S J London

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ozone exposure, vitamin C intake, and genetic susceptibility of asthmatic children in Mexico City: a cohort study
    Hortensia Moreno-Macias
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, edificio H 001, Col Vicentina, 09430, D F, Mexico City, Mexico
    Respir Res 14:14. 2013
  2. pmc Occupation and three-year incidence of respiratory symptoms and lung function decline: the ARIC Study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Respir Res 13:24. 2012
  3. pmc Respiratory symptoms in relation to residential coal burning and environmental tobacco smoke among early adolescents in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study
    Päivi M Salo
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health 3:14. 2004
  4. pmc Gene-air pollution interactions in asthma
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:217-20. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Residential magnetic field exposure and breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study from a multiethnic cohort in Los Angeles County, California
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:969-80. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk in relation to genetic polymorphisms of microsomal epoxide hydrolase among African-Americans and Caucasians in Los Angeles County
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lung Cancer 28:147-55. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Gene by environment interaction in asthma
    Stephanie J London
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:55-80. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I, IGF-binding protein 3, and lung cancer risk in a prospective study of men in China
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Pulmonary Pathobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:749-54. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of XRCC1 and lung cancer risk among African-Americans and Caucasians
    G L David-Beabes
    Laboratory of Pulmonary Pathobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lung Cancer 34:333-9. 2001
  10. pmc Genetic variation in ORM1-like 3 (ORMDL3) and gasdermin-like (GSDML) and childhood asthma
    H Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Allergy 64:629-35. 2009

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  1. pmc Ozone exposure, vitamin C intake, and genetic susceptibility of asthmatic children in Mexico City: a cohort study
    Hortensia Moreno-Macias
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, edificio H 001, Col Vicentina, 09430, D F, Mexico City, Mexico
    Respir Res 14:14. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Occupation and three-year incidence of respiratory symptoms and lung function decline: the ARIC Study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Respir Res 13:24. 2012
    ..Specific occupations are associated with adverse respiratory health. Inhalation exposures encountered in these jobs may place workers at risk of new-onset respiratory disease...
  3. pmc Respiratory symptoms in relation to residential coal burning and environmental tobacco smoke among early adolescents in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study
    Päivi M Salo
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health 3:14. 2004
    ..Cigarette smoking and coal burning are the primary sources of indoor air pollution in Chinese households. However, effects of these exposures on Chinese children's respiratory health are not well characterized...
  4. pmc Gene-air pollution interactions in asthma
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:217-20. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Residential magnetic field exposure and breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study from a multiethnic cohort in Los Angeles County, California
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:969-80. 2003
    ..49, 1.18)). Stronger measured fields were not significantly associated with increased risk. These data suggest that residential magnetic field exposures commonly experienced by US women do not influence risk of breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk in relation to genetic polymorphisms of microsomal epoxide hydrolase among African-Americans and Caucasians in Los Angeles County
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lung Cancer 28:147-55. 2000
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Gene by environment interaction in asthma
    Stephanie J London
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:55-80. 2009
    ..New tools are enabling the study of epigenetic mechanisms for environmental interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I, IGF-binding protein 3, and lung cancer risk in a prospective study of men in China
    Stephanie J London
    Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Pulmonary Pathobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:749-54. 2002
    ..In a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China, we examined the association between serum levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and the subsequent risk of lung cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of XRCC1 and lung cancer risk among African-Americans and Caucasians
    G L David-Beabes
    Laboratory of Pulmonary Pathobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lung Cancer 34:333-9. 2001
    ..3, 95% CI 0.0-2.9; Caucasians OR=0.4, 95% CI 0.2-1.0). These results suggest that genetic variation in XRCC1 might contribute to lung cancer and may interact with the amount smoked...
  10. pmc Genetic variation in ORM1-like 3 (ORMDL3) and gasdermin-like (GSDML) and childhood asthma
    H Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Allergy 64:629-35. 2009
    ..Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the region including ORMDL3 on chromosome 17q21 were related to childhood asthma risk and ORMDL3 expression levels in Europeans...
  11. ncbi request reprint CTNNB1 mutations and beta-catenin protein accumulation in human hepatocellular carcinomas associated with high exposure to aflatoxin B1
    T R Devereux
    Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Mol Carcinog 31:68-73. 2001
    ..Published 2001 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  12. pmc Pesticide use and adult-onset asthma among male farmers in the Agricultural Health Study
    J A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology Branch, MD A3 05, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Eur Respir J 34:1296-303. 2009
    ..There was little evidence that allergy alone was driving these associations. In conclusion, pesticides may be an overlooked contributor to asthma risk among farmers...
  13. pmc Dust weight and asthma prevalence in the National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing (NSLAH)
    Leslie Elliott
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:215-20. 2007
    ..Settled dust has been used in studies to assess exposures to allergens and other biologically active components, but it has not been considered in the aggregate in relation to respiratory health outcomes in the general population...
  14. pmc Volatile organic compounds and pulmonary function in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Leslie Elliott
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1210-4. 2006
    ..Blood levels of VOCs may be more indicative of personal exposures than are air concentrations; no studies have addressed their relationship with respiratory outcomes...
  15. pmc Parental smoking modifies the relation between genetic variation in tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) and childhood asthma
    Hao Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:616-22. 2007
    ..Parental smoking is a consistent risk factor for childhood asthma. Secondhand smoke and ozone both stimulate TNF production...
  16. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 I462V genetic polymorphism and lung cancer risk in a cohort of men in Shanghai, China
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:987-91. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B, aflatoxin B(1), and p53 codon 249 mutation in hepatocellular carcinomas from Guangxi, People's Republic of China, and a meta-analysis of existing studies
    M C Stern
    Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:617-25. 2001
    ..0001). We found little evidence for an HBV-aflatoxin interaction modulating the presence of the p53 249(ser) mutation or any type of p53 mutation...
  18. pmc Chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women in the agricultural health study
    Martin Valcin
    Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:574-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine agricultural risk factors for chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women...
  19. pmc Dietary fiber, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Haidong Kan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:570-8. 2008
    ..83 (p = 0.021) for cereal fiber, and 0.72 (p = 0.005) for fruit fiber. This study provides the first known evidence that dietary fiber is independently associated with better lung function and reduced prevalence of COPD...
  20. pmc Lack of association between genetic variation in G-protein-coupled receptor for asthma susceptibility and childhood asthma and atopy
    H Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Genes Immun 9:224-30. 2008
    ..Accordingly, our results suggest that GPRA variants are not an important contributor to childhood asthma and atopy susceptibility in a Mexican population...
  21. pmc Pesticides and atopic and nonatopic asthma among farm women in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jane A Hoppin
    NIEHS Epidemiology Branch, MD A3 05, P O Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:11-8. 2008
    ..Risk factors for asthma among farm women are understudied...
  22. pmc Questionnaire predictors of atopy in a US population sample: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:544-52. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Dustborne Alternaria alternata antigens in US homes: results from the National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing
    Päivi M Salo
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:623-9. 2005
    ..Alternaria alternata is one of the most common fungi associated with allergic disease. However, Alternaria exposure in indoor environments is not well characterized...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chemical predictors of wheeze among farmer pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch and Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:683-9. 2002
    ..5 (95% CI 1.2,1.9). Inclusion of crops and animals into these models did not significantly alter the observed OR. These associations, though small, suggest an independent role for specific pesticides in respiratory symptoms of farmers...
  25. pmc Exposure to Alternaria alternata in US homes is associated with asthma symptoms
    Päivi M Salo
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health NIH, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:892-8. 2006
    ..Exposure to the fungus Alternaria alternata is a risk factor for asthma. Few studies have examined Alternaria exposures in indoor environments...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pesticides and adult respiratory outcomes in the agricultural health study
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Healh Science, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:343-54. 2006
    ..00-2.19) for farmers and 1.96 (95% CI = 1.05-3.66) for commercial applicators. Our wheeze results are consistent with recent animal models that support a role for organophosphates and respiratory outcomes...
  27. pmc Pesticides and other agricultural factors associated with self-reported farmer's lung among farm residents in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:334-41. 2007
    ..Farmer's lung, or hypersensitivity pneumonitis, is an important contributor to respiratory morbidity among farmers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diurnal temperature range and daily mortality in Shanghai, China
    Haidong Kan
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Environ Res 103:424-31. 2007
    ..This study suggests within-day variation in temperature may be a novel risk factor for death...
  29. pmc Uterine leiomyomata in relation to insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin, and diabetes
    Donna D Baird
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 20:604-10. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that circulating levels of these proteins would be associated with increased prevalence and size of uterine fibroids...
  30. pmc Pesticide use and chronic bronchitis among farmers in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:969-79. 2007
    ..Farmers have increased risk for chronic bronchitis. Few investigators have considered pesticides...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pesticides associated with wheeze among commercial pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1129-37. 2006
    ..40, 95% CI: 1.24, 4.65). These results add to the emerging literature linking organophosphate insecticides and respiratory health and suggest a role for chlorimuron-ethyl...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate) reduced:quinone oxidoreductase and glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphisms and childhood asthma
    Gloria L David
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, MD D2 01, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1199-204. 2003
    ..2-0.8). The p value for difference in relative risk for NQO1 by GSTM1 genotype = 0.013. These data are consistent with a protective effect of the NQO1 Ser allele in this population of GSTM1-null children with high ozone exposure...
  33. pmc Phthalate exposure and pulmonary function
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health DHHS, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:571-4. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that MBP and MEP, but not MEHP, may influence pulmonary function among adult males...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diesel exhaust, solvents, and other occupational exposures as risk factors for wheeze among farmers
    Jane A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch and Biostatistics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:1308-13. 2004
    ..89, 3.73), an indication of daily solvent exposure. These results add to the growing body of evidence of adverse respiratory effects of diesel exposure on the lung and suggest exposure to solvents may contribute as well...
  35. pmc Animal production and wheeze in the Agricultural Health Study: interactions with atopy, asthma, and smoking
    J A Hoppin
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:e3. 2003
    ..Exposure to animals, their feeds, and by-products contribute to respiratory symptoms among farmers...
  36. pmc Family history and the risk of early-onset persistent, early-onset transient, and late-onset asthma
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 12:577-83. 2001
    ....
  37. pmc Childhood exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and chronic respiratory symptoms in non-smoking adults: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    G L David
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233, Mail Drop A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Thorax 60:1052-8. 2005
    ..Childhood exposure to environmental tobacco smoke has been extensively associated with childhood respiratory illness; fewer studies have addressed the effects on adults...
  38. pmc Exposure to mouse allergen in U.S. homes associated with asthma symptoms
    Päivi M Salo
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:387-91. 2009
    ..Most studies investigating the role of residential mouse allergen exposures in asthma have focused on inner-city populations...
  39. pmc Indoor allergens, asthma, and asthma-related symptoms among adolescents in Wuhan, China
    Päivi M Salo
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:543-50. 2004
    ..We examined whether exposures to common indoor allergens were associated with doctor-diagnosed asthma and asthma-related symptoms among Chinese adolescents...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and reduced cough with phlegm: a cohort study in Singapore
    Lesley M Butler
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:279-87. 2004
    ..These data suggest that a diet high in fiber from fruit and, possibly, soyfoods may reduce the incidence of chronic respiratory symptoms. Associated nutrients, such as flavonoids, may contribute to this association...
  41. pmc Genome-wide association study implicates chromosome 9q21.31 as a susceptibility locus for asthma in mexican children
    Dana B Hancock
    Department of Health and Human Services, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000623. 2009
    ....
  42. pmc Genetic variation in S-nitrosoglutathione reductase (GSNOR) and childhood asthma
    Hao Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:322-8. 2007
    ..GSNOR knockout mice have increased lung S-nitrosothiol levels and are therefore protected from airway hyperresponsiveness after methacholine or allergen challenge...
  43. pmc Traffic exposure and lung function in adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Haidong Kan
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Thorax 62:873-9. 2007
    ..Traffic exposure is a major contributor to ambient air pollution for people living close to busy roads. The relationship between traffic exposure and lung function remains inconclusive in adults...
  44. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in arginase I and II and childhood asthma and atopy
    Huiling Li
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:119-26. 2006
    ..A recent microarray study implicated arginase I (ARG1) and arginase II (ARG2) in mouse allergic asthma models and human asthma...
  45. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in transforming growth factor beta-1 (TGFB1) and childhood asthma and atopy
    Huiling Li
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Hum Genet 121:529-38. 2007
    ..77, 95% CI=1.22-2.57 for two copies). These three SNPs were also related to the degree of atopy. This largest study to date of genetic variation in TGFB1 and asthma and atopy adds to increasing evidence for a role in these disorders...
  46. pmc Evaluation of candidate genes in a genome-wide association study of childhood asthma in Mexicans
    Hao Wu
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:321-327.e13. 2010
    ..However, many have not been systematically replicated in human populations, especially those containing a large number of tagging single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Collection of buccal cell DNA in seventh-grade children using water and a toothbrush
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Pulmonary Pathobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1227-30. 2001
    ..The method requires only inexpensive, readily available materials and produces a large quantity of high-quality DNA for PCR analyses...
  48. pmc Meta-analyses of genome-wide association studies identify multiple loci associated with pulmonary function
    Dana B Hancock
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Nat Genet 42:45-52. 2010
    ..Our findings may offer insights into pulmonary function and pathogenesis of chronic lung disease...
  49. pmc Prospective study of breast-feeding in relation to wheeze, atopy, and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    Leslie Elliott
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:49-54, 54.e1-3. 2008
    ..Breast-feeding clearly protects against early wheezing, but recent data suggest that it might increase later risk of atopic disease and asthma...
  50. pmc Acute pulmonary function response to ozone in young adults as a function of body mass index
    William D Bennett
    Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 19:1147-54. 2007
    ..022). Although our population studied was predominantly normal weight, we found that higher body mass index may be a modest risk factor for adverse pulmonary effects associated with ozone exposure, especially for women...
  51. pmc Dietary fiber intake and retinal vascular caliber in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Haidong Kan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1626-32. 2007
    ..Microvascular abnormalities can be observed by retinal examination and contribute to the pathogenesis of various cardiovascular diseases. The impact of dietary fiber on the retinal microvasculature is not known...
  52. pmc How exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, outdoor air pollutants, and increased pollen burdens influences the incidence of asthma
    M Ian Gilmour
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:627-33. 2006
    ....
  53. pmc Prospective analysis of traffic exposure as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Haidong Kan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1463-8. 2008
    ..For people living close to busy roads, traffic is a major source of air pollution. Few prospective data have been published on the effects of long-term exposure to traffic on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Lancet 359:386-91. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation between newly-diagnosed asthma and team sports in a cohort of children exposed to different concentrations and mixtures of air pollutants...
  55. pmc Vapor, dust, and smoke exposure in relation to adult-onset asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Tricia D LeVan
    Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1118-28. 2006
    ..These data support the role of occupational exposures in the etiology of respiratory illness in a population-based cohort in Singapore with a low prevalence of atopic illness...
  56. pmc Prospective study of dietary patterns and persistent cough with phlegm among Chinese Singaporeans
    Lesley M Butler
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:264-70. 2006
    ..Using principal components analysis to examine dietary patterns complements the evaluation of individual food and nutrient intake in relation to health outcomes, but has not yet been applied to nonmalignant respiratory disease or symptoms...
  57. ncbi request reprint Metabolic gene polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in non-smokers. An update of the GSEC study
    Sara Raimondi
    Fondazione Policlinico IRCCS, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Via Pace 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Mutat Res 592:45-57. 2005
    ..Since genetic factors may play an important role in lung cancer development at low dose carcinogen exposure, non-smokers are a good model to study genetic susceptibility and its interaction with environmental factors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Indoor risk factors for asthma in a prospective study of adolescents
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Epidemiology 13:288-95. 2002
    ..However, there has been little investigation of the effect of the indoor environment on incident asthma in adolescents...
  59. ncbi request reprint Microsomal epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms and lung cancer risk: a quantitative review
    Won Jin Lee
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 7:230-41. 2002
    ..If present, this effect may vary among different populations, possibly because of interaction with genetic or environmental factors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Meta- and pooled analyses of the effects of glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphisms and smoking on lung cancer risk
    Simone Benhamou
    INSERM U521, EMI 00 06, Evry, France
    Carcinogenesis 23:1343-50. 2002
    ..08, 95% CI 0.98-1.18) and no evidence of interaction between GSTM1 genotype and either smoking status or cumulative tobacco consumption...
  61. ncbi request reprint Traffic density and the risk of childhood leukemia in a Los Angeles case-control study
    Bryan Langholz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:482-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship between traffic density and the risk of childhood leukemia...
  62. pmc Ozone and daily mortality in Shanghai, China
    Yunhui Zhang
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1227-32. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase G-463A polymorphism and lung cancer: a HuGE genetic susceptibility to environmental carcinogens pooled analysis
    Emanuela Taioli
    University of Pittsburgh, Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pensylvania 15232, USA
    Genet Med 9:67-73. 2007
    ..The myeloperoxidase G-463A polymorphism was significantly protective in "ever" smokers but not in "never" smokers. Myeloperoxidase is a key enzyme in tobacco-induced carcinogenesis...
  64. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 and GSTM1 genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in Caucasian non-smokers: a pooled analysis
    Rayjean J Hung
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Carcinogenesis 24:875-82. 2003
    ..Our study therefore suggests that the CYP1A1 Ile(462)Val variant allele might play a role in lung carcinogenesis among non-smokers, possibly in combination with the GSTM1 null genotype...
  65. pmc Baby swimming and respiratory health
    Wenche Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 97:657-62. 2008
    ..To estimate the effect of baby swimming in the first 6 months of life on respiratory diseases from 6 to 18 months...
  66. pmc Differentiating the effects of fine and coarse particles on daily mortality in Shanghai, China
    Haidong Kan
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
    Environ Int 33:376-84. 2007
    ..Our analyses provide the first statistically significant evidence in China that PM2.5 has an adverse effect on population health and strengthen the rationale for further limiting levels of PM2.5 in outdoor air in Shanghai...
  67. pmc Breastfeeding and asthma in adolescents
    Stephanie J London
    Am J Public Health 94:1843; author reply 1843-5. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint On previous findings concerning preserved meat intake and respiratory disease
    Lesley M Butler
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:315; author reply 316. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Alternaria alternata antigens in US homes
    Päivi M Salo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:473; author reply 474. 2006
  70. pmc Interpregnancy interval might affect the risk of childhood atopy
    Ganesa Wegienka
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:169-71. 2004