Flame Retardants and Flight Attendant Health

852
travel
Flame Retardants and Flight Attendant Health
Massachusetts, USA
United States of America
To assess the exposure to flame retardants and polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in flight attendants and evaluate the association between serum levels of flame retardants and PFCs and thyroid hormone disruption.
Harvard University
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Antimicrobials: The Microbiome and Gene Expression

860
environmental health
Antimicrobials: The Microbiome and Gene Expression
Massachusetts, USA
United States of America
To perform interventional trials on the use of triclosan and non-triclosan containing products and determine the effects of triclosan use on the microbiome and on gene expression.
Brigham and Women's Hospital; Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (National Institutes of Health)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Permethrin Exposure: Biomarkers and Dosimetry

859
environmental health
Permethrin Exposure: Biomarkers and Dosimetry
United States of America
To investigate determinants that significantly influence exposure to permethrin among military personnel, a critical step to provide valid predictive models and accurate policy guidance to mitigate any potential health risks associated from the use of permethrin-treated clothing.
U.S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Metabolic Disorders

865
environmental health
Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Metabolic Disorders
Massachusetts, USA
United States of America
To evaluate associations of longitudinal measures of exposure to perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) with detailed cardiometabolic risk measures.
Harvard Medical School; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

PAHs Exposure Assessment in Disadvantaged Areas

866
environmental health
PAHs Exposure Assessment in Disadvantaged Areas
New York, USA
United States of America
To demonstrate that a passive wristband sampler can be used to quantify personalized exposure to environmental chemicals such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with higher compliance and equal accuracy compared to an active air sampler, and to show the utility of a mobile phone-enabled application to concurrently capture lung function measurements.
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Perfluorocarbon Exposures in Urban Firefighters

844
fire fighters
Perfluorocarbon Exposures in Urban Firefighters
West Virginia, USA
United States of America
To establish a reliable picture of the range, median tendency and predictors of perfluorocarbon (PFC) exposures in urban firefighters, and to establish how well the findings independently predict intermediate markers of cardiovascular and respiratory health.
West Virginia University
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Hyperuricemia in American Indian Families

843
environmental health
Hyperuricemia in American Indian Families
North Carolina, USA
United States of America
To study the effect of environmental pollutants in American Indians in an effort to investigate their effect on hyperuricemia by themselves or in interaction with genetic factors.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Fibroids Research on Genes and Environment

833
environmental health
Fibroids Research on Genes and Environment
Washington DC, USA
United States of America
To evaluate the role of environmental exposures by race/ethnicity, and to investigate the potential association between exposure to environmental chemicals and the risk of developing uterine leiomyomas.
Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Antimicrobial Chemicals in Allergic Disease

817
environmental health
Antimicrobial Chemicals in Allergic Disease
United States of America
To investigate whether exposure to the antimicrobial phenols (e.g., triclosan and parabens) increases the risk of developing allergen sensitization and clinical allergic disease via inducing dysbiosis of the human microbiota.
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
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