Joanna Jurewicz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lodz
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between a biomarker of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and semen quality
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:790-801. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Human urinary phthalate metabolites level and main semen parameters, sperm chromatin structure, sperm aneuploidy and reproductive hormones
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 362 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Reprod Toxicol 42:232-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Exposure to widespread environmental toxicants and children's cognitive development and behavioral problems
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:185-204. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to phenoxyacetic acid herbicides and predictors of exposure among spouses of farmers
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 19:51-6. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [The effect of stress on the semen quality]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 61:607-13. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of the dermal exposure to azoxystrobin among women tending cucumbers in selected Polish greenhouses after restricted entry intervals expired--the role of the protective gloves
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:261-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Environmental factors and semen quality
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:305-29. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Exposure to phthalates: reproductive outcome and children health. A review of epidemiological studies
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:115-41. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint [Occupational exposure to pesticides among farmers of the Łódź' voivodeship agricultural area]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Institut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 62:9-16. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [Dermal exposure to pesticides among women working in Polish greenhouses using cotton patches]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 59:197-202. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Association between a biomarker of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and semen quality
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:790-801. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between 1-hydroxypyrene, a biomarker of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure and semen quality...
  2. doi request reprint Human urinary phthalate metabolites level and main semen parameters, sperm chromatin structure, sperm aneuploidy and reproductive hormones
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 362 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Reprod Toxicol 42:232-41. 2013
    ..In view of the importance of human reproductive health and the widespread usage of phthalates, it is important to further investigate these correlations. ..
  3. doi request reprint Exposure to widespread environmental toxicants and children's cognitive development and behavioral problems
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:185-204. 2013
    ..Considering the suggested health effects, more epidemiologic data is urgently needed and, in the meantime, precautionary policies must be implemented. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to phenoxyacetic acid herbicides and predictors of exposure among spouses of farmers
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 19:51-6. 2012
    ..023), a predictor of exposure in multivariate analyses. The presented study indicates that farmers' spouses might be exposed to pesticides, even if they do not take part in the spraying...
  5. ncbi request reprint [The effect of stress on the semen quality]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 61:607-13. 2010
    ..Psychological stress has long been suspected of having an important impact on infertility. Studies on the effects of psychological stress on male fertility, especially the semen quality, have so far yielded equivocal findings...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of the dermal exposure to azoxystrobin among women tending cucumbers in selected Polish greenhouses after restricted entry intervals expired--the role of the protective gloves
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:261-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the level of skin contamination by azoxystrobin in a group of women tending cucumbers in a vegetable-growing greenhouse after restricted entry intervals expired...
  7. doi request reprint Environmental factors and semen quality
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:305-29. 2009
    ..This article aims at evaluating the impact of environmental exposures (pesticides, phthalates, PCBs, air pollution, trihalomethanes (THMs), mobile phones) on semen quality, by reviewing most recent published literature...
  8. doi request reprint Exposure to phthalates: reproductive outcome and children health. A review of epidemiological studies
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:115-41. 2011
    ..Considering the suggested health effects, more epidemiologic data is urgently needed and, in the meantime, precautionary policies must be implemented...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Occupational exposure to pesticides among farmers of the Łódź' voivodeship agricultural area]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Institut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 62:9-16. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate farmers' occupational exposure to two most frequently used pesticides: MCPA and 2,4-D...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Dermal exposure to pesticides among women working in Polish greenhouses using cotton patches]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 59:197-202. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the exposure to selected pesticides of workers tending and harvesting greenhouse cultivations after the restricted-entry intervals expired using cotton patches...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Low risk of reproductive disorders among female greenhouse workers--safe work conditions or health selection for the light work?]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Lodz
    Med Pr 59:123-31. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether the work in greenhouse during pregnancy have an adverse effect on its outcome (preterm delivery, spontaneous abortion and birth defects)...
  12. doi request reprint Prenatal and childhood exposure to pesticides and neurobehavioral development: review of epidemiological studies
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:121-32. 2008
    ..Compared to the studies on lead, mercury, and PCBs, few epidemiological studies have assessed the developmental neurotoxicity of pesticides...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pesticides and heavy work in greenhouses during pregnancy: does it effect birth weight?
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 90 950 Lodz, Poland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:418-26. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Adverse health effects of children's exposure to pesticides: what do we really know and what can be done about it
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:71-80. 2006
    ..As pesticides can also interfere with parental reproductive health, exposure of parents may have consequences for the offspring leading to reduced chance of male birth and increased risk of childhood cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Heaviness of the work measured by energy expenditure during pregnancy and its effect on birth weight]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Kierownik, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Ginekol Pol 77:537-42. 2006
    ..Maternal work during pregnancy, especially with high work-related physical exertion, is still considered one of the most prevalent risk factors of negative pregnancy outcome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pesticides and childhood cancer risk: has there been any progress in epidemiological studies?
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epdemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 19:152-69. 2006
    ..Pesticides have been used since the early days of modern agriculture. They are biologically active compounds, which may pose health risk during or after their use...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Risk of reproductive disorders in greenhouse workers]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Lodz
    Med Pr 58:433-8. 2007
    ..The literature review indicates a great need to increase awareness among greenhouse workers occupationally exposed to pesticides about potential negative effects of these chemicals on their health...
  18. doi request reprint Polish mother and child cohort study (REPRO_PL)--methodology of follow-up of the children
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:391-8. 2011
    ..The aim of The Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study (REPRO_PL) is to evaluate the impact of exposure to different environmental factors during pregnancy and, after birth, on the pregnancy outcome, children's health and neurodevelopment...
  19. doi request reprint Review of current evidence on the impact of pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and selected metals on attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder in children
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:16-38. 2013
    ..Additionally, inclusion of potential confounding factors and co-exposures is crucial...
  20. doi request reprint Exposure to environmental and lifestyle factors and attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder in children - a review of epidemiological studies
    Kinga Polanska
    Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Sw Teresy 8, 91 348 Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 25:330-55. 2012
    ..On the other hand, the impact of phthalates, BPA, PFCs, PAHs and alcohol is less frequently investigated and does not allow a firm conclusion regarding the association with the outcomes of interest...
  21. doi request reprint Lifestyle and semen quality: role of modifiable risk factors
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 60:43-51. 2014
    ..02). Men who wore boxer shorts had a lower percentage of sperm neck abnormalities (p = 0.002) and percentage of sperm with DNA damage (p = 0.02). These findings may have important implications for semen quality and lifestyle...
  22. ncbi request reprint The risk of adverse reproductive and developmental disorders due to occupational pesticide exposure: an overview of current epidemiological evidence
    Wojciech Hanke
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:223-43. 2004
    ..In the light of existing although still limited evidence of adverse effects of pesticide exposure on fertility during the preconceptual period, it is necessary to reduce the exposure to pesticides...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to tobacco smoke of pregnant women--results of prospective study in Lodz region]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Lek 64:824-6. 2007
    ..Unmarried women, those with lover educational level, and unemployed had the highest risk of smoking during pregnancy...
  24. doi request reprint Children's residential exposure to selected allergens and microbial indicators: endotoxins and (1→3)-β-D-glucans
    Anna Kozajda
    Department of Environmental Health Hazards, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:870-89. 2013
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Chemical exposure early in life and the neurodevelopment of children--an overview of current epidemiological evidence
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Insitute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 20:465-86. 2013
    ..Because the neurotoxicants may cross the placenta and the fetal brain, exposure consideration regarding the reduction of exposure to those chemicals should be implemented. ..
  26. doi request reprint Genetic variability of Xrcc3 and Rad51 modulates the risk of head and neck cancer
    Peter Gresner
    Department of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Sw Teresy St, Lodz, Poland
    Gene 504:166-74. 2012
    ..05, respectively). Moreover, these effects were shown to be modulated by tobacco-smoking status and gene-gene interactions. Concluding, the genetic variability of Xrcc3 and/or Rad51 genes might be of relevance with respect to HNC risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to pesticides among pregnant women working in agriculture]
    Małgorzata Gawora-Ziółek
    Niepublicznego Zakładu Opieki Zdrowotnej Sanitas w Bielawach koło Lowicza, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera w Lodzi
    Med Pr 56:197-204. 2005
    ..They are biologically active compounds that may pose a grave risk to health during or after their use. The available data, documenting pesticide exposures and related health effects in farmers, especially in pregnant women, are limited...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Current use of pesticides in Poland and the risk of reproductive disorders]
    Joanna Jurewicz
    Zakładu Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera w Lodzi
    Med Pr 55:275-81. 2004
    ..The results of the review suggest that the awareness of potential adverse effects of pesticides on fertility and pregnancy outcome should be increased among workers occupationally exposed to pesticides...