Affiliation: Exponent Inc
- Greater weight loss among men participating in a commercial weight loss program: a pooled analysis of 2 randomized controlled trialsLeila M Barraj
Exponent, Inc, Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC Electronic address
Nutr Res 34:174-7. 2014..These results suggest that participation in a commercial weight loss program may be a more effective means to lose weight and maintain weight loss. ..
- Single food focus dietary guidance: lessons learned from an economic analysis of egg consumptionJordana K Schmier
Exponent, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:7. 2009..The goal of the present study is to synthesize what is known about the risks and benefits of eggs and the associated costs from a societal perspective...
- Within-day drinking water consumption patterns: results from a drinking water consumption surveyLeila Barraj
Exponent Inc, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:382-95. 2009..The detailed water consumption data from this survey can be used to support less than 24-h dietary exposure estimates for contaminants in drinking water...
- Perspective: risk apportionment and disease intervention strategiesLeila M Barraj
Exponent, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC, USA
Risk Anal 28:477-86. 2008....
- The SHEDS-Wood model: incorporation of observational data to estimate exposure to arsenic for children playing on CCA-treated wood structuresLeila M Barraj
Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:781-6. 2007....
- A comparison of egg consumption with other modifiable coronary heart disease lifestyle risk factors: a relative risk apportionment studyLeila Barraj
Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Washington, DC, USA
Risk Anal 29:401-15. 2009..Hence, focusing on decreasing egg intake as an approach to modify CHD risk would be expected to yield minimal results relative to changing other behaviors such as smoking and other dietary habits...
- Arsenic levels in wipe samples collected from play structures constructed with CCA-treated wood: impact on exposure estimatesLeila M Barraj
Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Suite 1100, 1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Sci Total Environ 407:2586-92. 2009..Handloading data from children playing on CCA-treated structures should be used to reduce the uncertainty of modeled estimates derived using the SHEDS-Wood model...
- Food consumption data in microbiological risk assessmentLeila M Barraj
Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
J Food Prot 67:1972-6. 2004..g., eating undercooked hamburgers, raw shellfish, or temperature-abused foods), are not collected during these surveys...
- Contribution of specific dietary factors to CHD in US femalesNga Tran
Exponent, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Public Health Nutr 13:154-62. 2010..To estimate dietary cholesterol contribution to CHD risk among US females, relative to other dietary risk factors...
- Partially hydrolyzed 100% whey protein infant formula and atopic dermatitis risk reduction: a systematic review of the literatureDominik D Alexander
Exponent Health Sciences Practice, Wood Dale, Illinois 60191, USA
Nutr Rev 68:232-45. 2010..Exclusive breastfeeding should be encouraged as the primary means to prevent atopic risk. However, when infants are not exclusively breastfed, PHF-W may be considered an effective measure to potentially reduce the risk of developing AD...
- Relationship between fish intake, n-3 fatty acids, mercury and risk markers of CHD (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002)Kimberly M Smith
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Public Health Nutr 12:1261-9. 2009..The n-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, are naturally found only in marine sources. Dietary intakes of methylmercury from certain fish have been hypothesized to increase the risk of CHD...
- Low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water and bladder cancer: a review and meta-analysisPamela J Mink
Exponent, Health Sciences Practice, Washington, DC, USA
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 52:299-310. 2008..More studies with detailed smoking history will help resolve whether smoking is an effect modifier...
- Flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease mortality: a prospective study in postmenopausal womenPamela J Mink
Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:895-909. 2007..Dietary flavonoids may have beneficial cardiovascular effects in human populations, but epidemiologic study results have not been conclusive...
- Evaluation of uncontrolled confounding in studies of environmental exposures and neurobehavioral testing in childrenPamela J Mink
Exponent Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Epidemiology 15:385-93. 2004..We examined a priori the potential impact of confounding in a hypothetical study evaluating the association of a potentially neurotoxic environmental exposure with neurobehavioral function in children...
- Evaluation of exposure to arsenic in residential soilJoyce S Tsuji
Exponent, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:1735-40. 2005..Similarly, questionnaire responses indicating soil exposure were not associated with increased urinary arsenic levels. Relatively low soil arsenic exposure likely precluded quantification of arsenic exposure above background...
- Use of background inorganic arsenic exposures to provide perspective on risk assessment resultsJoyce S Tsuji
Exponent, 15375 SE 30th Place, Suite 250, Bellevue, WA 98007, USA
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 48:59-68. 2007..S. population, thereby providing perspective for risk communication and regulatory decision-making on arsenic in the environment and in consumer products...
- Factors that influence the radiofrequency power output of GSM mobile phonesLinda S Erdreich
Exponent, Inc, New York, NY 10170, USA
Radiat Res 168:253-61. 2007..These results provide information applicable to improving the precision of exposure metrics for epidemiological studies of GSM mobile phones and may have broader application for other mobile phone systems and geographic locations...
- Chemistry, manufacturing and exposure assessments to support generally recognized as safe (GRAS) determinationsLeila Barraj
Exponent, Inc, 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 79:S99-S104. 2016..Overall, for safety assurance, intake assessments in GRAS determinations are comprehensively cumulative and typically conservative overestimate of exposures. ..
- Exposure data for personal care products: hairspray, spray perfume, liquid foundation, shampoo, body wash, and solid antiperspirantLinda Loretz
Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Food Chem Toxicol 44:2008-18. 2006..67, 1.49 (aerosol) and 1.51 (pump), 1.24, 1.11, 1.37, and 1.3, respectively. This study provides current exposure information for commonly used products which will be useful for risk assessment purposes...
- Dietary flavonoids and flavonoid-rich foods are not associated with risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal womenJennifer A Nettleton
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Nutr 136:3039-45. 2006....
- A probabilistic arsenic exposure assessment for children who contact CCA-treated playsets and decksLeila M Barraj
Risk Anal 27:1-3; author reply 5-6. 2007
- Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cancer in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health StudyGretchen J Cutler
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Int J Cancer 123:664-71. 2008..93, 95% CI: 0.86-1.00). This study provides further support for a beneficial effect of flavonoid intake on lung cancer risk, especially among current and past smokers...