Lars Barregard

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Renal effects of dental amalgam in children: the New England children's amalgam trial
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 116:394-9. 2008
  2. pmc Human and methodological sources of variability in the measurement of urinary 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Antioxid Redox Signal 18:2377-91. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cadmium exposure in relation to insulin production, insulin sensitivity and type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional and prospective study in women
    Lars Barregard
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, SE 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Environ Res 121:104-9. 2013
  4. pmc Exposure to ambient concentrations of particulate air pollution does not influence vascular function or inflammatory pathways in young healthy individuals
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Part Fibre Toxicol 5:13. 2008
  5. pmc Health effects of residential wood smoke particles: the importance of combustion conditions and physicochemical particle properties
    Anette Kocbach Bølling
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Part Fibre Toxicol 6:29. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental exposure to wood smoke: effects on airway inflammation and oxidative stress
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, PO Box 414, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 65:319-24. 2008
  7. pmc Mercury from dental amalgam: looking beyond the average
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, PB 414, 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 62:352-3. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Toxicokinetics of mercury after long-term repeated exposure to thimerosal-containing vaccine
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Toxicol Sci 120:499-506. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cadmium, mercury, and lead in kidney cortex of living kidney donors: Impact of different exposure sources
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, P O Box 414, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Res 110:47-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Leukaemia incidence in people living close to an oil refinery
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 414, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:985-90. 2009

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Publications55

  1. pmc Renal effects of dental amalgam in children: the New England children's amalgam trial
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 116:394-9. 2008
    ..Mercury is nephrotoxic and dental amalgam is a source of mercury exposure...
  2. pmc Human and methodological sources of variability in the measurement of urinary 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Antioxid Redox Signal 18:2377-91. 2013
    ..We also investigated human subject- and sample collection-related variables, as potential sources of variability...
  3. doi request reprint Cadmium exposure in relation to insulin production, insulin sensitivity and type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional and prospective study in women
    Lars Barregard
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, SE 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Environ Res 121:104-9. 2013
    ..Cadmium is a wide-spread pollutant. Observational studies suggest associations between cadmium and prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Experimental studies indicate that cadmium may cause impaired insulin production...
  4. pmc Exposure to ambient concentrations of particulate air pollution does not influence vascular function or inflammatory pathways in young healthy individuals
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Part Fibre Toxicol 5:13. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Health effects of residential wood smoke particles: the importance of combustion conditions and physicochemical particle properties
    Anette Kocbach Bølling
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Part Fibre Toxicol 6:29. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  6. ncbi request reprint Experimental exposure to wood smoke: effects on airway inflammation and oxidative stress
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, PO Box 414, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 65:319-24. 2008
    ..Particulate air pollution affects cardiovascular and pulmonary disease and mortality. A main hypothesis about the mechanisms involved is that particles induce inflammation in lower airways, systemic inflammation and oxidative stress...
  7. pmc Mercury from dental amalgam: looking beyond the average
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, PB 414, 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 62:352-3. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Toxicokinetics of mercury after long-term repeated exposure to thimerosal-containing vaccine
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Toxicol Sci 120:499-506. 2011
    ..6 (95% CI: 4.8-6.3) days. The results indicate that mercury from thimerosal is not accumulated in blood in adults. This is in accordance with short half-lives and rapid metabolism of EtHg to inorganic mercury...
  9. doi request reprint Cadmium, mercury, and lead in kidney cortex of living kidney donors: Impact of different exposure sources
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, P O Box 414, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Res 110:47-54. 2010
    ..Assessment of metal concentrations in kidney biopsies from living subjects can be combined with information about exposure sources like smoking, diet, and occupation supplied by the biopsied subjects themselves...
  10. doi request reprint Leukaemia incidence in people living close to an oil refinery
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 414, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:985-90. 2009
    ..To assess the incidence of leukaemia in an area downwind of a large oil refinery emitting carcinogenic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) including benzene...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of hypertension from exposure to road traffic noise in a population-based sample
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 414, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 66:410-5. 2009
    ..To assess the association between hypertension and traffic noise...
  12. doi request reprint Exposure to inorganic mercury: from dental amalgam to artisanal gold mining
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Gothenborg University, PB 414, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Environ Res 107:4-5. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Experimental exposure to wood-smoke particles in healthy humans: effects on markers of inflammation, coagulation, and lipid peroxidation
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Inhal Toxicol 18:845-53. 2006
    ..These factors may be involved in the mechanisms whereby particulate air pollution affects cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The exposure setup could be used to establish which particle characteristics are critical for the effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Experimental wood smoke exposure in humans
    Gerd Sallsten
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Inhal Toxicol 18:855-64. 2006
    ..By varying the combustion and dilution of the wood smoke, different exposure scenarios can be achieved and thus, knowledge about which of the properties of particles and gaseous compounds are crucial for the effects...
  15. doi request reprint Effects on airways of short-term exposure to two kinds of wood smoke in a chamber study of healthy humans
    Leo Stockfelt
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Inhal Toxicol 24:47-59. 2012
    ..Wood smoke is a significant contributor to air pollution, with complex and varying composition. We examined airway effects of two kinds of wood smoke in a chamber study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exposure to fine particles (PM2.5 and PM1) and black smoke in the general population: personal, indoor, and outdoor levels
    Sandra Johannesson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy at Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:613-24. 2007
    ..The within-individual (day-to-day) variability dominated for personal exposure to both PM(2.5) and BS(2.5) in non-smokers...
  17. doi request reprint Cancer incidence in a petrochemical industry area in Sweden
    Gosta Axelsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Sci Total Environ 408:4482-7. 2010
    ..50 (0.82-2.53). VOC levels were low. Taking estimated exposure and demographic factors into account, our assessment is that occurrence of cancer was not affected by industrial emissions in any of the studied sites...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of domestic wood burning on personal, indoor and outdoor levels of 1,3-butadiene, benzene, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde
    Pernilla Gustafson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Academy at Göteborg University, P O Box 414, S 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 9:23-32. 2007
    ..The cancer risk from these compounds at exposure to wood smoke is, however, estimated to be low in developed countries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Urinary mercury in people living near point sources of mercury emissions
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sci Total Environ 368:326-34. 2006
    ..Post hoc power calculations showed that if the background mercury exposure is low it may be possible to demonstrate an increase in U-Hg of as little as about 10 ng/m(3) as a contribution to ambient mercury from a point source...
  20. pmc Annoyance and worry in a petrochemical industrial area--prevalence, time trends and risk indicators
    Gosta Axelsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Box 414, Gothenburg S 405 30, Sweden
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1418-38. 2013
    ..Health-risk worry due to industrial air pollution was associated with female sex, having children, annoyance due to dust/soot in the air, and worry of traffic air pollution...
  21. doi request reprint Cadmium exposure is accompanied by increased prevalence and future growth of atherosclerotic plaques in 64-year-old women
    Bjorn Fagerberg
    Sahlgrenska Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Wallenberg Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 272:601-10. 2012
    ..Here we examined whether cadmium exposure is associated with prevalence and growth of atherosclerotic plaques in the carotid arteries...
  22. doi request reprint The relationship between cadmium in kidney and cadmium in urine and blood in an environmentally exposed population
    Magnus Akerstrom
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 268:286-93. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to determine the relationship between cadmium in kidney, urine, and blood, and calculate the elimination half-time of Cd from the kidney...
  23. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of neuromotor function in workers with current low exposure to mercury vapor
    Gunilla Wastensson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and University of Göteborg, Box 414, Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurotoxicology 29:596-604. 2008
    ..In general, this study indicates no significant adverse effects of Hg 0 on neuromotor function at the exposure levels studied...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hair mercury levels versus freshwater fish consumption in household members of Swedish angling societies
    Cecilia Johnsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy and University Hospital, Goteburg University, P B 414, 405 30 Goteburg, Sweden
    Environ Res 96:257-63. 2004
    ..Since fish is rich in many important nutrients, it is unsatisfactory that fish consumption must be restricted, and thus there is a need to reduce mercury levels in fish...
  25. pmc Kidney cadmium levels and associations with urinary calcium and bone mineral density: a cross-sectional study in Sweden
    Maria Wallin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 414, SE 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Health 12:22. 2013
    ..However, associations with kidney Cd have not been examined. The aim of this study was to explore the relation between kidney Cd and urinary calcium excretion, or bone mineral density...
  26. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues on the use of urinary alpha-1-microglobuline in epidemiological studies
    Lena Andersson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, PO Box 414, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1252-6. 2008
    ..Timed urine specimens were collected from 29 healthy volunteers at fixed time points over 24 h on two separate days. Volumes, creatinine and specific gravity were determined. All samples were analysed with a commercial ELISA for A1M...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exposure to volatile methacrylates in dental personnel
    Stig Hagberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:302-6. 2005
    ..This includes better vials for the bonding agents and avoiding evaporation from discarded materials...
  28. pmc Associations between urinary excretion of cadmium and proteins in a nonsmoking population: renal toxicity or normal physiology?
    Magnus Akerstrom
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 121:187-91. 2013
    ..Associations between cadmium (Cd) and kidney function have been reported even at low levels of exposure in the general population. Recently, the causality of these associations has been questioned...
  29. ncbi request reprint Formaldehyde levels in Sweden: personal exposure, indoor, and outdoor concentrations
    Pernilla Gustafson
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy at Göteborg University, SE 41266 Göteborg, Sweden
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:252-60. 2005
    ..The 24-h and 6-day sampling periods yield a relatively low within-individual variability for formaldehyde measurements with GMD samplers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Short daily exposure to hand-arm vibrations in Swedish car mechanics
    Lars Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:35-40. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, hand-arm vibrations cause VWF in a significant number of car mechanics. The method of observing workers intermittently seemed to work well...
  31. doi request reprint Neuromotor function in ship welders after cessation of manganese exposure
    Gunilla Wastensson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, P O Box 414, 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:703-13. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether previous long-term exposure to manganese (Mn) via inhalation of welding fumes can cause persistent impairment in neuromotor function even long after cessation of exposure...
  32. doi request reprint Sampling of urinary cadmium: differences between 24-h urine and overnight spot urine sampling, and impact of adjustment for dilution
    Magnus Akerstrom
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 414, SE 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:189-96. 2012
    ..The choice of sampling period and adjustment technique could, however, potentially induce bias. The aim of the study was to compare 24-h urine and spot urine sampling and two dilution adjustment techniques, when assessing U-Cd...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quantitative tremor assessment in workers with current low exposure to mercury vapor
    Gunilla Wastensson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Goteborg, Box 414, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 28:681-93. 2006
    ..The differences were small, however, and overall, this study indicates no significant adverse effects on tremor at these exposure levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Methodological aspects on measurement of Clara cell protein in urine as a biomarker for airway toxicity, compared with serum levels
    Lena Andersson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Appl Toxicol 27:60-6. 2007
    ..There was an association between serum CC16 (S-CC16) and U-CC16 in morning samples. With optimal methods for sampling U-CC16, urine samples may be used in experimental studies of air pollution...
  35. ncbi request reprint Personal exposures and indoor, residential outdoor, and urban background levels of fine particle trace elements in the general population
    Peter Molnar
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy at Göteborg University, P O Box 414, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 8:543-51. 2006
    ..No differences were seen for crustal elements. Air mass origin should be taken into account in the description and interpretation of time series studies of air pollution and health...
  36. doi request reprint Short-term chamber exposure to low doses of two kinds of wood smoke does not induce systemic inflammation, coagulation or oxidative stress in healthy humans
    Leo Stockfelt
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Inhal Toxicol 25:417-25. 2013
    ..Here we investigate whether exposure to two kinds of wood smoke, previously shown to cause airway effects, affects biomarkers of systemic inflammation, coagulation and lipid peroxidation...
  37. ncbi request reprint The use of semipermeable membrane devices as passive samplers to determine persistent organic compounds in indoor air
    Bo Strandberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 414, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 8:257-62. 2006
    ..The convenience of SPMD technology facilitates its use for semi-quantitative screening and monitoring of various persistent organic compounds indoors in dwellings and working environments...
  38. doi request reprint Annoyance due to single and combined sound exposure from railway and road traffic
    Evy Ohrström
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 414, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:2642-52. 2007
    ..This interaction effect was significant from 59 dB and increased gradually with higher sound levels. Effects of the total sound exposure should be considered in risk assessments and in noise mitigation activities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptoms and their effects on cognitive functioning in workers with past exposure to solvent-based glues: an 18-year follow-up
    L Nordling Nilson
    Department of Occupational Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 414, 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:69-79. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Urinary proteins in children with urinary tract infection
    Lena Andersson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Academy, University of Gothenburg, P O Box 414, 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:1533-8. 2009
    ..The urinary level of CRP seems to distinguish between children with UTI and other febrile conditions. A combination of these biomarkers may be useful in the clinical assessment of children with UTI...
  41. pmc Influence of solvent exposure and aging on cognitive functioning: an 18 year follow up of formerly exposed floor layers and their controls
    L Nordling Nilson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 59:49-57. 2002
    ..Does long term occupational exposure to organic solvents lead to aggravated cognitive impairment later in life?..
  42. doi request reprint Mercury in serum predicts low risk of death and myocardial infarction in Gothenburg women
    Ingvar A Bergdahl
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, SE 90185 Umeå, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:71-7. 2013
    ..We assessed the association between serum Hg (S-Hg) and risk of cardiovascular disease in a prospective population-based cohort, with attention to the roles of dental health and fish consumption...
  43. ncbi request reprint Parkinson's disease in diphenyl-exposed workers--a causal association?
    Gunilla Wastensson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Goteborg, SE 412 66 Goteborg, Sweden
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:29-34. 2006
    ..9, resulting in a relative risk of 5.6 (95% CI 1.8-13). Exposure to diphenyl may have contributed to this PD cluster, but chance is an alternative explanation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dose-related cognitive deficits among floor layers with previous heavy exposure to solvents
    Linda Nordling Nilson
    Department of Occupational Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Environ Health 58:208-17. 2003
    ..Dose-effect relationships were seen mainly for contact adhesives, and there was partial evidence for an interaction between exposure and aging...
  45. pmc Hand-arm vibration syndrome in Swedish car mechanics
    L Barregard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 60:287-94. 2003
    ..To assess the occurrence of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) in Swedish car mechanics, and the relation between HAVS and duration of exposure...
  46. pmc Association between Ambient Temperature and Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalisations in Gothenburg, Sweden: 1985-2010
    Janine Wichmann
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and University of Gothenburg, Gothenborg, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e62059. 2013
    ..The inverse association between temperature and AMI hospitalisations (entire year and warm period) in Gothenburg is in accordance with the majority of the few other studies that investigated this subtype of CVD...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence of voice symptoms and risk factors in teacher students
    Ann Christine Ohlsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Voice 26:629-34. 2012
    ..Students with voice problems according to Screen6 scored 23.1 (mean Sw-VHI) compared with 7.8 for students without voice problems...
  48. doi request reprint Measurements and comparisons of gamma radiation doses in a high and a low (137)Cs deposition area in Sweden
    Sara Almgren
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Environ Radioact 99:1750-5. 2008
    ..In wooden houses, the difference was somewhat greater. Our results indicate a current contribution to personal gamma radiation in this area of about 0.2 mSv per year from the Chernobyl fallout...
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of urinary flow rate in children on excretion of markers used for assessment of renal damage: albumin, gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, N-acetyl-beta-D -glucosaminidase, and alpha1-microglobulin
    Felicia Trachtenberg
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:445-56. 2008
    ..Therefore, the use of creatinine-corrected markers seems to be a good choice in practice, with the caveat that daytime and overnight samples are not comparable...
  50. ncbi request reprint Indoor particles affect vascular function in the aged: an air filtration-based intervention study
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    D Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:419-25. 2008
    ..Exposure to particulate matter is associated with risk of cardiovascular events, possibly through endothelial dysfunction, and indoor air may be most important...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clara cell protein as a biomarker for lung epithelial injury in asphalt workers
    Bente Ulvestad
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Mesta AS, Moss, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1073-8. 2007
    ..We investigated if asphalt workers showed signs of lung epithelial injury as shown by increased Clara cell protein 16 (CC16) in serum after 6 months of exposure...
  52. doi request reprint Oxidatively damaged DNA and its repair after experimental exposure to wood smoke in healthy humans
    Pernille Høgh Danielsen
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 642:37-42. 2008
    ..Our findings support that exposure to wood smoke causes systemic effects, although we could not demonstrate genotoxic effects, possibly explained by enhanced repair and timing of sampling...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological and renal effects of dental amalgam in children: a randomized clinical trial
    David C Bellinger
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 295:1775-83. 2006
    ..No randomized trials have been published that address the concern that inhalation of mercury vapor released by amalgam dental restorations causes adverse health effects...
  54. pmc Dental amalgam exposure and urinary mercury levels in children: the New England Children's Amalgam Trial
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:256-62. 2008
    ..Urinary mercury (U-Hg) excretion is a commonly used biomarker for mercury exposure from dental amalgam restorations...
  55. pmc Scalp hair and urine mercury content of children in the Northeast United States: the New England Children's Amalgam Trial
    Julie E Dunn
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA, USA
    Environ Res 107:79-88. 2008
    ..3 microg/g creatinine ranged from 4% to 6%. Number of amalgam restorations had a significant dose-response relationship with U-Hg level. Daily gum chewing in the presence of amalgam was associated with high U-Hg...