Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Levels of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in breast milk in relation to birth weight in a Norwegian cohortMerete Eggesbø
Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
Environ Res 109:559-66. 2009..However, its potential for reproductive toxicity in humans exposed to background levels has not been fully evaluated. Here we examined the association between maternal levels of HCB and their infants' birth weight...
- Development of gut microbiota in infants not exposed to medical interventionsMerete Eggesbø
Department of Genes and Environment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
APMIS 119:17-35. 2011..Novel information of the undisturbed composition of early gut microbiota in babies is presented...
- Associations between brominated flame retardants in human milk and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in neonatesMerete Eggesbø
Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
Environ Res 111:737-43. 2011..However, few reports on newborns have been published to date...
- Determinants of brominated flame retardants in breast milk from a large scale Norwegian studyCathrine Thomsen
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Environ Int 36:68-74. 2010..Our results show that sources other than the diet are important for the variability seen in breast milk BFR concentrations and that exposure from the indoor atmosphere should be emphasized in future studies...
- Is delivery by cesarean section a risk factor for food allergy?Merete Eggesbø
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo, Norway
J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:420-6. 2003..Cesarean delivery might delay the colonization of the newborn intestine. A delayed or aberrant colonization process has been offered as an explanation for the increase in allergic diseases...