chemical water pollutants

Summary

Summary: Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Pharmaceuticals, hormones, and other organic wastewater contaminants in U.S. streams, 1999-2000: a national reconnaissance
    Dana W Kolpin
    US Geological Survey, Iowa City, Iowa 52244, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1202-11. 2002
  2. ncbi Occurrence, genotoxicity, and carcinogenicity of regulated and emerging disinfection by-products in drinking water: a review and roadmap for research
    Susan D Richardson
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, US Environmental Protection Agency, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Mutat Res 636:178-242. 2007
  3. ncbi Occurrence, fate, and removal of pharmaceutical residues in the aquatic environment: a review of recent research data
    Thomas Heberer
    Institute of Food Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Sekr TIB 4 3 1, Gustav Meyer Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicol Lett 131:5-17. 2002
  4. ncbi Ecotoxicology of human pharmaceuticals
    Karl Fent
    University of Applied Sciences Basel, Institute of Environmental Technology, Muttenz, Switzerland
    Aquat Toxicol 76:122-59. 2006
  5. pmc Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency
    A H Smith
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1093-103. 2000
  6. ncbi Public health. Worldwide occurrences of arsenic in ground water
    D Kirk Nordstrom
    Water Resources Division, U S Geological Survey, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    Science 296:2143-5. 2002
  7. ncbi Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS): description of a multidisciplinary epidemiologic investigation
    Habibul Ahsan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:191-205. 2006
  8. ncbi Gender and age differences in the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in a highly exposed population in Bangladesh
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:110-20. 2008
  9. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases in adults exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water
    Kristina M Zierold
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter St, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1936-7. 2004
  10. pmc Cancer burden from arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:741-4. 2004

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Publications321 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Pharmaceuticals, hormones, and other organic wastewater contaminants in U.S. streams, 1999-2000: a national reconnaissance
    Dana W Kolpin
    US Geological Survey, Iowa City, Iowa 52244, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1202-11. 2002
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  2. ncbi Occurrence, genotoxicity, and carcinogenicity of regulated and emerging disinfection by-products in drinking water: a review and roadmap for research
    Susan D Richardson
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, US Environmental Protection Agency, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Mutat Res 636:178-242. 2007
    ..The categories of DBPs described here, the identified data gaps, and the emerging role of dermal/inhalation exposure provide guidance for drinking water and public health research...
  3. ncbi Occurrence, fate, and removal of pharmaceutical residues in the aquatic environment: a review of recent research data
    Thomas Heberer
    Institute of Food Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Sekr TIB 4 3 1, Gustav Meyer Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicol Lett 131:5-17. 2002
    ..To date, only in a few cases PhACs have also been detected at trace-levels in drinking water samples...
  4. ncbi Ecotoxicology of human pharmaceuticals
    Karl Fent
    University of Applied Sciences Basel, Institute of Environmental Technology, Muttenz, Switzerland
    Aquat Toxicol 76:122-59. 2006
    ..This will allow better and comprehensive risk assessments of pharmaceuticals in the future...
  5. pmc Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency
    A H Smith
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1093-103. 2000
    ..Taken together with the discovery of arsenic in groundwater in other countries, the experience in Bangladesh shows that groundwater sources throughout the world that are used for drinking-water should be tested for arsenic...
  6. ncbi Public health. Worldwide occurrences of arsenic in ground water
    D Kirk Nordstrom
    Water Resources Division, U S Geological Survey, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    Science 296:2143-5. 2002
  7. ncbi Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS): description of a multidisciplinary epidemiologic investigation
    Habibul Ahsan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:191-205. 2006
    ..HEALS is a valuable resource for examining novel research questions on the health effects of As exposure...
  8. ncbi Gender and age differences in the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in a highly exposed population in Bangladesh
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:110-20. 2008
    ..Overall, exposure level of arsenic, gender and age explained at most 30% of the variation in the present study, indicating that genetic polymorphisms are the most important factor influencing the metabolism of inorganic arsenic...
  9. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases in adults exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water
    Kristina M Zierold
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter St, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1936-7. 2004
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  10. pmc Cancer burden from arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:741-4. 2004
    ..Results indicated at least a doubling of lifetime mortality risk from liver, bladder, and lung cancers (229.6 vs 103.5 per 100 000 population) in Bangladesh owing to arsenic in drinking water...
  11. ncbi Altered sexual maturation and gamete production in wild roach (Rutilus rutilus) living in rivers that receive treated sewage effluents
    S Jobling
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
    Biol Reprod 66:272-81. 2002
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  12. pmc Water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in 6-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:285-9. 2007
    ..We recently reported results of a cross-sectional investigation of intellectual function in 10-year-olds in Bangladesh, who had been exposed to arsenic from drinking water in their home wells...
  13. pmc Developmentally restricted genetic determinants of human arsenic metabolism: association between urinary methylated arsenic and CYT19 polymorphisms in children
    Maria Mercedes Meza
    Department of Natural Resources, Sonora Institute of Technology ITSON, Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
    Environ Health Perspect 113:775-81. 2005
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  14. ncbi Relative potencies and combination effects of steroidal estrogens in fish
    Karen L Thorpe
    School of Biological Sciences, The Hatherly Laboratory, Exeter University, The Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4PS, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1142-9. 2003
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  15. ncbi Inorganic arsenic exposure and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Mexico
    José Antonio Coronado-González
    Clinical Epidemiologic Research Unit, General Regional Hospital 1 Gabriel Mancera, Mexican Institute of the Social Security, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Environ Res 104:383-9. 2007
    ..84; 95% confidence interval: 1.64, 4.92). This data provides additional evidence that inorganic arsenic exposure may be diabetogenic...
  16. ncbi Urinary arsenic concentration adjustment factors and malnutrition
    Barbro Nermell
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:212-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, urinary creatinine was found to be significantly associated with urinary arsenic, which further disqualifies the creatinine adjustment...
  17. ncbi Effluent from drug manufactures contains extremely high levels of pharmaceuticals
    D G Joakim Larsson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 434, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Hazard Mater 148:751-5. 2007
    ..The results from the present study call for an increased focus on the potential release of active pharmaceutical ingredients from production facilities in different regions...
  18. ncbi Occurrence and fate of pharmaceutically active compounds in the environment, a case study: Höje River in Sweden
    David Bendz
    Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Department of Environmental Technology, Malmo
    J Hazard Mater 122:195-204. 2005
    ..g., transformation, volatility and physical sequestration by solids), under a variety of spatial and temporal scales...
  19. ncbi Comparative responses of molluscs and fish to environmental estrogens and an estrogenic effluent
    S Jobling
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Aquat Toxicol 66:207-22. 2004
    ..antipodarum and three different fish species fish are comparable. P. andtipodarum is thus, potentially a sensitive test organism for assessing estrogenicity of chemicals with a relevance to their activity in vertebrates...
  20. ncbi Persistence of pharmaceutical compounds and other organic wastewater contaminants in a conventional drinking-water-treatment plant
    Paul E Stackelberg
    US Geological Survey, 810 Bear Tavern Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628, USA
    Sci Total Environ 329:99-113. 2004
    ..The results of this study also indicate that improvements in water-treatment processes may benefit from consideration of the response of OWCs and other trace organic contaminants to specific physical and chemical treatments...
  21. ncbi Arsenic in drinking water and the prevalence of respiratory effects in West Bengal, India
    D N Mazumder
    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, 244 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Calcutta 700020, India
    Int J Epidemiol 29:1047-52. 2000
    ..The study also collected limited information concerning respiratory system signs and symptoms, which we report here because increasing evidence suggests that arsenic ingestion also causes pulmonary effects...
  22. ncbi Removal of pharmaceuticals and fragrances in biological wastewater treatment
    Adriano Joss
    Eawag, Ueberlandstr 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Water Res 39:3139-52. 2005
    ..e. removal by sorption and biological transformation)...
  23. ncbi Population genetic structure of a nonmigratory estuarine fish (Fundulus heteroclitus) across a strong gradient of polychlorinated biphenyl contamination
    Shaun A Roark
    Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:717-25. 2005
    ..Although allele frequencies clearly reflected a pattern of isolation by distance, the results indicated neither significant loss of genetic diversity nor alteration of allele frequencies for populations of F. heteroclitus in NBH...
  24. ncbi A national reconnaissance for pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in the United States--II) untreated drinking water sources
    Michael J Focazio
    US Geological Survey, Office of Water Quality, MS 412, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, Virginia 20192, United States
    Sci Total Environ 402:201-16. 2008
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  25. ncbi Effects of endocrine disruptors on prosobranch snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the laboratory. Part I: Bisphenol A and octylphenol as xeno-estrogens
    J Oehlmann
    Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau, Lehrstuhl Umweltverfahrenstechnik, Fachgruppe Human und Okotoxikologie, Markt 23, D 02763 Zittau, Germany
    Ecotoxicology 9:383-97. 2000
    ..cornuarietis is a promising candidate for a future organismic invertebrate model to identify endocrine-mimetic test compounds...
  26. ncbi Relationships between polychlorinated biphenyls and health status in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded in the United Kingdom
    Paul D Jepson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:238-48. 2005
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  27. ncbi Sodium arsenite impairs insulin secretion and transcription in pancreatic beta-cells
    Andrea Díaz-Villaseñor
    Department of Genomic Medicine and Environmental Toxicology, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 214:30-4. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that arsenic may contribute to the development of diabetes mellitus by impairing pancreatic beta-cell functions, particularly insulin synthesis and secretion...
  28. ncbi Reproductive effects of long-term exposure to Bisphenol A in the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)
    P Sohoni
    Department of Biological Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2917-25. 2001
    ..The results demonstrate that BPA acts as a weak estrogen to fish when administered via the water, with effects on breeding at and above 640 micrograms/L...
  29. ncbi Arsenic drinking water exposure and urinary excretion among adults in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico
    Maria Mercedes Meza
    Department of Natural Resources, ITSON, Cd Obregón, Sonora 85000, Mexico
    Environ Res 96:119-26. 2004
    ..The difference in the proportion of urinary arsenic metabolites in those towns may be due to genetic polymorphisms in the As methylating enzymes of these populations...
  30. ncbi Sources, fate and transport of perfluorocarboxylates
    Konstantinos Prevedouros
    Department of Applied Environmental Science ITM, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 40:32-44. 2006
    ..It was estimated that 2-12 tonnes/ year of PFO are transported to the Artic by oceanic transport, which is greater than the amount estimated to result from atmospheric transport/degradation of precursors...
  31. ncbi Children's intellectual function in relation to arsenic exposure
    Ondine S von Ehrenstein
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Epidemiology 18:44-51. 2007
    ..Very little evidence exists concerning the possible impairment of children's intellectual function in relation to arsenic exposure in utero and during childhood...
  32. pmc Determination of monomethylarsonous acid, a key arsenic methylation intermediate, in human urine
    X C Le
    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1015-8. 2000
    ..Along with the presence of MMA(III), there was an increase in the relative concentration of MMA(V) and a decrease in DMA(V) in the urine samples collected after the DMPS ingestion...
  33. ncbi Contamination of surface, ground, and drinking water from pharmaceutical production
    Jerker Fick
    Department of Chemistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:2522-7. 2009
    ..This raises serious concerns regarding the development of antibiotic resistance, and it creates a major challenge for producers and regulatory agencies to improve the situation...
  34. ncbi The occurrence of antibiotics in an urban watershed: from wastewater to drinking water
    A J Watkinson
    National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, 39 Kessels Rd, Coopers Plains, Brisbane QLD 4108, Australia
    Sci Total Environ 407:2711-23. 2009
    ..Despite the presence of antibiotics in surface waters used for drinking water extraction, no targeted antibiotics were detected in any drinking water samples...
  35. ncbi Effect of chronic intake of arsenic-contaminated water on liver
    D N Guha Mazumder
    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata 700 020, India
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 206:169-75. 2005
    ..Our studies show that prolong drinking of arsenic-contaminated water is associated with hepatomegaly. Predominant lesion of hepatic fibrosis appears to be caused by arsenic induced oxystress...
  36. ncbi Arsenic-induced alteration in the expression of genes related to type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Andrea Díaz-Villaseñor
    Department of Genomic Medicine and Environmental Toxicology, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Escolar, Cd Universitaria, Coyoacan 04510 Mexico, DF Mexico
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 225:123-33. 2007
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  37. ncbi Occurrence of antibiotics in the aquatic environment
    R Hirsch
    ESWE Institute for Water Research and Water Technology, Wiesbaden, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 225:109-18. 1999
    ..This indicates that intake from veterinary applications to the aquatic environment is of minor importance...
  38. ncbi Long-term arsenic exposure and ischemic heart disease in arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan
    Chin Hsiao Tseng
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Toxicol Lett 137:15-21. 2003
    ..0 mg/l-years, when compared with those lacking drinking water exposure to arsenic after multivariate adjustment. It is concluded that IHD in the arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan was associated with long-term arsenic exposure...
  39. ncbi Antiviral drugs in wastewater and surface waters: a new pharmaceutical class of environmental relevance?
    Carsten Prasse
    Federal Institute of Hydrology BfG, Koblenz, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 44:1728-35. 2010
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  40. pmc Mercury exposure from domestic and imported estuarine and marine fish in the U.S. seafood market
    Elsie M Sunderland
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Research, Office of Research and Development, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:235-42. 2007
    ..Methylmercury exposure causes a variety of adverse effects on human health. Per capita estimates of mercury exposure are critical for risk assessments and for developing effective risk management strategies...
  41. ncbi Public health. Arsenic epidemiology and drinking water standards
    Allan H Smith
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Science 296:2145-6. 2002
  42. pmc Arsenic concentrations in well water and risk of bladder and kidney cancer in Finland
    P Kurttio
    National Public Health Institute, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 107:705-10. 1999
    ..More studies are needed to confirm the possible association between arsenic and bladder cancer risk at such low exposure levels...
  43. ncbi Occurrence of phthalates and bisphenol A and F in the environment
    Hermann Fromme
    Senate Department of Labor, Social Services and Women Issues, Environmental Health Office, Berlin, Germany
    Water Res 36:1429-38. 2002
    ..Very high concentrations of BPA and phthalates were confirmed in waste dump water and compost water samples as well as in the liquid manure samples...
  44. ncbi Arsenic contamination awareness among the rural residents in Bangladesh
    Bimal Kanti Paul
    Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1741-55. 2004
    ..The findings of this study will aid in making existing health education programs more effective and in reducing the risk of developing arsenic-related illnesses...
  45. ncbi Arsenic contamination in groundwater: a global perspective with emphasis on the Asian scenario
    Amitava Mukherjee
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, West Bengal, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:142-63. 2006
    ..Along with the present situation in severely-affected countries in Asia, such as Bangladesh, India, and China, recent instances from Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Cambodia, etc. are presented...
  46. ncbi An integrated assessment of estrogenic contamination and biological effects in the aquatic environment of The Netherlands
    A Dick Vethaak
    Institute for Coastal and Marine Management, P O Box 20907, 2500 EX The Hague, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 59:511-24. 2005
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  47. ncbi XAS and XMCD evidence for species-dependent partitioning of arsenic during microbial reduction of ferrihydrite to magnetite
    V S Coker
    School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Environmental Science, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7745-50. 2006
    ..These results may have implications regarding the species-dependent mobility of As undergoing anoxic biogeochemical transformations, e.g., during early sedimentary diagenesis...
  48. ncbi Arsenic in drinking water and lung cancer: a systematic review
    Ismail Celik
    Department of Medical Oncology, Hacettepe University Institute of Oncology, Ankara, Turkey
    Environ Res 108:48-55. 2008
    ..The lung cancer risk at lower exposure concentrations remains uncertain...
  49. ncbi Arsenic removal from water/wastewater using adsorbents--A critical review
    Dinesh Mohan
    Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Hazard Mater 142:1-53. 2007
    ..Strong acids and bases seem to be the best desorbing agents to produce arsenic concentrates. Arsenic concentrate treatment and disposal obtained is briefly addressed. This issue is very important but much less discussed...
  50. ncbi Extensive sorption of organic compounds to black carbon, coal, and kerogen in sediments and soils: mechanisms and consequences for distribution, bioaccumulation, and biodegradation
    Gerard Cornelissen
    Department of Applied Environmental Sciences ITM, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6881-95. 2005
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  51. ncbi Estrogenic potency of chemicals detected in sewage treatment plant effluents as determined by in vivo assays with Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes)
    C D Metcalfe
    Environmental and Resource Studies Program, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:297-308. 2001
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  52. ncbi Assessment of the use of biomarkers in aquatic plants for the evaluation of environmental quality: application to seagrasses
    L Ferrat
    EqEL, University of Corsica, BP 52, 20250 Corte, France
    Aquat Toxicol 65:187-204. 2003
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  53. ncbi Carbamazepine as a possible anthropogenic marker in the aquatic environment: investigations on the behaviour of Carbamazepine in wastewater treatment and during groundwater infiltration
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 38:947-54. 2004
    ..This antiepileptic drug seems to be very persistent in the environment, therefore qualifying as a suitable marker for anthropogenic influences in the aquatic environment...
  54. ncbi Arsenic removal from groundwater by household sand filters: comparative field study, model calculations, and health benefits
    Michael Berg
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dübendorf Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5567-73. 2006
    ..The easily observable removal of iron from the pumped water makes the effect of a sand filter immediately recognizable even to people who are not aware of the arsenic problem...
  55. ncbi Aquatic ecotoxicology of fluoxetine
    Bryan W Brooks
    Institute of Applied Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
    Toxicol Lett 142:169-83. 2003
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  56. ncbi Occurrence of antibiotics in hospital, residential, and dairy effluent, municipal wastewater, and the Rio Grande in New Mexico
    Kathryn D Brown
    University of New Mexico Water Resources Program, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Sci Total Environ 366:772-83. 2006
    ..No antibiotics were detected in the Rio Grande upstream of the Albuquerque WWTP discharge, and only one antibiotic, sulfamethoxazole, was detected in the Rio Grande (300 ng/L) below the WWTP...
  57. ncbi Assessment of lymphocyte subpopulations and cytokine secretion in children exposed to arsenic
    Gerson A Soto-Peña
    Sección Externa de Toxicología, CINVESTAV, San Pedro Zacatenco, Mexico City, Mexico
    FASEB J 20:779-81. 2006
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  58. ncbi Micronuclei as biomarkers of carcinogen exposure in populations exposed to arsenic through drinking water in West Bengal, India: a comparative study in three cell types
    Anamika Basu
    Division of Human Genetics and Genomics, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, 4, Raja S C Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Calcutta 700 032, India
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:820-7. 2004
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  59. ncbi Occurrence and removal of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors in South Korean surface, drinking, and waste waters
    Sang D Kim
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 1 Oryong dong, Buk Gu, Gwangju 500 712, South Korea
    Water Res 41:1013-21. 2007
    ..g., acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and caffeine). Membrane filtration processes using reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) showed excellent removal (>95%) for all target analytes...
  60. ncbi Genetic structure and mtDNA diversity of Fundulus heteroclitus populations from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated sites
    Margaret Mulvey
    Department of Environmental Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:671-7. 2003
    ..Conclusions about gene diversity and the correlation between genetic distance with site differences in PAH concentrations were also consistent with those from tandem genetic analyses based on allozymes...
  61. ncbi Toxicity of pesticides to aquatic microorganisms: a review
    M E DeLorenzo
    U S Department of Commerce NOAA, National Ocean Service, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, South Carolina 29412, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:84-98. 2001
    ..The toxicity of pesticides to aquatic microorganisms, especially bacteria and protozoa, is an area of research requiring further study...
  62. ncbi Pathways and metabolites of microbial degradation of selected acidic pharmaceutical and their occurrence in municipal wastewater treated by a membrane bioreactor
    José Benito Quintana
    Departamento de Quimica Analitica, Nutrición e Bromatoloxía, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Water Res 39:2654-64. 2005
    ..A LC-MS method for the trace analysis of these metabolites in water was developed and applied to municipal wastewater. Municipal wastewater treatment by a membrane bioreactor may gradually improve the removal of these pharmaceuticals...
  63. ncbi Intersexes in Mississippi River shovelnose sturgeon sampled below Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    J C Harshbarger
    Department of Pathology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Mar Environ Res 50:247-50. 2000
    ..These findings, however, need to be corroborated by expanded studies with a higher sample size...
  64. ncbi Environmental fate of alkylphenols and alkylphenol ethoxylates--a review
    Guang Guo Ying
    CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide Laboratory, SA, Australia
    Environ Int 28:215-26. 2002
    ..8 microg/kg NP in muscle tissue. APEs degraded faster in the water column than in sediment. Aerobic conditions facilitate easier further biotransformation of APE metabolites than anaerobic conditions...
  65. ncbi The solids retention time-a suitable design parameter to evaluate the capacity of wastewater treatment plants to remove micropollutants
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 39:97-106. 2005
    ..This corresponds to the requirements for WWTPs situated in sensitive areas according to the urban wastewater directive of the European Community (91/271/EEC) in moderate climatic zones...
  66. pmc The relationship between birth weight, gestational age and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)-contaminated public drinking water
    Lynda A Nolan
    Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 27:231-8. 2009
    ..Residents drinking PFOA-contaminated water from the Little Hocking Water Association (LHWA) in Washington County, Ohio have serum PFOA levels approximately 80 times those in the general U.S. population...
  67. ncbi Sexual disruption in a second species of wild cyprinid fish (the gudgeon, Gobio gobio) in United Kingdom freshwaters
    R van Aerle
    Environmental and Molecular Fish Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2841-7. 2001
    ..Together with the findings in the roach, these data on the gudgeon confirm that sexual disruption in fish in UK rivers is not species specific...
  68. ncbi Pregnancy outcomes, infant mortality, and arsenic in drinking water in West Bengal, India
    O S von Ehrenstein
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:662-9. 2006
    ..However, there was no indication of the increased rates of spontaneous abortion and overall infant mortality that have been reported in some studies...
  69. ncbi Aquatic environmental assessment of the top 25 English prescription pharmaceuticals
    O A H Jones
    Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Water Res 36:5013-22. 2002
    ..No toxicity data was available for the terrestrial environment and no assessment was made...
  70. ncbi The power of size. 1. Rate constants and equilibrium ratios for accumulation of organic substances related to octanol-water partition ratio and species weight
    A J Hendriks
    Institute for Inland Water Management and Waste Water Treatment, P O Box 17, 8200 AA Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:1399-420. 2001
    ..The model is believed to facilitate various types of scientific interpretation as well as environmental risk assessment...
  71. pmc Exposure to the herbicide acetochlor alters thyroid hormone-dependent gene expression and metamorphosis in Xenopus Laevis
    Doug Crump
    Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1199-205. 2002
    ..The morphologic changes observed are preceded by alterations in gene expression profiles detected in the tadpole tail, and the nature of these profiles suggest a novel mechanism of action for acetochlor...
  72. ncbi Acetylcholinesterase inhibition as a biomarker of adverse effect. A study of Mytilus edulis exposed to the priority pollutant chlorfenvinphos
    Carrie J Rickwood
    University of Saskatchewan, National Water Research Institute, 11 Innovation Blvd, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 3H5
    Aquat Toxicol 67:45-56. 2004
    ..007 mg/l (P = 0.0003). Thus the immune function and well being of the mussels was significantly impacted in the absence of measurable inhibition of haemolymph AChE...
  73. ncbi Exposure to heavy metals and infectious disease mortality in harbour porpoises from England and Wales
    P M Bennett
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Environ Pollut 112:33-40. 2001
    ..Further work is required to evaluate whether chronic exposure to Hg may have presented a toxic challenge to the porpoises that succumbed to infectious disease...
  74. ncbi The use of a non-lethal tool for evaluating toxicological hazard of organochlorine contaminants in Mediterranean cetaceans: new data 10 years after the first paper published in MPB
    M Cristina Fossi
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Siena University, Via delle Cerchia 3, Via Mattioli 4, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:972-82. 2003
    ..delphis. These results suggest that BPMO induction may be an early sign of exposure to organochlorine EDCs and can be used for periodic monitoring of Mediterranean marine mammal toxicological status...
  75. ncbi Environmental fate of the antiviral drug Tamiflu in two aquatic ecosystems
    Maria Ludovica Saccà
    Department of Agro Environmental Science and Technology, University of Bologna, Viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Chemosphere 75:28-33. 2009
    ..The low affinity of OC to sediments suggests that presence of sediments would not reduce its bioavailability to microbial degradation...
  76. ncbi Aquatic herbicide exposure increases salamander desiccation risk eight months later in a terrestrial environment
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0225, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1253-8. 2005
    ..These results emphasize the importance of considering both latent and cumulative effects of temporally linked stressors in ecotoxicology...
  77. ncbi DarT: The embryo test with the Zebrafish Danio rerio--a general model in ecotoxicology and toxicology
    Roland Nagel
    TU Dresden, Institut f r Hydrobiologie, D Dresden, Germany
    ALTEX 19:38-48. 2002
    ..Disturbance of pigmentation and effects on the frequency of heart-beat were examined. A further important application is testing of teratogenic chemicals. Based on the results DarT could be a screening test within preclinical studies...
  78. ncbi Genetic diversity and structure of an estuarine fish (Fundulus heteroclitus) indigenous to sites associated with a highly contaminated urban harbor
    Amy M McMillan
    Biology Department, State University of New York College at Buffalo, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    Ecotoxicology 15:539-48. 2006
    ..Alternatively, loss in diversity may have been restored with moderate levels of migration and relatively short generation time for this species...
  79. pmc Potential risks associated with the proposed widespread use of Tamiflu
    Andrew C Singer
    Center for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 115:102-6. 2007
    ..Given its apparent resistance to biodegradation and hydrophilicity, oseltamivir carboxylate (OC), the active antiviral and metabolite of Tamiflu, is predicted to enter receiving riverwater from sewage treatment works in its active form...
  80. pmc Relation of trihalomethane concentrations in public water supplies to stillbirth and birth weight in three water regions in England
    Mireille B Toledano
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 113:225-32. 2005
    ..Further work is needed looking at cause-specific stillbirths and effects of other disinfection by-products and to help differentiate between alternative (noncausal) explanations and those that may derive from the water supply...
  81. ncbi Sorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls to soot and soot-like materials in the aqueous environment: mechanistic considerations
    Michiel T O Jonker
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3725-34. 2002
    ..Frequently observed, slowly desorbing, resistant contaminant fractions in sediments may very well be explained on the basis of these results...
  82. ncbi Epidemiology. Ensuring safe drinking water in Bangladesh
    M F Ahmed
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Science 314:1687-8. 2006
  83. ncbi Genomic methylation of peripheral blood leukocyte DNA: influences of arsenic and folate in Bangladeshi adults
    J Richard Pilsner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B1, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1179-86. 2007
    ..It is not known whether arsenic exposure influences genomic DNA methylation in human populations chronically exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water...
  84. pmc The environmental side effects of medication
    Alistair B A Boxall
    EcoChemistry at the Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    EMBO Rep 5:1110-6. 2004
  85. ncbi Association between trihalomethane concentrations in drinking water and adverse pregnancy outcome in Taiwan
    Chun Yuh Yang
    Institute of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City, 80708, Taiwan
    Environ Res 104:390-5. 2007
    ..The study results provide no evidence of an increased risk of TLBW, SGA, and preterm delivery at the relatively low concentrations of TTHMs in Taiwan's drinking water...
  86. pmc Chronic arsenic exposure and cardiac repolarization abnormalities with QT interval prolongation in a population-based study
    Judy L Mumford
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:690-4. 2007
    ..This acquired form of long QT syndrome can result in life-threatening arrhythmias...
  87. pmc Maternal concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyl dichlorethylene and birth weight in Michigan fish eaters: a cohort study
    Wilfried Karmaus
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, 4660 S, Hagadorn Rd, Suite 600, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Environ Health 3:1. 2004
    ..Additionally maternal exposures, such as dichlorodiphenyl-dichloroethylene (DDE), which are related to PCB exposure and may interfere with the PCB effect, were rarely taken into account...
  88. ncbi Removal of antibiotics in conventional and advanced wastewater treatment: implications for environmental discharge and wastewater recycling
    A J Watkinson
    National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, University of Queensland, 39 Kessels Road, Coopers Plains, Brisbane, QLD 4108, Australia
    Water Res 41:4164-76. 2007
    ..018, r=0.7). There is currently a lack of information concerning the effects of these chemicals to critically assess potential risks for environmental discharge and water recycling...
  89. ncbi Lung cancer and exposure to arsenic in rural Bangladesh
    M G Mostafa
    National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Occup Environ Med 65:765-8. 2008
    ..Arsenic is a known carcinogen but the risk of lung cancer from the widespread contamination of drinking water in rural Bangladesh has not been estimated...
  90. ncbi Kenneth Mellanby Review Award. Trace metal concentrations in aquatic invertebrates: why and so what?
    Philip S Rainbow
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Environ Pollut 120:497-507. 2002
    ....
  91. ncbi Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: occurrence, controls, and human health implications
    Joseph D Ayotte
    U S Geological Survey, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2075-83. 2003
    ..89; r-squared = 0.97). On the basis of water-use information for the aquifers studied, about 103,000 people with private wells could have water supplies with arsenic at levels of concern (greater than 10 microg/L) for human health...
  92. pmc Drinking-water nitrate, methemoglobinemia, and global burden of disease: a discussion
    Lorna Fewtrell
    Centre for Research into Environment and Health, 5 Quakers Coppice, Crewe Gates Farm, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 6FA, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1371-4. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi Occurrence and fate of hormone steroids in the environment
    Guang Guo Yin
    CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide Laboratory, PMB 2, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
    Environ Int 28:545-51. 2002
    ..Consequently, the exposure and risk associated with these chemicals are not adequately understood...
  94. ncbi Arsenic metabolism, genetic susceptibility, and risk of premalignant skin lesions in Bangladesh
    Habibul Ahsan
    Departments of Epidemiology, Columbia University, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1270-8. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi Histopathological biomarkers in estuarine fish species for the assessment of biological effects of contaminants
    G D Stentiford
    CEFAS Weymouth Laboratory, Barrack Road, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK
    Mar Environ Res 55:137-59. 2003
    ..As such, it provides a powerful integrative tool for the assessment of biological effects of contaminants in these environments...
  96. ncbi Toxic effects of endocrine disrupters on freshwater sponges: common developmental abnormalities
    Malcolm Hill
    Biology Department, Fairfield University, CT 06430, USA
    Environ Pollut 117:295-300. 2002
    ..The utility of freshwater sponge bioassays is discussed as it relates to understanding possible mechanisms of action of endocrine disrupters on aquatic invertebrates...
  97. ncbi Pharmaceutical contamination in residential, industrial, and agricultural waste streams: risk to aqueous environments in Taiwan
    Angela Yu Chen Lin
    National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 74:131-41. 2008
    ..The information provided here will also be useful for development of strategies for regulation and remediation...
  98. ncbi Behavior and occurrence of estrogens in municipal sewage treatment plants--I. Investigations in Germany, Canada and Brazil
    T A Ternes
    ESWE Institute for Water Research and Water Technology, Wiesbaden, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 225:81-90. 1999
    ..A maximum concentration was found for estrone with 70 ng/l. In 15 investigated German rivers and streams only estrone was present with a maximum concentration of 1.6 ng/l...
  99. ncbi A model for energetics and bioaccumulation in marine mammals with applications to the right whale
    Tin Klanjscek
    Biology Department, MS 34, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:2233-50. 2007
    ..Our model provides a platform for further analyses of both individual and population responses of marine mammals to pollution, and to changes in energy availability, including those likely to arise through climate change...
  100. ncbi Responses of 6500 households to arsenic mitigation in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Alisa Opar
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA
    Health Place 13:164-72. 2007
    ..The geo-referenced data indicate that distance to the nearest safe well also influenced household responses...
  101. ncbi Toxicological profile of pollutants in surface water from an area in Taihu Lake, Yangtze Delta
    J H Shen
    Sino-German Laboratory of Toxicology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 225 Chongqing Road(s, Shanghai 200025, China
    Toxicology 166:71-8. 2001
    ..The values obtained correlated with the biologically determined estradiol equivalents, indicating that the estrogenic activity is mainly due to natural and synthetic hormones rather than xenoestrogens...

Research Grants14

  1. The Role of Pesticide Dispersion Within Texas Watershed*
    James Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that the results produced will provide the preliminary data needed to continue definitive investigations under the auspices of subsequent R01 funding. ..
  2. Characteristics of a putative steroid membrane receptor
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, it is important to establish these points for the mPR. In addition, the studies should provide indications of important regulatory events that might occur in human cells. ..
  3. PCBs, PBDEs, Hearing Loss & Attention/Impulsivity: Mechanistic Studies in Animals
    Susan L Schantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As in the past, findings from these animal studies will guide the selection of outcome measures for use in the birth cohort. ..
  4. Health Effects of PCB Exposure from Contaminated Fish
    Susan Schantz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Endocrine Disruptors and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide the first data on exposure and health effects of ED pesticides in a highly exposed population, complete the exposure profile of CHAMACOS children, and target interventions to reduce child exposures. ..
  6. PBDEs, DDT and Neurodevelopment in School-Aged Mexican-American Children
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. PHASE III TRIAL OF TETRATHIOMOLYBDATE IN PRIMARY BILIAR*
    George Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract Not Provided ..
  8. Genetic damage in the sperm and blood of workers exposed to benzene
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lastly, this study is one of the first to investigate the relative sensitivities of sperm and blood cells to chromosomal defects induced by benzene. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. The Joint Risks of Hazadous Air Pollulants Among Childhood Cancer Histotypes
    James Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will identify the areas of high risk and the associated HAPs exposures, information essential to elucidate the role of HAPs and to guide further study. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Prescription Opioid Misuse in a Large HMO
    Caleb Banta Green; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..De-identified data on non- respondents will be utilized to adjust analyses for any non-response bias. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Development of a Web Based Tobacco Cessation Curriculum
    John Spangler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ultimate goal will be to develop a highly portable tobacco cessation curriculum that can be used a variety of educational settings. ..
  12. Reducing pesticide exposures to farmworker children.
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. MECHANISMS OF REPRODUCTIVE NEUROENDOCRINE TOXICITY
    Peter Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will investigate a novel mechanism of PCB neurotoxicity and neuroendocrine toxicity which may also have significance for other neural functions such as those associated with mental health. ..
  14. Health Effects of PCB Exposure from Contaminated Fish
    Susan L Schantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Adolescence is a period of rapid brain growth and development, yet very little is known about the impact of exposure to chemical contaminants during this period on cognitive and behavioral function. ..