Evidence for inhibition of cholinesterases in insect and mammalian nervous systems by the insect repellent deet

  Vincent Corbel, Maria Stankiewicz, Cedric Pennetier, Didier Fournier, Jure Stojan, Emmanuelle Girard, Mitko Dimitrov, Jordi Molgo, Jean Marc Hougard and Bruno Lapied BMC Biology 2009, 7:47doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-47 Published:5, August 2009 Abstract (provisional) Background N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) remains the gold standard for insect repellents. About 200 million people use it every year and over 8 billion doses […]

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Pesticide exposure and suicidal ideation in rural communities in Zhejiang province, China

Jianmin Zhang a, Robert Stewart b, Michael Phillips c, Qichang Shi a & Martin Prince b a. Office of Mental Health, Zhejiang Provincial Tongde Hospital, Hangzhou, China. b. Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London (Institute of Psychiatry), De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, England. c. WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention, […]

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THE TOXICITY OF ROUNDUP ORIGINAL MAX TO 13 SPECIES OF LARVAL AMPHIBIANS

  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 2004‚ 2008, 2009 © 2009 SETAC Printed in the USA 0730-7268/09 $12.00 + .00 RICK A. RELYEA* and DEVIN K. JONES Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA (Received 17 January 2009; Accepted 23 April 2009) Abstract With the increased use […]

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Very Highly Toxic Effects of Endosulfan Across Nine Species of Tadpoles: Lag Effects and Family-Level Sensitivity

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 1939‚ 1945, 2009 © 2009 SETAC Printed in the USA 0730-7268/09 $12.00 + .00 DEVIN K. JONES, JOHN I. HAMMOND, and RICK A. RELYEA* Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA (Received 23 January 2009; Accepted 2 April 2009) Abstract Pesticides are […]

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Anthropogenic Organic Compounds in Source Water of Nine Community Water Systems that Withdraw from Streams, 2002‚ 05

Prepared as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Source Water-Quality Assessment By James A. Kingsbury, Gregory C. Delzer, and Jessica A. Hopple Abstract Source water, herein defined as stream water collected at a water-system intake prior to water treatment, was sampled at nine community water systems, ranging in size from a system serving about […]

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Statistical Modelling Suggests That Anti-Androgens in Wastewater Treatment Works Effluents are Contributing Causes of Widespread Sexual Disruption in Fish Living in English Rivers

Susan Jobling, Robert W. Burn, Karen Thorpe, Richard Williams, and Charles Tyler Abstract This EHP-in-Press article has been peer-reviewed, revised, and accepted for publication. The EHP-in-Press articles are completely citable using the assigned DOI code for the article. This document will be replaced with the copyedited and formatted version as soon as it is available. […]

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Parental Exposure to Pesticides and Childhood Brain Cancer: United States Atlantic Coast Childhood Brain Cancer Study

Youn K. Shim, Steven P. Mlynarek, and Edwin van Wijngaarden doi: 10.1289/ehp.0800209 (available at http://dx.doi.org/) Online 13 February 2009 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The etiology of childhood brain cancer remains largely unknown. However, previous studies have yielded suggestive associations with parental pesticide use. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to evaluate parental exposure to pesticides at home and on the […]

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Agrichemicals in surface water and birth defects in the United States

Paul D Winchester1, Jordan Huskins2, Jun Ying3 1.Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA 2.Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA 3.Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA Correspondence Paul D Winchester, MD, St. Francis Hospital, 8111 South Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237, USA. […]

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The Effects of Triclosan on Puberty and Thyroid Hormones in Male Wistar Rats

ToxSci Advance Access originally published online on October 21, 2008 Toxicological Sciences 2009 107(1):56-64; doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfn225 Published by Oxford University Press 2008. Leah M. Zorrilla*,‚Ć, Emily K. Gibson‚Ć, Susan C. Jeffay‚Ć, Kevin M. Crofton‚Ä°, Woodrow R. Setzer¬ß, Ralph L. Cooper‚Ć and Tammy E. Stoker‚Ć,1 * Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, North Carolina State University, College of […]

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A cohort study of pesticide poisoning and depression in Colorado farm residents.

Ann Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;18(10):768-74. Epub 2008 Aug 9. Beseler CL, Stallones L. Department of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4395, USA. PURPOSE: Depressive symptoms have been associated with pesticide poisoning among farmers in cross-sectional studies, but no longitudinal studies have assessed […]

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