Summary: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
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- A review of carbon nanotube toxicity and assessment of potential occupational and environmental health risksChiu wing Lam
JSC Toxicology Group, Space Life Sciences, NASA Johnson Space Center, Wyle Laboratories and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77058, USA
Crit Rev Toxicol 36:189-217. 2006..Therefore, CNTs from manufactured and combustion sources in the environment could have adverse effects on human health...
- Current status of cadmium as an environmental health problemLars Jarup
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 238:201-8. 2009..Therefore, measures should be put in place to reduce exposure to a minimum, and the tolerably daily intake should be set in accordance with recent findings...
- Environmental health disparities: a framework integrating psychosocial and environmental conceptsGilbert C Gee
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1645-53. 2004..Although it is often acknowledged that social and environmental factors interact to produce racial and ethnic environmental health disparities, it is still unclear how this occurs...
- Climate change and mosquito-borne diseaseP Reiter
Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00920 3860
Environ Health Perspect 109:141-61. 2001..It is therefore inappropriate to use climate-based models to predict future prevalence...
- The riskscape and the color line: examining the role of segregation in environmental health disparitiesRachel Morello-Frosch
Department of Community Health, Center for Environmental Studies, School of Medicine, Brown University, Box 1943, 135 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Environ Res 102:181-96. 2006b>Environmental health researchers, sociologists, policy-makers, and activists concerned about environmental justice argue that communities of color who are segregated in neighborhoods with high levels of poverty and material deprivation ..
- An evidence-based medicine methodology to bridge the gap between clinical and environmental health sciencesTracey J Woodruff
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:931-7. 2011..To bridge this gap between clinical and environmental health, we created a methodology to help evaluate the quality of evidence and to support evidence-based decision ..
- The use of expert elicitation in environmental health impact assessment: a seven step procedureAnne B Knol
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Environ Health 9:19. 2010b>Environmental health impact assessments often have to deal with substantial uncertainties. Typically, the knowledge-base is limited with incomplete, or inconsistent evidence and missing or ambiguous data...
- Spatial epidemiology: current approaches and future challengesPaul Elliott
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Environ Health Perspect 112:998-1006. 2004....
- An approach for assessing human health vulnerability and public health interventions to adapt to climate changeKristie L Ebi
ESS, LLC, Alexandria, Virginia 22304, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1930-4. 2006..Key issues for ensuring that an assessment is informative, timely, and useful include stakeholder involvement, an adequate management structure, and a communication strategy...
- Moving towards making social toxins mainstream in children's environmental healthRosalind J Wright
The Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02067, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 21:222-9. 2009..Although traditional disciplinary research theory and methods have focused separately on how social and physical environmental factors affect children's health, evolving research underscores important integrated effects...
- Children's health and the environment: public health issues and challenges for risk assessmentPhilip J Landrigan
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:257-65. 2004..The adequate protection of children against toxic agents in the environment will require fundamental and far-reaching revisions of current approaches to toxicity testing and risk assessment...
- European birth cohorts for environmental health researchMartine Vrijheid
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Doctor Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Spain
Environ Health Perspect 120:29-37. 2012..An overview of existing studies and their data is needed to improve collaboration, harmonization, and future project planning...
- Environmental justice: human health and environmental inequalitiesRobert J Brulle
Department of Culture and Communication, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 27:103-24. 2006..We conclude that more research is needed that links environmental inequalities with public health outcomes...
- Environmental health indicators of climate change for the United States: findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator CollaborativePaul B English
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:1673-81. 2009..We researched and developed environmental health indicators for inputs into human health vulnerability assessments for climate change and to propose public ..
- Relative urban ecosystem health assessment: a method integrating comprehensive evaluation and detailed analysisMeirong Su
State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Ecohealth 7:459-72. 2010....
- National environmental health measures for minority and low-income populations: tracking social disparities in environmental healthDevon Payne-Sturges
Office of Children s Health Protection, US Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Bldg MC 1107A, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Environ Res 102:154-71. 2006..and to assess the potential contributions of the various components of the "environment," tools specific to environmental health disparities are required...
- Environmental health in China: progress towards clean air and safe waterJunfeng Zhang
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA
Lancet 375:1110-9. 2010..Global climate change will inevitably intensify China's environmental health troubles, with potentially catastrophic outcomes from major shifts in temperature and precipitation...
- Providing the missing link: the exposure science ontology ExOCarolyn J Mattingly
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United States
Environ Sci Technol 46:3046-53. 2012b>Environmental health information resources lack exposure data required to translate molecular insights, elucidate environmental contributions to diseases, and assess human health and ecological risks...
- U.S. Funding is insufficient to address the human health impacts of and public health responses to climate variability and changeKristie L Ebi
ESS, LLC, Alexandria, VA 22034 USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:857-62. 2009..S. government, it is reasonable to determine the extent of federal investment in research to understand, avoid, prepare for, and respond to the human health impacts of climate change in the United States...
- Health and nature-new challenges for health promotionLawrence St Leger
Health Promot Int 18:173-5. 2003
- The role of genetic polymorphisms in environmental healthSamir N Kelada
Department of Environmental Health, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:1055-64. 2003..in the role of variations in the human genome (polymorphisms) in modifying the effect of exposures to environmental health hazards (often referred to as gene-environment interaction), which render some individuals or groups in the ..
- Is the air pollution health research community prepared to support a multipollutant air quality management framework?Joe L Mauderly
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
Inhal Toxicol 22:1-19. 2010....
- From comparative risk assessment to multi-criteria decision analysis and adaptive management: recent developments and applicationsI Linkov
Intertox Inc, 83 Winchester Street, Suite 1, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
Environ Int 32:1072-93. 2006....
- Health, wealth, and air pollution: advancing theory and methodsMarie S O'Neill
Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:1861-70. 2003....
- Exposure measurement error in time-series studies of air pollution: concepts and consequencesS L Zeger
Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:419-26. 2000..Finally, we summarize open questions regarding measurement error and suggest the kind of additional data necessary to address them...
- Crowdsourcing, citizen sensing and sensor web technologies for public and environmental health surveillance and crisis management: trends, OGC standards and application examplesMaged N Kamel Boulos
University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, UK
Int J Health Geogr 10:67. 2011....
- Passive smoking as an environmental health risk factorMałgorzata H J Sikorska-Jaroszyńska
Department of Paedodontics, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med 19:547-50. 2012....
- Increasing cropping system diversity balances productivity, profitability and environmental healthAdam S Davis
United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit, Urbana, IL, USA
PLoS ONE 7:e47149. 2012Balancing productivity, profitability, and environmental health is a key challenge for agricultural sustainability...
- Panel discussion review: session three--issues involved in interpretation of epidemiologic analyses--statistical modelingThomas F Bateson
National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S90-6. 2007....
- Road traffic noise and annoyance--an increasing environmental health problemG Bluhm
Department of Environmental Health, Norrbacka, 3rd Floor, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 79 Stockholm, Sweden
Noise Health 6:43-9. 2004Traffic noise, which is steadily increasing, is considered to be an important environmental health problem...
- Impacts of climate variability and future climate change on harmful algal blooms and human healthStephanie K Moore
School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Box 355351, Seattle, Washington 98195 5351, USA
Environ Health 7:S4. 2008..We review the interactions between selected patterns of large-scale climate variability and climate change, oceanic conditions, and harmful algae...
- Environmental health practices, constraints and possible interventions in peri-urban settlements in developing countries--a review of Kampala, UgandaRobinah Nakawunde Kulabako
Department of Civil Engineering, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Int J Environ Health Res 20:231-57. 2010..Findings on current environmental health practices as well as perspectives of local communities and interviewed institutions on problems, ..
- How much disease burden can be prevented by environmental interventions?Annette Prüss-Ustün
Department of Public Health and the Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Epidemiology 18:167-78. 2007..In children, 34% of the disease burden is attributable to the environment, and much of this burden is in developing countries...
- A review of frameworks for developing environmental health indicators for climate change and healthTammy Hambling
Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited, 34 Kenepuru Drive, Porirua 5022, New Zealand
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:2854-75. 2011..b>Environmental health indicators (EHIs) provide a tool to assess, monitor, and quantify human health vulnerability, to aid in the ..
- Methods to calculate the heat index as an exposure metric in environmental health researchG Brooke Anderson
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Environ Health Perspect 121:1111-9. 2013b>Environmental health research employs a variety of metrics to measure heat exposure, both to directly study the health effects of outdoor temperature and to control for temperature in studies of other environmental exposures, including ..
- Primary, secondary and tertiary effects of eco-climatic change: the medical responseColin D Butler
Associate National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Building 62, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
Postgrad Med J 86:230-4. 2010....
- Climate change, health, and vulnerability in Canadian northern Aboriginal communitiesChristopher Furgal
Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments, Public Health Research Unit, Centre hospitalier Universitaire du Québec Centre hospitalier Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
Environ Health Perspect 114:1964-70. 2006..Research on climate change and health impacts in northern Canada thus far has brought together Aboriginal community members, government representatives, and researchers and is charting new territory...
- Development and successful application of a "Community-First" communication model for community-based environmental health researchEdward Anthony Emmett
Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:146-56. 2009..Effectively communicate results from a community exposure study to meet predetermined community priorities, maintaining ethical principles of autonomy, empowerment and justice...
- Mechanistic indicators of childhood asthma (MICA) study: piloting an integrative design for evaluating environmental healthJane Gallagher
National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
BMC Public Health 11:344. 2011....
- The importance of domestic water quality management in the context of faecal-oral disease transmissionAndrew Francis Trevett
Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford MK45 4DT, UK
J Water Health 3:259-70. 2005..In conclusion it is found that re-contaminated drinking water represents a significant health risk especially to infants, and also to those with secondary immunodeficiency...
- A burden of disease approach to prioritizing environmental policy initiatives: a case study in the Middle EastJacqueline MacDonald Gibson
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 162 B Rosenau Hall, 135 Dauer Dr, Campus Box 7431, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
N C Med J 72:136-40. 2011..The project design, which combined quantitative risk assessment with structured stakeholder engagement, provides a possible template for a strategic assessment of environmental effects on North Carolina medical care costs...
- NTP Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction: phthalates expert panel report on the reproductive and developmental toxicity of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalateRobert Kavlock
National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Reprod Toxicol 16:529-653. 2002
- Disproportionate proximity to environmental health hazards: methods, models, and measurementJayajit Chakraborty
Department of Geography, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
Am J Public Health 101:S27-36. 2011..We concluded by providing several recommendations regarding future research and data needs for EJ assessment that would lead to more reliable results and policy solutions...
- Environmental health research and the observer's dilemmaDavid B Resnik
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:1191-4. 2009b>Environmental health researchers frequently study people in occupational, educational, recreational, or domestic settings who are exposed to hazardous agents.
- Adverse effects of methylmercury: environmental health research implicationsPhilippe Grandjean
Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Environ Health Perspect 118:1137-45. 2010....
- Unidentified inert ingredients in pesticides: implications for human and environmental healthCaroline Cox
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1803-6. 2006..Inert ingredients are generally not identified on product labels and are often claimed to be confidential business information...
- Environmental health training of promotoras in colonias along the Texas-Mexico borderI N Ramos
Center for Environmental and Rural Health, Texas A and M University, 4455 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4455, USA
Am J Public Health 91:568-70. 2001..Promotoras are able to "translate" this training into culturally meaningful instruction that empowers community self-development. When neighbors teach neighbors, the message is received with greater trust and readiness to act...
- Environmental justice implications of reduced reporting requirements of the Toxics Release Inventory Burden Reduction RuleMarie Lynn Miranda
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0328, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:5407-14. 2008..The differences are more pronounced for percent minority and percent minority under age 5 in comparison to percent in poverty, and the demographic differences are more apparent at increasingly resolved geographic scales...
- Comparative risk assessment of the burden of disease from climate changeDiarmid Campbell-Lendrum
Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Environ Health Perspect 114:1935-41. 2006..These include the longterm and uncertain nature of the exposure and the effects on multiple physical and biotic systems that have the potential for diverse and widespread effects, including high-impact events...
- [Scientific basis of environmental health contingency planning for a coastal oil spill]Young Min Kim
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
J Prev Med Public Health 42:73-81. 2009This study presents a scientific basis for the establishment of an environmental health contingency plan for dealing with accidental coastal oil spills and suggests some strategies for use in an environmental health emergency.
- Tangible evidence, trust and power: public perceptions of community environmental health studiesMadeleine Kangsen Scammell
Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, 715 Albany St T4W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:143-53. 2009Communities with environmental health concerns in the USA frequently request studies from their local or state departments of public health...
- Trends in environmentally related childhood illnessesTracey J Woodruff
United States Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
Pediatrics 113:1133-40. 2004..Trends in childhood illnesses are 1 element of a framework for children's environmental health indicators, which also includes trends in contaminants in the environment and in concentrations of ..
- Understanding wicked problems: a key to advancing environmental health promotionMarshall W Kreuter
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
Health Educ Behav 31:441-54. 2004Complex environmental health problems--like air and water pollution, hazardous waste sites, and lead poisoning--are in reality a constellation of linked problems embedded in the fabric of the communities in which they occur...
- Modern environmental health hazards: a public health issue of increasing significance in AfricaOnyemaechi C Nweke
Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:863-70. 2009..However, with rapid development absent appropriate safeguards for environment and health, modern environmental health hazards (MEHHs) may emerge as critical contributors to the continent's disease burden...
- Environmental justice and regional inequality in southern California: implications for future researchRachel Morello-Frosch
College of Health and Human Services, San Francisco State University, Sat Francisco, California, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:149-54. 2002..and public health and provides a framework for policy discussions on the impact of discrimination on the environmental health of diverse communities in the United States...
- Social responsibility and research ethics in community-driven studies of industrialized hog productionSteve Wing
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil 27599 7435, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:437-44. 2002b>Environmental health research can document exposures and health effects that result from inequitable relationships between communities of low income or people of color and the institutions that derive benefits (profits, federal and state ..
- Airborne monitoring to distinguish engineered nanomaterials from incidental particles for environmental health and safetyThomas M Peters
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52245, USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 6:73-81. 2009..The methods presented here are applicable to any occupational or environmental setting in which one needs to distinguish incidental sources from engineered product...
- Climate variability and change and their potential health effects in small island states: information for adaptation planning in the health sectorKristie L Ebi
ESS, LLC, Alexandria, Virginia 22304, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1957-63. 2006..Information on these issues is synthesized and key recommendations are identified for improving the capacity of the health sector to anticipate and prepare for climate variability and change in small island states...
- Assessing adaptation to the health risks of climate change: what guidance can existing frameworks provide?Hans Martin Füssel
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, Germany
Int J Environ Health Res 18:37-63. 2008..epidemiology are found to be of limited relevance for assessing and planning adaptation to climate change since the prevailing toxicological model of environmental health is not applicable to many climate-sensitive health risks.
- What role for biologically based dose-response models in estimating low-dose risk?Kenny S Crump
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, USA
Environ Health Perspect 118:585-8. 2010..Biologically based dose-response (BBDR) models can incorporate data on biological processes at the cellular and molecular level to link external exposure to an adverse effect...
- Meeting report: atmospheric pollution and human reproductionRemy Slama
Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
Environ Health Perspect 116:791-8. 2008..There is a growing body of epidemiologic literature reporting associations between atmospheric pollutants and reproductive outcomes, particularly birth weight and gestational duration...
- Science linking environmental contaminant exposures with fertility and reproductive health impacts in the adult maleRuss Hauser
Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Fertil Steril 89:e59-65. 2008In the field of reproductive environmental health there remain many unanswered questions regarding the impact of the environment on male reproductive health...
- National assessment of human health effects of climate change in Portugal: approach and key findingsElsa Casimiro
Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Environ Health Perspect 114:1950-6. 2006..Higher temperatures may increase the transmission risk of zoonoses that are currently endemic to Portugal, such as leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, and Mediterranean spotted fever...
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a focused overview for children's environmental health researchersAndréa Aguiar
Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
Environ Health Perspect 118:1646-53. 2010..The goal is to familiarize the reader with the behavioral deficits that are hallmarks of ADHD and to facilitate comparisons with neurobehavioral deficits associated with environmental chemical exposures...
- A framework for integrated environmental health impact assessment of systemic risksDavid J Briggs
Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
Environ Health 7:61. 2008..this paper reviews the range of approaches to assessment now in used, proposes a framework for integrated environmental health impact assessment (both as a basis for bringing together and choosing between different methods of ..
- Climate change and food safety: an emerging issue with special focus on EuropeM Miraglia
National Center for Food Quality and Risk Assessment, Italian National Institute for Health ISS, Viale Regina Elena 299, I 00166 Rome, Italy
Food Chem Toxicol 47:1009-21. 2009..Research topics that are amenable to further research are highlighted...
- A review of the federal government's health activities in response to asbestos-contaminated ore found in Libby, MontanaKevin Horton
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Surveillance and Registries Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Inhal Toxicol 18:925-40. 2006..This article presents the various follow-up activities that have been conducted to date by ATSDR and partnering state health departments...
- Air pollution and daily hospital admissions in metropolitan Los AngelesW S Linn
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California 90242, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:427-34. 2000..Summer photochemical pollution (high O(3)) apparently presents less risk...
- The power of perception: health risk attributed to air pollution in an urban industrial neighbourhoodS J Elliott
School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Risk Anal 19:621-34. 1999..Implications of these findings for our understanding of the environmental justice process as well as the ability of communities to influence environmental health policy are discussed.
- Intensive livestock operations, health, and quality of life among eastern North Carolina residentsS Wing
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 2089, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:233-8. 2000..Long-term physical and mental health impacts could not be investigated in this study...
- An integrated imaging approach to the study of oxidative stress generation by mitochondrial dysfunction in living cellsWan Yun Cheng
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
Environ Health Perspect 118:902-8. 2010..Unlike ions of other transition metals such as iron, copper, and vanadium, Zn(2+) does not generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) through redox cycling...
- On the history of indoor air quality and healthJ Sundell
International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
Indoor Air 14:51-8. 2004..Allergies, airway infections and sick building syndrome are associated with, e.g., "dampness", a low ventilation rate, and plasticizers. In the future more emphasis must be given to IAQ and health issues...
- The environmental "riskscape" and social inequality: implications for explaining maternal and child health disparitiesRachel Morello-Frosch
Center for Environmental Studies and Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1150-3. 2006..Research indicates that the double jeopardy of exposure to environmental hazards combined with place-based stressors is associated with maternal and child health (MCH) disparities...
- Climate change and developing-country cities: implications for environmental health and equityDiarmid Campbell-Lendrum
Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
J Urban Health 84:i109-17. 2007....
- The hierarchy of environmental health and safety practices in the U.S. nanotechnology workplaceCassandra D Engeman
Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 10:487-95. 2013..In this context of soft regulation, the authors sought to: 1) assess current company-reported environmental health and safety practices in the United States throughout the product life cycle, 2) consider their implications ..
- From endocrine disruptors to nanomaterials: advancing our understanding of environmental health to protect public healthLinda S Birnbaum
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:814-22. 2011b>Environmental health science is the study of the impact of the environment on human health...
- Performance in omics analyses of blood samples in long-term storage: opportunities for the exploitation of existing biobanks in environmental health researchDennie G A J Hebels
Department of Toxicogenomics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Environ Health Perspect 121:480-7. 2013..The suitability for omic analysis of biosamples collected in previous decades and currently stored in biobanks is unknown...
- Openness in participation, assessment, and policy making upon issues of environment and environmental health: a review of literature and recent project resultsMikko V Pohjola
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland
Environ Health 10:58. 2011Issues of environment and environmental health involve multiple interests regarding e.g. political, societal, economical, and public concerns represented by different kinds of organizations and individuals...
- Human health and environmental risk assessment: the need for a more harmonised and integrated approachJim Bridges
Toxicology and Environmental Health, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Chemosphere 52:1347-51. 2003..Before examining the potential for a more integrated approach to risk assessment it is timely to consider the key factors which have led to the current position...
- Indicator-based assessment of environmental hazards and health effects in the industrial cities of upper Silesia, PolandEleonora Wcislo
Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Katowice, Poland
Environ Health Perspect 110:1133-40. 2002..This may indicate the existence of a causal relationship between the environmental contamination within industrial cities and the health status of their inhabitants...
- Metabolomics--a new exciting field within the "omics" sciencesKatja Dettmer
Environ Health Perspect 112:A396-7. 2004
- Assessing household solid fuel use: multiple implications for the Millennium Development GoalsEva Rehfuess
Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Environ Health Perspect 114:373-8. 2006..In this article, we present the results of a comprehensive assessment of solid fuel use, conducted in 2005, and discuss the implications of our findings in the context of achieving the MDGs...
- Value of information analysis in environmental health risk management decisions: past, present, and futureFumie Yokota
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC, USA
Risk Anal 24:635-50. 2004..However, applications in environmental health risk management (EHRM) remain largely demonstrative thus far because of the complexity in modeling and ..
- An analysis of health levels and various indicators of urban environments for Healthy Cities projectsT Takano
Department of Public Health and Environmental Science, School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
J Epidemiol Community Health 55:263-70. 2001....
- Race, wealth, and solid waste facilities in North CarolinaJennifer M Norton
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:1344-50. 2007....
- Public officials' perspectives on tracking and investigating symptoms reported near sewage sludge land application sitesAmy Lowman
Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Environ Health 73:14-20. 2011..Additional opinions and innovative solutions expressed in this article will assist interested users in the implementation of the investigation protocol...
- The Boston Safe Shops Project--preliminary findings of a case study in applying the 10 essential services of public health to building environmental health capacityPaul A Shoemaker
Environmental Hazards Program, Boston Public Health Commission, MA 02118, USA
J Environ Health 70:22-8, 63. 2007..The Safe Shops Project works to reduce occupational and environmental health hazards without having to close these businesses...
- IARC monographs, industry influence, and upgrading, downgrading, and under-grading chemicals: a personal point of view. International Agency for Research on CancerJames Huff
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Int J Occup Environ Health 8:249-70. 2002..To stem this tide at the IARC, new leadership, with more objectivity and public health perspective, is needed...
- Environmental health organisations against tobaccoMaurice Mulcahy
Department of Environmental Health, Health Service Executive West, Galway, Republic of Ireland
Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1456-71. 2009..A questionnaire was sent to representatives of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) in 36 countries. Tobacco control was given low priority...
- State of the art in benefit-risk analysis: environmental healthM V Pohjola
National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
Food Chem Toxicol 50:40-55. 2012b>Environmental health assessment covers a broad area: virtually all systematic analysis to support decision making on issues relevant to environment and health...
- Why and how should we assess occupational health impacts in integrated product policy?Patrick Hofstetter
U S EPA, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
Environ Sci Technol 37:2025-35. 2003..However, in an attempt to consider other sustainability criteria and to avoid a shift from environmental health impacts to occupational health impacts one may want to include occupational health in IPP...
- Qualitative environmental health research: an analysis of the literature, 1991-2008Madeleine Kangsen Scammell
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 118:1146-54. 2010Recent articles have advocated for the use of qualitative methods in environmental health research. Qualitative research uses nonnumeric data to understand people's opinions, motives, understanding, and beliefs about events or phenomena.
- Reproductive environmental healthPatrice Sutton
Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:517-24. 2010..This article provides an overview of the nature and extent of the science in the field of reproductive environmental health and its implications for OB/GYN clinical practice.
- Environmental health disparities in housingDavid E Jacobs
National Center for Healthy Housing, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Public Health 101:S115-22. 2011..Yet the experience with childhood lead poisoning in the United States has shown that housing-related disparities can be reduced. Effective interventions should be implemented to reduce environmental health disparities related to housing.
- Critical issues in the development of health information systems in supporting environmental health: a case study of ciguateraSarah Goater
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
Environ Health Perspect 119:585-90. 2011....
- Effectiveness of environmental health policies: a new frontier for epidemiologistsHoward Hu
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Epidemiology 14:257-8. 2003
- Research on environmental health interventions: ethical problems and solutionsDavid B Resnik
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, P O Box 12233, Mail Drop NH 06, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Account Res 12:69-101. 2005This article reviews a variety of ethical issues one must consider when conducting research on environmental health interventions on human subjects...
- Using 10-essential-services training to revive, refocus, and strengthen your environmental health programsCarl S Osaki
University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle 98155, USA
J Environ Health 70:12-5, 63. 2007The 10 essential services of environmental health, which are based on the 10 essential public health services, can guide environmental health practitioners in systematically organizing and managing environmental public health programs and ..
- A survey of public perception and response to heat warnings across four North American cities: an evaluation of municipal effectivenessScott C Sheridan
Department of Geography, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
Int J Biometeorol 52:3-15. 2007..Though air conditioning was nearly ubiquitous among respondents, over a third mentioned that economic factors of energy costs were considered in terms of how long or whether the air conditioner was turned on...
- The business case for transitioning to safer chemicalsRoger D McFadden
New Solut 21:403-16. 2011..New collaborations between companies, government, and advocates, and improved tools and criteria for defining safer products enhance the ability of businesses, like Staples, to meet new consumer demands...
- Reflections on a career in public health: evolving foodborne pathogens, environmental health, and food safety programsFrank L Bryan
J Environ Health 65:14-24. 2002Events affecting environmental health and food safety policy, programs and organization and emerging or identified foodborne diseases are reviewed by decade...
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Jornaleros Unidos con el Pueblo (Day Laborers United)Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outcome indictors will be formulated to reflect changes in hazardous work conditions and their social and structural context and changes in the collective capacity of the community. ..
- AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMSSteve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog OperationsSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- COMMUNITY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL REAWAKENINGSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007..applicant) The long-term objective of Community Health and Environmental Reawakening (CHER) is to improve environmental health in the rural South by supporting grassroots leadership and community empowerment...
- Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006..health and well-being; 2) promote interdisciplinary research interactions among programs in biomedicine, environmental health, statistics, and social sciences; 3) advance new methodologies for incorporating innovative spatial ..
- Noise, Solvents, and Hearing LossPeter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..A nested case control study will match cases of hearing loss identified in the cohort with controls by age at hire, year of hire, sex, and gender, to further explore these relationships. ..
- Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in childrenPhilippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004..Modern statistical methods will be used to determine whether these outcome variables are associated with estrogen, thyroid, or Ah receptor abnormalities and specific contaminant exposures prenatally or postnatally. ..
- Role of Genomic Imprinting in Developmental Neurotoxici*Ellen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2003..2. To utilize high throughput methods to examine patterns of DNA methylation in candidate genes in sperm and zygote in order to detect the presence of male-mediated effects on imprinted genes involved in early development. ..
- Genetic Susceptibility to Mercury-Induced Immune Dysfunction in Autism & ASDEllen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Three-generation Human Study of Reproductive Effects of Marine Food ContaminantsPHILIPPE ADAM GRANDJEAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Current evidence already suggests that these pathologies may already affect many populations, and the present proposal aims at identifying whether persistent organochlorine pollutants contribute to these abnormalities. ..
- Health Effects of Lifetime Exposure to Food ContaminantsPhilippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results may therefore provide new information that could very likely have an impact on the preventive efforts and standard-setting of the EPA and other regulatory agencies in the U.S and elsewhere. ..
- Nursing & Environmental Health Conference: Methymercury and Human Health EffectsJeanne Hewitt; Fiscal Year: 2006unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Harvard School of Public Health's Environmental Health Center COEP and the UW-Milwaukee Marine & Freshwater Biomedical Sciences (MFBS) Center COEP have collaborated on a two-..
- A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOSMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..of community, community participation and civic, involvement) with an emphasis on capacity to respond to environmental health problems...
- Neurotoxic Interactions of Different Forms of MercuryBernard Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007..The acquisition of these data offers a firm foundation for determining the risks to neurobehavioral development of concurrent exposures to both mercury species. ..
- Age, Lead, Exposure, and Neurobehavioral DeclineBrian Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fordham Resident Alcohol Prevention ProgramCelia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare WorkersRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing home health care workers and allow us to focus our risk management energies and resources appropriately. ..
- Mentoring the Responsible Conduct of ResearchCelia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking PoliciesMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
- Participant Perspectives on Drug Use/HIV Research EthicsCelia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Innovative HCW Training: Infectious Disease RiskRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study may have important implications for effective health and safety training for nurses. ..
- Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving JailNicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
- BBP EXPOSURE AND RISK FACTORS IN NON-HOSPITAL BASED HCWSRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing non-hospital HCWs and allow us to focus our energies and resources appropriately. ..
- Chronic respiratory effects of early life PM exposureKirk Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Passive PAH and Micro-Camera Personal Monitoring SystemPaul Lioy; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Developmental Neurotoxicity of Phthalate EstersBernard Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed research will examine this question in rats, and translate its implications into human relevance. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANTFrederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
- BLOODBORNE EXPOSURE MANAGEMENTRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2001..This study will identify barriers to appropriate implementation of the Guidelines and allow us to focus our energies and resources on specific improvements in order to minimize the risk of infection to exposed employees. ..
- CONSENT CAPACITY OF ADULTS WITH MENTAL RETARDATIONCelia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2002..A significant other is also chosen by the subjects to aid in them during the three format presentations. ..
- Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese CiviliansDavid Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004..7. ..
- Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic DiseaseNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Community Partnership for Asthma PreventionTyra Bryant Stephens; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Colon Cancer Inhibition by a Class of PPARgamma AgonistsStephen Safe; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed studies will provide mechanistic insights on PPARy-dependent inhibition of colon cancer and identify compounds for future clinical studies. ..
- Air Pollution and Cardiac Risk: Mechanisms & Time-courseDuanping Liao; Fiscal Year: 2010..5 affects the cardiac system, and identify factors that lead to differential susceptibility to PM, and guide regulatory agencies in designing air pollution control standards. ..
- In silico genome scan with high-throughput addiction related phenotypes in miceEdwin van den Oord; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Healthy Environments Partnership: Lean & Green in MotownAmy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Implementing EHS Net in LowaKEN SHARP; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Quantitative methods for genetic linkage heterogeneityDaniel Schaid; Fiscal Year: 2008..Aim 3. User-friendly software: User-friendly software that implements the proposed methods, including well-documented procedures and examples of their usage, will be provided free to the scientific community. ..
- Socioeconomic and Ethnic Disparities in Adult HealthNarayan Sastry; Fiscal Year: 2008..L.A.FANS-2/Adult data will publicly released as quickly as possible once fieldwork is complete, to enable a wide range of researchers to conduct research. ..
- d-Penicillamine Chelation in lead-poisoned Children - A Phase ll/lll TrialMichael Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2007..The study will be performed in the Pediatric Environmental Health Center of Children's Hospital Boston...
- Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & HealthThomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010..None of this research has examined how inadequate housing, as an environmental health risk, is related to the health of farmworkers or their families...
- Prenatal pesticide exposure in South Africa: CNS EffectsRoberta White; Fiscal Year: 2005..Collaboration between district health personnel, scientists at the University of Cape Town and the University of Natal in South Africa, and investigators at Boston University is key to the project. ..
- ESTROGEN INDUCED RESPONSES VIA ER/SPL COMPLEXESStephen Safe; Fiscal Year: 2002..These results will ultimately facilitate design of chemotherapeutic approaches which target specific genes. ..
- A RANDOMIZED TRIAL TO REDUCE ETS IN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMABruce Lanphear; Fiscal Year: 2003..and inflammation in response to a variety of stimuli, is emerging as the most prevalent and serious environmental health problem among children in the United States...
- Assessing Spatial Patterns of Epidermal Nerve FibersLance Waller; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGYKARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2002..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
- Ergonomic Interventions for Garment WorkBeate Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will provide employers, employees and public agencies with evidence of the effectiveness of ergonomic interventions in order to guide health and safety policy. ..
- IGF-I LEVELS, IGF-I GENOTYPE, AND PROSTATE CANCERNoel Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- CYP1A1 GENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICITYDaniel Nebert; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- A systems biology approach to hormone active agentsWilliam Toscano; Fiscal Year: 2004..The goal is to make toxicologists aware of the power of systems biology and how systems biology approach can be applied to the important problem of understanding the action of HAA. ..
- NEUROBEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF LOW LEVEL LEAD EXPOSUREBruce Lanphear; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Environmental Determinants of Sleep Disturbance: Role of Ambient Air PollutionJiu Chiuan Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Reducing Environmental Risk to Rural Low Income FamiliesPatricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2008..address 2 gaps in nursing science by yielding evidence addressing: 1) measures of rural children's environmental health (EH) risks, and 2) the effectiveness of a tailored environmental risk reduction (ERR) intervention ..
- Community Exposure to PerfluorooctanateEdward Emmett; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outcome measures to be evaluated include the reduction of levels of blood C8, and whether community trust is restored through an independent participatory study. ..
- National Assessment of the Mortality and Morbidity Effects of Tropospheric OzoneMichelle L Bell; Fiscal Year: 2010..An overall objective of this work is to contribute statistical techniques that could be applied broadly in environmental health research, such as to other health outcomes and other pollutants...
- Cytoplasmic Reactivation of p53 Family MembersCharles Walker; Fiscal Year: 2004..Overexpression might overwhelm mechanisms that sequester these proteins in the cytoplasm of leukemic clam hemocytes and lead to a resumption of clam p53 and/or p63/73-induced apoptosis. ..
- Racial Disparities in Food Environments and DietKimberly Morland; Fiscal Year: 2005..Conclusions: The results of this reseach will provide more effective intervention strategies for modifying dietary consumption as well as generate hypotheses for future research. ..
- MOHAWK CULTURE, BEHAVIOR, TOXICANT EXPOSURE AND HEALTHLAWRENCE SCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- US STUDY OF SEMEN QUALITY IN PARTNERS OF PREGNANT WOMENShanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- 2006 Environmental Endocrine Disruptors Gordon ConferenceRex Hess; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Maternal Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy OutcomesRuss Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since the etiology of infertility and early pregnancy loss remains largely unexplained, the identification of potential environmental risk factors will have large public health significance. ..
- Wayne State University Clinical Translational ScienceMichael Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Environmental Epidemiology of Arrythmogenesis in WHIEric Whitsel; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. air quality standards, and yield insight into the relatively gradual decline of sudden cardiac death rates among U.S. women over the last decade. ..
- Sleep-disordered breathing, sleep stages, and heart rate variability in childrenDuanping Liao; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained from this study can potentially improve the management and treatment of childhood SDB. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Asthma Coalition on Community, Environment and StressRosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Historic Traffic Exposure Maps for Cancer StudiesPaul English; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Environmental Endocrine Disrupters 2008 Gordon Research ConferenceShanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2008..unique venue for promoting research and the exchange of information and viewpoints in this critical area of environmental health. The proposed conference adheres to the guiding principle of the GRC that the presentations are to be of ..
- REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS 'NEW VENTURES' E J PARTNERSHIPLinda Silka; Fiscal Year: 2003..They are making decision about environmental health. New Ventures follows four strands: Expanding the Partnership beyond our very successful NIEHS funded ..
- MULTI-LEVEL ANALYSIS OF URBAN CHILDHOOD ASTHMA RISKRosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2004..An additional feature of the proposal is the opportunity to involve under represented minority students (predoctoral and summer interns) from two NIH-funded grants whose principal investigator is a co-investigator on this proposal. ..
- CHRONIC LIFE STRESS AND INCIDENT ASTHMA IN ADULT WOMENRosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2003..To our knowledge, this would be the first large-scale (N=64,000) longitudinal study of the association between a specific chronic life stressor (i.e., violence) and the incidence of asthma in adult women. ..