Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- What is not found in the spreadsheetsHerbert L Needleman
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:459-61. 2002
- Values, errors, and precautionsHerbert 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...
- 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
- Regular breakfast and blood lead levels among preschool childrenJianghong 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...
- Low-level environmental lead exposure in childhood and adult intellectual function: a follow-up studyMaitreyi 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...
- Bone lead levels in adjudicated delinquents. A case control studyHerbert 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...
- Lead poisoningHerbert 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...
- Low level lead exposure: history and discoveryHerbert 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...
- Blood lead levels and associated sociodemographic factors among preschool children in the South Eastern region of ChinaJianghong 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...
- Association of cumulative lead and neurocognitive function in an occupational cohortNaila 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...
- Industry testing of toxic pesticides on human subjects concluded "no effect," despite the evidenceJennifer B Sass
Environ Health Perspect 112:A150-1; author reply A151-2; discussion A152-6. 2004
- Low level lead exposure and the development of childrenHerbert 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
- Intellectual impairment and blood lead levelsDavid C Bellinger
N Engl J Med 349:500-2; author reply 500-2. 2003
- What level of lead in blood is toxic for a child?Herbert L Needleman
Am J Public Health 94:8; author reply 9. 2004
- Implications of the Precautionary Principle in research and policy-makingPhilippe 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...
- Past occupational exposure to lead: association between current blood lead and bone leadLisa 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...
- The costs of mercury exposureHerbert L Needleman
Am J Ind Med 49:221. 2006
- Benefits and risks of pesticide testing on humansHerbert L Needleman
Environ Health Perspect 113:A804-5; author reply A805. 2005
- Human testing: Sass and Needleman respond to industryJennifer B Sass
Environ Health Perspect 112:A340-1. 2004
- Low-level environmental lead exposure and children's intellectual function: an international pooled analysisBruce 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...