seafood

Summary

Summary: Marine fish and shellfish used as food or suitable for food. (Webster, 3d ed) SHELLFISH and FISH PRODUCTS are more specific types of SEAFOOD.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20952, USA
    Lancet 369:578-85. 2007
  2. ncbi Vibrio parahaemolyticus: a concern of seafood safety
    Yi Cheng Su
    OSU Seafood Laboratory, Oregon State University, 2001 Marine Drive, Room 253, Astoria, OR 97103, USA
    Food Microbiol 24:549-58. 2007
  3. ncbi n-3 Fatty acids from fish or fish-oil supplements, but not alpha-linolenic acid, benefit cardiovascular disease outcomes in primary- and secondary-prevention studies: a systematic review
    Chenchen Wang
    Tufts New England Medical Center Evidence based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:5-17. 2006
  4. ncbi Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
  5. ncbi Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 287:1815-21. 2002
  6. pmc Adult women's blood mercury concentrations vary regionally in the United States: association with patterns of fish consumption (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:47-53. 2009
  7. ncbi Blood mercury levels in US children and women of childbearing age, 1999-2000
    Susan E Schober
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 289:1667-74. 2003
  8. pmc Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1171-81. 2008
  9. ncbi Fish intake, contaminants, and human health: evaluating the risks and the benefits
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 296:1885-99. 2006
  10. pmc Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Manas Kaushik
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:613-20. 2009

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  1. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20952, USA
    Lancet 369:578-85. 2007
    b>Seafood is the predominant source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for optimum neural development. However, in the USA, women are advised to limit their seafood intake during pregnancy to 340 g per week...
  2. ncbi Vibrio parahaemolyticus: a concern of seafood safety
    Yi Cheng Su
    OSU Seafood Laboratory, Oregon State University, 2001 Marine Drive, Room 253, Astoria, OR 97103, USA
    Food Microbiol 24:549-58. 2007
    ..Consumption of raw or undercooked seafood contaminated with V...
  3. ncbi n-3 Fatty acids from fish or fish-oil supplements, but not alpha-linolenic acid, benefit cardiovascular disease outcomes in primary- and secondary-prevention studies: a systematic review
    Chenchen Wang
    Tufts New England Medical Center Evidence based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:5-17. 2006
    ..The evidence for the benefits of fish oil is stronger in secondary- than in primary-prevention settings. Adverse effects appear to be minor...
  4. ncbi Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality are inconsistent...
  5. ncbi Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 287:1815-21. 2002
    ..Higher consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids has been associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men, but limited data are available regarding women...
  6. pmc Adult women's blood mercury concentrations vary regionally in the United States: association with patterns of fish consumption (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:47-53. 2009
    ..The current, continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has included blood mercury (BHg) and fish/shellfish consumption since it began in 1999. NHANES 1999-2004 data form the basis for these analyses...
  7. ncbi Blood mercury levels in US children and women of childbearing age, 1999-2000
    Susan E Schober
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 289:1667-74. 2003
    ..The fetus is most sensitive to the adverse effects of exposure. The extent of exposure to methylmercury in US women of reproductive age is not known...
  8. pmc Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1171-81. 2008
    ..3, -0.9) for the WRAVMA. Fish consumption of < or =2 servings/week was not associated with a benefit. Dietary recommendations for pregnant women should incorporate the nutritional benefits as well as the risks of fish intake...
  9. ncbi Fish intake, contaminants, and human health: evaluating the risks and the benefits
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 296:1885-99. 2006
    ..Fish (finfish or shellfish) may have health benefits and also contain contaminants, resulting in confusion over the role of fish consumption in a healthy diet...
  10. pmc Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Manas Kaushik
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:613-20. 2009
    ..Diet is a key component of a healthy lifestyle in the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The role of long-chain omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (LCFAs) in the development of T2DM remains unresolved...
  11. ncbi Fish consumption and risk of stroke in men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:3130-6. 2002
    ..The effect of fish consumption or long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake on risk of stroke remains uncertain...
  12. pmc Blood organic mercury and dietary mercury intake: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 and 2000
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:562-70. 2004
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  13. ncbi Fish, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and mortality from cardiovascular diseases in a nationwide community-based cohort of Japanese men and women the JACC (Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer Risk) Study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, and Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:988-96. 2008
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  14. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether prenatal mercury exposure, including potential releases from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, adversely affects fetal growth and child development...
  15. ncbi Duration of pregnancy in relation to seafood intake during early and mid pregnancy: prospective cohort
    Sjurdur F Olsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300, Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:749-58. 2006
    We examined the association between exposure to seafood intake during two periods of pregnancy on the one hand and risks of preterm delivery and postterm delivery on the other...
  16. ncbi Cross-national comparisons of seafood consumption and rates of bipolar disorders
    Simona Noaghiul
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2222-7. 2003
    The authors sought to determine if greater seafood consumption, a measure of omega-3 fatty acid intake, is associated with lower prevalence rates of bipolar disorder in community samples.
  17. pmc Seafood intake and urine concentrations of total arsenic, dimethylarsinate and arsenobetaine in the US population
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 111:110-8. 2011
    b>Seafood is the main source of organic arsenic exposure (arsenobetaine, arsenosugars and arsenolipids) in the population. Arsenosugars and arsenolipids are metabolized to several species including dimethylarsinate (DMA).
  18. pmc Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1376-80. 2005
    Fish and other seafood may contain organic mercury but also beneficial nutrients such as n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. We endeavored to study whether maternal fish consumption during pregnancy harms or benefits fetal brain development...
  19. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption and infant birth weight, length and head circumference in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Anne Lise Brantsæter
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Nutr 107:436-44. 2012
    Results from previous studies on associations between maternal fish and seafood intakes and fetal growth are inconclusive...
  20. ncbi Seafood consumption, the DHA content of mothers' milk and prevalence rates of postpartum depression: a cross-national, ecological analysis
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Park 5, Room 150, 12420 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Affect Disord 69:15-29. 2002
    ..We postulated that the DHA content of mothers' milk and seafood consumption would both predict prevalence rates of postpartum depression across countries.
  21. ncbi Investigation of archaeal and bacterial diversity in fermented seafood using barcoded pyrosequencing
    Seong Woon Roh
    Department of Life and Nanopharmaceutical Sciences and Department of Biology, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    ISME J 4:1-16. 2010
    Little is known about the archaeal diversity of fermented seafood; most of the earlier studies of fermented food have focused on lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in the fermentation process...
  22. ncbi Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the Seychelles child development study
    Gary J Myers
    Department of Neurology, National Institute for Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, USA
    Lancet 361:1686-92. 2003
    ..The most common form of prenatal exposure is maternal fish consumption, but whether such exposure harms the fetus is unknown. We aimed to identify adverse neurodevelopmental effects in a fish-consuming population...
  23. pmc Association between type of dietary fish and seafood intake and the risk of incident type 2 diabetes: the European prospective investigation of cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk cohort study
    Pinal S Patel
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1857-63. 2009
    To investigate the association between fish and seafood intake and new-onset type 2 diabetes.
  24. pmc Associations of seafood and elongated n-3 fatty acid intake with fetal growth and length of gestation: results from a US pregnancy cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:774-83. 2004
    Previous studies, mainly among populations with high consumption of seafood, have suggested that increased marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake during pregnancy promotes longer gestation and higher birth weight...
  25. ncbi Mercury advisories and household health trade-offs
    Jay P Shimshack
    Department of Economics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Health Econ 29:674-85. 2010
    ..Lower mercury intakes reduce neurological toxicity risks. However, since seafood is the predominant dietary source of healthful omega-3 fatty acids, reduced fish consumption may have significant ..
  26. pmc Sources of mercury exposure for U.S. seafood consumers: implications for policy
    Noelle E Selin
    Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 4307, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:137-43. 2010
    ..Recent policies attempting to reduce adverse effects of methylmercury exposure from fish consumption in the United States have targeted reductions in anthropogenic emissions from U.S. sources...
  27. pmc Fish, mercury, selenium and cardiovascular risk: current evidence and unanswered questions
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1894-916. 2009
    ..Conversely, concerns have grown regarding potential effects of exposure to mercury found in some fish. Seafood species are also rich in selenium, an essential trace element that may protect against both cardiovascular ..
  28. pmc Risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination of raw ready-to-eat seafood products available at retail outlets in Japan
    Satoko Miya
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Marine Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, 4 5 7 Konan, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8477, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3383-6. 2010
    ..Thus, regulatory guidelines are needed for acceptable levels of L. monocytogenes in these foods...
  29. pmc Methyl mercury and inorganic mercury in Swedish pregnant women and in cord blood: influence of fish consumption
    K Ask Björnberg
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 111:637-41. 2003
    ..3 microg/L; range 0.10-5.7 microg/L). Both hair T-Hg and cord blood MeHg increased with increasing consumption of seafood (r = 0.41; p < 0.001 and r = 0.46; p < 0.001, respectively)...
  30. pmc Prenatal mercury contamination: relationship with maternal seafood consumption during pregnancy and fetal growth in the 'EDEN mother-child' cohort
    Peggy Drouillet-Pinard
    INSERM, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Team Epidemiology of Obesity, Diabetes and Renal Disease over the Lifecourse, Villejuif, France
    Br J Nutr 104:1096-100. 2010
    Maternal seafood intake is of great health interest since it constitutes an important source of n-3 fatty acids, but provides also an important pathway for fetal exposure to Hg...
  31. ncbi Fish and long-chain omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease and total mortality in diabetic women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 107:1852-7. 2003
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  32. pmc Dynamics of clinical and environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains during seafood-related summer diarrhea outbreaks in southern Chile
    Katherine García
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago 6903625, Chile
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7482-7. 2009
    b>Seafood consumption-related diarrhea became prevalent in Chile when the pandemic strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype O3:K6 reached a region in the south of Chile (Region de los Lagos) where approximately 80% of the country's ..
  33. ncbi Marine (n-3) fatty acids, fish consumption, and the 10-year risk of fatal and nonfatal coronary heart disease in a large population of Dutch adults with low fish intake
    Janette de Goede
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, 6700 EV, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 140:1023-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in populations with a low fish consumption, EPA+DHA and fish may lower fatal CHD and MI risk in a dose-responsive manner. Low intakes of EPA+DHA or fish do not seem to protect against nonfatal MI...
  34. pmc Eco-label conveys reliable information on fish stock health to seafood consumers
    Nicolás L Gutiérrez
    Marine Stewardship Council, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e43765. 2012
    ..From a consumer's point of view this means that MSC-certified seafood is 3-5 times less likely to be subject to harmful fishing than uncertified seafood...
  35. pmc The role of drinking water sources, consumption of vegetables and seafood in relation to blood arsenic concentrations of Jamaican children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Mohammad H Rahbar
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sci Total Environ 433:362-70. 2012
    ..or dasheen", "carrot or pumpkin", "callaloo, broccoli, or pak choi", cabbage, avocado, and the frequency of seafood consumption per week, we did not find a significant association between blood arsenic concentrations and ASD ..
  36. pmc Health risk assessment for cyanobacterial toxins in seafood
    Vanora Mulvenna
    Department of Health, GPO Box 4541, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:807-20. 2012
    ..When toxins produced by cyanobacteria are present in the aquatic environment, seafood harvested from these waters may present a health hazard to consumers...
  37. pmc Seafood consumption and blood mercury concentrations in Jamaican children with and without autism spectrum disorders
    Mohammad H Rahbar
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurotox Res 23:22-38. 2013
    ..Moreover, we investigated the role of seafood consumption in relation to blood mercury concentrations in Jamaican children...
  38. ncbi Fish, n-3 fatty acids, and cardiovascular diseases in women of reproductive age: a prospective study in a large national cohort
    Marin Strøm
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Hypertension 59:36-43. 2012
    ..Our findings based on a large prospective cohort of relatively young and initially healthy women indicated that little or no intake of fish and LCn3FAs was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  39. pmc Ovatoxin-a and palytoxin accumulation in seafood in relation to Ostreopsis cf. ovata blooms on the French Mediterranean coast
    Zouher Amzil
    IFREMER, Phycotoxins Laboratory, Nantes, France
    Mar Drugs 10:477-96. 2012
    ..This publication brings together scientific knowledge obtained about the summer development of Ostreopsis spp. in France during 2007, 2008 and 2009...
  40. ncbi Effects of various cooking methods and food components on bioaccessibility of mercury from fish
    Ousséni Ouédraogo
    Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en limnologie, Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Pavillon Marie Victorin, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Environ Res 111:1064-9. 2011
    ..These results should be further validated in vitro with different fish species before proceeding with in vivo approaches using animal models...
  41. ncbi Intake of chemical contaminants through fish and seafood consumption by children of Catalonia, Spain: health risks
    Roser Martí-Cid
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Food Chem Toxicol 45:1968-74. 2007
    ..polychlorinated diphenylethers (PCDEs), hexachlorobenzene, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons through fish and seafood consumption by children of Catalonia, Spain, was assessed...
  42. ncbi Stearidonic acid as a supplemental source of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to enhance status for improved human health
    Celia G Walker
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Nutrition 29:363-9. 2013
    ..There is now a need for trials specifically designed to assess whether an increased SDA consumption would translate into improved human health outcomes...
  43. pmc Negative confounding in the evaluation of toxicity: the case of methylmercury in fish and seafood
    Anna L Choi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 38:877-93. 2008
    ..same direction as the toxicant exposure, the relationship between the benefits and risks associated with fish and seafood consumption is a classic example of negative confounding: the exposure to methylmercury occurs with fish and ..
  44. ncbi n-3 fatty acid dietary recommendations and food sources to achieve essentiality and cardiovascular benefits
    Sarah K Gebauer
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1526S-1535S. 2006
    ..Foods enriched with EPA and DHA or fish oil supplements are a suitable alternate to achieve recommended intakes and may be necessary to achieve intakes of 1 g/d...
  45. ncbi Accumulation of cyanobacterial toxins in freshwater "seafood" and its consequences for public health: a review
    Bas W Ibelings
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Sciences and Technology, Centre of Ecology, Evolution and Biogeochemistry, Seestrasse 79, CH 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 150:177-92. 2007
    This review summarizes and discusses the current understanding of human exposure to cyanobacterial toxins in "seafood" collected from freshwater and coastal areas...
  46. pmc Fish consumption and risk of major chronic disease in men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1618-25. 2008
    ..Higher n-6 fatty acid consumption has also been hypothesized to reduce the health benefits of n-3 fatty acids in fish...
  47. pmc (n-3) fatty acids and cardiovascular health: are effects of EPA and DHA shared or complementary?
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 142:614S-625S. 2012
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  48. ncbi Benefits versus risks associated with consumption of fish and other seafood
    Sheila Bushkin-Bedient
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Rev Environ Health 25:161-91. 2010
    ..Thus the question of benefits and risk from fish consumption is complex but very important...
  49. ncbi Intervention study on cardiac autonomic nervous effects of methylmercury from seafood
    Kozue Yaginuma-Sakurai
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 32:240-5. 2010
    ..Rather, long-term exposure to methylmercury may pose a potential risk for cardiac events involving sympathovagal imbalance among fish-consuming populations...
  50. ncbi Fish intake and type 2 diabetes in Japanese men and women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Akiko Nanri
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, International Clinical Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:884-91. 2011
    ..However, data from populations with high fish consumption are scarce...
  51. ncbi Dietary intake of fatty acids and fish in relation to cognitive performance at middle age
    S Kalmijn
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurology 62:275-80. 2004
    ..To examine the associations of fatty acid and fish intake with cognitive function...
  52. ncbi Dietary intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: contribution of meat sources
    Peter Howe
    Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Nutrition 22:47-53. 2006
    ..We examined the relative contributions of meat and fish to the dietary intakes of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCn3PUFAs)...
  53. ncbi Dietary reference intakes for DHA and EPA
    Penny M Kris-Etherton
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 319 Chandlee Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 81:99-104. 2009
    ..Because of the many health benefits of DHA and EPA, it is important and timely that the National Academies establish DRIs for the individual long-chain (20 carbons or greater) omega-3 fatty acids...
  54. ncbi Fish intake during pregnancy and early cognitive development of offspring
    Julie L Daniels
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA juliedanielsunc edu
    Epidemiology 15:394-402. 2004
    ..Previous investigations of fish intake in relation to neurodevelopment have focused on possible damage from contaminants, whereas potential benefits of fish consumption have been relatively unexplored..
  55. ncbi High levels of depressive symptoms in pregnancy with low omega-3 fatty acid intake from fish
    Jean Golding
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Epidemiology 20:598-603. 2009
    ..Although common in western countries, depression appears to be virtually absent in countries with high seafood intake...
  56. pmc Mercury exposure from domestic and imported estuarine and marine fish in the U.S. seafood market
    Elsie M Sunderland
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Research, Office of Research and Development, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:235-42. 2007
    ..Methylmercury exposure causes a variety of adverse effects on human health. Per capita estimates of mercury exposure are critical for risk assessments and for developing effective risk management strategies...
  57. ncbi Exploration of biomarkers for total fish intake in pregnant Norwegian women
    Anne Lise Brantsaeter
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 04030 Oslo, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 13:54-62. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore whether selenium (Se), iodine, mercury (Hg) or arsenic may serve as a biomarker for total fish and seafood intake in addition to the traditionally used n-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA.
  58. ncbi Dietary fish intake and plasma phospholipid n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk United Kingdom cohort
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care and the Clinical Gerontology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1330-9. 2006
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  59. ncbi Neurobehavioral effects of prenatal exposure to methylmercury and PCBs, and seafood intake: neonatal behavioral assessment scale results of Tohoku study of child development
    Keita Suzuki
    Environmental Health Sciences, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8576, Japan Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Res 110:699-704. 2010
    As factors affecting neonatal neurodevelopment, methylmercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and maternal seafood intake reflecting n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are believed to have adverse or beneficial effects, but there ..
  60. ncbi Intake of fish and omega-3 fatty acids and risk of stroke in women
    H Iso
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:304-12. 2001
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  61. ncbi Combining food frequency and survey data to quantify long-term dietary exposure: a methyl mercury case study
    Nga L Tran
    Exponent, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Risk Anal 24:19-30. 2004
    ..Survey (NHANES) food frequency and the CSFII data to estimate longitudinal (usual) intake, using a case study of seafood mercury exposures for two population subgroups (females 16 to 49 years and children 1 to 5 years)...
  62. pmc A quantitative synthesis of mercury in commercial seafood and implications for exposure in the United States
    Roxanne Karimi
    School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5000, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1512-9. 2012
    Mercury (Hg) is a toxic metal that presents public health risks through fish consumption. A major source of uncertainty in evaluating harmful exposure is inadequate knowledge of Hg concentrations in commercially important seafood.
  63. ncbi Musculoskeletal symptoms among seafood production workers in North Norway
    Lisbeth Aasmoe
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:64-70. 2008
    ..the prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints among male and female production workers in different types of seafood industries in North Norway and to analyse associations between musculoskeletal symptoms and some possible risk ..
  64. ncbi Removal of Cu(II) and Cd(II) from aqueous solution by seafood processing waste sludge
    S M Lee
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Kwandong University, Yangyang 215 800, South Korea
    Water Res 35:534-40. 2001
    Dried waste slurry generated in seafood processing factories has been shown to be an effective adsorbent for the removal of heavy metals from dilute solutions...
  65. ncbi Incidence of highly genetically diversified Vibrio parahaemolyticus in seafood imported from Asian countries
    H C Wong
    Department of Microbiology, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Food Microbiol 52:181-8. 1999
    ..In this study, we examined 686 samples of seafood imported from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam for V. parahaemolyticus. V...
  66. pmc Decline in fish consumption among pregnant women after a national mercury advisory
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:346-51. 2003
    ..We endeavored to estimate the extent to which pregnant women changed fish consumption habits after dissemination of this national advisory...
  67. ncbi FISH-BOL and seafood identification: geographically dispersed case studies reveal systemic market substitution across Canada
    Robert Hanner
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada
    Mitochondrial DNA 22:106-22. 2011
    ..With over 25% of the world's known ichthyofauna currently profiled, forensic identification of seafood products is now feasible and is becoming routine.
  68. ncbi Diet and particularly seafood are major sources of perfluorinated compounds in humans
    Line S Haug
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Int 36:772-8. 2010
    ..possible associations between concentrations of PFCs in serum and consumption of food with particular focus on seafood, and to compare estimated dietary intakes with determined serum PFC concentrations...
  69. ncbi n-3 Oil sources for use in aquaculture--alternatives to the unsustainable harvest of wild fish
    Matthew R Miller
    CSIRO Food Futures Flagship and Division of Marine and Atmospheric Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Nutr Res Rev 21:85-96. 2008
    ..The review focuses on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.), because it is the main intensively cultured finfish species and it both uses and stores large amounts of oil, in particular n-3 LC-PUFA, in the flesh...
  70. ncbi Smoking as a determinant of high organochlorine levels in Greenland
    Bente Deutch
    Centre of Arctic Environmental Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Environ Health 58:30-6. 2003
    ..These findings confirm that the source of POPs among the Inuit in Greenland is diet, but smoking is an important determinant of POP bioaccumulation. Smoking cessation may provide a means to lower the body burden of POPs...
  71. ncbi Effects of weight loss and seafood consumption on inflammation parameters in young, overweight and obese European men and women during 8 weeks of energy restriction
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:987-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of weight loss and seafood consumption on inflammation parameters during energy restriction.
  72. ncbi A contemporary review of seafood allergy
    Parvaneh Hajeb
    Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research CEFSR, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 42:365-85. 2012
    b>Seafood is common item in the world diet; Asian countries have the highest rates of fish consumption in the world, which is higher than world average...
  73. ncbi Bioaccessibility and transport by Caco-2 cells of organoarsenical species present in seafood
    J M Laparra
    Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de Alimentos CSIC, Apartado 73, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 55:5892-7. 2007
    Organoarsenical standards and raw and cooked seafood (DORM-2, sole, and Greenland halibut) were subjected to in vitro gastrointestinal digestion to estimate arsenic bioaccessibility (maximum soluble concentration in gastrointestinal ..
  74. ncbi The Anisakis allergy debate: does an evolutionary approach help?
    Alvaro Daschner
    Servicio de Alergia, Instituto de Investigacion Sanitaria, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain
    Trends Parasitol 28:9-15. 2012
    ..simplex-associated allergic features. Conversely, an evolutionary based interpretation of the presence of specific IgE depends on the viability of A. simplex...
  75. ncbi Fish consumption, n-3 fatty acids, and colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Anouk Geelen
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1116-25. 2007
    ..Existing evidence that n-3 fatty acids inhibit colorectal carcinogenesis is in line with these results, but few data are available addressing this association...
  76. ncbi Fish consumption among pregnant women in London, Ontario: associations with socio-demographic and health and lifestyle factors
    Jessica M Sontrop
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:389-94. 2007
    ..This study's purpose was to describe the socio-demographic, health and lifestyle correlates of fish consumption among pregnant women...
  77. ncbi Very-long-chain omega-3 fatty acids as markers for habitual fish intake in a population consuming mainly lean fish: the EPIC cohort of Gipuzkoa. European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    P Amiano
    Public Health Division of Gipuzkoa, Department of Health of the Basque Government, Gipuzkoa, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:827-32. 2001
    ..To assess the relationship between habitual fish intake and fatty acid levels in serum as well as in the LDL fractions of serum phospholipids and cholesteryl esters...
  78. ncbi Perceived importance of sustainability and ethics related to fish: a consumer behavior perspective
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Ambio 36:580-5. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi Intake of tuna or other broiled or baked fish versus fried fish and cardiac structure, function, and hemodynamics
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:216-22. 2006
    ..These findings suggest potential specific physiologic mechanisms that may, in part, account for the effects of fish intake on cardiovascular health...
  80. ncbi Combined cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of a marine toxin and seafood contaminant metal ions (chromium and cadmium)
    Ghada Souid-Mensi
    University Victor Segalen Bordeaux, Faculty of Pharmacy, Laboratory of Toxicology and Applied Hygiene, 146 rue Leo Saignat, 33076, Bordeaux, France
    Environ Toxicol 23:1-8. 2008
    ..Contamination of seafood by diarrheic shellfish poisoning toxins (DSP) together with metals is frequently reported, a phenomenon not fully ..
  81. ncbi Exposure to dioxin-like pollutants via different food commodities in Swedish children and young adults
    Charlotte Bergkvist
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:3360-7. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi Diet among Japanese female university students and asthmatic symptoms, infections, pollen and furry pet allergy
    M Takaoka
    Department of Biosphere Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Kobe College, Kobe, Japan
    Respir Med 102:1045-54. 2008
    ..To study associations between diet, respiratory symptoms and allergy among female university students in Japan...
  83. ncbi Consumption of fish and n-3 fatty acids and risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:940-6. 2003
    ..Dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids improve brain functioning in animal studies, but there is limited study of whether this type of fat protects against Alzheimer disease...
  84. ncbi Mercury, cadmium and lead contamination in seafood: a comparative study to evaluate the usefulness of Target Hazard Quotients
    A Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston, London KT1 2EE, UK
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:298-302. 2009
    The aim of this paper is to explore the applicability of Target Hazard Quotient (THQ) estimations to inform on seafood hazards through metal contamination...
  85. ncbi Utilization of seafood processing by-products: medicinal applications
    Mahinda Senevirathne
    Marine Bioprocess Research Center, Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea
    Adv Food Nutr Res 65:495-512. 2012
    Large amount of underutilized by-products are generated from the seafood processing plants annually...
  86. pmc Metabolomics as a powerful tool for molecular quality assessment of the fish Sparus aurata
    Gianfranco Picone
    Department of Food Science, University of Bologna, Piazza Goidanich 60, 47023 Cesena, Italy
    Nutrients 3:212-27. 2011
    ....
  87. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in water and seafood, Haiti
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2147-50. 2011
    During the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti, water and seafood samples were collected to detect Vibrio cholerae. The outbreak strain of toxigenic V. cholerae O1 serotype Ogawa was isolated from freshwater and seafood samples...
  88. ncbi Fish consumption and risk of stroke in Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:487-93. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic studies of fish consumption in relation to risk of stroke have yielded inconsistent results...
  89. pmc Epidemiology of seafood-associated infections in the United States
    Martha Iwamoto
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop D 63, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 23:399-411. 2010
    b>Seafood is part of a healthful diet, but seafood consumption is not risk-free. Seafood is responsible for an important proportion of food-borne illnesses and outbreaks in the United States...
  90. pmc Salt and salted food intake and subsequent risk of gastric cancer among middle-aged Japanese men and women
    S Tsugane
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, 6 5 1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, 277 8577, Japan
    Br J Cancer 90:128-34. 2004
    ..Restriction of salt and salted food intake is a practical strategy to prevent gastric cancer in areas with high risk...
  91. ncbi Paralytic shellfish poisoning: seafood safety and human health perspectives
    Stacey M Etheridge
    U S FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulatory Science, Division of Analytical Chemistry, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS 707, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    Toxicon 56:108-22. 2010
    Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) is the foodborne illness associated with the consumption of seafood products contaminated with the neurotoxins known collectively as saxitoxins (STXs)...
  92. ncbi Determination of iodine in seafood by inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry
    K Julshamn
    Institute of Nutrition, Directorate of Nutrition, Bergen, Norway
    J AOAC Int 84:1976-83. 2001
    ..was developed for determination of total iodine content in different standard reference materials (SRMs) and seafood products by inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)...
  93. ncbi Nodularin uptake by seafood during a cyanobacterial bloom
    P G Van Buynder
    Victorian Department of Human Services, GPO Box 1670N, Melbourne, VIC 3001
    Environ Toxicol 16:468-71. 2001
    ..waters and drinking water catchments is well described, as is the potential contamination of associated seafood. Algal contamination of Victorian waterways is now a widespread annual occurrence and, in some regions, the ..
  94. pmc Maternal concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyl dichlorethylene and birth weight in Michigan fish eaters: a cohort study
    Wilfried Karmaus
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, 4660 S, Hagadorn Rd, Suite 600, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Environ Health 3:1. 2004
    ..Additionally maternal exposures, such as dichlorodiphenyl-dichloroethylene (DDE), which are related to PCB exposure and may interfere with the PCB effect, were rarely taken into account...
  95. ncbi Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and heart diseases
    Hing Man Chan
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada H9X 3V9
    Nutr Rev 62:68-72. 2004
    ..Recent evidence suggests that high mercury content in fish may diminish the cardioprotective effect of fish intake. We explore the current knowledge of Hg toxicity on the heart and evaluate the epidemiologic evidence to date...
  96. ncbi Women's awareness of the importance of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption during pregnancy: knowledge of risks, benefits and information accessibility
    Danka S Sinikovic
    School of Health Sciences and Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:562-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate pregnant women's knowledge regarding the importance of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC n-3 PUFA) consumption during pregnancy and assess their views on current information availability...
  97. pmc A biomonitoring study of lead, cadmium, and mercury in the blood of New York city adults
    Wendy McKelvey
    Division of Environmental Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1435-41. 2007
    ..We assessed the extent of exposure to lead, cadmium, and mercury in the New York City (NYC) adult population...
  98. ncbi Maternal fish and other seafood intakes during pregnancy and child neurodevelopment at age 4 years
    Michelle A Mendez
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM Hospital del Mar, 88 Dr Aiguader Street, Barcelona, E 08003, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 12:1702-10. 2009
    To analyse the relationship between maternal intakes of fish and other seafood during pregnancy and child neurodevelopment at age 4 years...
  99. pmc Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics and epidemiological significance of ctx+ strains of Vibrio cholerae isolated from seafood in Malaysia
    Chien Hsien Chen
    Graduate School of Medicine Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1964-72. 2004
    ..The rough strains of Malaysian seafood origin formed one group and belonged to a cluster unique to the Thailand-Malaysia-Laos region, and this group may ..
  100. ncbi Intention to consume seafood--the importance of habit
    Pirjo Honkanen
    Norwegian Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research, Post Box 6122, NO 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    Appetite 45:161-8. 2005
    The role of habit strength and past behaviour were studied in order to gain a better understanding of seafood consumption behaviour...
  101. ncbi Occurrence of palytoxin-group toxins in seafood and future strategies to complement the present state of the art
    Katerina Aligizaki
    Department of Botany, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, PO Box 109, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Toxicon 57:390-9. 2011
    Palytoxin (PlTX) and palytoxin-like (PlTX-like) compounds in seafood have been raising scientific concern in the last years...

Research Grants63

  1. Continuation of FERN Activities at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Statio
    LAURIE J PETERSON-WRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with this methodology by looking at new toxins and poisons, by expanding to new matrices such as alcohol and seafood, and to explore the potential use of Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME) with GC-MS...
  2. Immunotoxicity in Humans with Lifetime Exposure to Ocean Pullutants
    PHILIPPE ADAM GRANDJEAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Seafood is a main source of human exposure to environmental pollutants, such as methyl mercury and lipophilic contaminants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  3. Environmental Determinants of Autoimmunity among African Americans in Coastal SC
    Diane L Kamen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..With local seafood consumption being a dietary staple, potential pollutant contamination of the seafood is of high concern to the ..
  4. Immunologic Basis of Cow's Milk-Induced Hypersensitivities
    Hugh Sampson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. egg, soy, wheat], and the "persistent," more severe form, similar to life-long peanut, tree nut and seafood allergies...
  5. 2012 Oceans and Human Health Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Semi
    Darrell Jay Grimes; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..OHH) will address several of the many disciplines comprising OHH that include oceanography, waterborne and seafood-borne diseases, harmful algal blooms, epidemiology, comparative animal physiology, natural products and synthetic ..
  6. Does in utero exposure to domoic acid cause temporal lobe epilepsy?
    Paul S Buckmaster; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Humans are at risk, and consequences can be severe. Despite established seafood testing mechanisms, concerns about potential human exposures persist, including in utero exposure, which might go ..
  7. 2010 Oceans and Human Health Gordon Research Conference
    EDWARD ALLEN LAWS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ocean Pharmacopia Recreational Waters Modeling and Prediction Practical Applications of "Omics" (R)evolution in Seafood Safety Oceans and Human Health International Cyanobacteria Oceans in a Warmer World Broader Impacts Through ..
  8. Analysis of an orchestrated cell death mediated by Vibrio parahaemolytics T3SS1
    Kim Orth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..major agent responsible for gastroenteritis outbreaks associated with the consumption of contaminated seafood. The prevalence of V...
  9. Maternal Methylmercury Exposure Through Rice Ingestion and Offspring Development
    SARAH ROTHENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..because this form of mercury is efficiently biomagnified in the aquatic food web and the mercury dose from seafood is greater than 95% methylmercury in predatory fish, like tuna and shark...
  10. Comparative-Effectiveness of Population Strategies to Improve Diet and Reduce CVD
    Dariush Mozaffarian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and trans fats and insufficient polyunsaturated fats (in place of saturated fats), fruits and vegetables, and seafood omega-3 fats each account for tens of thousands of CVD deaths in the US each year...
  11. A novel antibody based biomarker for toxicity of chronic domoic acid exposure
    David J Marcinek; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..pose significant health threats to human and wildlife populations that regularly consume domoic acid contaminated seafood. This research team has discovered an antibody response that is a specific biomarker for chronic domoic acid ..
  12. NEUROTOXIC MECHANISM OF METHYLMERCURY POISONING
    William D Atchison; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Exposure results from eating MeHg-contaminated seafood and fresh water fish...
  13. A Prospective Study of Serum Taurine and Stroke Risk in Women
    Yu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..humans are unable to synthesize more than minor quantities of taurine, it is mostly obtained from diet, mainly seafood and the dark meat of poultry...
  14. Enhancing Capability and Capacity of the Maryland Radiation Laboratory to Respond
    PRINCE A KASSIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Chesapeake Bay is a major State asset and a significant source of seafood. The Bay is home to the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power plant and is downstream from both the Three Mile Island and ..
  15. Measuring radioactivity in food samples.
    Kenneth M Aldous; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..imported and finished (ready-to-eat) foods such as: vegetables, fruits, juices, grains and grain products, seafood and other fish products, milk and other dairy products, infant formula, baby foods, bottled water, condiments, ..
  16. Food Emergency Response Network Radiological Laboratories
    GRACE KUBIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..drug inspectors routinely collect samples of ground meat, ready to eat meat products, milk and dairy products, seafood products, and bay water...
  17. Decision Making at the cutting edge of Environmental Health: Red Tides
    Jamie L Studts; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Florida red tides may cause health problems when contaminated seafood is eaten and/or when contaminated air is breathed...
  18. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation for Texas Food Testing Laboratory
    Elizabeth Delamater; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..drug inspectors routinely collect samples of ground meat, ready to eat meat products, milk and dairy products, seafood products, and bay water...
  19. Function of Vibrio vulnificus MARTX toxin during early gut infection
    Karla J F Satchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The bacterium causes rapid septicemia after consumption of contaminated seafood (especially raw oysters), predominantly in persons with liver dysfunction. Among food-bourne pathogens, V...
  20. Enzymatic Detection of Petroleum in Seafood
    JOSEPH FRANCIS KREBS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..compounds rapidly spread through the marine environment and eventually accumulate in marine life and threaten our seafood supply...
  21. Molecular mechanism of V. vulnificus MARTX toxin in pathogenesis and food safety
    Karla J F Satchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The bacterium causes rapid septicemia after consumption of contaminated seafood (especially raw oysters), predominantly in persons with liver dysfunction. Among food-bourne pathogens, V...
  22. A real-time antibody-based field assay to predict containment bioavailability in
    WOLFGANG KLAUS VOGELBEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..newly developed biosensor technology to rapidly predict how polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) accumulate in seafood exposed to contaminated sediments...
  23. Gulf Coast Health Alliance: health Risks related to the Macondo Spill (GC-HARMS)
    CORNELIS JOHAN ELFERINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..GO-HARMS)" consortium will address critical concerns raised by our community partners regarding Gulf of Mexico seafood safety in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Disaster...
  24. DIETARY LIPIDS--EFFECTS ON LIPID-LIPOPROTEIN METABOLISM
    D Illingworth; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..concentrations will be examined in normal and hypercholesterolemic subjects fed diets supplemented with seafood sterols...
  25. Rapid detection of toxic petroleum residues in seafood
    JOSEPH FRANCIS KREBS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..compounds rapidly spread through the marine environment and eventually accumulate in marine life and threaten our seafood supply...
  26. A Population-Level Analysis of Novel Antimicrobial Production Among Wild Marine V
    Hans Wildschutte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. coastal waters, as made evident by recurrent outbreaks originating from contaminated seafood or exposure to beaches...
  27. Analysis of newly identified adhesin used by pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria
    Kim Orth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..parahaemolyticus, an emerging pathogen that causes gastroenteritis through consumption of raw or undercooked seafood, to study the multivalent binding to host cells...
  28. Risk Factors for Gout Among Women
    Hyon Choi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..risk factors and the risk of incident gout: 1) increased risk with adiposity, weight gain, intake of meat, seafood, and alcohol [beer and liquor, but not wine], hypertension, and diuretic use;2) decreased risk with weight loss ..
  29. Total Synthesis of Spiro-prorocentrimine
    PETER HIXSON FULLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., pinnatoxins, gymnodimines, and spirolides), dubbed "fast acting toxins" are responsible for seafood intoxications, e.g. ciguatera, paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP), and diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP)...
  30. MARINE AND FRESHWATER BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES CENTER
    Lora Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A well developed Community Outreach and Education Program will continue, including a poison-control hotline for seafood intoxication, an NIEHS-sponsored K-12 education program, and an NIEHS-sponsored postdoctoral training program...
  31. MISSISSIPPI RRT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
    JOHN LUKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Examples of these would be acidified foods, seafood, and ready-to-eat raw agricultural products...
  32. OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA ASOCIATED WITH SEAFOOD PROCESSING
    Thomas Robins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Ingestion related seafood allergy is a common problem in the general population...
  33. Health Impact of Deepwater Horizon Spill in Eastern Gulf Coast Communities
    JOHN GLENN MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To evaluate possible sources of ongoing/chronic hydrocarbon exposure, such as seafood (Project 3);and 4...
  34. Polyunsaturated fats & risk of primary cardiac arrest
    David Siscovick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..periods, we demonstrated that 1) modest dietary intake of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) from seafood (20:5n-3, EPA and 22:6n-3, DHA), measured directly through a questionnaire and indirectly through red-cell ..
  35. COMMERICAL PRODUCTION OF OKADAIC ACID FROM PROROCENTRUM
    Steve Morton; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Okadaic acid is involved in causing two seafood-borne, chemically-induced human diseases, diarrhetic shellfish poisoning and ciguatera...
  36. Discovery of novel signaling components targeted by Vibrio
    Kim Orth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..is a major agent responsible for gastroenteritis outbreaks associated with the consumption of contaminated seafood found in both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans...
  37. Neurotoxicity of Methylmercury in the Visual Cortex
    Yukun Yuan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This concern has been heightened due to recent reports that dietary consumption of MeHg contaminated seafood is associated with greater potential risk of neurotoxicity than we previously thought...
  38. 96th Annual CASA Educational and Training Seminar
    CHRISTOPHER SORTINO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to hear a national and international perspective on food safety and will include emerging hot topics such as seafood fraud, the cottage food industry and emerging strains of E. coli...
  39. IMMUNOTOXIC PROPERTIES OF MERCURIC COMPOUNDS
    BRUCE SHENKER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Sources of human exposure to mercury include seafood, seeds, foodstuffs, water, and dental amalgam...
  40. Transcriptional profiling in V. parahaemolyticus
    Linda McCarter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Vibrio parahaemolyticus is the leading cause of gastroenteritis in Asia and the most frequent cause of seafood-associated gastroenteritis in the USA...
  41. MERCURY ASSOCIATED NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEFICIT IN CHILDREN
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Methylmercury is an important contaminant of seafood and freshwater fish worldwide...
  42. Biocatalytic Polymer Indicators of Fish Freshness
    KEITH LEJEUNE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..based sensors that undergo visible color changes upon exposure to inadequately stored / aged fish and seafood. Phase I work has served as an effective proof-of-concept that Agentase's proprietary enzyme-polymer synthesis ..
  43. Fetal DNA oxidation and repair in neurodegeneration
    Peter Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Methylmercury (MeHg) is an environmental agent introduced to humans primarily via the ingestion of contaminated seafood. Prenatal MeHg exposure induces neurodevelopmental deficits, at doses below those causing systemic toxicity...
  44. Development of State-based Occupational Surveillance
    Michael Beller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and implement an expanded surveillance system for targeted occupational injuries, illnesses, and hazards in seafood/fish processing industries...
  45. ANALYSIS OF SEAFOOD PROCESSING INJURIES/ILLNESSES
    BERNICE CARMON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..study is to improve understanding of the factors and emerging trends associated with occupational injuries in the seafood processing industry in Alaska...
  46. Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Health
    Dariush Mozaffarian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. SYNTHESIS OF COMPLEX POLYETHERS
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The significance of the proposed work lies in chemical synthesis and biomedical research, as well as protection of the marine environment and seafood resources.
  48. Three-generation Human Study of Reproductive Effects of Marine Food Contaminants
    PHILIPPE ADAM GRANDJEAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..exposure to endocrine disrupters, whether from postnatal sources or from prenatal exposure caused by maternal seafood consumption, is associated with reproductive abnormalities in both men and women...
  49. Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in children
    Philippe 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. ..
  50. Health Effects of Lifetime Exposure to Food Contaminants
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Faroese have a very high intake of seafood, but their cardiovascular mortality is nonetheless higher than elsewhere in Scandinavia, and Parkinson's ..
  51. Trace Elements and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risks Factors Among Young Adults
    Ka He; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Amino Acids, Protein, and BMI in Adults Across Cultures
    Ka He; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is of great public health and clinical significance as obesity is a major health concern. The findings from this project may lead to new research on obesity prevention. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Molecular Pathogenesis of Vibrio vulnificus
    PAUL GULIG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will elucidate mechanisms of fulminating, invasive disease caused by V. vulnificus as related to rapid replication, evasion of defenses, and damage to host tissues. ..
  54. Conference on Intellectual Disability, Aging and Health
    PHILIP DAVIDSON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This area will lead to a report of recommendations for the establishment of practice guidelines for medical care jointly issued by the AAMR and the AMA. ..
  55. Adolescence: A Sensitive Period for Nicotine Addiction
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Building Food Justice in East New York
    Kimberly Morland; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Prenatal pesticide exposure in South Africa: CNS Effects
    Roberta 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. ..
  58. Nicotinic-Antipsychotic Drug Interactions and Cognition
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Maternal Obesity, Fetal Genomics, and Atherosclerotic Metabolic Risk
    David Siscovick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long-term goals of the proposed study are to identify potential mechanistic targets for interventions to prevent the consequences of MO on the intra-uterine environment and adult AMR. ..
  60. Androgens and subclinical atherosclerosis in young women
    David Siscovick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In short, the proposed study addresses a potentially important and relatively unexplored area of investigation related to women's cardiovascular health. ..
  61. The Youth Employment Training Pilot Program
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the anonymous school based surveys will be used to determine whether youth who have obtained a work permit are less likely to experience a work related injury. ..