Matthew P Longnecker

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reliability and determinants of anogenital distance and penis dimensions in male newborns from Chiapas, Mexico
    S Patricia Romano-Riquer
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Morelos, Mexico
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:219-28. 2007
  2. pmc Anogenital distance in human male and female newborns: a descriptive, cross-sectional study
    Eduardo Salazar-Martinez
    National Institute of Public Health, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Ma Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Environ Health 3:8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The human health effects of DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) and PCBS (polychlorinated biphenyls) and an overview of organochlorines in public health
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 18:211-44. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in relation to preterm and small-for-gestational-age birth
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 16:641-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and sensorineural hearing loss in 8-year-old children
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:629-37. 2004
  6. pmc An approach to assessment of endocrine disruption in the National Children's Study
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, 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 111:1691-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint An unexpected distribution of sodium concentration in serum specimens stored for more than 30 years
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:178-81. 2003
  8. pmc Comparison of polychlorinated biphenyl levels across studies of human neurodevelopment
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:65-70. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum level of 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene and risk of cryptorchidism, hypospadias, and polythelia among male offspring
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:313-22. 2002
  10. pmc Environmental contaminants as etiologic factors for diabetes
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:871-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. pmc Reliability and determinants of anogenital distance and penis dimensions in male newborns from Chiapas, Mexico
    S Patricia Romano-Riquer
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Morelos, Mexico
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:219-28. 2007
    ..Whether AGD measures in humans relate to clinically important outcomes, however, remains to be determined, as does its utility as a measure of androgen action in epidemiological studies...
  2. pmc Anogenital distance in human male and female newborns: a descriptive, cross-sectional study
    Eduardo Salazar-Martinez
    National Institute of Public Health, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Ma Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Environ Health 3:8. 2004
    ..Because AGD has been an easy-to-measure, sensitive outcome in animals studies, we developed and implemented an anthropometric protocol for measurement of AGD in human males as well as females...
  3. ncbi request reprint The human health effects of DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) and PCBS (polychlorinated biphenyls) and an overview of organochlorines in public health
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 18:211-44. 1997
    ..A recent risk assessment that considered animal data, however, gives a cancer risk estimate for background exposure to dioxin and dioxin-like compounds (e.g. some PCBs) with an upper bound in the range of 10(-4) per year...
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in relation to preterm and small-for-gestational-age birth
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 16:641-7. 2005
    ..Within the range of the resulting low-level exposure, associations of PCBs with lower birth weight have been observed in several studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and sensorineural hearing loss in 8-year-old children
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:629-37. 2004
    ..Overall, an adverse effect of early-life, background-level PCB exposure on SNHL was not supported by these data...
  6. pmc An approach to assessment of endocrine disruption in the National Children's Study
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, 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 111:1691-7. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, if properly designed, the NCS could serve as an excellent resource for investigating future hypotheses regarding endocrine disruption...
  7. ncbi request reprint An unexpected distribution of sodium concentration in serum specimens stored for more than 30 years
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:178-81. 2003
    ..In two studies using these specimens, we measured sodium concentration to assess desiccation...
  8. pmc Comparison of polychlorinated biphenyl levels across studies of human neurodevelopment
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:65-70. 2003
    ..S. studies or recent Dutch, German, and northern Québec studies. Our results will facilitate a direct comparison of the findings on PCBs and neurodevelopment when they are published for all 10 studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum level of 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene and risk of cryptorchidism, hypospadias, and polythelia among male offspring
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:313-22. 2002
    ..9 (95% CI: 0.9, 4.0) for polythelia. For cryptorchidism and polythelia, the results were consistent with a modest-to-moderate association, but in no instance was the estimate very precise. The results were inconclusive...
  10. pmc Environmental contaminants as etiologic factors for diabetes
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2233, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:871-6. 2001
    ..Although environmental factors other than contaminants may account for the majority of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the etiologic role of several contaminants and occupational exposures deserves further study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of calcium, magnesium and antioxidants in relation to risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle, NC 27709, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 19:210-6. 2000
    ..Overall, these dietary factors were not related to risk of ALS, though modestly protective associations were suggested for magnesium and lycopene...
  12. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyl serum levels in pregnant subjects with diabetes
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1099-101. 2001
    ..To test this hypothesis, we examined a group of pregnant women whose serum PCB levels had been measured and whose diabetes status had been previously recorded...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between maternal serum concentration of the DDT metabolite DDE and preterm and small-for-gestational-age babies at birth
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, PO Box 12233 MD A3 05, NC 27709, USA
    Lancet 358:110-4. 2001
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between DDE exposure and preterm birth...
  14. pmc Perfluorinated compounds in relation to birth weight in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Kristina W Whitworth
    National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1209-16. 2012
    ..Whether some of the associations suggested by these findings may be due to a noncausal pharmacokinetic mechanism remains unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposure to 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (p,p'-DDE) in relation to child growth
    Nuria Ribas-Fito
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:853-8. 2006
    ..Design Prospective cohort study. Participants 1,712 children born between 1959 and 1966 with measured p,p'-DDE concentrations in their mother's serum samples from pregnancy. Setting Multicenter US Collaborative Perinatal Project (CPP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to background levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and cognitive functioning among school-age children
    Kimberly A Gray
    Division of Extramural Research and Training, 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 162:17-26. 2005
    ..22 (95% confidence interval: -0.28, 0.71). In these data, in utero exposure to background levels of PCBs was not associated with lower IQ at age 7 years...
  17. pmc Levels of metabolites of organophosphate pesticides, phthalates, and bisphenol A in pooled urine specimens from pregnant women participating in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, MD A3 05, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:481-91. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Exposure to tobacco smoke in utero and subsequent plasma lipids, ApoB, and CRP among adult women in the MoBa cohort
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Epidemiology Branch, 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 120:1532-7. 2012
    ..However, whether such exposure increases the risk of developing similar metabolic alterations during adulthood is uncertain...
  19. pmc Prenatal exposure to the major DDT metabolite 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) and growth in boys from Mexico
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 111 TW Alexander Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Res 110:595-603. 2010
    ..01 microg/g) grew similarly and they had a BMI SDS similar to the referent group. The results do not support the prior findings of an association of DDE exposure with childhood height or BMI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum level of the DDT metabolite DDE in relation to fetal loss in previous pregnancies
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233 MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709, USA
    Environ Res 97:127-33. 2005
    ..1-1.6). The results were consistent with an adverse effect of DDE on fetal loss, but were inconclusive owing to the possibility that previous pregnancies ending in fetal loss decreased serum DDE levels less than did those carried to term...
  21. pmc Maternal pregnancy levels of trans-nonachlor and oxychlordane and prevalence of cryptorchidism and hypospadias in boys
    Britton Trabert
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:478-82. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 16:191-200. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined these associations in humans...
  23. pmc In-utero exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and cognitive development among infants and school-aged children
    Todd A Jusko
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709 2233, USA
    Epidemiology 23:689-98. 2012
    ..We examined this association in an historical cohort in which the level of exposure was greater than in previous studies...
  24. pmc In utero exposure to the antiandrogen 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) in relation to anogenital distance in male newborns from Chiapas, México
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1015-22. 2007
    ..If DDE has important antiandrogenic action in humans, it may be manifest only at higher levels of exposure or via effects on other outcomes...
  25. pmc Associations between plasma DDE levels and immunologic measures in African-American farmers in North Carolina
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, 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 112:1080-4. 2004
    ..32-11.3; for > or = 12.0 microg/L compared with < 3.0 microg/L p,p'-DDE), but this difference was not statistically significant. These analyses provide evidence that p,p'-DDE modulates immune responses in humans...
  26. pmc In utero exposure to maternal tobacco smoke and subsequent obesity, hypertension, and gestational diabetes among women in the MoBa cohort
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Epidemiology Branch, 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 120:355-60. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Within-person variability in urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations: measurements from specimens after long-term frozen storage
    Donna Day Baird
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:169-75. 2010
    ..These findings support the use of stored urine specimens collected during the relevant stage of human pregnancy to investigate the influence of phthalate exposures on later outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy in relation to child overweight: follow-up to age 8 years
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:121-30. 2006
    ..The size of this relation, however, is unclear, as is the age at which it becomes detectable...
  29. pmc Within-person variability in urinary bisphenol A concentrations: measurements from specimens after long-term frozen storage
    Pablo A Nepomnaschy
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Environ Res 109:734-7. 2009
    ..Our aims were to evaluate the stability of BPA in specimens after 22-24 years of storage and to measure within-person temporal variability in urinary BPA...
  30. pmc Perfluorinated compounds and subfecundity in pregnant women
    Kristina W Whitworth
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 23:257-63. 2012
    ..We examined subfecundity in relation to 2 perfluorinated compounds-perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) and time to pregnancy
    Dionne C Gesink Law
    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 162:523-32. 2005
    ..Both trends were imprecise and attenuated when expressed on a lipid basis. Overall, evidence of an association between PCB or DDE exposure and time to pregnancy was weak and inconclusive...
  32. pmc In utero exposure to tobacco smoke and subsequent reduced fertility in females
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Human and Health Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:2901-6. 2010
    ..Animal studies have shown that in utero exposure to chemicals in tobacco smoke reduces female fertility, but epidemiological findings have been inconsistent...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prenatal exposure to low-level polychlorinated biphenyls in relation to mental and motor development at 8 months
    Julie L Daniels
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:485-92. 2003
    ..The reasons for variation in results within this study and across other studies remain unclear...
  34. pmc Association between perfluoroalkyl substances and thyroid stimulating hormone among pregnant women: a cross-sectional study
    Yan Wang
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Health 12:76. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between plasma concentrations of PFASs and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) among pregnant women...
  35. pmc Prenatal DDT exposure in relation to anthropometric and pubertal measures in adolescent males
    Beth C Gladen
    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 112:1761-7. 2004
    ..No associations between prenatal exposure to any of the DDT compounds and any outcome measure were seen...
  36. ncbi request reprint Blood mercury level and blood pressure among US women: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000
    Suma Vupputuri
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Environ Res 97:195-200. 2005
    ..While an adverse effect of mercury exposure at background levels on BP was not present overall, an adverse association was present among non-fish-consuming young and middle-aged women...
  37. pmc Lipid adjustment for chemical exposures: accounting for concomitant variables
    Daniel Li
    From the aDepartment of Statistical Science, Duke University, Durham, NC and bEpidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC
    Epidemiology 24:921-8. 2013
    ..To address such concerns, we propose a new method that uses Box-Cox transformations and a simple Bayesian hierarchical model to adjust for lipophilic chemical exposures...
  38. pmc Perfluoroalkyl substances and lipid concentrations in plasma during pregnancy among women in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Anne P Starling
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Int 62:104-12. 2014
    ..If there is a causal link between PFAS concentrations and elevated lipids during pregnancy, this may suggest a mechanism by which PFAS exposure leads to certain adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preeclampsia...
  39. pmc Physical activity during pregnancy and language development in the offspring
    Anne Marie Z Jukic
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:283-93. 2013
    ..We used data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (born in 1991-92) to investigate maternal physical activity during pregnancy and offspring language development...
  40. pmc Reproducibility of reported in utero exposure to tobacco smoke
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Human and Health Services, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:48-52. 2011
    ..We evaluated the reproducibility of in utero exposure to tobacco smoke, reported by the adult daughter during consecutive pregnancies...
  41. pmc Urinary metabolite concentrations of organophosphorous pesticides, bisphenol A, and phthalates among pregnant women in Rotterdam, the Netherlands: the Generation R study
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, MD A3 05, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Res 108:260-7. 2008
    ..The data indicate that the Generation R study population provides a wide distribution of selected environmental exposures. Reasons for the relatively high levels and possible health effects need investigation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Invited Commentary: Why DDT matters now
    Matthew P Longnecker
    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 162:726-8. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Fish intake during pregnancy and early cognitive development of offspring
    Julie L Daniels
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA juliedanielsunc edu
    Epidemiology 15:394-402. 2004
    ..Previous investigations of fish intake in relation to neurodevelopment have focused on possible damage from contaminants, whereas potential benefits of fish consumption have been relatively unexplored..
  44. pmc Development of PBPK models for PFOA and PFOS for human pregnancy and lactation life stages
    Anne E Loccisano
    Center for Human Health Assessment, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 76:25-57. 2013
    ..These models may help address concerns regarding possible adverse health effects due to PFOA/PFOS exposure in the fetus and infant and may be useful in comparing pharmacokinetics across life stages...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic variability and the miracle of modern analytical chemistry
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 17:350-1. 2006
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Maternal hormone levels and risk of cryptorchism among populations at high and low risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Katherine A McGlynn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7060, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1732-7. 2005
    ..05). These results do not support either the estrogen or the androgen hypothesis. Rather, lower estrogens in case mothers may indicate that a placental defect increases the risk of cryptorchism and, possibly, testicular cancer...
  48. pmc Reliability of reported breastfeeding duration among reproductive-aged women from Mexico
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Center for Population Health Research, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Matern Child Nutr 5:125-37. 2009
    ..Future studies that use reported breastfeeding duration may want to consider the effect of these variables on recall...
  49. pmc Placental characteristics as a proxy measure of serum hormone and protein levels during pregnancy with a male fetus
    Britton Trabert
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:689-95. 2011
    ..Associations with birth weight were also examined...
  50. pmc Risk factors for cryptorchism among populations at differing risks of testicular cancer
    Katherine A McGlynn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:787-95. 2006
    ..However, while TGCT incidence varies greatly between white and black men, little variability has been reported between the two groups in cryptorchism prevalence. This may suggest that cryptorchism risk factors differ by ethnicity...
  51. pmc Maternal pregnancy levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of hypospadias and cryptorchidism in male offspring
    Katherine A McGlynn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1472-6. 2009
    ..It has been suggested, however, that in utero hormone levels may be related to risk. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) compounds, may alter hormone levels and thereby affect the fetus...
  52. pmc Nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, and mercury exposure among children with and without dental amalgam fillings
    Xibiao Ye
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Fudan University, PO Box 248, 138 Yixueyuan Road, Shanghai 20032, China
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:378-86. 2009
    ..We evaluated impacts of low-level mercury exposure on renal function and neurobehavioral and neuropsychological performance among children...
  53. pmc Fecundability among women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    K W Whitworth
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233, Mail Drop A3 05, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetologia 54:516-22. 2011
    ..We assessed the effects of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes on fecundability (as manifest by increased time-to-pregnancy [TTP]) in a large cohort of pregnant women...
  54. pmc In utero exposure to maternal smoking and women's risk of fetal loss in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort (MoBa)
    L A Cupul-Uicab
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH DHHS USA, MD A3 05, 111 TW Alexander Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:458-65. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the association between in utero exposure to tobacco smoke and fetal loss in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa), which enrolled ∼40% of the pregnant women in Norway from 1999 to 2008...
  55. ncbi request reprint Correlations among polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, and furans in humans
    B C Gladen
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:15-20. 1999
    ..Outcomes attributed to one may, in fact, be due to another...
  56. pmc Prenatal exposure to persistent organochlorines and childhood obesity in the US collaborative perinatal project
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    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 121:1103-9. 2013
    ....
  57. pmc Evaluation of the association between arsenic and diabetes: a National Toxicology Program workshop review
    Elizabeth A Maull
    Biomolecular Screening Branch, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1658-70. 2012
    ..This review is derived from discussions at that workshop...
  58. pmc The ratio of specific polychlorinated biphenyls as a surrogate biomarker of cytochrome P4501A2 activity: a pharmaco-metabonomic study in humans
    Xibiao Ye
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1013-5. 2008
  59. pmc An interlaboratory study of perfluorinated alkyl compound levels in human plasma
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Res 107:152-9. 2008
    ..Considering the degree of between-subject variation in levels among people in background-exposed populations, the results indicate that biomarker-based epidemiologic studies of associations with health could have reasonable precision...
  60. ncbi request reprint DDT metabolite and androgens in African-American farmers
    Stephen A Martin
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology Branch, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 13:454-8. 2002
    ..The ubiquitous dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) metabolite 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) is an androgen receptor antagonist. Data on potential antiandrogenic activity of DDE in humans are limited...
  61. doi request reprint Probiotic milk consumption in pregnancy and infancy and subsequent childhood allergic diseases
    Randi J Bertelsen
    Department of Food, Water and Cosmetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:165-171.e8. 2014
    ..Whether probiotics, which can influence the microbiome, prevent infant eczema or allergic disease remains an open question. Most studies have focused on high-risk infants...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives
    Glinda S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:35-9. 2004
    ..Ovarian cancer was one of the cancers observed in these studies. We examined the association between epithelial ovarian cancer and use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives in a population-based case-control study...
  63. pmc Risk of ovarian cancer in relation to use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives
    G S Cooper
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Br J Cancer 83:404-6. 2000
    ..4 for any use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives and OR 1.5 for 75 or more days of use)..
  64. pmc Phenolphthalein-containing laxative use in relation to adenomatous colorectal polyps in three studies
    M P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:1210-2. 1997
    ..Although the low prevalence of frequent use made for relatively wide confidence intervals, overall these data suggest that use of phenolphthalein-containing laxatives does not increase risk of adenomatous colorectal polyps...
  65. pmc Outcome-dependent sampling: an efficient sampling and inference procedure for studies with a continuous outcome
    Haibo Zhou
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7420, USA
    Epidemiology 18:461-8. 2007
    ..This design, coupled with an appropriate analysis, offers a cost-efficient approach to studying the determinants of a continuous outcome...
  66. pmc DDE, a degradation product of DDT, and duration of lactation in a highly exposed area of Mexico
    Lea A Cupul-Uicab
    Center for Population Health Research, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Environ Health Perspect 116:179-83. 2008
    ..If DDE truly shortens lactation, this has public health importance regarding infant mortality and the use of DDT for malaria control...
  67. pmc The National Children's Study of environmental effects on child health and development
    Amy M Branum
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:642-6. 2003
    ..We discuss briefly how the proposed cohort could be used to examine, among many other things, the effect of chemical contaminants in breast milk on children's health and development...
  68. pmc Serum organochlorines and breast cancer: a case-control study among African-American women
    Nicole M Gatto
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, USC Norris Comprehensive Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Room 4449, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:29-39. 2007
    ..This study, the largest study of African-American women to date, does not support a role of DDE and total PCBs in breast cancer risk at the levels measured...
  69. pmc Meeting report: measuring endocrine-sensitive endpoints within the first years of life
    Tye E Arbuckle
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 116:948-51. 2008
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  70. pmc Maternal pregnancy serum level of heptachlor epoxide, hexachlorobenzene, and beta-hexachlorocyclohexane and risk of cryptorchidism in offspring
    Frank H Pierik
    Department of Reproduction and Perinatology, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Environ Res 105:364-9. 2007
    ..These results provide little support for an association of cryptorchidism with exposure to low levels of HCE or HCB. For beta-HCCH the findings were somewhat suggestive of an association but were inconclusive...
  71. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer by histologic type (United States)
    Laura M Newcomer
    Program in Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:225-33. 2003
    ..Postmenopausal hormone use and risk of breast cancer by histopathology was examined in a large multi-centered population-based case-control study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer by histologic type
    Laura M Newcomer
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Int J Cancer 106:961-4. 2003
    ..Oral contraceptive use was not clearly associated with ductal carcinoma (OR = 1.2, 95%CI = 0.8-1.9). These results suggest that the association between oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer may vary by histologic type...
  73. pmc Prevalence of elevated alanine aminotransferase among US adolescents and associated factors: NHANES 1999-2004
    Abigail Fraser
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
    Gastroenterology 133:1814-20. 2007
    ..Study aims were to estimate the prevalence of elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT, as a marker of NAFLD) in a general contemporary adolescent population and to identify leading risk factors for ALT elevation (>30 U/L)...
  74. pmc Maternal dental history, child's birth outcome and early cognitive development
    Julie L Daniels
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:448-57. 2007
    ..9, [95% confidence interval 1.0, 3.4]). More detailed evaluation of the potential adverse effects of elective dental treatment during pregnancy, particularly dental X-rays, may be warranted...
  75. pmc Maternal hormone levels and perinatal characteristics: implications for testicular cancer
    Yawei Zhang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:85-92. 2007
    ..To examine the hypothesis, some studies used perinatal factors as surrogates for hormone levels. To determine the validity of this assumption, hormone-perinatal factor relationships were examined in the Collaborative Perinatal Project...