Affiliation: New York Medical College
- The interrelation between organophosphate toxicity and the epidemiology of depression and suicideKushik Jaga
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, USA
Rev Environ Health 22:57-73. 2007..Scientific evidence shows that the association between environmental toxicology and psychiatry has important public health implications...
- Pesticide exposure: human cancers on the horizonK Jaga
Graduate School of Health Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
Rev Environ Health 14:39-50. 1999..Extrapolation of data on DDT toxicity from animals to humans has limitations. With the persistence of DDT and DDE in the environment, the potential risk to the health of man, animals, and the environment remains...
- Risk reduction for DDT toxicity and carcinogenesis through dietary modificationK Jaga
Westchester Medical Center and Alumni of the Graduate School of Health Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
J R Soc Promot Health 121:107-13. 2001..A dietary modification with the introduction of soy products, curcumin, cruciferous vegetables and low fat could be beneficial in reducing the risk of developing cancer and possibly the effects of DDT...
- Global surveillance of DDT and DDE levels in human tissuesKushik Jaga
Montrose Research Corporation, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, New York, USA
Int J Occup Med Environ Health 16:7-20. 2003..UNEP has cautiously taken action to protect human health, the environment and the earth from further destruction by persistent organic pollutants. Further exposure to DDT should be prevented to achieve this goal...
- Sources of exposure to and public health implications of organophosphate pesticidesKushik Jaga
VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System, Montrose Research Corporation, Montrose, New York 10523, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:171-85. 2003..Looking at the situation in the United States would serve to further emphasize the seriousness of organophosphate pesticide-related health issues in developing countries...
- Methyl parathion: an organophosphate insecticide not quite forgottenKushik Jaga
Mount Sinai School Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry, 1425 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10029, USA
Rev Environ Health 21:57-67. 2006..Nevertheless, MP exposure remains a potential health risk in both the U.S. and the developing world. Preventive measures in reducing the use of toxic chemicals should be taken seriously to protect human health and the environment...
- The epidemiology of pesticide exposure and cancer: A reviewKushik Jaga
Research and Development, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System 2094Albany Post Road, Montrose, New York 10548, USA
Rev Environ Health 20:15-38. 2005..Pesticide exposure, independently or in synergism with modifiable risk factors, is associated with several types of cancer...
- Epidemiology of acute organophosphate poisoning in hospital emergency room patientsChandrabhan Dharmani
School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
Rev Environ Health 20:215-32. 2005..Neurologic impairment was the most frequent complication. Preventing environmental OP exposure and increasing the awareness of pesticide toxicity would reduce acute OP poisoning and protect human health...