Rob McConnell

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Lancet 359:386-91. 2002
  2. pmc Associations of children's lung function with ambient air pollution: joint effects of regional and near-roadway pollutants
    Robert Urman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Thorax 69:540-7. 2014
  3. pmc Dog ownership enhances symptomatic responses to air pollution in children with asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1910-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of exposure to traffic on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age: a cohort study
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, Suite 220, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Lancet 369:571-7. 2007
  5. pmc Ozone, oxidant defense genes, and risk of asthma during adolescence
    Talat Islam
    M D Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:388-95. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Role of inducible nitric oxide synthase in asthma risk and lung function growth during adolescence
    Talat Islam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Thorax 65:139-45. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of air pollution on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1057-67. 2004
  8. pmc Parental stress increases the detrimental effect of traffic exposure on children's lung function
    Talat Islam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:822-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma medication use and wheezing among fourth-grade school children from 12 Southern California communities enrolled in The Children's Health Study
    Joshua Millstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:505-14. 2004
  10. pmc Childhood incident asthma and traffic-related air pollution at home and school
    Rob McConnell
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1021-6. 2010

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Lancet 359:386-91. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation between newly-diagnosed asthma and team sports in a cohort of children exposed to different concentrations and mixtures of air pollutants...
  2. pmc Associations of children's lung function with ambient air pollution: joint effects of regional and near-roadway pollutants
    Robert Urman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Thorax 69:540-7. 2014
    ..Previous studies have reported adverse effects of either regional or near-roadway air pollution (NRAP) on lung function. However, there has been little study of the joint effects of these exposures...
  3. pmc Dog ownership enhances symptomatic responses to air pollution in children with asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1910-5. 2006
    ..Experimental data suggest that asthma exacerbation by ambient air pollutants is enhanced by exposure to endotoxin and allergens; however, there is little supporting epidemiologic evidence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of exposure to traffic on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age: a cohort study
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, Suite 220, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Lancet 369:571-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated the association between residential exposure to traffic and 8-year lung-function growth...
  5. pmc Ozone, oxidant defense genes, and risk of asthma during adolescence
    Talat Islam
    M D Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:388-95. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Role of inducible nitric oxide synthase in asthma risk and lung function growth during adolescence
    Talat Islam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Thorax 65:139-45. 2010
    ..Because nitrosative stress affects respiratory health, it was hypothesised that variants in NOS2A are associated with asthma incidence and lung function growth during adolescence...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of air pollution on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1057-67. 2004
    ..Whether exposure to air pollution adversely affects the growth of lung function during the period of rapid lung development that occurs between the ages of 10 and 18 years is unknown...
  8. pmc Parental stress increases the detrimental effect of traffic exposure on children's lung function
    Talat Islam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:822-7. 2011
    ..Emerging evidence indicates that psychosocial stress enhances the effect of traffic exposure on the development of asthma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma medication use and wheezing among fourth-grade school children from 12 Southern California communities enrolled in The Children's Health Study
    Joshua Millstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:505-14. 2004
    ..07 [95%CI = 1.61-5.86]; OR = 1.31 [95%CI = 0.47-2.71]; respectively). The authors concluded that monthly variations in some ambient air pollutants were associated with monthly respiratory morbidity among school children...
  10. pmc Childhood incident asthma and traffic-related air pollution at home and school
    Rob McConnell
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1021-6. 2010
    ..Traffic-related air pollution has been associated with adverse cardiorespiratory effects, including increased asthma prevalence. However, there has been little study of effects of traffic exposure at school on new-onset asthma...
  11. pmc Predictors of intra-community variation in air quality
    Meredith Franklin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:135-47. 2012
    ..Thus, traffic strongly affects local air quality in large and small urban areas, which has implications for exposure assessment and estimation of health risks...
  12. pmc Regular smoking and asthma incidence in adolescents
    Frank D Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1094-100. 2006
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  13. pmc Traffic, susceptibility, and childhood asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:766-72. 2006
    ..These results indicate that residence near a major road is associated with asthma. The reason for larger effects in those with no parental history of asthma merits further investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of glutathione S-transferase M1, maternal smoking during pregnancy, and environmental tobacco smoke on asthma and wheezing in children
    Frank D Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:457-63. 2002
    ..Among children with GSTM1 (+) genotype, in utero exposure was not associated with asthma or wheezing. Our findings indicate that there are important long-term effects of in utero exposure in a genetically susceptible group of children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bayesian modeling of air pollution health effects with missing exposure data
    John Molitor
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:69-76. 2006
    ..From these incomplete measures, long-term nitrogen dioxide exposure and its effect on health must be inferred. Results show that the method improves estimates when compared with standard frequentist approaches...
  16. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma and exposure to traffic and nitrogen dioxide
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Epidemiology 16:737-43. 2005
    ..Evidence for a causal relationship between traffic-related air pollution and asthma has not been consistent across studies, and comparisons among studies have been difficult because of the use of different indicators of exposure...
  17. pmc Rodent allergen in Los Angeles inner city homes of children with asthma
    Jill Berg
    School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 85:52-61. 2008
    ..Many of the predictors of rodent allergen are amenable to low-cost interventions that can be integrated with other measures to reduce exposure to indoor allergens...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of air pollution and bronchitic symptoms in children with asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:790-7. 2003
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  19. pmc Health effects of the 2003 Southern California wildfires on children
    Nino Kunzli
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1221-8. 2006
    ..In late October 2003, Southern California wildfires burned more than 3,000 km2. The wildfires produced heavy smoke that affected several communities participating in the University of Southern California Children's Health Study (CHS)...
  20. pmc TNF-308 modifies the effect of second-hand smoke on respiratory illness-related school absences
    Made Wenten
    Division of Environmental Health, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1540 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1563-8. 2005
    ..The role of genetic susceptibility in risk for adverse effects from SHS has not been extensively investigated in children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting residential ozone deficits from nearby traffic
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States
    Sci Total Environ 363:166-74. 2006
    ..These findings may have implications for studies of health effects of traffic-related pollutants...
  22. pmc Autism spectrum disorder: interaction of air pollution with the MET receptor tyrosine kinase gene
    Heather E Volk
    From the aDepartment of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA bDepartment of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA cZilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA dSonoma Technology, Inc, Petaluma, CA eDepartment of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA fDepartment of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and gCenter for Genomic Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Epidemiology 25:44-7. 2014
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether air pollution exposure and MET rs1858830 genotype interact to alter the risk of autism spectrum disorder...
  23. pmc Relationship between air pollution, lung function and asthma in adolescents
    Talat Islam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Thorax 62:957-63. 2007
    ..A study was undertaken to determine whether lung function is associated with new onset asthma and whether this relationship varies by exposure to ambient air pollutants...
  24. pmc Ethnic differences in the effect of asthma on pulmonary function in children
    Yue Zhang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:596-603. 2011
    ..The impact of asthma on chronic lung function deficits is well known. However, there has been little study of ethnic differences in these asthma-associated deficits...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of newly diagnosed asthma in school-age children
    Frank D Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:406-15. 2003
    ..77, 95% CI: 1.26, 2.49) than in allergic children (RR = 1.16, 95% CI: 0.63, 2.15). The authors conclude that being overweight is associated with an increased risk of new-onset asthma in boys and in nonallergic children...
  26. pmc Traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter, and autism
    Heather E Volk
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:71-7. 2013
    ..Examination of hazardous pollutants has suggested the importance of air toxics in the etiology of autism, yet little research has examined its association with local levels of air pollution using residence-specific exposure assignments...
  27. doi request reprint Use of an electrostatic dust cloth for self-administered home allergen collection
    Wendy Cozen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9175, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:150-5. 2008
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  28. pmc The E-cigarette Social Environment, E-cigarette Use, and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking
    Jessica L Barrington-Trimis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:75-80. 2016
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  29. pmc Prenatal air pollution exposure and ultrasound measures of fetal growth in Los Angeles, California
    Beate Ritz
    Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 130:7-13. 2014
    ..Few previous studies examined the impact of prenatal air pollution exposures on fetal development based on ultrasound measures during pregnancy...
  30. pmc Residential proximity to freeways and autism in the CHARGE study
    Heather E Volk
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:873-7. 2011
    ..Traffic-related air pollution, a common exposure with established effects on these pathways, contains substances found to have adverse prenatal effects...
  31. pmc Transforming growth factor- 1 C-509T polymorphism, oxidant stress, and early-onset childhood asthma
    Muhammad T Salam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1192-9. 2007
    ..Tobacco smoke and traffic emissions induce airway inflammation and modulate TGF-beta1 gene expression. We hypothesized that the effects of functional TGF-beta1 variants on asthma occurrence vary by these exposures...
  32. pmc Breathless in Los Angeles: the exhausting search for clean air
    Nino Kunzli
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1494-9. 2003
    ..We describe these findings and urge a more aggressive effort to reduce air pollution exposures to protect our children's health. Lessons from this "case study" have national implications...
  33. pmc Asthma and school commuting time
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:827-8. 2010
    ..This study examined associations of asthma with school commuting time...
  34. ncbi request reprint Indoor risk factors for asthma in a prospective study of adolescents
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Epidemiology 13:288-95. 2002
    ..However, there has been little investigation of the effect of the indoor environment on incident asthma in adolescents...
  35. doi request reprint Parental stress and childhood wheeze in a prospective cohort study
    Joel Milam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Asthma 45:319-23. 2008
    ..Although studies indicate that psychological stress is linked with asthma morbidity, it is unknown whether stress is associated with the incidence of asthma symptoms...
  36. doi request reprint Association of Changes in Air Quality With Bronchitic Symptoms in Children in California, 1993-2012
    Kiros Berhane
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    JAMA 315:1491-501. 2016
    ..Childhood bronchitic symptoms are significant public and clinical health problems that produce a substantial burden of disease. Ambient air pollutants are important determinants of bronchitis occurrence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Children's lung function and antioxidant vitamin, fruit, juice, and vegetable intake
    Frank D Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:576-84. 2003
    ..In summary, lung function levels were lower in children with inadequate dietary antioxidant vitamin intake...
  38. pmc Organized physical activity in young school children and subsequent 4-year change in body mass index
    Genevieve Dunton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033 9045, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:713-8. 2012
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  39. ncbi request reprint Cockroach counts and house dust allergen concentrations after professional cockroach control and cleaning
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:546-52. 2003
    ..However, there have been few studies of interventions to reduce exposures in this setting...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association between air pollution and lung function growth in southern California children: results from a second cohort
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:76-84. 2002
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  41. pmc E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use
    Jessica L Barrington-Trimis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Pediatrics 138:. 2016
    ..There has been little research examining whether e-cigarette use increases the risk of cigarette initiation among adolescents in the transition to adulthood when the sale of cigarettes becomes legal...
  42. pmc A longitudinal cohort study of body mass index and childhood exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and air pollution: the Southern California Children's Health Study
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:360-6. 2015
    ..There has been little previous study of joint BMI effects of air pollution and tobacco smoke exposure...
  43. pmc Inflammatory cytokine response to ambient particles varies due to field collection procedures
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 48:497-502. 2013
    ..Time to freezing was less important. Implications for development of metrics of long-term spatial variation in biological exposure metrics for study of chronic disease merit further investigation...
  44. pmc Childhood air pollutant exposure and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults
    Carrie V Breton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2001 N Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Circulation 126:1614-20. 2012
    ..Exposure to ambient air pollutants increases risk for cardiovascular health outcomes in adults. The contribution of childhood air pollutant exposure to cardiovascular health has not been thoroughly evaluated...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of glutathione S-transferase P1, M1, and T1 on acute respiratory illness in school children
    Frank D Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90053, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:346-51. 2002
    ..80; 95% confidence interval, 0.65-0.99). GSTM1 and T1 genotypes were not associated with respiratory illness. We conclude that GSTP1 genotype influences the risk or severity of respiratory infections in school-aged children...
  46. pmc Competing definitions of contextual environments
    Zaria Tatalovich
    Department of Geography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0255, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:55. 2006
    ..The sensitivity of census variable estimates to the choice of community boundaries and weights was assessed using standard tests of significance...
  47. pmc Near-Roadway Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease: Burden of Disease and Potential Impact of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy in Southern California
    Rakesh Ghosh
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:193-200. 2016
    ..5 μm (PM2.5). The burden of near-roadway air pollution (NRAP) generally has not been examined, despite evidence of a causal link with CHD...
  48. pmc Prenatal exposure to urban air nanoparticles in mice causes altered neuronal differentiation and depression-like responses
    David A Davis
    Davis School of Gerontology, USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64128. 2013
    ..These pilot data suggest that prenatal exposure to nPM can alter neuronal differentiation with gender-specific behavioral sequelae that may be relevant to human prenatal exposure to urban vehicular aerosols...
  49. pmc Air pollution exposure assessment for epidemiologic studies of pregnant women and children: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Frank Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1447-54. 2005
    ..If these lessons are applied, the National Children's Study offers a unique opportunity to assess the adverse effects of air pollution on interrelated health outcomes during the critical early life period...
  50. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a new time-resolved step counter in children
    Donna Dueker
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:622-33. 2012
    ..We conclude that the SportBrain iStep X1 pedometer provides a valid measure of step counts in short averaging times useful for assessing patterns of physical activity in population studies and periods of nonwear...
  51. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of skin test results among parents of asthmatic children
    Jean L Richardson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Asthma 41:199-204. 2004
    ..If parents are ill-informed of the specific allergen sensitivity of their children, they may be unable to take the necessary steps to minimize exposure...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery is associated with asthma and allergy occurrences in children
    Muhammad T Salam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:341-6. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined the associations between birth by cesarean section (C-section) and atopic disease occurrence in childhood...
  53. doi request reprint Momentary Assessment of Psychosocial Stressors, Context, and Asthma Symptoms in Hispanic Adolescents
    Genevieve Dunton
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Behav Modif 40:257-80. 2016
    ..The results of this preliminary study can serve as a basis for larger epidemiological and intervention studies. ..
  54. pmc Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth
    Tamika D Gilreath
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 58:181-5. 2016
    ..This study examined patterns of adolescent use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars/cigarillo, hookah/waterpipe, and smokeless/dip/chewing tobacco in a population of southern California adolescents...
  55. pmc Evaluating children's location using a personal GPS logging instrument: limitations and lessons learned
    Donna Dueker
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:244-52. 2014
    ..They have potential utility for assessing on-road travel time and route. GPS technology has limitations, and lessons learned from this evaluation can be generalized to the use of GPS in other research settings. ..
  56. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and asthma onset in children: a prospective cohort study with individual exposure measurement
    Michael Jerrett
    School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1433-8. 2008
    ..The question of whether air pollution contributes to asthma onset remains unresolved...
  57. doi request reprint An attributable risk model for exposures assumed to cause both chronic disease and its exacerbations
    Nino Kunzli
    Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 19:179-85. 2008
    ..For exposures affecting both the development of chronic disease and its exacerbation, the usual methods to derive attributable risks (AR) are inappropriate...
  58. ncbi request reprint Associations of place of birth with asthma and wheezing in Mexican American children
    Kamal Eldeirawi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612 7260, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:42-8. 2005
    ..There are wide global variations in the prevalence of asthma and wheezing...
  59. pmc Lessons Learned for the Study of Childhood Asthma from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Peyton A Eggleston
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1430-6. 2005
    ..Medications confounded the definition of asthma disease activity, and must be repeatedly and systematically estimated. Despite these many challenges, the Children's Centers successfully conducted long-term studies of asthma...
  60. pmc Assessing uncertainty in spatial exposure models for air pollution health effects assessment
    John Molitor
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1147-53. 2007
    ..Although numerous epidemiologic studies now use models of intraurban exposure, there has been little systematic evaluation of the performance of different models...
  61. ncbi request reprint Long-term neurobehavioral effects of mild poisonings with organophosphate and n-methyl carbamate pesticides among banana workers
    Catharina Wesseling
    Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:27-34. 2002
    ..Workers with histories of poisoning may be more susceptible to neurobehavioral effects with subsequent exposures...
  62. ncbi request reprint Tactile vibration thresholds after acute poisonings with organophosphate insecticides
    Jamilette Miranda
    Department of Physiology, National Autonomous University, Leon, Nicaragua
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:212-9. 2002
    ..The development of threshold impairment as a consequence of severe intentional poisonings with neuropathic OPs is consistent with other reports indicating that only severe OP poisonings produce sensory peripheral nerve effects...