De Kun Li

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A population-based prospective cohort study of personal exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage
    De Kun Li
    Division f Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Epidemiology 13:9-20. 2002
  2. pmc Urine bisphenol-A level in relation to obesity and overweight in school-age children
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65399. 2013
  3. pmc A prospective study of in-utero exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of childhood obesity
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Sci Rep 2:540. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy in relation to the risk of asthma in offspring
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:945-50. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Urine bisphenol-A (BPA) level in relation to semen quality
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:625-30.e1-4. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between urine bisphenol-A level and declining male sexual function
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Androl 31:500-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of poor sperm quality
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 29:86-92. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA) and the risk of self-reported male sexual dysfunction
    D Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:519-27. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Factors influencing women's acceptance of prenatal screening tests
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Prenat Diagn 28:1136-43. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Presence of depressive symptoms during early pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery: a prospective cohort study
    D Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:146-53. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint A population-based prospective cohort study of personal exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage
    De Kun Li
    Division f Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Epidemiology 13:9-20. 2002
    ..This observed association is unlikely to be due to uncontrolled biases or unmeasured confounders...
  2. pmc Urine bisphenol-A level in relation to obesity and overweight in school-age children
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65399. 2013
    ..Our study suggests that BPA could be a potential new environmental obesogen. Widespread exposure to BPA in the human population may also be contributing to the worldwide obesity epidemic...
  3. pmc A prospective study of in-utero exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of childhood obesity
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Sci Rep 2:540. 2012
    ..Maternal exposure to high MF during pregnancy may be a new and previously unknown factor contributing to the world-wide epidemic of childhood obesity/overweight...
  4. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy in relation to the risk of asthma in offspring
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:945-50. 2011
    ..To determine whether maternal exposure to high levels of magnetic fields (MFs) during pregnancy is associated with the risk of asthma in offspring...
  5. doi request reprint Urine bisphenol-A (BPA) level in relation to semen quality
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:625-30.e1-4. 2011
    ..To determine whether urine bisphenol-A (BPA) levels are associated with lower semen quality...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between urine bisphenol-A level and declining male sexual function
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Androl 31:500-6. 2010
    ..This finding may enhance the understanding of the BPA effect in human populations, and may have important public health implications given the widespread human exposure to BPA...
  7. doi request reprint Exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of poor sperm quality
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 29:86-92. 2010
    ..Age-adjusted Spearman Rank Order Correlations showed an inverse correlation between MF exposure and all semen parameters. Our study provides some evidence for the first time that MF exposure may have an adverse effect on sperm quality...
  8. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA) and the risk of self-reported male sexual dysfunction
    D Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:519-27. 2010
    ..Animal studies have suggested that bisphenol-A (BPA) is a potential human endocrine disrupter; but evidence from human studies is needed...
  9. doi request reprint Factors influencing women's acceptance of prenatal screening tests
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Prenat Diagn 28:1136-43. 2008
    ..To determine the factors influencing a woman's acceptance of the expanded alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test...
  10. doi request reprint Presence of depressive symptoms during early pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery: a prospective cohort study
    D Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:146-53. 2009
    ..The impact of prenatal depression on pregnancy outcomes is largely unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in offspring
    D K Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, CA 94611, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:141-4. 2000
    ..Fetal hypoxia resulting from pre-eclampsia/ eclampsia or immunological aetiology affecting the risk of both pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and SIDS may explain the finding...
  12. ncbi request reprint Infant sleeping position and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in California, 1997-2000
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:446-55. 2003
    ..0) and AOR = 6.9 (95% CI: 2.3, 20.6) for the prone and side positions, respectively). Infants placed in an unaccustomed prone or side sleeping position had a higher risk of SIDS than infants who were always placed prone or on the side...
  13. pmc Exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs during pregnancy and risk of miscarriage: population based cohort study
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    BMJ 327:368. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether prenatal use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with increased risk of miscarriage...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hot tub use during pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:931-7. 2003
    ..5 for initial use after 4 weeks of the last menstrual period). Findings suggest an association between use of a hot tub or whirlpool bath during early pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transmission of parentally shared human leukocyte antigen alleles and the risk of preterm delivery
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:594-600. 2004
    ..Our objective was to examine our hypothesis that the transmission of parentally shared human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles to offspring increases the risk of preterm delivery...
  16. pmc Use of a dummy (pacifier) during sleep and risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): population based case-control study
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    BMJ 332:18-22. 2006
    ..To examine the association between use of a dummy (pacifier) during sleep and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in relation to other risk factors...
  17. doi request reprint In utero exposure to bisphenol-A and anogenital distance of male offspring
    Maohua Miao
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:867-72. 2011
    ..Bisphenol-A (BPA) is an endocrine disruptor with widespread human exposure. The effect of in utero BPA exposure on human offspring remains largely unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Use of a fan during sleep and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome
    Kimberly Coleman-Phox
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:963-8. 2008
    ..To examine the relation between room ventilation during sleep and risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
  19. doi request reprint In utero exposure to bisphenol-A and its effect on birth weight of offspring
    Maohua Miao
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 32:64-8. 2011
    ..003). Our findings provide the new epidemiologic evidence suggesting that in utero exposure to BPA during pregnancy may be associated with decreased birth weight in offspring...
  20. pmc Maternal exposure to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in the first trimester and risk of malformations in offspring: a retrospective cohort study
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA D K Li
    BMJ 343:d5931. 2011
    ..To examine a reported association between use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors during the first trimester and risk of malformations in offspring...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal caffeine consumption during pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage: a prospective cohort study
    Xiaoping Weng
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:279.e1-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to examine whether the risk of miscarriage is associated with caffeine consumption during pregnancy after controlling for pregnancy-related symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint A systematic review to calculate background miscarriage rates using life table analysis
    Lyndsay Ammon Avalos
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:417-23. 2012
    ..Wider variation of miscarriage rates and risks occurred early in gestation (<14 weeks)...
  23. pmc The Prevalence and Trends of Antiviral Medication Use During Pregnancy in the US: A Population-Based Study of 664,297 Deliveries in 2001-2007
    Lyndsay A Avalos
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:64-72. 2014
    ..These findings support the need for large, well-designed studies to assess the safety and effectiveness of these medications during pregnancy. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes in women with inflammatory bowel disease: a large community-based study from Northern California
    Uma Mahadevan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1106-12. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether pregnancy outcomes differ between women with and without inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to determine what risk factors adversely affect outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Magnetic fields and miscarriage
    De Kun Li
    Epidemiology 13:237-8. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Magnetic fields and miscarriage
    De Kun Li
    Epidemiology 13:372. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of the CYP1A1 MspI, ERalpha PvuII, and ERalpha XbaI polymorphisms on the risk of breast cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in Shanghai, China
    Yueping Shen
    School of Radiation Medicine and Public Health, Soochow University, Suzhou, PR China
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:342-7. 2006
    ..81-7.07), and among all three genotypes (m2/m2, pp, and xx; OR, 8.07; 95% CI, 1.45-44.77). Results of this study indicate that estrogen-metabolizing genes and estrogen receptor may jointly play a role in the etiology of breast cancer...

Research Grants18

  1. Exposure to Bisphenol A & Reproductive Effect in Humans
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study will evaluate the reproductive effects of BPA in settings where there have been high levels of exposure. The study will also investigate effects in multiple human generations. ..
  2. Prenatal NSAID Use and Miscarriage
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. INDUCED ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER RISK
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  4. Prenatal MF Exposure & Miscarriage Risk Among Women
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from the proposed study will provide much needed confirmation of the recently reported results and advance our understanding of a MF health effect. ..