Megan K Horton
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Changes in pest infestation levels, self-reported pesticide use, and permethrin exposure during pregnancy after the 2000-2001 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restriction of organophosphatesMegan K Williams
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:1681-8. 2008..The mix of active pesticide ingredients is changing in response to 2000-2001 regulations restricting use of the organophosphorus insecticides chlorpyrifos and diazinon...
- Characterization of residential pest control products used in inner city communities in New York CityMegan K Horton
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:291-301. 2011..This survey suggests that certain pyrethroids and non-spray insecticides replaced OPs for pest control in this area. Chlorpyrifos and diazinon have nearly been eliminated from products marketed for residential pest control...
- Impact of prenatal exposure to piperonyl butoxide and permethrin on 36-month neurodevelopmentMegan K Horton
Sergievsky Center, New York, NY, USA
Pediatrics 127:e699-706. 2011..Our objective was to explore the association between prenatal exposure to permethrin (a common pyrethroid) and piperonyl butoxide (a pyrethroid synergist) and 36-month neurodevelopment...
- Does the home environment and the sex of the child modify the adverse effects of prenatal exposure to chlorpyrifos on child working memory?Megan K Horton
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
Neurotoxicol Teratol 34:534-41. 2012..To our knowledge, this is the first investigation into factors that may inform an intervention strategy to reduce or reverse the cognitive deficits resulting from prenatal CPF exposure...
- Predictors of serum concentrations of polybrominated flame retardants among healthy pregnant women in an urban environment: a cross-sectional studyMegan K Horton
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Environ Health 12:23. 2013..Our objective was to characterize predictors of exposure to PBDEs among a multi-ethnic, low-income cohort of pregnant women enrolled from highly urban communities in New York City between years 2009-2010...
- Brain anomalies in children exposed prenatally to a common organophosphate pesticideVirginia A Rauh
Heilbrunn Center for Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:7871-6. 2012..This study reports significant associations of prenatal exposure to a widely used environmental neurotoxicant, at standard use levels, with structural changes in the developing human brain...
- Prenatal exposure to pesticide ingredient piperonyl butoxide and childhood cough in an urban cohortBian Liu
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168 Street, PH8E 101, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Int 48:156-61. 2012..Further, we explored the associations between these pesticide measures and wheeze, asthma, seroatopy, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO)...
- Prenatal exposure to the organophosphate pesticide chlorpyrifos and childhood tremorVirginia A Rauh
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
Neurotoxicology 51:80-6. 2015..The organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos (CPF), widely used for agricultural purposes, has been linked to neurodevelopmental deficits. Possible motor effects at low to moderate levels of exposure have not been evaluated...