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Autism Spectrum Disorders in Relation to Distribution of Hazardous Air Pollutants in the San Francisco Bay Area
The results suggest a potential association between autism and estimated metal concentrations, and possibly solvents, in ambient air around the birth residence, requiring confirmation and more refined exposure assessment in future studies. Expand
Critical windows of exposure to household pesticides and risk of childhood leukemia.
It is suggested that exposure to household pesticides is associated with an elevated risk of childhood leukemia and further indicates the importance of the timing and location of exposure. Expand
Prenatal and early childhood bisphenol A concentrations and behavior in school-aged children.
This study adds to the existing literature showing associations of early life BPA exposure with behavior problems, including anxiety, depression, and hyperactivity in children, by measuring BPA in urine from mothers during pregnancy and children at 5 years of age. Expand
Traffic density in California: Socioeconomic and ethnic differences among potentially exposed children
Low-income and children of color have higher potential exposure to vehicle emissions and future exposure assessment studies should target the highest traffic density areas, and health studies should consider the differences by income and race or ethnicity during design. Expand
Nitrogen dioxide prediction in Southern California using land use regression modeling: potential for environmental health analyses
Evaluation of this land use regression model showed that this method had excellent prediction and robustness in a North American context and may be useful tools in evaluating health effects of long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution. Expand
Correlating Agricultural Use of Organophosphates with Outdoor Air Concentrations: A Particular Concern for Children
Recent cellular, animal, and human evidence of toxicity, particularly in newborns, supports the public health concern indicated by initial risk estimates and suggests agricultural applications of organophosphates and their oxon products may have substantial volatization and off-field movement and are a probable source of exposures of public health Concern. Expand
Community exposures to airborne agricultural pesticides in California: ranking of inhalation risks.
Pesticide vapor pressure was found to be a better predictor of inhalation risk compared to other methods of ranking pesticides as potential toxic air contaminants. Expand
Maternal Urinary Bisphenol A during Pregnancy and Maternal and Neonatal Thyroid Function in the CHAMACOS Study
Exposure to BPA during pregnancy is related to reduced total T4 in pregnant women and decreased TSH in male neonates, which may have implications for fetal and neonatal development. Expand
Residential Exposure to Traffic in California and Childhood Cancer
In a large study with good power, there is no increased cancer risk among offspring of mothers living in high traffic density areas for all cancer sites or leukemia. Expand
Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Among Pregnant Women With and Without COVID-19 Infection: The INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study
José Villar, MD; Shabina Ariff, MD; Robert B. Gunier, PhD; Ramachandran Thiruvengadam, MD; Stephen Rauch, MPH; Alexey Kholin, MD; Paola Roggero, PhD; Federico Prefumo, PhD; Marynéa Silva do Vale, MD;Expand