Antonella Zanobetti

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of fine and coarse particulate air pollution on mortality: a national analysis
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:898-903. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Health effects of multi-pollutant profiles
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, United States Electronic address
    Environ Int 71:13-9. 2014
  3. pmc A national case-crossover analysis of the short-term effect of PM2.5 on hospitalizations and mortality in subjects with diabetes and neurological disorders
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:38. 2014
  4. pmc Air pollution, aeroallergens, and emergency room visits for acute respiratory diseases and gastroenteric disorders among young children in six Italian cities
    Flavia Orazzo
    Pediatric Emergency Room, Santobono s Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1780-5. 2009
  5. pmc Elemental concentrations of ambient particles and cause specific mortality in Santiago, Chile: a time series study
    Ana Valdes
    Laboratoire de Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, 14, Avenue Edouard, Belin, Toulouse 31400, France
    Environ Health 11:82. 2012
  6. pmc Summer temperature variability and long-term survival among elderly people with chronic disease
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6608-13. 2012
  7. pmc Gene-air pollution interaction and cardiovascular disease: a review
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:344-52. 2011
  8. pmc Temperature and mortality in nine US cities
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 19:563-70. 2008
  9. pmc T-wave alternans, air pollution and traffic in high-risk subjects
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:665-70. 2009
  10. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and its components in association with cause-specific emergency admissions
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:58. 2009

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Publications66

  1. pmc The effect of fine and coarse particulate air pollution on mortality: a national analysis
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:898-903. 2009
    ..5) and PM coarse on the increased risk of death for all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, and respiratory mortality for the years 1999-2005...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health effects of multi-pollutant profiles
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, United States Electronic address
    Environ Int 71:13-9. 2014
    ..Moreover, understanding the health effects associated with exposure to pollutant mixtures may lead to new regulatory strategies...
  3. pmc A national case-crossover analysis of the short-term effect of PM2.5 on hospitalizations and mortality in subjects with diabetes and neurological disorders
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:38. 2014
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  4. pmc Air pollution, aeroallergens, and emergency room visits for acute respiratory diseases and gastroenteric disorders among young children in six Italian cities
    Flavia Orazzo
    Pediatric Emergency Room, Santobono s Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1780-5. 2009
    ..We conducted a multicity analysis of the relationship between air pollution and ER visits for wheezing and gastroenteric disorder in children 0-2 years of age...
  5. pmc Elemental concentrations of ambient particles and cause specific mortality in Santiago, Chile: a time series study
    Ana Valdes
    Laboratoire de Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, 14, Avenue Edouard, Belin, Toulouse 31400, France
    Environ Health 11:82. 2012
    ..We studied the effects of ambient fine particles (aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 μm, PM(2.5)) and their components on cause-specific mortality in Santiago, Chile, where particulate pollution is a major public health concern...
  6. pmc Summer temperature variability and long-term survival among elderly people with chronic disease
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6608-13. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that long-term increases in temperature variability may increase the risk of mortality in different subgroups of susceptible older populations...
  7. pmc Gene-air pollution interaction and cardiovascular disease: a review
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:344-52. 2011
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  8. pmc Temperature and mortality in nine US cities
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 19:563-70. 2008
    ..Extreme temperatures have been associated with increased mortality worldwide. The extent to which air pollutants may confound or modify this association remains unclear...
  9. pmc T-wave alternans, air pollution and traffic in high-risk subjects
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:665-70. 2009
    ..6 for a 1 microg/m(3) increase in 6-hour mean BC). In conclusion, after hospitalization for coronary artery disease, being in traffic and short-term ambient or indoor BC exposure increased TWA, a marker of cardiac electrical instability...
  10. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and its components in association with cause-specific emergency admissions
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:58. 2009
    ..We explored whether the association between cause-specific hospital admissions and PM(2.5) was modified by PM(2.5) chemical composition...
  11. pmc Air pollution and emergency admissions in Boston, MA
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:890-5. 2006
    ..5) is now the particle measure of greatest health and regulatory concern. And little has been published on associations of hospital admissions and PM components...
  12. pmc Ozone and survival in four cohorts with potentially predisposing diseases
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:836-41. 2011
    ..Only one cohort study has reported the effect of long-term exposures on deaths, and little is known about effects of chronic ozone exposure on survival in susceptible populations...
  13. pmc Particulate air pollution, progression, and survival after myocardial infarction
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:769-75. 2007
    ..Moreover, previous cohort studies have been cross-sectional and subject to confounding by uncontrolled differences between cities...
  14. pmc The effect of particulate air pollution on emergency admissions for myocardial infarction: a multicity case-crossover analysis
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:978-82. 2005
    ..We conclude that increased concentrations of ambient PM10 are associated with increased risk of MI among the elderly...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality displacement in the association of ozone with mortality: an analysis of 48 cities in the United States
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center, Suite 415, P O Box 15698, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:184-9. 2008
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  16. pmc Associations of PM10 with sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in adults from seven U.S. urban areas
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center, Suite 415, PO Box 15698, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:819-25. 2010
    ..S. adults, and may be more prevalent in poor urban environments. SDB and air pollution have been linked to increased cardiovascular diseases and mortality, but the association between pollution and SDB is poorly understood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ambient pollution and blood pressure in cardiac rehabilitation patients
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Dr, Landmark Center, Suite 415, PO Box 15698, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Circulation 110:2184-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the associations between fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) and blood pressure during 631 repeated visits for cardiac rehabilitation in 62 Boston residents with cardiovascular disease...
  18. pmc Reduction in heart rate variability with traffic and air pollution in patients with coronary artery disease
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:324-30. 2010
    ..Ambient particulate pollution and traffic have been linked to myocardial infarction and cardiac death risk. Possible mechanisms include autonomic cardiac dysfunction...
  19. pmc Is there adaptation in the ozone mortality relationship: a multi-city case-crossover analysis
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 7:22. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular damage by airborne particles: are diabetics more susceptible?
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:588-92. 2002
    ..The populations particularly susceptible to these exposures are still unclear. Recent work on potential mechanisms of action of particulate air pollution point to pathways also influenced by diabetes...
  21. pmc Particulate air pollution and survival in a COPD cohort
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 7:48. 2008
    ..We investigated whether particles were associated with survival in a cohort of persons with COPD in 34 US cities, eliminating the usual cross-sectional exposure and treating PM10 as a within city time varying exposure...
  22. pmc Air pollution and ST-segment depression in elderly subjects
    Diane R Gold
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:883-7. 2005
    ..Carbon monoxide was not a confounder of this association. ST-segment depression, possibly representing myocardial ischemia or inflammation, is associated with increased exposure to particles whose predominant source is traffic...
  23. doi request reprint Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:201-7. 2014
    ..Defibrillator discharge studies have examined the association of air pollution with arrhythmias in sensitive populations. No studies have assessed this association using residence-specific estimates of air pollution exposure...
  24. pmc The temporal pattern of respiratory and heart disease mortality in response to air pollution
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1188-93. 2003
    ..We found similar effects when stratifying by age groups. These larger effects are important for risk assessment...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of ozone and PM10 on hospital admissions for pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a national multicity study
    Mercedes Medina-Ramón
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center, Suite 415 West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:579-88. 2006
    ..The study confirmed, in a large sample of cities, that exposure to ozone and PM10 is associated with respiratory hospital admissions and provided evidence that the effect of air pollution is modified by certain city characteristics...
  26. pmc Ambient particulate air pollution and microRNAs in elderly men
    Serena Fossati
    From the Departments of aEnvironmental Health and cEpidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences Luigi Sacco, University of Milan, Milan, Italy dLaboratory of Environmental Epigenetics, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy eVA Normative Aging Study, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA and fGenetic Epidemiology Unit, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 25:68-78. 2014
    ..Polymorphisms in microRNA-related genes could influence response to PM...
  27. pmc The effect of primary organic particles on emergency hospital admissions among the elderly in 3 US cities
    Marianthi Anna Kioumourtzoglou
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 12:68. 2013
    ..5. The toxicity of the OC species may be related to their chemical structures; however, few studies have examined the association of OC species with health impacts...
  28. pmc Exposure error masks the relationship between traffic-related air pollution and heart rate variability
    Helen H Suh
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:685-92. 2010
    ..We examined whether more precise exposure measures would better detect associations between traffic-related pollution, elemental carbon (EC), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and heart rate variability (HRV)...
  29. pmc Particulate air pollution as a risk factor for ST-segment depression in patients with coronary artery disease
    Kai Jen Chuang
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 118:1314-20. 2008
    ..The association of particulate matter (PM) with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is well documented. PM-induced ischemia is considered a potential mechanism linking PM to adverse cardiovascular outcomes...
  30. pmc Air conditioning and source-specific particles as modifiers of the effect of PM(10) on hospital admissions for heart and lung disease
    Nicole A H Janssen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:43-9. 2002
    ..The results suggest that air conditioning and proportion of especially traffic-related particles significantly modify the effect of PM(10) on hospital admissions, especially for CVD...
  31. pmc Acute and chronic effects of particles on hospital admissions in New-England
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34664. 2012
    ..5) monitors in their study regions, which introduces exposure error, and excludes rural and suburban populations from locations in which monitors are not available, reducing generalizability and potentially creating selection bias...
  32. doi request reprint Outdoor temperature is associated with serum HDL and LDL
    Jaana I Halonen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center West room 415 E, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Res 111:281-7. 2011
    ..We investigated whether temperature was associated with changes in circulating lipid levels, and whether this might explain part of the association with increased cardiovascular events...
  33. pmc Opposing effects of particle pollution, ozone, and ambient temperature on arterial blood pressure
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:241-6. 2012
    ..Diabetes increases the risk of hypertension and orthostatic hypotension and raises the risk of cardiovascular death during heat waves and high pollution episodes...
  34. pmc Air pollution and markers of coagulation, inflammation, and endothelial function: associations and epigene-environment interactions in an elderly cohort
    Marie Abele Bind
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 23:332-40. 2012
    ..Mechanisms and sources of susceptibility are still unclear. One possibility is that these associations can be modified by DNA methylation states...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diabetes enhances vulnerability to particulate air pollution-associated impairment in vascular reactivity and endothelial function
    Marie S O'Neill
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 111:2913-20. 2005
    ..We examined whether endothelium-dependent and -independent vascular reactivity was associated with particle exposure in individuals with and without diabetes...
  36. pmc Exposure to particulate air pollution and risk of deep vein thrombosis
    Andrea Baccarelli
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:920-7. 2008
    ..Particulate air pollution has been linked to heart disease and stroke, possibly resulting from enhanced coagulation and arterial thrombosis. Whether particulate air pollution exposure is related to venous thrombosis is unknown...
  37. pmc Allergen sensitization is associated with increased DNA methylation in older men
    Joanne E Sordillo
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 161:37-43. 2013
    ..We examined the association of asthma and allergic phenotypes with DNA methylation levels of retrotransposon-derived elements...
  38. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and QT interval: modification by diabetes, obesity, and oxidative stress gene polymorphisms in the normative aging study
    Emmanuel S Baja
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:840-6. 2010
    ..Acute exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with acute changes in cardiac outcomes, often within hours of exposure...
  39. pmc Brachial artery responses to ambient pollution, temperature, and humidity in people with type 2 diabetes: a repeated-measures study
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:242-8. 2014
    ..Extreme weather and air pollution are associated with increased cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Individual-level modifiers of the effects of particulate matter on daily mortality
    Ariana Zeka
    Environmental Health Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Suite 415 West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:849-59. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that more attention must be paid to population characteristics to identify greater likelihood of exposures and susceptibility and, as a result, to improve policy making for air pollution standards...
  41. pmc Influenza epidemics, seasonality, and the effects of cold weather on cardiac mortality
    Stephanie von Klot
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 11:74. 2012
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  42. pmc Chemical properties of air pollutants and cause-specific hospital admissions among the elderly in Atlanta, Georgia
    Helen H Suh
    Environmental Health Program, NORC at the University of Chicago, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1421-8. 2011
    ..Health risks differ by fine particle (aerodynamic diameter ≤ 2.5 μm) component, although with substantial variability. Traditional methods to assess component-specific risks are limited, suggesting the need for alternative methods...
  43. doi request reprint Relationship between outdoor temperature and blood pressure
    Jaana I Halonen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:296-301. 2011
    ..However, the mechanisms behind these effects are not well established. We aimed to study the effect of outdoor temperature on blood pressure, as increased blood pressure is a risk factor for cardiovascular death...
  44. pmc The concentration-response relation between PM(2.5) and daily deaths
    Joel Schwartz
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1025-9. 2002
    ..Once again, the association showed no sign of a threshold. The magnitude of the association suggests that controlling fine particle pollution would result in thousands of fewer early deaths per year...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ambient air pollution and oxygen saturation
    Dawn L DeMeo
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:383-7. 2004
    ..Further investigation may contribute to our understanding of the mechanisms through which particulates may increase respiratory and cardiac morbidity among vulnerable populations...
  46. pmc A framework to spatially cluster air pollution monitoring sites in US based on the PM2.5 composition
    Elena Austin
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Int 59:244-54. 2013
    ..Identifying spatial patterns in particle composition is a multivariate problem that requires novel methodologies...
  47. pmc Effects of temperature and relative humidity on DNA methylation
    Marie Abele Bind
    From the aDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA cDepartment of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom dInstitute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany eCenter of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy and fVA Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 25:561-9. 2014
    ..Associations with weather have not been examined. Because temperature and humidity are related to mortality even on non-extreme days, we hypothesized that temperature and relative humidity may affect methylation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to mortality in weather extremes: effect modification by personal and small-area characteristics
    Antonella Zanobetti
    From the aDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI and cDepartment of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
    Epidemiology 24:809-19. 2013
    ..We identified subpopulations with increased susceptibility to dying during temperature extremes, based on personal demographics, small-area characteristics, and preexisting medical conditions...
  49. pmc Extreme temperatures and mortality: assessing effect modification by personal characteristics and specific cause of death in a multi-city case-only analysis
    Mercedes Medina-Ramón
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1331-6. 2006
    ..Extremes of temperature are associated with short-term increases in daily mortality...
  50. pmc The effect of weather on respiratory and cardiovascular deaths in 12 U.S. cities
    Alfesio L F Braga
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:859-63. 2002
    ..We saw no clear pattern for the effect of humidity. In hierarchical models, greater variance of summer and winter temperature was associated with larger effects for hot and cold days, respectively, on respiratory deaths...
  51. ncbi request reprint The temporal pattern of mortality responses to air pollution: a multicity assessment of mortality displacement
    Antonella Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:87-93. 2002
    ..The effect size estimate for airborne particles more than doubles when we consider longer-term effects, which has important implications for risk assessment...
  52. pmc Short-term effects of air pollution on oxygen saturation in a cohort of senior adults in Steubenville, Ohio
    Heike Luttmann-Gibson
    From the Departments of Environmental Health Drs Luttmann Gibson, Sarnat, Suh, Schwartz, Zanobetti, and Gold and Biostatistics Dr Coull, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Dr Sarnat, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga Department of Health Sciences Dr Suh, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass and Channing Laboratory Drs Schwartz and Gold, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Occup Environ Med 56:149-54. 2014
    ..We examine whether ambient air pollution is associated with oxygen saturation in 32 elderly subjects in Steubenville, Ohio...
  53. pmc Air pollution exposure and abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy: the project Viva cohort
    Abby F Fleisch
    Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:378-83. 2014
    ..Exposure to fine particulate matter (PM with diameter ≤ 2.5 μm; PM2.5) has been linked to type 2 diabetes mellitus, but associations with hyperglycemia in pregnancy have not been well studied...
  54. ncbi request reprint Modifiers of the temperature and mortality association in seven US cities
    Marie S O'Neill
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1074-82. 2003
    ..Place of death, race, and educational attainment indicate vulnerability to temperature-related mortality, reflecting inequities in health impacts related to climate change...
  55. pmc Short term effects of particle exposure on hospital admissions in the Mid-Atlantic states: a population estimate
    Itai Kloog
    Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88578. 2014
    ....
  56. pmc Associations between outdoor temperature and markers of inflammation: a cohort study
    Jaana I Halonen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 9:42. 2010
    ..Associations between ambient temperature and cardiovascular mortality are well established. This study investigated whether inflammation could be part of the mechanism leading to temperature-related cardiovascular deaths...
  57. pmc Air pollution, smoking, and plasma homocysteine
    Andrea Baccarelli
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:176-81. 2007
    ..Air pollution exposure induces short-term inflammatory changes that may determine hyperhomocysteinemia, particularly in the presence of a preexisting proinflammatory status such as that found in cigarette smokers...
  58. pmc Ischemic heart disease and stroke in relation to blood DNA methylation
    Andrea Baccarelli
    Center of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Università degli Studi di Milano and IRCCS Ca, Granda Policlinico Maggiore Hospital Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Epidemiology 21:819-28. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether lower blood DNA methylation in heavily methylated repetitive sequences predicts the risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke...
  59. pmc Associations of fine particulate matter species with mortality in the United States: a multicity time-series analysis
    Lingzhen Dai
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 122:837-42. 2014
    ..Epidemiological studies have examined the association between PM2.5 and mortality, but uncertainty remains about the seasonal variations in PM2.5-related effects and the relative importance of species...
  60. doi request reprint A time series study of drug sales and turbidity of tap water in Le Havre, France
    Pascal Beaudeau
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    J Water Health 10:221-35. 2012
    ..Correlations were reproducible in period 1 for water from the Radicatel spring. Timeliness of treatment adaptation to turbidity conditions appears to be crucial for reducing the infectious risk due to karstic waters...
  61. ncbi request reprint Increasing CO2 threatens human nutrition
    Samuel S Myers
    1 Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, USA 2 Harvard University Center for the Environment, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 510:139-42. 2014
    ..Differences between cultivars of a single crop suggest that breeding for decreased sensitivity to atmospheric CO2 concentration could partly address these new challenges to global health. ..
  62. pmc Disparities by race in heat-related mortality in four US cities: the role of air conditioning prevalence
    Marie S O'Neill
    The Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    J Urban Health 82:191-7. 2005
    ..Central AC prevalence explained some of the differences in heat effects by race, but room-unit AC did not. Efforts to reduce disparities in heat-related mortality should consider access to AC...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of control for air pollution and respiratory epidemics on the estimated associations of temperature and daily mortality
    Marie S O'Neill
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Int J Biometeorol 50:121-9. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical bivariate time series models: a combined analysis of the effects of particulate matter on morbidity and mortality
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 5:341-60. 2004
    ..We illustrate this prediction using New York as an example...
  65. pmc The relationship between ambient air pollution and heart rate variability differs for individuals with heart and pulmonary disease
    Amanda Wheeler
    Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 114:560-6. 2006
    ..Results indicate heterogeneity in the autonomic response to air pollution due to differences in baseline health, with significant associations for ambient NO2 suggesting an important role for traffic-related pollution...
  66. pmc The impact of sugar cane-burning emissions on the respiratory system of children and the elderly
    José E D Cançado
    Environmental Epidemiology Study Group, Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Environ Health Perspect 114:725-9. 2006
    ..Our results show the adverse impact of sugar cane burning emissions on the health of the population, reinforcing the need for public efforts to reduce and eventually eliminate this source of air pollution...