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May 2009 | Volume 117 | Issue 5


New Books


China Should Increase Fundamental Research on Environmental Health

Aiguo Wang and Xuemin Chen

Health Impact of Outdoor Air Pollution in China: Current Knowledge and Future Research Needs

Haidong Kan, Bingheng Chen, and Chuanjie Hong

Environmental Health: A Global Enterprise

Hugh A. Tilson and Jane C. Schroeder


Gut Reaction: Environmental Effects on the Human Microbiota

Science Selection

A Clearer View of TCE: Evidence Supports Autoimmune Link

Bisphenol A, Chapter 2: New Data Shed Light on Exposure, Potential Bioaccumulation

Nutrient Protection against Arsenic Toxicity: Folate, Cysteine Support Methylation in Children


Vitamin D Regulates MS Gene

The Beat

Reversing Human Impacts on Fish Evolution

Peptide Arrays Break the Species Barrier

Methylation Links Prenatal PAH Exposure to Asthma


Amplify, Amplify: Shotgun Proteomics Boosts the Signal for Biomarker Discovery


The Toxicity Data Landscape for Environmental Chemicals

Richard Judson, Ann Richard, David J. Dix, Keith Houck, Matthew Martin, Robert Kavlock, Vicki Dellarco, Tala Henry, Todd Holderman, Philip Sayre, Shirlee Tan, Thomas Carpenter, and Edwin Smith

Review of the Occurrence of Anti-infectives in Contaminated Wastewaters and Natural and Drinking Waters

Pedro A. Segura, Matthieu François, Christian Gagnon, and Sébastien Sauvé

Evidence of Autoimmune-Related Effects of Trichloroethylene Exposure from Studies in Mice and Humans

Glinda S. Cooper, Susan L. Makris, Paul J. Nietert, and Jennifer Jinot


Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Myocardial Ischemia in the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in the Women’s Health Initiative (EEAWHI) Study

Zhu-ming Zhang, Eric A. Whitsel, P. Miguel Quibrera, Richard L. Smith, Duanping Liao, Garnet L. Anderson, and Ronald J. Prineas

Neonatal Exposure to Bisphenol A Alters Reproductive Parameters and Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Signaling in Female Rats

Marina Fernández, Maria Bianchi, Victoria Lux-Lantos, and Carlos Libertun

Differential Regulation of Dopamine Transporter Function and Location by Low Concentrations of Environmental Estrogens and 17β-Estradiol

Rebecca A. Alyea and Cheryl S. Watson

Association of Environmental Cadmium Exposure with Periodontal Disease in U.S. Adults

Manish Arora, Jennifer Weuve, Joel Schwartz, and Robert O. Wright

Competitive Inhibition of Thyroidal Uptake of Dietary Iodide by Perchlorate Does Not Describe Perturbations in Rat Serum Total T4 and TSH

Eva D. McLanahan, Melvin E. Andersen, Jerry L. Campbell Jr., and Jeffrey W. Fisher

Spontaneous Cytokine Production in Children According to Biological Characteristics and Environmental Exposures

Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo, Neuza Maria Alcântara-Neves, Rafael Veiga, Leila D. Amorim, Vitor Dattoli, Lívia Ribeiro Mendonça, Samuel Junqueira, Bernd Genser, Mariese Santos, Lain Carlos Pontes de Carvalho, Philip J. Cooper, Laura Rodrigues, and Maurício L. Barreto

Increased Nonconducted P-Wave Arrhythmias after a Single Oil Fly Ash Inhalation Exposure in Hypertensive Rats

Aimen K. Farraj, Najwa Haykal-Coates, Darrell W. Winsett, Mehdi S. Hazari, Alex P. Carll, William H. Rowan III, Allen D. Ledbetter, Wayne E. Cascio, and Daniel L. Costa

Bisphenol A Data in NHANES Suggest Longer than Expected Half-Life, Substantial Nonfood Exposure, or Both

Richard W. Stahlhut, Wade V. Welshons, and Shanna H. Swan

Folate, Cobalamin, Cysteine, Homocysteine, and Arsenic Metabolism among Children in Bangladesh

Megan N. Hall, Xinhua Liu, Vesna Slavkovich, Vesna Ilievski, J. Richard Pilsner, Shafiul Alam, Pam Factor-Litvak, Joseph H. Graziano, and Mary V. Gamble

Alkylphenol Xenoestrogens with Varying Carbon Chain Lengths Differentially and Potently Activate Signaling and Functional Responses in GH3/B6/F10 Somatomammotropes

Mikhail Y. Kochukov, Yow-Jiun Jeng, and Cheryl S. Watson

Subclinical Hypothyroidism after Radioiodine Exposure: Ukrainian–American Cohort Study of Thyroid Cancer and Other Thyroid Diseases after the Chornobyl Accident (1998–2000)

Evgenia Ostroumova, Alina Brenner, Valery Oliynyk, Robert McConnell, Jacob Robbins, Galina Terekhova, Lydia Zablotska, Ilya Likhtarev, Andre Bouville, Viktor Shpak, Valentin Markov, Ihor Masnyk, Elaine Ron, Mykola Tronko, and Maureen Hatch

Statistical Modeling Suggests that Antiandrogens in Effluents from Wastewater Treatment Works Contribute to Widespread Sexual Disruption in Fish Living in English Rivers

Susan Jobling, Robert. W. Burn, Karen Thorpe, Richard Williams, and Charles Tyler

The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Methods for an Environmental Exposure Study of Polychlorinated Dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls

David H. Garabrant, Alfred Franzblau, James Lepkowski, Brenda W. Gillespie, Peter Adriaens, Avery Demond, Barbara Ward, Kathy LaDronka, Elizabeth Hedgeman, Kristine Knutson, Lynn Zwica, Kristen Olson, Timothy Towey, Qixuan Chen, and Biling Hong

The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of Human Serum Dioxin Concentrations in Midland and Saginaw, Michigan

David H. Garabrant, Alfred Franzblau, James Lepkowski, Brenda W. Gillespie, Peter Adriaens, Avery Demond, Elizabeth Hedgeman, Kristine Knutson, Lynn Zwica, Kristen Olson, Timothy Towey, Qixuan Chen, Biling Hong, Chiung-Wen Chang, Shih-Yuan Lee, Barbara Ward, Kathy LaDronka, William Luksemburg, and Martha Maier

Global Screening of Human Cord Blood Proteomes for Biomarkers of Toxic Exposure and Effect

David R. Colquhoun, Lynn R. Goldman, Robert N. Cole, Marjan Gucek, Malini Mansharamani, Frank R. Witter, Benjamin J. Apelberg, and Rolf U. Halden

Characterization of the Chronic Risk and Hazard of Hazardous Air Pollutants in the United States Using Ambient Monitoring Data

Michael C. McCarthy, Theresa E. O’Brien, Jessica G. Charrier, and Hilary R. Hafner

Oxidatively Damaged DNA in Rats Exposed by Oral Gavage to C60 Fullerenes and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Janne K. Folkmann, Lotte Risom, Nicklas R. Jacobsen, Håkan Wallin, Steffen Loft, and Peter Møller

Long-Term Traffic-Related Exposures and Asthma Onset in Schoolchildren in Oslo, Norway

Bente Oftedal, Wenche Nystad, Bert Brunekreef, and Per Nafstad

A Cohort Study of Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Mortality in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michael Jerrett, Murray M. Finkelstein, Jeffrey R. Brook, M. Altaf Arain, Palvos Kanaroglou, Dave M. Stieb, Nicolas L. Gilbert, Dave Verma, Norm Finkelstein, Kenneth R. Chapman, and Malcolm R. Sears

Predictors of Endotoxin Levels in U.S. Housing

Peter S. Thorne, Richard D. Cohn, Deepak Mav, Samuel J. Arbes Jr., and Darryl C. Zeldin

The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Population Survey Results and Serum Concentrations for Polychlorinated Dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls

Elizabeth Hedgeman, Qixuan Chen, Biling Hong, Chiung-Wen Chang, Kristen Olson, Kathleen LaDronka, Barbara Ward, Peter Adriaens, Avery Demond, Brenda W. Gillespie, James Lepkowski, Alfred Franzblau, and David H. Garabrant

Hexavalent Chromium Is Carcinogenic to F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice after Chronic Oral Exposure

Matthew D. Stout, Ronald A. Herbert, Grace E. Kissling, Bradley J. Collins, Gregory S. Travlos, Kristine L. Witt, Ronald L. Melnick, Kamal M. Abdo, David E. Malarkey, and Michelle J. Hooth

Children’s Environmental Health Faculty Champions Initiative: A Successful Model for Integrating Environmental Health into Pediatric Health Care

Bonnie Rogers, Leyla Erk McCurdy, Katie Slavin, Kimberly Grubb, and James R. Roberts


Adverse Health Effects from Combustion-Derived Nanoparticles: The Relative Role of Intrinsic Particle Toxicity and Host Response

Francesco Cetta, Armand Dhamo, Laura Moltoni, and Ezio Bolzacchini

Prenatal Lead Exposure and Schizophrenia: Further Evidence and More Neurobiological Connections

Tomás R. Guilarte

Plant Food Allergens: Another Climate Change–Public Health Link

Paul John Beggs


Fossil Fuel Emissions and Children’s Health, with Frederica Perera

Ernie Hood

Emerging Science of Nanotoxicology, with Günter Oberdörster

Ernie Hood

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