Special Issue "Pesticides and Health"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2011)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Jane A. Hoppin
Epidemiology Branch, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), PO Box 12233, MD A3-05, Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC 27709, USA
Website: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/epi/chronic/staff/hoppin/
E-Mail: hoppin1@niehs.nih.gov
Phone: +1 919 541 7622
Fax: +1 919 541 2511
Interests: health effects of pesticides and phthalates; common environmental contaminants

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Pesticides represent a common environmental exposure due to their widespread use for agricultural, residential, and public health purposes.  Exposure is common in both developed and developing countries, though the exposure patterns may differ due to pesticide use patterns and practices.  Pesticides are screened for acute toxicity, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, and reproductive toxicity prior to registration, but information on the human health effects of pesticides is limited.  Recent studies in adults have suggested that pesticides may be related to common chronic diseases such as diabetes and asthma, in addition to cancer and neurological diseases.  Studies in children have suggested that pesticides may adversely impact neurodevelopment and other early childhood outcomes.  Characterization of pesticide use and exposure in the general population is difficult, yet it is critical to good epidemiologic evaluation of the potential human health effects of pesticides.

Given the ubiquity of pesticide exposure and the animal and human evidence implicating pesticides as potential contributors to human disease, better understanding of how people get exposed to pesticides and how that exposure can be evaluated is critical to understanding the potential human health risks.  For this special issue on Pesticides and Health, I’m eager to entertain papers that enhance our understanding of pesticide exposure in populations and incorporate those measures into epidemiologic studies.  Papers that fall along the continuum of pesticide exposure characterization to human health evaluation will be considered.

Dr. Jane Hoppin
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • pesticides
  • exposure assessment
  • agricultural exposures
  • residential exposures
  • chronic diseases
  • neurodevelpment

Published Papers (12 papers)

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(12), 4608-4622; doi:10.3390/ijerph8124608
Received: 11 November 2011; in revised form: 2 December 2011 / Accepted: 5 December 2011 / Published: 12 December 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(10), 3844-3858; doi:10.3390/ijerph8103844
Received: 4 September 2011; Accepted: 7 September 2011 / Published: 28 September 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(8), 3114-3133; doi:10.3390/ijerph8083114
Received: 1 March 2011; in revised form: 6 July 2011 / Accepted: 20 July 2011 / Published: 25 July 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(8), 3063-3098; doi:10.3390/ijerph8083063
Received: 25 May 2011; in revised form: 29 June 2011 / Accepted: 8 July 2011 / Published: 25 July 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 2320-2330; doi:10.3390/ijerph8062320
Received: 20 May 2011; in revised form: 9 June 2011 / Accepted: 9 June 2011 / Published: 21 June 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 2265-2303; doi:10.3390/ijerph8062265
Received: 20 May 2011; in revised form: 8 June 2011 / Accepted: 9 June 2011 / Published: 17 June 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 1923-1935; doi:10.3390/ijerph8061923
Received: 2 March 2011; in revised form: 24 May 2011 / Accepted: 25 May 2011 / Published: 1 June 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 1792-1804; doi:10.3390/ijerph8061792
Received: 18 April 2011; in revised form: 13 May 2011 / Accepted: 17 May 2011 / Published: 25 May 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(5), 1727-1754; doi:10.3390/ijerph8051727
Received: 2 March 2011; in revised form: 12 May 2011 / Accepted: 17 May 2011 / Published: 24 May 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(5), 1402-1419; doi:10.3390/ijerph8051402
Received: 12 January 2011; in revised form: 18 April 2011 / Accepted: 28 April 2011 / Published: 6 May 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(5), 1341-1357; doi:10.3390/ijerph8051341
Received: 1 March 2011; in revised form: 22 April 2011 / Accepted: 25 April 2011 / Published: 29 April 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(4), 1061-1083; doi:10.3390/ijerph8041061
Received: 10 February 2011; in revised form: 11 March 2011 / Accepted: 29 March 2011 / Published: 8 April 2011
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Last update: 25 February 2014

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