Nisha Naicker

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A follow-up cross-sectional study of environmental lead exposure in early childhood in urban South Africa
    Nisha Naicker
    South African Medical Research Council, Johannesburg, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:935-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Environmental lead exposure and socio-behavioural adjustment in the early teens: the birth to twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 414:120-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prenatal and adolescent blood lead levels in South Africa: child, maternal and household risk factors in the Birth to Twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, PO Box 87373, Houghton 2041, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Environ Res 110:355-62. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Lead exposure is associated with a delay in the onset of puberty in South African adolescent females: findings from the Birth to Twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, PO Box 87373, Houghton, 2041, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 408:4949-54. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Rodent control in urban communities in Johannesburg, South Africa: from research to action
    Waasila Jassat
    a Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Environ Health Res 23:474-83. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Lead exposure in young school children in South African subsistence fishing communities
    Angela Mathee
    Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, 4 Carse O Gowrie Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Room 7221, John Orr Building, Doornfontein Campus, Corner of Siemert and Beit Streets, Doornfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:179-83. 2013

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint A follow-up cross-sectional study of environmental lead exposure in early childhood in urban South Africa
    Nisha Naicker
    South African Medical Research Council, Johannesburg, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:935-8. 2013
    ..In resource-poor countries, information on the extent of lead exposure is often inadequate owing to the lack of surveillance and screening programmes...
  2. doi request reprint Environmental lead exposure and socio-behavioural adjustment in the early teens: the birth to twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 414:120-5. 2012
    ..High blood lead levels are associated with anti-social and destructive behaviour amongst boys in their early teens. However, the relationships are complex and confounded by other aspects of adversity...
  3. doi request reprint Prenatal and adolescent blood lead levels in South Africa: child, maternal and household risk factors in the Birth to Twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, PO Box 87373, Houghton 2041, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Environ Res 110:355-62. 2010
    ..This study looks at child, maternal and household factors associated with increased risk of lead exposure at birth and at 13 years of age in the Birth to Twenty cohort...
  4. doi request reprint Lead exposure is associated with a delay in the onset of puberty in South African adolescent females: findings from the Birth to Twenty cohort
    Nisha Naicker
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, PO Box 87373, Houghton, 2041, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 408:4949-54. 2010
    ..In South Africa blood lead levels are generally higher than in resource-rich countries. Thus the effects of lead exposure on pubertal development may be significant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rodent control in urban communities in Johannesburg, South Africa: from research to action
    Waasila Jassat
    a Medical Research Council of South Africa, Environment and Health Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Environ Health Res 23:474-83. 2013
    ..Preventive efforts require greater understanding of social contexts in which they are prevalent. This study aimed to determine rodent prevalence and identify factors associated with rodent infestations in urban residential settings...
  6. doi request reprint Lead exposure in young school children in South African subsistence fishing communities
    Angela Mathee
    Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, 4 Carse O Gowrie Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Room 7221, John Orr Building, Doornfontein Campus, Corner of Siemert and Beit Streets, Doornfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:179-83. 2013
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