Kinga Polanska

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lodz
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phthalate exposure and child development: The Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 348 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 90:477-85. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the urine of non-smoking Polish pregnant women
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Str, 91 348 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 487:102-9. 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint [Impact of the legislation for smoke-free workplaces on respiratory health in hospitality workers--review of epidemiological studies]
    Kinga Polanska
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź, Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 62:297-308. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint [Exposure of smoking pregnant women to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons]
    Kinga Polanska
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Lodz, Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 60:103-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Polish mother and child cohort study--defining the problem, the aim of the study and methodological assumption
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:383-91. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Prenatal and postnatal child exposure to environmental tobacco smoke]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy Łodź
    Przegl Lek 66:554-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of smoking relapse after delivery: prospective study in central Poland
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, Lodz, Poland
    Matern Child Health J 15:579-86. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and newborn biometric indicators
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:339-46. 2010

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Phthalate exposure and child development: The Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 348 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 90:477-85. 2014
    ..Widespread phthalate exposure has prompted investigations concerning their potential adverse health effects...
  2. ncbi request reprint The determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the urine of non-smoking Polish pregnant women
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Str, 91 348 Lodz, Poland Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 487:102-9. 2014
    ..This higher PAH exposure level probably poses a significant health risk for the newborns and young children and will require further attention in the future...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Impact of the legislation for smoke-free workplaces on respiratory health in hospitality workers--review of epidemiological studies]
    Kinga Polanska
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź, Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 62:297-308. 2011
    ..Most studies have also indicated a significant reduction in respiratory and sensory symptoms. The impact of the smoking ban on the lung function measurements is still not clear...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Exposure of smoking pregnant women to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons]
    Kinga Polanska
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Lodz, Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 60:103-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the exposure of smoking pregnant women to PAHs...
  7. doi request reprint Polish mother and child cohort study--defining the problem, the aim of the study and methodological assumption
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:383-91. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint [Prenatal and postnatal child exposure to environmental tobacco smoke]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy Łodź
    Przegl Lek 66:554-7. 2009
    ..1-18.3) and exposed homes (GM 7.3 ng/ml; 95% CI 3.6-15.0) compared with non-exposed homes (GM 1.3 ng/ml; 95% CI 0.9-1.7) (p < 0.001). Children should be more protected from ETS exposure in prenatal and postnatal period...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of smoking relapse after delivery: prospective study in central Poland
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, Lodz, Poland
    Matern Child Health J 15:579-86. 2011
    ..Those factors should be taken into account while conducting antismoking intervention for pregnant and postpartum women...
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and newborn biometric indicators
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:339-46. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) on foetal growth...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Impact of prenatal environmental tobacco smoke exposure on birth parameters]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy, Łódź
    Przegl Lek 67:835-7. 2010
    ..1.1 cm; p = 0.03 and coef. -1.3 cm; p = 0.002 respectively). Taking into account the negative effect of prenatal exposure to ETS, more efforts need to be taken to eliminate child ETS exposure...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of environmental exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons among pregnant women--prospective cohort study in Poland
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:8-17. 2011
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint [Hospitality workers' exposure to environmental tobacco smoke before and after implementation of smoking ban in public places: a review of epidemiological studies]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 62:211-24. 2011
    ..About 90% of reduction in nicotine and PM levels was also noted. In addition, the positive self perception reported by workers proved the effectiveness of new legislation protecting them from ETS exposure...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and psychomotor development of children]
    Kinga Polanska
    Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Lodz, Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej
    Med Pr 60:15-20. 2009
    ..This exposure has serious health consequences, including the negative effect on child neurodevelopment. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure on child psychomotor development...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of antismoking counseling for postpartum women]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Łodzi
    Przegl Lek 65:631-3. 2008
    ..56%; OR = 0.25; 95% CI 0.15-0.51). The antismoking counseling for postpartum women is the effective tool to help them to maintain smoking abstinence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of the smoking cessation program for pregnant women
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:369-77. 2004
    ..The aim of randomized trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of anti-smoking counseling in the population of pregnant women from the maternity centers in Lódź, central Poland...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Effect of smoking during pregnancy on maternal condition and birth outcome--overview of epidemiologic studies]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:683-91. 2004
    ..The risk for most of these conditions has been found to increase with the number of cigarettes smoked and on the other hand women who stopped smoking during pregnancy are at the lower risk for most of those pathologies...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Influence of smoking during pregnancy on children's health--overview of epidemiologic studies]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:117-23. 2005
    ..The risk for most of these conditions has been found to increase with the number of cigarettes smoked. On the other hand women who stopped smoking during pregnancy are at lower risk for most of those pathologies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking relapse one year after delivery among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 18:159-65. 2005
    ..The aim of the randomized trial was to evaluate the risk of smoking relapse one year after delivery among the women who quit smoking during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Characteristic of the smoking habit among pregnant women on the base of the test "Why am I smoker?"]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej Instytutu Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Lek 62:1095-8. 2005
    ..The results of the test "Why am I smoker?" give the good characteristics of the smoking habit among pregnant women. The intervention based on the results of this test seems to be an effective tool to help them quit smoking...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant women--meta-analyses of randomized trials and description of the study performed in Poland]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zaklad Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Ginekol Pol 77:422-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reducing health risks arising from child and adolescent labor
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Out Patient Clinic of Occupational Diseases, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 19:107-12. 2006
    ..The aim of the studywas to work out a program that would help develop the most effective methods for protecting the safety and health of young workers...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Preconceptional and prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke and risk of childhood cancer]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Ginekol Pol 77:726-32. 2006
    ..We conducted systematic search of the literature using PUBMED, MEDLINE and EBSCO database to identify all publications dealing with environmental tobacco smoke exposure and childhood cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in pregnancy and postpartum period]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Lek 63:907-10. 2006
    ..03). Saliva cotinine level was significantly higher among women exposed to environmental tobacco smoke at home compared to non-exposed (p = 0.02)...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Serum cotinine level as a biomarker of tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytut Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Ginekol Pol 78:796-801. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the reliability of self-reported smoking status and environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS) during pregnancy, assessing serum cotinine level...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for smoking relapse after delivery--review of the study results and analysis of the study conducted in Polish population]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy w Lodzi
    Przegl Lek 64:892-4. 2007
    ..Breastfeeding and positive experience related to the quitting of smoking protect the women from returning to smoking after delivery. Those factors should be taken into account while creating antismoking intervention...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Meta-analysis of prenatal smoking cessation interventions]
    Kinga Polanska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Srodowiskowej Instytut Medycyny Pracy w łodzi
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:683-92. 2003
    ..The percentage of pregnant women who quit smoking was higher among American women than among women from the European Countries...
  30. 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. ..
  31. pmc Developmental effects of exposures to environmental factors: the Polish Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 348 Lodz, Poland
    Biomed Res Int 2013:629716. 2013
    ..2; P = 0.06). The study underscores the importance of policies and public health interventions that aim to reduce prenatal and postnatal exposure to lead and ETS...
  32. 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. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking prevalence and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among adults in Łódź, Poland
    Adam Fronczak
    Department of Biopharmacy, Medical University, Łódź, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 19:754-61. 2012
    ..The aim of the paper was to evaluate the prevalence of daily cigarette smoking and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among adult citizens of Łódz area in Poland between year 2001 and 2010 by selected characteristics...
  34. pmc Estimation of cutoff values of cotinine in urine and saliva for pregnant women in Poland
    Joanna Stragierowicz
    Department of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, 8 Teresy Street, 91 348 Lodz, Poland
    Biomed Res Int 2013:386784. 2013
    ..The presented cut-off values for salivary and urinary cotinine ensure a categorization of the smoking status among pregnant women that is more accurate than self-reporting...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tobacco advertisements targeted on women: creating an awareness among women
    Dorota Kaleta
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical University, Łódź, Poland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:73-8. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Predictors of environmental lead exposure among pregnant women - a prospective cohort study in Poland
    Kinga Polanska
    Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Łódź, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 21:49-54. 2014
    ..1; p=0.009). Public health interventions, especially in regions with a higher level of exposure to lead, among women with lower SES and among smokers, are still reasonable...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing self-perception of health status
    Dorota Kaleta
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical University, Łódź, Poland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 17:122-7. 2009
    ..05). Preventive programs aimed at improving self-perceived health should concentrate on increasing recreational physical activity and elimination of smoking. Those actions should in particular target people in older age category...
  39. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and children's health
    Kinga Polanska
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:86-92. 2006
    ..It is also linked to cancer, and behavioural problems and neurocognitive deficits in children...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Protection against environmental tobacco smoke exposure according to eu and Polish legislation]
    Katarzyna Konieczko
    Zakład Bezpieczeńistwa Chemicznego, Institut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Łódź
    Med Pr 62:415-24. 2011
    ..Particular attention was paid to occupational groups, not yet fully protected against environmental tobacco smoke exposure and need to be the subject of future legislation...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Effective protection from exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in Poland: The World Health Organization perspective
    Dorota Kaleta
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:123-31. 2010
    ..This paper summarizes the World Health Organization recommendations for effective protection from exposure to environmental tobacco smoke along with the existing tobacco control programs and legislation in force in Poland...
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of zinc, copper, plasma glutathione peroxidase enzyme, and vitamins in the development of allergic diseases in early childhood: The Polish mother and child cohort study
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 35:227-32. 2014
    ..This study was a part of the clinical trial NCT01861548 registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. ..