UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Brenda Eskenazi, Jennifer Ames, Stephen Rauch, Nina Holland, Marcella Warner DATE OF PUBLICATION: December 2020 REGION: Europe DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deaa324 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In animal studies, maternal exposure to TCDD is associated with decreased fertility in offspring. Effects of TCDD are mediated by activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) pathway. Consistent with previous findings
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Allison G. Harvey DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2016 REGION: Norway REFERENCE: Sivertsen B, Harvey A, Pallesen S, Hysing M. Trajectories of sleep problems from childhood to adolescence: a population-based longitudinal study from Norway. Journal of Sleep Research. 2016. doi:10.1111/jsr.12443. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The aim of the current study was to assess the development and stability of sleep problems
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Ralph A. Catalano, Alison Gemmill DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2016 REGION: Norway REFERENCE: Catalano RA, Saxton KB, Gemmill A, Hartig T. Twinning in Norway Following the Oslo Massacre: Evidence of a ‘Bruce Effect’ in Humans. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2016;:1-7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Emerging theory and empirical work suggest that the ‘Bruce Effect’, or the increase in
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Craig Steinmaus DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2016 REGION: Emila, Italy REFERENCE: Vinceti M, Ballotari P, Steinmaus C, et al. Long-term mortality patterns in a residential cohort exposed to inorganic selenium in drinking water. Environ Res. 2016;150:348-356. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Selenium (Se) is a metalloid of considerable nutritional and toxicological importance in humans. To date, limited epidemiologic
CGPH FACULTY: Ralph Catalano DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2015 REGION: Europe REFERENCE: Karasek D, Goodman J, Gemmill A, Falconi A, Hartig T, Magganas A, Catalano R. Twins Less Frequent Than Expected Among Male Births in Risk Averse Populations. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2015 Apr 28:1-7 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Male twin gestations exhibit higher incidence of fetal morbidity
CGPH FACULTY: Brenda Eskenazi DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2014 REGION: Europe REFERENCE: Chevrier J, Warner M, Gunier RB, Brambilla P, Eskenazi B, Mocarelli P. Serum Dioxin Concentrations and Thyroid Hormone Levels in the Seveso Women’s Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Sep 1;180(5):490-8. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu160. Epub 2014 Aug 5. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is a persistent
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith, Ralph Catalano DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2014 REGION: Europe REFERENCE: Bruckner TA, van den Berg GJ, Smith KR, Catalano RA. Ambient temperature during gestation and cold-related adult mortality in a Swedish cohort, 1915-2002. Soc Sci Med. 2014 Jan 31. pii: S0277-9536(14)00076-8. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.01.049 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: For all climatic regions, mortality due
CGPH FACULTY: Brenda Eskenazi DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2014 REGION: Europe REFERENCE: Wesselink A, Warner M, Samuels S, Parigi A, Brambilla P, Mocarelli P, Eskenazi B. Maternal dioxin exposure and pregnancy outcomes over 30 years of follow-up in Seveso. Environ Int. 2014 Feb;63:143-8. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2013.11.005. Epub 2013 Nov 30. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Animal evidence suggests an association
CGPH FACULTY: Brenda Eskenazi DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2014 REGION: Europe REFERENCE: Eskenazi B, Warner M, Sirtori M, Fuerst T, Rauch SA, Brambilla P, Mocarelli P, Rubinacci A. Serum Dioxin Concentrations and Bone Density and Structure in the Seveso Women’s Health Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jan;122(1):51-7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306788. Epub 2013 Nov 12. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Background:
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Barbara Eskenazi DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2013 REGION: Europe (Seveso, Italy) REFERENCE: Warner M, Mocarelli P, Brambilla P, Wesselink A, Samuels S, Signorini S, Eskenazi B. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and obesity in relation to serum dioxin concentrations: the Seveso women’s health study. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Aug;121(8):906-11. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1206113. Epub 2013 May
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Ralph Catalano DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2013 REGION: Europe (Sweden) REFERENCE: Hartig T, Catalano R.Cold summer weather, constrained restoration, and very low birth weight in Sweden. Health Place. 2013 Jul;22:68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.03.008. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In higher latitudes, relatively cold summer weather may constrain outdoor activities that provide relief from chronic stress. Chronic stress