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December 2015 | Volume 123 | Issue 12


Africa’s Indigenous Fruit Trees: A Blessing in Decline

Rachel Cernansky

Spheres of Influence

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Research Studies: The Challenge of Creating More Diverse Cohorts

Lindsey Konkel

Science Selection

Unexpected Activity: Evidence for Obesogenicity of a BPA Metabolite

Wendee Nicole

Examining BPA’s Mechanisms of Action: The Role of c-Myc

Julia R. Barrett

Identifying Potential Breast Carcinogens: A New Approach

Wendee Nicole

A Preventive Approach to Arsenic Toxicity: Testing Folic Acid in Bangladesh

Carol Potera


Association of Supply Type with Fecal Contamination of Source Water and Household Stored Drinking Water in Developing Countries: A Bivariate Meta-analysis

Katherine F. Shields, Robert E.S. Bain, Ryan Cronk, Jim A. Wright, and Jamie Bartram

Chemical Safety Assessment Using Read-Across: Assessing the Use of Novel Testing Methods to Strengthen the Evidence Base for Decision Making

Elisabet Berggren, Patric Amcoff, Romualdo Benigni, Karen Blackburn, Edward Carney, Mark Cronin, Hubert Deluyker, Francoise Gautier, Richard S. Judson, Georges E.N. Kass, Detlef Keller, Derek Knight, Werner Lilienblum, Catherine Mahony, Ivan Rusyn, Terry Schultz, Michael Schwarz, Gerrit Schüürmann, Andrew White, Julien Burton, Alfonso M. Lostia, Sharon Munn, and Andrew Worth

A Unified Probabilistic Framework for Dose–Response Assessment of Human Health Effects

Weihsueh A. Chiu and Wout Slob

Screening for Chemical Contributions to Breast Cancer Risk: A Case Study for Chemical Safety Evaluation

Megan R. Schwarzman, Janet M. Ackerman, Shanaz H. Dairkee, Suzanne E. Fenton, Dale Johnson, Kathleen M. Navarro, Gwendolyn Osborne, Ruthann A. Rudel, Gina M. Solomon, Lauren Zeise, and Sarah Janssen


Prospective Study of Ambient Particulate Matter Exposure and Risk of Pulmonary Embolism in the Nurses’ Health Study Cohort

Vivian C. Pun, Jaime E. Hart, Christopher Kabrhel, Carlos A. Camargo Jr., Andrea A. Baccarelli, and Francine Laden

Effects of Low-Dose Bisphenol A on DNA Damage and Proliferation of Breast Cells: The Role of c-Myc

Daniella Pfeifer, Young Min Chung, and Mickey C-T. Hu

Bidirectional Transfer Study of Polystyrene Nanoparticles across the Placental Barrier in an ex Vivo Human Placental Perfusion Model

Stefanie Grafmueller, Pius Manser, Liliane Diener, Pierre-André Diener, Xenia Maeder-Althaus, Lionel Maurizi, Wolfram Jochum, Harald F. Krug, Tina Buerki-Thurnherr, Ursula von Mandach, and Peter Wick

In Vitro Effects of Bisphenol A β-D-Glucuronide (BPA-G) on Adipogenesis in Human and Murine Preadipocytes

Jonathan G. Boucher, Adèle Boudreau, Shaimaa Ahmed, and Ella Atlas

Folic Acid and Creatine as Therapeutic Approaches to Lower Blood Arsenic: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Brandilyn A. Peters, Megan N. Hall, Xinhua Liu, Faruque Parvez, Tiffany R. Sanchez, Alexander van Geen, Jacob L. Mey, Abu B. Siddique, Hasan Shahriar, Mohammad Nasir Uddin, Tariqul Islam, Olgica Balac, Vesna Ilievski, Pam Factor-Litvak, Joseph H. Graziano, and Mary V. Gamble

Acrolein Exposure in U.S. Tobacco Smokers and Non-Tobacco Users: NHANES 2005-2006

K. Udeni Alwis, B. Rey deCastro, John C. Morrow, and Benjamin C. Blount

High Ambient Temperatures and Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes in Catalonia, Spain (2000–2011): A Time-Series Analysis

Xavier Basagaña, Juan Pablo Escalera-Antezana, Payam Dadvand, Òscar Llatje, Jose Barrera-Gómez, Jordi Cunillera, Mercedes Medina-Ramón, and Katherine Pérez

Associations of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) with Lower Birth Weight: An Evaluation of Potential Confounding by Glomerular Filtration Rate Using a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (PBPK)

Marc-André Verner, Anne E. Loccisano, Nils-Halvdan Morken, Miyoung Yoon, Huali Wu, Robin McDougall, Mildred Maisonet, Michele Marcus, Reiko Kishi, Chihiro Miyashita, Mei-Huei Chen, Wu-Shiun Hsieh, Melvin E. Andersen, Harvey J. Clewell III, and Matthew P. Longnecker

Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Acids and Serum Testosterone Concentrations at 15 Years of Age in Female ALSPAC Study Participants

Mildred Maisonet, Antonia M. Calafat, Michele Marcus, Jouni J.K. Jaakkola, and Hany Lashen

Evaluation of an Elementary School–based Educational Intervention for Reducing Arsenic Exposure in Bangladesh

Khalid Khan, Ershad Ahmed, Pam Factor-Litvak, Xinhua Liu, Abu B. Siddique, Gail A. Wasserman, Vesna Slavkovich, Diane Levy, Jacob L. Mey, Alexander van Geen, and Joseph H. Graziano

Reducing Periconceptional Methylmercury Exposure: Cost–Utility Analysis for a Proposed Screening Program for Women Planning a Pregnancy in Ontario, Canada

Janet Gaskin, Colin Rennie, and Doug Coyle


Response to “Comment on ‘In Vitro Effects of Bisphenol A β-D-Glucuronide (BPA-G) on Adipogenesis in Human and Murine Preadipocytes’”

Ella Atlas, Jonathan G. Boucher, Shaimaa Ahmed, and Adèle Boudreau

Comment on “In Vitro Effects of Bisphenol A β-D-Glucuronide (BPA-G) on Adipogenesis in Human and Murine Preadipocytes”

Véronique Gayrard, Glenn Gauderat, Marlène Z. Lacroix, Catherine Viguié, Alain Bousquet-Melou, Pierre-Louis Toutain, and Nicole Picard-Hagen

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