Herbert Needleman

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What is not found in the spreadsheets
    Herbert L Needleman
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:459-61. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Values, errors, and precautions
    Herbert L Needleman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:111-4. 2004
  3. pmc The case of Deborah Rice: who is the Environmental Protection Agency protecting?
    Herbert L Needleman
    Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e129. 2008
  4. pmc Regular breakfast and blood lead levels among preschool children
    Jianghong Liu
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Room 426, Claire M Fagin Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    Environ Health 10:28. 2011
  5. pmc Low-level environmental lead exposure in childhood and adult intellectual function: a follow-up study
    Maitreyi Mazumdar
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 10:24. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Bone lead levels in adjudicated delinquents. A case control study
    Herbert L Needleman
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Keystone Building, Suite 310, 3520 Fifth Avenue, PA 15213, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:711-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead poisoning
    Herbert Needleman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Med 55:209-22. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Low level lead exposure: history and discovery
    Herbert Needleman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:235-8. 2009
  9. pmc Blood lead levels and associated sociodemographic factors among preschool children in the South Eastern region of China
    Jianghong Liu
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6096, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:61-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Association of cumulative lead and neurocognitive function in an occupational cohort
    Naila Khalil
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuropsychology 23:10-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint What is not found in the spreadsheets
    Herbert L Needleman
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:459-61. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Values, errors, and precautions
    Herbert L Needleman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:111-4. 2004
    ..These are examined in this paper...
  3. pmc The case of Deborah Rice: who is the Environmental Protection Agency protecting?
    Herbert L Needleman
    Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e129. 2008
  4. pmc Regular breakfast and blood lead levels among preschool children
    Jianghong Liu
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Room 426, Claire M Fagin Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6096, USA
    Environ Health 10:28. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between eating a regular breakfast and B-Pb among children using data from the China Jintan Child Cohort Study...
  5. pmc Low-level environmental lead exposure in childhood and adult intellectual function: a follow-up study
    Maitreyi Mazumdar
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 10:24. 2011
    ..Early life lead exposure might be a risk factor for neurocognitive impairment in adulthood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bone lead levels in adjudicated delinquents. A case control study
    Herbert L Needleman
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Keystone Building, Suite 310, 3520 Fifth Avenue, PA 15213, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:711-7. 2002
    ..No data exist as to whether lead exposure is higher in arrested delinquents. The goal of this study is to evaluate the association between lead exposure, as reflected in bone lead levels, and adjudicated delinquency...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead poisoning
    Herbert Needleman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Annu Rev Med 55:209-22. 2004
    ..The remaining major source of lead is older housing stock. Although the cost of lead paint abatement is measured in billions of dollars, the monetized benefits of such a Herculean task have been shown to far outweigh the costs...
  8. doi request reprint Low level lead exposure: history and discovery
    Herbert Needleman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:235-8. 2009
    ..The history of lead toxicity spans 2 millennnia. With increasingly sensitive methods, deficits due to lead exposure have been demonstrated at lower and lower doses. Persuasive evidence suggests that no threshold for lead toxicity exists...
  9. pmc Blood lead levels and associated sociodemographic factors among preschool children in the South Eastern region of China
    Jianghong Liu
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6096, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:61-9. 2012
    ..Both children's and parental factors and community condition are associated with increased BLLs. Future efforts are needed to identify other sources of exposure and develop targeted prevention strategies...
  10. doi request reprint Association of cumulative lead and neurocognitive function in an occupational cohort
    Naila Khalil
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuropsychology 23:10-9. 2009
    ..Finally, there was no association with bone lead level and recency of exposure, suggesting that cumulative body burden is most likely responsible for the progressive cognitive decrement evidenced with vulnerability because of aging...
  11. pmc Industry testing of toxic pesticides on human subjects concluded "no effect," despite the evidence
    Jennifer B Sass
    Environ Health Perspect 112:A150-1; author reply A151-2; discussion A152-6. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Low level lead exposure and the development of children
    Herbert L Needleman
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:252-4. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Intellectual impairment and blood lead levels
    David C Bellinger
    N Engl J Med 349:500-2; author reply 500-2. 2003
  14. pmc What level of lead in blood is toxic for a child?
    Herbert L Needleman
    Am J Public Health 94:8; author reply 9. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Implications of the Precautionary Principle in research and policy-making
    Philippe Grandjean
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Am J Ind Med 45:382-5. 2004
    ..Research approaches should be developed and strengthened to counteract innate ideological biases and to support our confidence in applying the PP for decision-making in the public policy arena...
  16. doi request reprint Past occupational exposure to lead: association between current blood lead and bone lead
    Lisa Morrow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 62:183-6. 2007
    ..Older workers with past occupational exposure may face a particular risk for recirculation of lead in blood with advancing age...
  17. ncbi request reprint The costs of mercury exposure
    Herbert L Needleman
    Am J Ind Med 49:221. 2006
  18. pmc Benefits and risks of pesticide testing on humans
    Herbert L Needleman
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A804-5; author reply A805. 2005
  19. pmc Human testing: Sass and Needleman respond to industry
    Jennifer B Sass
    Environ Health Perspect 112:A340-1. 2004
  20. pmc Low-level environmental lead exposure and children's intellectual function: an international pooled analysis
    Bruce P Lanphear
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:894-9. 2005
    ..5 microg/dL (p = 0.015). We conclude that environmental lead exposure in children who have maximal blood lead levels < 7.5 microg/dL is associated with intellectual deficits...