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Antimicrobial residues in animal waste and water resources proximal to large-scale swine and poultry feeding operations.
Expansion and intensification of large-scale animal feeding operations (AFOs) in the United States has resulted in concern about environmental contamination and its potential public health impacts.Expand
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Genetic variation in LIN28B is associated with the timing of puberty
The timing of puberty is highly variable. We carried out a genome-wide association study for age at menarche in 4,714 women and report an association in LIN28B on chromosome 6 (rs314276, minor alleleExpand
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Exposure to bisphenol A from bis-glycidyl dimethacrylate-based dental sealants.
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is a common component of composites and dental sealants. The potential exists for human exposure after sealant placement. METHODS The authors prospectively enrolled 15Expand
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Associations between serum levels of selected organochlorine compounds and endometriosis in infertile Japanese women.
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been proposed as risk factors for endometriosis. Persistent organochlorine compounds, a group of suspected EDCs, are present to some extent in almost allExpand
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Strong Association between Human and Animal Brucella Seropositivity in a Linked Study in Kenya, 2012–2013
Brucellosis is a common bacterial zoonotic infection but data on the prevalence among humans and animals is limited in Kenya. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in three counties practicingExpand
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Timing of maturation and predictors of menarche in girls enrolled in a contemporary British cohort.
This study describes the timing of puberty in 8- to 13-year-old girls enrolled in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) and identifies factors associated with earlierExpand
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Investigating Childhood Leukemia in Churchill County, Nevada
BACKGROUND Sixteen children diagnosed with acute leukemia between 1997 and 2002 lived in Churchill County, Nevada, at the time of or before their illness. Considering the county population andExpand
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Exposure to polyfluoroalkyl chemicals during pregnancy is not associated with offspring age at menarche in a contemporary British cohort.
INTRODUCTION Polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) are commercially synthesized chemicals used in consumer products. Exposure to certain PFCs is widespread, and some PFCs may act as endocrine disruptors.Expand
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Identification and quantification of diethylene glycol in pharmaceuticals implicated in poisoning epidemics: an historical laboratory perspective.
Over the last several decades, mass poisonings of diethylene glycol (DEG), usually ingested as an unintended component of pharmaceutical preparations, have occurred. In order to promptly halt theExpand
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Serum selenium levels in the US population
The published literature on serum selenium levels in the US population describes studies on small samples that may not be representative of the US population. This analysis provides the firstExpand
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