113:40-5. 2012
    ..06, 95% CI: 1.01-4.22). In conclusion, our results show that childhood exposure to ETS is a major risk factor for atopic dermatitis...
  8. doi request reprint Mercury levels in maternal and cord blood and attained weight through the 24 months of life
    Byung Mi Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Sci Total Environ 410:26-33. 2011
    ..Therefore, efforts should be made to reduce the mercury level in the maternal blood at late pregnancy and cord blood. Further research on the possible harmful effects of prenatal mercury exposure on postnatal growth is recommended...
  9. doi request reprint Obesity and risk of cancer in postmenopausal Korean women
    Yun Mi Song
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Chungnam, South Korea
    J Clin Oncol 26:3395-402. 2008
    ..To evaluate an association between obesity, measured by body mass index (BMI; kg/m(2)), and risk of cancer at individual and all sites in postmenopausal women...
  10. doi request reprint Birth weight of Korean infants is affected by the interaction of maternal iron intake and GSTM1 polymorphism
    Jinhee Hur
    Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    J Nutr 143:67-73. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that increased iron consumption during pregnancy may improve infant birth weight for mothers who are GSTM1-present, but it might not be beneficial for mothers with the GSTM1-null genotype...
  11. pmc Interaction between GSTM1/GSTT1 polymorphism and blood mercury on birth weight
    Bo Eun Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Woman s University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 118:437-43. 2010
    ..Mercury (Hg) is toxic to both the reproductive and nervous systems. In addition, glutathione S-transferases (GSTs), which conjugate glutathione to a variety of electrophilic compounds, are involved in the detoxification of Hg...
  12. doi request reprint Association between environmental tobacco smoke exposure of children and parental socioeconomic status: a cross-sectional study in Korea
    Okhee Yi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:607-15. 2012
    ..We estimated the independent and interactive effects of parental SES and residential area SES on ETS exposure of children at home...
  13. doi request reprint [Psychological health in residents participating in clean-up works of Hebei Spirit oil spill]
    Minkyo Song
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 42:82-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine and evaluate the psychological health of the residents of Taean during the cleanup of the Hebei Spirit (HS) oil spill and to review some factors associated with the results...
  14. doi request reprint [BTEX exposure and its health effects in pregnant women following the Hebei Spirit oil spill]
    Byung Mi Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, BK21 Research Division for Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 42:96-103. 2009
    ..We evaluated the health effects of exposure to BTEX (Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, m,p-Xylene, o-Xylene) in the Taean area after the Hebei Spirit oil spill...
  15. pmc Cancer risk in diagnostic radiation workers in Korea from 1996–2002
    Kyung Hwa Choi
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Dankook University, 119 Dandae ro, Dongnam gu, Cheonan, Chungnam 330 714, Korea
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:314-27. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, GSTM1/T1 polymorphisms and oxidative stress
    Eun Young Park
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Reprod Toxicol 26:197-202. 2008
    ..In addition, maternal genetic polymorphisms of GSTM1 and GSTT1 may modify the oxidative stress by maternal exposure to ETS...
  17. doi request reprint Low blood levels of lead and mercury and symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity in children: a report of the children's health and environment research (CHEER)
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Neurotoxicology 30:31-6. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the association between low levels of lead and mercury in blood and symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among Korean children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancer in the vicinity of Korean AM radio transmitters
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Chungnam, Korea
    Arch Environ Health 58:756-62. 2003
    ..Future studies should incorporate additional detailed exposure assessments and a strong analytical study design to explore the possible association between radiofrequency radiation from AM radio transmitters and cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposure to PM10 and NO2 and children's neurodevelopment from birth to 24months of age: Mothers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH) study
    Eunjeong Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
    Sci Total Environ 481:439-45. 2014
    ..Previous studies have suggested adverse effects of maternal exposure to air pollution on neurodevelopment in early childhood...
  20. doi request reprint Paraquat application and respiratory health effects among South Korean farmers
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    Occup Environ Med 69:398-403. 2012
    ..Paraquat is commonly used worldwide as major herbicide. The objective of this study was to investigate the association among farmers between occupational paraquat exposure and respiratory health effects...
  21. pmc The Mothers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH) study
    Byung Mi Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, 911 1 Mok 6 dong, Yangcheon Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:573-83. 2009
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  22. pmc Maternal blood manganese level and birth weight: a MOCEH birth cohort study
    Jin Hee Eum
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 2066 Seobu ro, Jangan gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi do 440 746, Republic of Korea
    Environ Health 13:31. 2014
    ..Few studies have investigated the effects of deficiency or excess of Mn on the human foetus. In this study, we assessed the quantitative relationship between maternal blood Mn and birth weight of a newborn...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ecological study on residences in the vicinity of AM radio broadcasting towers and cancer death: preliminary observations in Korea
    Sue Kyung Park
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Konkuk University College of Medicine, Chungju, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:387-94. 2004
    ..This study was to evaluate some health effect of RF exposure by the AM radio broadcasting towers in Korea...
  24. pmc The associations between ADHD and asthma in Korean children
    Ho Jang Kwon
    Environmental Health Center, Dankook University Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
    BMC Psychiatry 14:70. 2014
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  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of early measles on later rhinitis and bronchial hyperresponsiveness
    Jung Yeon Shim
    Department of Pediatrics, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:43-9. 2010
    ..The hygiene hypothesis suggests that infectious diseases in early life reduce the risk of allergic diseases...
  26. doi request reprint Serum total cholesterol and the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal Korean women
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, South Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1055-60. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality in middle-aged Korean women
    Yun Mi Song
    Department of Family Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, and Center for Clinical Research, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea
    Ann Epidemiol 17:556-63. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality in Korean women and to determine whether the association differs depending on menopausal status...
  28. doi request reprint Occupational radiation doses among diagnostic radiation workers in South Korea, 1996-2006
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 136:50-5. 2009
    ..More intensive monitoring of occupational radiation exposure and investigation into its health effects on diagnostic radiation workers are required in South Korea...
  29. pmc Transferrin in korean children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ho Jang Kwon
    Environmental Health Center, Dankook University Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
    Psychiatry Investig 8:366-71. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Blood cadmium concentrations of male cigarette smokers are inversely associated with fruit consumption
    Hyesook Kim
    Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, College of Medicine, Ewha Woman s University, Seoul, Korea
    J Nutr 140:1133-8. 2010
    ..001), vitamin C (P = 0.035), and fiber (P = 0.049), but only in the smokers. These results warrant future studies to explore any mechanisms responsible for fruit's beneficial role against elevated blood cadmium concentrations in smokers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multiple biomarkers study in painters in a shipyard in Korea
    Kyoung Ho Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, SNUMRC, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
    Mutat Res 540:89-98. 2003
    ..These results suggest that painters in the shipyard were exposed to significant amounts of PAHs and possibly to other genotoxic aromatic compounds, and that urinary 1-OHPG may be a potential biomarker of PAH exposure in this population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Healthy Twin: a twin-family study of Korea--protocols and current status
    Joohon Sung
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Korea
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:844-8. 2006
    ..We report study protocols and zygosity and the distribution of family size of the study participants...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does resting for two consecutive days enable complete recovery from night work?
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Chungnam, Republic of Korea
    Am J Hypertens 21:730-1. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome in Korea: using the capture-recapture method
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:138-42. 2004
    ..The 95% confidence interval for estimated total number of patients ranged from 642 to 1522. The estimated rate of SIDS cases was 0.56 per 1000 live births per annum, which is similar to the incidence in the USA or Japan...
  35. ncbi request reprint Shiftwork and metabolic risk factors of cardiovascular disease
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, san29 Anseo Dong, Cheonan, Chungnam 330714, Korea
    J Occup Health 47:89-95. 2005
    ..These results suggest an association between shift work duration and the metabolic risk factors of cardiovascular disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of GSTM1 genotype on association between aromatic DNA adducts and urinary PAH metabolites in incineration workers
    Jeongmi Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, 110 799, Seoul, South Korea
    Mutat Res 514:213-21. 2002
    ..These results remain to be confirmed in future larger studies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Subjective fatigue and stress hormone levels in urine according to duration of shiftwork
    Jungsun Park
    Department of Safety Management and Policy Research, Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, Republic of Korea
    J Occup Health 48:446-50. 2006
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  38. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of psychosocial distress in Korean employees]
    Sei Jin Chang
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Institute of Occupational Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:25-37. 2005
    ..To estimate the magnitude of psychosocial distress and examine eligible factors associated with the development of psychosocial distress in Korean employees, using a nationwide sample...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Correlates of self-rated fatigue in Korean employees]
    Sei Jin Chang
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Institute of Occupational Medicine, Yonsei University
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:71-81. 2005
    ..To elucidate the correlates of self-rated fatigue in Korean employees...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Public perceptions of the risk of Asian dust storms in Seoul and its metropolitan area]
    Hyoung June Im
    Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital Department of Occupational Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:205-12. 2006
    ..This study examined the public's perceptions of the risk of the Asian dust storms and also the source of the information concerning the risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do we need more twin studies? The Healthy Twin Study, Korea
    Joohon Sung
    Int J Epidemiol 35:488-90. 2006