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    • Assessing Metal Exposures in a Community near a Cement Plant in the Northeast U.S. 

      Dong, Zhao; Bank, Michael S.; Spengler, John D. (MDPI, 2015)
      Cement production is a major source of metals and metalloids in the environment, while exposures to metals and metalloids may impact human health in the surrounding communities. We recruited 185 participants living in the ...
    • Association between 24-Hour Urinary Cadmium and Pulmonary Function among Community-Exposed Men: The VA Normative Aging Study 

      Lampe, Brad J.; Park, Sung Kyun; Robins, Thomas; Mukherjee, Bhramar; Litonjua, Augusto Ampil; Amarasiriwardena, Chitra J.; Weisskopf, Marc G.; Sparrow, David; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2008)
      Background: High levels of cadmium exposure are known to cause emphysema in occupationally exposed workers, but little has been reported to date on the association between chronic environmental cadmium exposure and pulmonary ...
    • Cadmium Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in U.S. Children 

      Ciesielski, Timothy; Weuve, Jennifer Lynn; Bellinger, David C.; Schwartz, Joel David; Lanphear, Bruce; Wright, Robert O. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012)
      Background: Low-level environmental cadmium exposure in children may be associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes. Objective: Our aim was to evaluate associations between urinary cadmium concentration and reported ...
    • Trace elements as paradigms of developmental neurotoxicants: Lead, methylmercury and arsenic 

      Grandjean, Philippe; Herz, Katherine (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Trace elements have contributed unique insights into developmental neurotoxicity and serve as paradigms for such adverse effects. Many trace elements are retained in the body for long periods and can be easily measured for ...