K R Mahaffey
Affiliation: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Recent advances in recognition of low-level methylmercury poisoningK R Mahaffey
Division of Exposure Assessment Coordination and Policy, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
Curr Opin Neurol 13:699-707. 2000..Because of anthropogenic release of mercury into the environment, methylmercury exposure from fish consumption is a pathway that is of increasing concern...
- Methylmercury and omega-3 fatty acids: co-occurrence of dietary sources with emphasis on fish and shellfishKathryn R Mahaffey
United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Environ Res 107:20-9. 2008....
- Blood organic mercury and dietary mercury intake: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 and 2000Kathryn R Mahaffey
Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:562-70. 2004....
- Predicting blood lead concentrations from lead in environmental mediaK R Mahaffey
National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
Environ Health Perspect 106:1485-93. 1998..Overall, application of epidemiologic models involves fewer uncertainties and more readily reflects variability in PbB than does current state-of-the-art biokinetic modeling...
- Adult women's blood mercury concentrations vary regionally in the United States: association with patterns of fish consumption (NHANES 1999-2004)Kathryn R Mahaffey
Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:47-53. 2009..The current, continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has included blood mercury (BHg) and fish/shellfish consumption since it began in 1999. NHANES 1999-2004 data form the basis for these analyses...
- The endocrine effects of mercury in humans and wildlifeShirlee W Tan
US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Crit Rev Toxicol 39:228-69. 2009..Greater inclusion of endocrine endpoints in epidemiological and field studies on humans and wildlife will also advance the research in this area...
- Fish and shellfish as dietary sources of methylmercury and the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosahexaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid: risks and benefitsKathryn R Mahaffey
Division of Exposure Assessment, Coordination and Policy, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20464
Environ Res 95:414-28. 2004..The purpose of this article is to provide information on the comparative distribution of these chemicals and nutrients to help groups formulating dietary recommendations...
- Methylmercury: a new look at the risksK R Mahaffey
National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20074, USA
Public Health Rep 114:396-9, 402-13. 1999..This article summarizes some of the major findings in the Report to Congress and identifies issues of concern to the public health community...
- Serum TSH and total T4 in the United States population and their association with participant characteristics: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999-2002)Yutaka Aoki
Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
Thyroid 17:1211-23. 2007..Describe thyrotropin (TSH) and thyroxine (T4) levels in the U.S. population and their association with selected participant characteristics...
- Hair mercury levels in U.S. children and women of childbearing age: reference range data from NHANES 1999-2000Margaret A McDowell
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Boulevard, Rm 4335, Hyattsville, MD, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1165-71. 2004..The NHANES 1999-2000 data provide population-based data on hair mercury concentrations for women and children in the United States. Hair mercury levels were associated with age and fish consumption frequency...
- Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concernDonna Mergler
Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Ambio 36:3-11. 2007....
- Maternal seafood consumption and children's developmentKathryn R Mahaffey
Lancet 370:216-7; author reply 218. 2007
- Blood mercury levels in US children and women of childbearing age, 1999-2000Susan E Schober
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
JAMA 289:1667-74. 2003..The fetus is most sensitive to the adverse effects of exposure. The extent of exposure to methylmercury in US women of reproductive age is not known...
- Mercury exposure: medical and public health issuesKathryn R Mahaffey
Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 116:127-53; discussion 153-4. 2005..Non-neurological risks for adults associated with methylmercury, including the potential for adverse cardiac outcomes, have not yet been incorporated into risk assessments...