W J Rogan

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pollutants in breast milk
    W J Rogan
    Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 150:981-90. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of effects of environmental chemicals on the endocrine system in children
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 112:247-52. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint X-ray evidence of increased asbestos exposure in the US population from NHANES I and NHANES II, 1973-1978. National Health Examination Survey
    W J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:441-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neuropsychological development in children exposed to lead
    W J Rogan
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1421-6. 2001
  5. pmc Some evidence of effects of environmental chemicals on the endocrine system in children
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:659-67. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Health risks and benefits of bis(4-chlorophenyl)-1,1,1-trichloroethane (DDT)
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lancet 366:763-73. 2005
  7. pmc Isoflavones in urine, saliva, and blood of infants: data from a pilot study on the estrogenic activity of soy formula
    Yang Cao
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:223-34. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Isoflavones in soy infant formula: a review of evidence for endocrine and other activity in infants
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:33-54. 2004
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Pollutants in breast milk
    W J Rogan
    Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 150:981-90. 1996
    ..To review data on the occurrence and toxicity of the commonly reported pesticides and industrial environmental pollutant chemicals in breast milk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of effects of environmental chemicals on the endocrine system in children
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 112:247-52. 2003
    ..Although endocrine disruption in humans by pollutant chemicals remains largely undemonstrated, the underlying science is sound and the potential for such effects is real...
  3. ncbi request reprint X-ray evidence of increased asbestos exposure in the US population from NHANES I and NHANES II, 1973-1978. National Health Examination Survey
    W J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:441-9. 2000
    ..At least one indicator of asbestos exposure, mesothelioma, has been increasing in the US for decades. We investigated the prevalence of another indicator, pleural thickening on x-ray, in a defined sample of the US population...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neuropsychological development in children exposed to lead
    W J Rogan
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1421-6. 2001
    ..It is not known whether treatment to reduce blood lead levels prevents or reduces such impairment...
  5. pmc Some evidence of effects of environmental chemicals on the endocrine system in children
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:659-67. 2007
    ..Although endocrine disruption in humans by pollutant chemicals remains largely undemonstrated, the underlying science is sound and the potential for such effects is real...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health risks and benefits of bis(4-chlorophenyl)-1,1,1-trichloroethane (DDT)
    Walter J Rogan
    Epidemiology Branch, US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lancet 366:763-73. 2005
    ..DDT might be useful in controlling malaria, but the evidence of its adverse effects on human health needs appropriate research on whether it achieves a favourable balance of risk versus benefit...
  7. pmc Isoflavones in urine, saliva, and blood of infants: data from a pilot study on the estrogenic activity of soy formula
    Yang Cao
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:223-34. 2009
    ..We plan further longitudinal studies focusing on physical and developmental findings reflecting the effects of estrogen exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Isoflavones in soy infant formula: a review of evidence for endocrine and other activity in infants
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:33-54. 2004
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  9. 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 Qu├ębec studies. Our results will facilitate a direct comparison of the findings on PCBs and neurodevelopment when they are published for all 10 studies...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Postnatal cadmium exposure, neurodevelopment, and blood pressure in children at 2, 5, and 7 years of age
    Yang Cao
    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 117:1580-6. 2009
    ..Adverse health effects of cadmium in adults are well documented, but little is known about the neuropsychological effects of cadmium in children, and no studies of cadmium and blood pressure in children have been conducted...
  12. pmc Birth weight, early weight gain and pubertal maturation: a longitudinal study
    Y Wang
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Pediatr Obes 7:101-9. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of birth weight and early weight gain on the timing of various measures of puberty in both girls and boys...
  13. pmc Nonmalarial infant deaths and DDT use for malaria control
    Aimin Chen
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:960-4. 2003
    ..The estimated increases are of the same order of magnitude as the decreases from effective malaria control. Unintended consequences of DDT use need to be part of the discussion of modern vector control policy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dermatological findings in children exposed transplacentally to heat-degraded polychlorinated biphenyls in Taiwan
    B C Gladen
    Statistics and Biomathematics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
    Br J Dermatol 122:799-808. 1990
    ..The findings seen in transplacentally exposed children differ from those seen in people directly exposed, particularly in the latter group in higher prevalence of acne...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Does background postnatal methyl mercury exposure in toddlers affect cognition and behavior?
    Yang Cao
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Neurotoxicology 31:1-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that at the present background postnatal MeHg exposure levels of US children, adverse effects on children's IQ and behavior are not detectable...
  17. pmc Are breast-fed infants more resilient? Feeding method and cortisol in infants
    Yang Cao
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Pediatr 154:452-4. 2009
    ..The higher cortisol levels among breast-fed children may be involved in the analgesic effect of breastfeeding...
  18. pmc Lead exposure, IQ, and behavior in urban 5- to 7-year-olds: does lead affect behavior only by lowering IQ?
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e650-8. 2007
    ..In addition, either peak blood lead concentration, usually at 2 years old, or the lower blood lead level measured at school age may be the most relevant. Few studies have all of this information...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exposure to lead in children--how low is low enough?
    Walter J Rogan
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1515-6. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint DDT serum concentration and menstruation among young Chinese women
    Aimin Chen
    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 99:397-402. 2005
    ..The study largely suggests no association between DDE and DDT concentrations and menstrual cycle characteristics in young Chinese women, though the weak-to-no correlation of DDE with menstrual cycle length merits further study...
  21. pmc Maternal IQ, child IQ, behavior, and achievement in urban 5-7 year olds
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatr Res 59:471-7. 2006
    ..Children with higher IQ have fewer behavior problems, irrespective of the mother's IQ. In the special setting of mothers with IQ <70, children with higher IQ are not at greater risk of behavior problems...
  22. pmc Goitrogenic anions, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and thyroid hormone in infants
    Yang Cao
    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 118:1332-7. 2010
    ..U.S. women with higher background perchlorate exposure have higher thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and lower thyroxine (T4). There are no studies with individual measures of thyroid function and these goitrogens available in infants...
  23. pmc IQ and blood lead from 2 to 7 years of age: are the effects in older children the residual of high blood lead concentrations in 2-year-olds?
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:597-601. 2005
    ..The effect of concurrent blood level on IQ may therefore be greater than currently believed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Do children with falling blood lead levels have improved cognition?
    Xianchen Liu
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 110:787-91. 2002
    ..Exposure to lead at levels encountered by urban children impairs cognitive development. An observational study suggested improvement in IQ when blood lead level fell, but the only randomized trial of chelation showed no benefit in IQ...
  25. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and the risk of postneonatal death in the United States
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e435-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effect of breastfeeding on postneonatal mortality in United States using 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey (NMIHS) data...
  26. pmc The effect of chelation on blood pressure in lead-exposed children: a randomized study
    Aimin Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:579-83. 2006
    ..Overall, there is no association between blood lead and blood pressure in these children with moderately high lead exposure, nor does chelation with succimer change blood pressure...
  27. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of behavioral problems and intelligence in children with high prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure
    Te Jen Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1061-6. 2002
    ..When examined in 1985, 117 surviving children were found to have ectodermal defects, developmental delay, and disordered behavior. We have continued to observe the children...
  28. pmc Exposure assessment for endocrine disruptors: some considerations in the design of studies
    Carol Rice
    Environmental and Industrial Hygiene Division, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1683-90. 2003
    ..A number of issues that must be considered in study design are summarized here...
  29. pmc Pilot studies of estrogen-related physical findings in infants
    Judy C Bernbaum
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:416-20. 2008
    ..We wanted to study whether soy formula prolonged the physiologic estrogenization of newborns, but available quantitative descriptions of the natural history of breast and genital development are inadequate for study design...
  30. pmc Duration of breast-feeding and PBBs
    Walter J Rogan
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A503-4; author reply A504. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of lead exposure and associated risk factors in urban children in Silesia, Poland
    Dorota Jarosinska
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, 13 Koscielna, 41 200 Sosnowiec, Poland
    Environ Res 95:133-42. 2004
    ..Variables found to affect BLL in the Silesian children should be used to propose criteria to improve identification of children at risk and to focus prevention activities more effectively...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improving behavior of lead-exposed children: micronutrient supplementation, chelation, or prevention
    Aimin Chen
    J Pediatr 147:570-1. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of chelation therapy on the neuropsychological and behavioral development of lead-exposed children after school entry
    Kim N Dietrich
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    Pediatrics 114:19-26. 2004
    ..96-2.12 micromol/L) at 12 to 33 months of age has neurodevelopmental benefits at age 7 years...