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Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Exposure to Ozone, Carbon Monoxide, and Particulate Matter: Results from the Children’s Health Study
Exposures to ambient air pollutants have been associated with adverse birth outcomes. We investigated the effects of air pollutants on birth weight mediated by reduced fetal growth among term infantsExpand
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Children's lung function and antioxidant vitamin, fruit, juice, and vegetable intake.
The authors investigated the relation between children's pulmonary function and intake of fruits, vegetables, juices, and vitamins A, C, and E by examining cross-sectional data from 2,566 children inExpand
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Effects of ethnicity, family income, and education on dietary intake among adolescents.
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to describe the overall diet and potential effects of gender, ethnicity, family income, and parents' education on dietary patterns in adolescents aged 11 to 20Expand
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Early-life environmental risk factors for asthma: findings from the Children's Health Study.
Early-life experiences and environmental exposures have been associated with childhood asthma. To investigate further whether the timing of such experiences and exposures is associated with theExpand
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Effects of early onset asthma and in utero exposure to maternal smoking on childhood lung function.
Both in utero exposures to maternal smoking and asthma are associated with chronic deficits in lung function. We hypothesized that in utero exposure affects lung function in children without asthmaExpand
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Maternal and grandmaternal smoking patterns are associated with early childhood asthma.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the associations of maternal and grandmaternal smoking before, during, and after pregnancy with childhood asthma. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We conducted aExpand
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Effects of glutathione S-transferase M1, maternal smoking during pregnancy, and environmental tobacco smoke on asthma and wheezing in children.
The rise in childhood asthma prevalence suggests a role for environmental factors in the etiology of this evolving epidemic; however, genetics also influence the occurrence of asthma. GlutathioneExpand
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LINE‐1 hypomethylation in spermatozoa is associated with Bisphenol A exposure
Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disruptor with potentially harmful effects on humans. However, epigenetic mechanisms that modulate the effects of BPA remain unclear. Methylation of longExpand
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Tomato juice supplementation in young women reduces inflammatory adipokine levels independently of body fat reduction.
OBJECTIVES Lycopene is a carotene and phytochemical known to protect against metabolic diseases. It is found in red fruits and vegetables, predominantly tomatoes. This study aimed to show theExpand
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Comparative physiological and proteomic response to abrupt low temperature stress between two winter wheat cultivars differing in low temperature tolerance.
Abrupt temperature reduction in winter wheat at either autumn seedling stage prior to vernalisation or early spring crown stage can cause severe crop damage and reduce production. Many studies haveExpand
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