James B Burch

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immune markers and ornithine decarboxylase activity among electric utility workers
    Travers Y Ichinose
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:104-12. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Geomagnetic activity and human melatonin metabolite excretion
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 438:76-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Melatonin, sleep, and shift work adaptation
    James B Burch
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:893-901. 2005
  4. pmc Radio frequency nonionizing radiation in a community exposed to radio and television broadcasting
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:248-53. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and estrogen in breast cyst fluids
    James B Burch
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Center for Colon Cancer Research, WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:331-41. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Indoor air pollution, cookstove quality, and housing characteristics in two Honduran communities
    Maggie L Clark
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1681, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1681, USA
    Environ Res 110:12-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of estrogen and melatonin metabolites among women residing near radio and television broadcasting transmitters
    Maggie L Clark
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1149-56. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Pulmonary function reductions among potentially susceptible subgroups of agricultural workers in Colorado and Nebraska
    Stephen J Reynolds
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:632-41. 2012
  9. pmc Hypertension and hematologic parameters in a community near a uranium processing facility
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Environ Res 110:786-97. 2010
  10. pmc Groundwater uranium and cancer incidence in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:41-50. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Immune markers and ornithine decarboxylase activity among electric utility workers
    Travers Y Ichinose
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:104-12. 2004
    ..The biological significance or long-term health consequences associated with these changes are not known...
  2. doi request reprint Geomagnetic activity and human melatonin metabolite excretion
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 438:76-9. 2008
    ..These times coincide with key periods of melatonin regulation and production, respectively, suggesting that geomagnetic activity may play a role in the entrainment of human melatonin rhythms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Melatonin, sleep, and shift work adaptation
    James B Burch
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:893-901. 2005
    ..Night work is associated with disrupted circadian rhythms, fatigue, accidents, and chronic disease. Melatonin secretion helps regulate sleep and circadian rhythms...
  4. pmc Radio frequency nonionizing radiation in a community exposed to radio and television broadcasting
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:248-53. 2006
    ..This study demonstrated that both spatial and temporal factors contribute to residential RF exposure and that GPS/GIS technologies can improve RF exposure assessment and reduce exposure misclassification...
  5. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and estrogen in breast cyst fluids
    James B Burch
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Center for Colon Cancer Research, WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:331-41. 2007
    ..Melatonin and estrogen in BCF independently predicted growth inhibition and stimulation, respectively. Biological monitoring of BCF may help identify women with GCBD at greatest risk for breast cancer development...
  6. doi request reprint Indoor air pollution, cookstove quality, and housing characteristics in two Honduran communities
    Maggie L Clark
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1681, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1681, USA
    Environ Res 110:12-8. 2010
    ..Designing kitchens with proper ventilation structures could lead to improved indoor environments, especially important in areas where biomass will continue to be the preferred and necessary cooking fuel for some time...
  7. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of estrogen and melatonin metabolites among women residing near radio and television broadcasting transmitters
    Maggie L Clark
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1149-56. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Pulmonary function reductions among potentially susceptible subgroups of agricultural workers in Colorado and Nebraska
    Stephen J Reynolds
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:632-41. 2012
    ..Organic dust inhalation has been associated with adverse respiratory responses among agricultural workers. We evaluated factors that may confer increased susceptibility to these health effects...
  9. pmc Hypertension and hematologic parameters in a community near a uranium processing facility
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Environ Res 110:786-97. 2010
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  10. pmc Groundwater uranium and cancer incidence in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:41-50. 2011
    ..This ecologic study tested the hypothesis that census tracts with elevated groundwater uranium and more frequent groundwater use have increased cancer incidence...
  11. pmc Colonoscopy screening rates among patients of colonoscopy-trained African American primary care physicians
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Cancer 117:5151-60. 2011
    ..Training primary care physicians (PCPs) to perform colonoscopy may improve screening rates among underserved high-risk populations...
  12. doi request reprint Endotoxin exposure and inflammation markers among agricultural workers in Colorado and Nebraska
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, and Center for Colon Cancer Research, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:5-22. 2010
    ..More research is needed to characterize the extent to which these agents contribute to respiratory disease among agricultural workers...
  13. pmc Circadian disruption, Per3, and human cytokine secretion
    Jaclyn Guess
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:329-36. 2009
    ..Biological processes linking circadian disruption with cancer remain to be elucidated. Increased inflammatory cytokine secretion may play a role...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between amyloid beta protein and melatonin metabolite in a study of electric utility workers
    Curtis W Noonan
    Department of Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:769-75. 2002
    ..This observation is consistent with recent in vitro data and provides a plausible mechanism for the association between magnetic field exposure and AD that has been observed in some studies...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of improved cookstoves on indoor air pollution and adverse health effects among Honduran women
    Maggie L Clark
    Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 19:357-68. 2009
    ..Women using traditional stoves reported symptoms more frequently than those using improved stoves. There was no evidence of associations between cookstove type or air quality measures with lung function or CRP...
  16. doi request reprint Shiftwork impacts and adaptation among health care workers
    James B Burch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Colon Cancer Research, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:159-66. 2009
    ..Shiftwork among health care workers impacts upon the safety and health of both employees and patients...
  17. pmc Mapping cancer mortality-to-incidence ratios to illustrate racial and sex disparities in a high-risk population
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:2539-52. 2009
    ..In the US, and particularly in South Carolina, these largely disfavor African Americans (AAs). Computed from readily available data sources, the mortality-to-incidence rate ratio (MIR) provides a population-based indicator of survival...
  18. pmc Angiotensin receptor blockers and risk of prostate cancer among United States veterans
    Gowtham A Rao
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA William J B Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 53:773-8. 2013
    ..Findings from this study support Food and Drug Administration's recent conclusion that ARB use does not increase risk of incident PrCA. ..
  19. doi request reprint Actigraphic assessment of daily sleep-activity pattern abnormalities reflects self-assessed depression and anxiety in outpatients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Jovelyn Du-Quiton
    Medical Chronobiological Laboratory, WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Columbia, SC 29209, USA
    Psychooncology 19:180-9. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of exposure to trichloroethylene through a municipal water supply
    John S Reif
    Department of Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Environ Res 93:248-58. 2003
    ..This study adds to the evidence that long-term exposure to low concentrations of TCE is associated with neurobehavioral deficits and demonstrates the usefulness of GIS-based modeling in exposure assessment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer disparities in South Carolina: descriptive epidemiology, screening, special programs, and future direction
    Virginie G Daguise
    South Carolina Cancer Alliance, P O Box 2722, Columbia, SC 29202, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:212-20. 2006
  22. pmc Blunted heart rate recovery is improved following exercise training in overweight adults with obstructive sleep apnea
    Christopher E Kline
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Int J Cardiol 167:1610-5. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to document whether OSA participants have abnormal CPET responses and determine whether exercise modifies these CPET markers in individuals with OSA...
  23. pmc Soil zinc content, groundwater usage, and prostate cancer incidence in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:345-53. 2009
    ..Though data are limited, low environmental zinc exposures and down-regulation of prostatic zinc transporter proteins among AAs may explain, in part, the racial PrCA disparity...