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  1. Global temperatures are projected to rise by ≥2 °C by the end of the century, with expected impacts on infectious disease incidence. Establishing the historic relationship between temperature and childhood dia...

    Authors: Miranda J. Delahoy, César Cárcamo, Adrian Huerta, Waldo Lavado, Yury Escajadillo, Luís Ordoñez, Vanessa Vasquez, Benjamin Lopman, Thomas Clasen, Gustavo F. Gonzales, Kyle Steenland and Karen Levy

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:22

    Content type: Research

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  2. Cohort studies on the impact of biomass fuel use for cooking on cognitive impairment among older population are still lacking in China and elsewhere. The aim of this study was to examine whether biomass fuel u...

    Authors: Min Du, Liyuan Tao, Lin Zhu and Jue Liu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:21

    Content type: Research

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  3. We previously found additive effects of long- and short-term exposures to fine particulate matter (PM2.5), ozone (O3), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on all-cause mortality rate using a generalized propensity score (...

    Authors: Yaguang Wei, Brent Coull, Petros Koutrakis, Jiabei Yang, Longxiang Li, Antonella Zanobetti and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:19

    Content type: Research

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  4. Phosri et al., commented on our previous study about the influence of climate variables at the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Spain. They showed the impact of the association of gross domestic product...

    Authors: Pedro Muñoz Cacho, José L. Hernández, Marcos López-Hoyos and Víctor M. Martínez-Taboada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:18

    Content type: Letter to the Editor Response

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2021 20:17

  5. A report published in this journal showed an inversely significant association between ultraviolet radiation (UVR) before the pandemic and cumulative COVID-19 cases in Spain. The analyses employed several mete...

    Authors: Arthit Phosri, Yang Cao, Mariko Harada Sassa and Kouji H. Harada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:17

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:106

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:18

  6. Fluoride from dietary and environmental sources may concentrate in calcium-containing regions of the body such as the pineal gland. The pineal gland synthesizes melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep-wa...

    Authors: Jasmyn E. A. Cunningham, Hugh McCague, Ashley J. Malin, David Flora and Christine Till

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:16

    Content type: Research

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  7. The objective of this study was to identify conditional relationships between multiple metal biomarkers that predict systolic and diastolic blood pressure in the non-institutionalized United States adult popul...

    Authors: Todd M. Everson, Megan M. Niedzwiecki, Daniell Toth, Maria Tellez-Plaza, Haoran Liu, Dana B. Barr and Matthew O. Gribble

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Pediatric asthma is currently the most prevalent chronic disease in the United States, with children in lower income families disproportionately affected. This increased health burden is partly due to lower-qu...

    Authors: Koen F. Tieskens, Chad W. Milando, Lindsay J. Underhill, Kimberly Vermeer, Jonathan I. Levy and M. Patricia Fabian

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:14

    Content type: Research

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  9. Over 800 pesticides are registered for use in the United States. Human studies indicate concern that some pesticides currently in use in large quantities may also pose a carcinogenic hazard. Our objective is t...

    Authors: Pamela J. Schwingl, Ruth M. Lunn and Suril S. Mehta

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:13

    Content type: Research

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  10. Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) has been associated with increased risk of airway inflammation in children with asthma. While epigenetic changes could potentially modulate TRAP-induced inflammatory respon...

    Authors: N. Ji, M. Fang, A. Baptista, C. Cepeda, M. Greenberg, I. Colon Mincey, P. Ohman-Strickland, F. Haynes, N. Fiedler, H. M. Kipen and R. J. Laumbach

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:12

    Content type: Research

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  11. Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in studies worldwide, other studies have described beneficial effects of residential greenspace on pregnancy outco...

    Authors: Veerle Josefa Verheyen, Sylvie Remy, Nathalie Lambrechts, Eva Govarts, Ann Colles, Lien Poelmans, Els Verachtert, Wouter Lefebvre, Pieter Monsieurs, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Flemming Nielsen, Lena Van den Eeden, Yves Jacquemyn and Greet Schoeters

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:11

    Content type: Research

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  12. Airport personnel are at risk of occupational exposure to jet engine emissions, which similarly to diesel exhaust emissions include volatile organic compounds and particulate matter consisting of an inorganic ...

    Authors: Katja M. Bendtsen, Elizabeth Bengtsen, Anne T. Saber and Ulla Vogel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:10

    Content type: Review

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  13. In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented flooding across the greater Houston area. Given the potential for widespread flood-related exposures, including mold and sewage, and the emotional and ment...

    Authors: Abiodun O. Oluyomi, Kristen Panthagani, Jesus Sotelo, Xiangjun Gu, Georgina Armstrong, Dan Na Luo, Kristi L. Hoffman, Diana Rohlman, Lane Tidwell, Winifred J. Hamilton, Elaine Symanski, Kimberly Anderson, Joseph F. Petrosino, Cheryl Lyn Walker and Melissa Bondy

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:9

    Content type: Research

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  14. The aim of our study was to describe seasonal trends of acute kidney injury (AKI) and its relationship with weather conditions in a hospitalized population.

    Authors: Gianmarco Lombardi, Giovanni Gambaro, Nicoletta Pertica, Alessandro Naticchia, Matteo Bargagli and Pietro Manuel Ferraro

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:8

    Content type: Research

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  15. Air pollution is a major issue that poses a health threat worldwide. Although several studies investigated the adverse effects of air pollution on various diseases, few have directly demonstrated the effects o...

    Authors: Jeong Yee, Young Ah Cho, Hee Jeong Yoo, Hyunseo Yun and Hye Sun Gwak

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:6

    Content type: Review

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  16. In the present study, we aimed to investigate selected functions of human neutrophils exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) under in vitro conditions. As BPA is classified among xenoestrogens, we compared its action an...

    Authors: Wioletta Ratajczak-Wrona, Marzena Garley, Malgorzata Rusak, Karolina Nowak, Jan Czerniecki, Katarzyna Wolosewicz, Milena Dabrowska, Slawomir Wolczynski, Piotr Radziwon and Ewa Jablonska

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Evidence suggests that exposure to particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than 10 μm (PM10) is associated with reduced birth weight, but information is limited on the sources of PM10 and exposure miscl...

    Authors: Yingxin Chen, Susan Hodgson, John Gulliver, Raquel Granell, A. John Henderson, Yutong Cai and Anna L. Hansell

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. Long-term exposures to air pollution has been reported to be associated with inflammation and oxidative stress. However, the underlying metabolic mechanisms remain poorly understood.

    Authors: Feiby L. Nassan, Rachel S. Kelly, Anna Kosheleva, Petros Koutrakis, Pantel S. Vokonas, Jessica A. Lasky-Su and Joel D. Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:3

    Content type: Research

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  19. Prior studies have investigated the association of PM2.5 exposure with arterial stiffness measured by ankle-brachial index (ABI) and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV), of which conclusions are inconsiste...

    Authors: Dianqin Sun, Yue Liu, Jie Zhang, Jia Liu, Zhiyuan Wu, Mengyang Liu, Xia Li, Xiuhua Guo and Lixin Tao

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. Child blood pressure (BP) is predictive of future cardiovascular risk. Prenatal exposure to metals has been associated with higher BP in childhood, but most studies have evaluated elements individually and mea...

    Authors: Caitlin G. Howe, Katerina Margetaki, Marina Vafeiadi, Theano Roumeliotaki, Marianna Karachaliou, Manolis Kogevinas, Rob McConnell, Sandrah P. Eckel, David V. Conti, Maria Kippler, Shohreh F. Farzan and Leda Chatzi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:1

    Content type: Research

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  21. Preconception exposure to air pollution has been associated with glucose tolerance during pregnancy. However, the evidence in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) is under debate yet. Therefore, this study ...

    Authors: Moslem Lari Najafi, Mehdi Zarei, Ali Gohari, Leyla Haghighi, Hafez Heydari and Mohammad Miri

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:131

    Content type: Research

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  22. Exposure to heat, air pollution, and pollen are associated with health outcomes, including cardiovascular and respiratory disease. Studies assessing the health impacts of climate change have considered increas...

    Authors: Susan C. Anenberg, Shannon Haines, Elizabeth Wang, Nicholas Nassikas and Patrick L. Kinney

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:130

    Content type: Review

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  23. The IGF2 (insulin-like growth factor 2) and H19 gene cluster plays an important role during pregnancy as it promotes both foetal and placental growth. We investigated the association between cord blood DNA methyl...

    Authors: Congrong Wang, Michelle Plusquin, Akram Ghantous, Zdenko Herceg, Rossella Alfano, Bianca Cox and Tim S. Nawrot

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:129

    Content type: Research

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  24. Further knowledge on modifiable aging risk factors is required to mitigate the increasing burden of age-related diseases in a rapidly growing global demographic of elderly individuals. We explored the effect o...

    Authors: Sofia Pavanello, Manuela Campisi, Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Mirjam Hoxha and Valentina Bollati

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:128

    Content type: Research

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  25. Evidence of associations between prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and fetal thyroid hormones (THs) is controversial, and few studies have estimated the associations, while addressing the ...

    Authors: Hong Liang, Ziliang Wang, Maohua Miao, Youping Tian, Yan Zhou, Sheng Wen, Yao Chen, Xiaowei Sun and Wei Yuan

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:127

    Content type: Research

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  26. I thank Böhmert et al. for their commentary of my review, although their criticisms suggest a misunderstanding of its aims and scope. It does not discuss their comprehensive model per se, but as the latest for...

    Authors: Maël Dieudonné

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:126

    Content type: Letter to the Editor Response

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:122

  27. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) such as metals have been reported to alter circulating reproductive hormone concentrations and pubertal development in animals. However, the relationship has rarely been i...

    Authors: Pahriya Ashrap, John D. Meeker, Brisa N. Sánchez, Niladri Basu, Marcela Tamayo-Ortiz, Maritsa Solano-González, Adriana Mercado-García, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, Karen E. Peterson and Deborah J. Watkins

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:124

    Content type: Research

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  28. We thank Sani Rachman Soleman et al. for three specific points of criticism concerning our investigation of the ecological association between low birth weight (LBW) and radioactive contamination in Japan afte...

    Authors: Hagen Scherb and Keiji Hayashi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:123

    Content type: Letter to the Editor Response

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:121

  29. We highly welcome and appreciate the paper of Dieudonné, 2020 (https://​doi.​org/​10.​1186/​s12940-020-00602-0 ) on the important but frequently neglected topic of hypersensitivity towards electromagnetic fields (E...

    Authors: Christoph Boehmert, Michael Witthöft and Omer Van den Bergh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:122

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:48

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2020 19:126

  30. In the previous report, association between increased low birth weight prevalence and radiocesium deposition after 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster was found. However, the statistical analyses therein raised se...

    Authors: Sani Rachman Soleman, Tomoko Fujitani and Kouji H. Harada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:121

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:82

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2020 19:123

  31. An analysis of low birth weight (LBW) births in ten contaminated prefectures of Japan, 1995–2018, finds a statistically significant increase in the LBW proportion in 2012–2013, but no increase after 2013. In t...

    Authors: Alfred Körblein

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:120

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:82

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2020 19:125

  32. In 1968, the Yusho incident resulted in accidental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and related compounds in Japan. This study updated the risk of mortality ...

    Authors: Daisuke Onozuka, Yuko Nakamura, Gaku Tsuji and Masutaka Furue

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:119

    Content type: Research

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  33. The immune system, as a homeostatic system, is an excellent marker of health and has also been proposed as an indicator of the rate of aging. The base of the age-related changes in the immune system, “immunose...

    Authors: E. Díaz-Del Cerro, C. Vida, I. Martínez de Toda, J. Félix and M. De la Fuente

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:118

    Content type: Research

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  34. Breast cancer (BC) is one of the most common causes of cancer in the world and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Mortality is associated mainly with the development of metastases. Identifi...

    Authors: Meriem Koual, Céline Tomkiewicz, German Cano-Sancho, Jean-Philippe Antignac, Anne-Sophie Bats and Xavier Coumoul

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:117

    Content type: Review

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  35. Understanding context specific heat-health risks in urban areas is important, especially given anticipated severe increases in summer temperatures due to climate change effects. We investigate social inequalit...

    Authors: Marta Ellena, Joan Ballester, Paola Mercogliano, Elisa Ferracin, Giuliana Barbato, Giuseppe Costa and Vijendra Ingole

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:116

    Content type: Research

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  36. Over the past four decades, drought episodes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) of the of the World Health Organization (WHO) have gradually become more widespread, prolonged and frequent. We aimed to m...

    Authors: Saverio Bellizzi, Chris Lane, Mohamed Elhakim and Pierre Nabeth

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:114

    Content type: Research

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  37. While many studies reported the association between long-term exposure to particulate matter air pollution (PM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), few studies focused on incidence with relatively high-dose expo...

    Authors: Ok-Jin Kim, Soo Hyun Lee, Si-Hyuck Kang and Sun-Young Kim

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:113

    Content type: Research

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  38. Exposure to particulate matter air pollution has been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality; however, most studies have focused on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure and CVD. ...

    Authors: Emilie Davis, Brian Malig, Rachel Broadwin, Keita Ebisu, Rupa Basu, Ellen B. Gold, Lihong Qi, Carol A. Derby, Sung Kyun Park and Xiangmei (May) Wu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:111

    Content type: Research

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  39. Evidence is limited on excess risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) associated with ambient air pollution in diabetic populations. Survival analyses without considering the spatial structure and possible spa...

    Authors: Pei-Fang Su, Fei-Ci Sie, Chun-Ting Yang, Yu-Lin Mau, Shihchen Kuo and Huang-Tz Ou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:110

    Content type: Research

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  40. Permethrin and N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET) are the pesticides and insect repellent most commonly used by humans. These pesticides have been shown to promote the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance o...

    Authors: Jennifer L. M. Thorson, Daniel Beck, Millissia Ben Maamar, Eric E. Nilsson and Michael K. Skinner

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:109

    Content type: Research

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  41. Childhood exposure to air pollution contributes to cardiovascular disease in adulthood. Immune and oxidative stress disturbances might mediate the effects of air pollution on the cardiovascular system, but the...

    Authors: Mary Prunicki, Nicholas Cauwenberghs, Jennifer Arthur Ataam, Hesam Movassagh, Juyong Brian Kim, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Joseph C. Wu, Holden Maecker, Francois Haddad and Kari Nadeau

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:108

    Content type: Research

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  42. Exposure to perfluorinated-alkyl-acids (PFAAs) is ubiquitous. PFAAs are hormone-disrupting compounds that are strongly suspected to affect mother-child-health such as fetal growth. Thyroid disruption is a plau...

    Authors: Sophie A. H. Boesen, Manhai Long, Maria Wielsøe, Vicente Mustieles, Mariana F. Fernandez and Eva C. Bonefeld-Jørgensen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:107

    Content type: Review

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  43. Environmental factors play a central role in seasonal epidemics. SARS-CoV-2 infection in Spain has shown a heterogeneous geographical pattern This study aimed to assess the influence of several climatic factor...

    Authors: Pedro Muñoz Cacho, José L. Hernández, Marcos López-Hoyos and Víctor M. Martínez-Taboada

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:106

    Content type: Research

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:17

  44. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) may cause diabetes, in part through aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) binding. Ensuing mitochondrial dysfunction is postulated to mediate this effect. We aim to investigate t...

    Authors: Bruce B. Duncan, Cristina D. Castilhos, Paula A. Bracco, Maria I. Schmidt, Sora Kang, Suyeol Im, Hong-Kyu Lee, Álvaro Vigo and Youngmi K. Pak

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:105

    Content type: Research

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