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1. Mi T, et al. (2013). We describe two cases of acute toxic leukoencephalopathy in migrant workers who were occupationally exposed to organic solvents in construction materials. 1,2,3-trichloropropane | Solvents | Toluene Workers China blood | urine 1,2,3-trichloropropane | Benzoic Acid Details Leukoencephalopathies | Neurotoxicity Syndromes | Occupational Diseases
2. Goldner WS, et al. (2010). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) These data support a role of organochlorines, in addition to fungicides, in the etiology of thyroid disease among female spouses enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | alachlor | Aldrin | Atrazine | Benomyl | butylate | Captan | Carbaryl | Carbon Disulfide | Carbon Tetrachloride | Chlordan | chlorimuron ethyl | Chlorpyrifos | cyanazine | DDT | Diazinon | Dicamba | Dichlorvos | EPTC | Fonofos | Fungicides, Industrial | glyphosate | Heptachlor | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | imazethapyr | Insecticides | Malathion | mancozeb | Maneb | metalaxyl | methyl bromide | metolachlor | metribuzin | Paraquat | Parathion | pendimethalin | Petroleum | terbufos | tetrachloroisophthalonitrile | Trifluralin Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Hyperthyroidism | Hypothyroidism
3. Goldner WS, et al. (2013). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) We found statistically significant associations between specific herbicides and insecticides and hypothyroid disease in male pesticide applicators. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | alachlor | Aldrin | butylate | Carbofuran | Chlordan | DDT | Diazinon | Dicamba | fenoprop | Heptachlor | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Malathion | metalaxyl | Parathion | Petroleum | Toxaphene Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Hyperthyroidism | Hypothyroidism
4. Beard JD, et al. (2014). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our study supports a positive association between pesticide exposure and depression, including associations with several specific pesticides. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | aluminum phosphide | Diazinon | Dieldrin | Ethylene Dibromide | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Malathion | Parathion | Pesticides Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Depressive Disorder
5. Saldana TM, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) These findings suggest that activities involving exposure to agricultural pesticides during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Atrazine | butylate | Carbofuran | Diazinon | fenoprop | Pesticides | Phorate Mothers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Diabetes, Gestational
6. Kamel F, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) This study suggests that exposure to certain pesticides may increase Parkinson's disease risk. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Benomyl | butylate | Carbon Disulfide | Carbon Tetrachloride | cyanazine | Dicamba | Ethylene Dibromide | Hexachlorocyclohexane | mancozeb | Maneb | methyl bromide | Paraquat | pendimethalin | Pesticides | Phorate | tetrachloroisophthalonitrile Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Parkinson Disease
7. Hoppin JA, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) These results provide preliminary evidence that pesticide use may increase chronic bronchitis prevalence. 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Carbaryl | Carbofuran | chlorimuron ethyl | DDT | Diazinon | Dichlorvos | fenoprop | Heptachlor | Malathion | Permethrin Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Bronchitis, Chronic
8. Koutros S, et al. (2011). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) We evaluated pesticide-single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) interactions between 45 pesticides and 1913 xenobiotic metabolic enzyme SNPs with respect to prostrate cancer among 776 cases and 1444 controls in the Agricultural Health Study. genetics 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Carbaryl | Diazinon | Dieldrin | Fonofos | Hexachlorocyclohexane | methyl bromide | Petroleum | Phorate | terbufos Subjects with gene influence:GCLC | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Prostatic Neoplasms
9. Starling AP, et al. (2014). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Pesticide use and incident diabetes among wives of farmers in the Agricultural Health Study 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Dieldrin | fenoprop | Fonofos | Parathion | Phorate Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Diabetes Mellitus
10. Hoppin JA, et al. (2002). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Prevalence of wheeze was associated with individual pesticides independent of animals, crops, and grains. disease 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | alachlor | Aldicarb | aluminum phosphide | Atrazine | Benomyl | butylate | Captan | Carbaryl | Carbofuran | chlorimuron ethyl | Chlorpyrifos | Coumaphos | cyanazine | Diazinon | Dicamba | Dichlorvos | EPTC | Fonofos | glyphosate | Hexachlorocyclohexane | imazethapyr | Malathion | Maneb | metalaxyl | metolachlor | metribuzin | Paraquat | Parathion | pendimethalin | Permethrin | Petroleum | Phorate | terbufos | tetrachloroisophthalonitrile | Trichlorfon | Trifluralin | Ziram Subjects with disease:Asthma | Subjects with disease:Ige Responsiveness, Atopic | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Respiratory Sounds
11. Lee WJ, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) This explorative study suggests an association between the incidence of colorectal cancer and use of certain pesticides, in particularly chlorpyrifos and aldicarb, although some findings could be due to chance. age | body mass index | tobacco 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Aldicarb | Carbaryl | Chlorpyrifos | Fonofos | Toxaphene Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Colorectal Neoplasms | Rectal Neoplasms
12. Slager RE, et al. (2009). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Exposure to pesticides may increase the risk of rhinitis. 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Benomyl | Carbofuran | Diazinon | glyphosate | Petroleum Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Rhinitis
13. Hoppin JA, et al. (2008). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) These findings suggest that pesticides may contribute to atopic asthma, but not nonatopic asthma, among farm women. 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid | Carbamates | Carbaryl | Coumaphos | DDT | glyphosate | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Malathion | metalaxyl | Organophosphates | Parathion | Permethrin | Pesticides | Phorate Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Asthma
14. Beard JD, et al. (2013). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our study adds further evidence that high level pesticide exposure, such as pesticide poisoning, is associated with increased risk of depression and sets a lower bound on the level of exposure related to depression, thereby providing reassurance that the moderate levels of pesticide exposure experienced by farmers' wives likely do not increase risk. age | tobacco 2-chloro-N-(ethoxymethyl)-N-(2-methyl-6-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)acetamide | Carbamates | Herbicides | metalaxyl | Permethrin | Pesticides | Triazines Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Depressive Disorder
15. Lerro C, et al. (2014). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) The associations between acetochlor and colorectal and lung cancer are novel; however, due to lack of exposure-response trend, small number of exposed cases, and relatively short time between use and cancer development, these findings warrant caution in interpretation and further investigation. acetochlor Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Colorectal Neoplasms | Lung Neoplasms
16. Lerro CC, et al. (2015). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) The associations between acetochlor use and lung cancer, colorectal cancer, melanoma and pancreatic cancer are suggestive; however, the lack of exposure-response trends, small number of exposed cases, and relatively short time between acetochlor use and cancer development prohibit definitive conclusions. acetochlor Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Colorectal Neoplasms | Lung Neoplasms | Melanoma | Pancreatic Neoplasms
17. Singh A, et al. (2017). Kitchen workers in south India have lower lung capacities and a greater risk of obstructive and restrictive abnormalities than their north Indian counterparts. Air Pollutants, Occupational Workers India air, indoor Air Pollutants, Occupational | Carbon Dioxide | Carbon Monoxide | Particulate Matter | Volatile Organic Compounds Details Lung Diseases, Obstructive | Occupational Diseases
18. Valiante DJ, et al. (2004). We examined highway construction trends, silicosis surveillance case data, and environmental exposure data to evaluate the risk of silicosis among highway repair workers. Air Pollutants, Occupational Subjects with disease:Silicosis | Workers United States Details Silicosis
19. Hinson AV, et al. (2014). The prevalence of respiratory symptoms and byssinosis among cotton mill workers in Benin is high and needs prompt attention of health care workers and policymakers. Air Pollutants, Occupational | Dust Workers Benin Details Byssinosis
20. Lee WJ, et al. (2004). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our findings suggest a possible association between alachlor application and incidence of lymphohematopoietic cancers among applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. alachlor Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Hematologic Neoplasms | Leukemia | Multiple Myeloma
21. Montgomery MP, et al. (2008). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Long-term exposure from handling certain pesticides, in particular organochlorine and organophosphate insecticides, may be associated with increased risk of diabetes. alachlor | Aldrin | Atrazine | Chlordan | Chlorpyrifos | Coumaphos | cyanazine | Diazinon | Dichlorvos | glyphosate | Heptachlor | metribuzin | Phorate | terbufos | Trichlorfon Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Diabetes Mellitus
22. Andreotti G, et al. (2010). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Using data from the Agricultural Health Study, we examined the association between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of cancer at 17 sites and the interaction between BMI and pesticide use. body mass index | tobacco alachlor | Atrazine | Carbaryl | Carbofuran | chlorimuron ethyl | Chlorpyrifos | cyanazine | DDT | Diazinon | EPTC | Fonofos | glyphosate | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | imazethapyr | Malathion | methyl bromide | metolachlor | metribuzin | Organophosphates | pendimethalin | Permethrin | terbufos | Trifluralin Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Breast Neoplasms | Colonic Neoplasms | Lung Neoplasms
23. Henneberger PK, et al. (2014). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) The findings from this study suggest that use of selected pesticides might be risk factors for exacerbation of symptoms among adult pesticide applicators with active allergic asthma. disease Aldicarb | butylate | cyanazine | glyphosate | metribuzin | Paraquat | pendimethalin Subjects with disease:Asthma | Controls for disease:Hypersensitivity | Subjects with disease:Hypersensitivity | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Asthma
24. Hoppin JA, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Among farmers, handling silage, high pesticide exposure events, and ever use of organochlorine and carbamate pesticides were associated with farmer's lung in mutually-adjusted models. Aldicarb | Carbamates | DDT | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Pesticides Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Farmer's Lung
25. Starks SE, et al. (2012). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) This study provides some evidence that long-term exposure to organophosphate pesticides is associated with signs of impaired peripheral nervous system function among pesticide applicators. Aldicarb | Chlorpyrifos | Coumaphos | Dichlorvos | Dimethoate | Disulfoton | ethoprop | Fonofos | Phosmet | phostebupirim | Tetrachlorvinphos Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Gait Disorders, Neurologic | Neurologic Manifestations | Reflex, Abnormal | Somatosensory Disorders | Tremor
26. Purdue MP, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our analysis of data from the Agricultural Health Study cohort suggests that, overall, use of organochlorine insecticides was not related to cancer risk. We did, however, observe associations among specific chemicals, some of which (lindane and NHL, chlordane/heptachlor and leukemia) are supported by previously published studies and warrant further investigation. Aldrin | Chlordan | DDT | Dieldrin | Heptachlor | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Toxaphene Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Colonic Neoplasms | Leukemia | Lung Neoplasms | Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin | Melanoma | Neoplasms | Rectal Neoplasms
27. Kamel F, et al. (2012). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) The meta-analysis suggests that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk is associated with use of pesticides as a group, and our analysis of Agricultural Health Study data points to organochlorine insecticide use in particular. Aldrin | DDT | Dieldrin | Herbicides | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Pesticides | Pyrethrins | Toxaphene Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
28. Koutros S, et al. (2013). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) In this analysis, we observed significant increases in the risk of aggressive prostate cancer associated with 4 insecticides: fonofos (organophosphate), malathion (organophosphate), terbufos (organophosphate), and aldrin (organochlorine). Aldrin | Fonofos | Malathion | terbufos Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Prostatic Neoplasms
29. Kamel F, et al. (2014). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) | Farming and Movement Evaluation Study (FAME) Polyunsaturated fatty acid intake was consistently associated with lower Parkinson's disease (PD) risk, and dietary fats modified the association of PD risk with pesticide exposure. alpha-Linolenic Acid | Fatty Acids | Fatty Acids, Unsaturated | Paraquat | Rotenone Controls for disease:Parkinson Disease | Subjects with disease:Parkinson Disease | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Parkinson Disease
30. Pass HI, et al. (2005). Serum osteopontin levels can be used to distinguish persons with exposure to asbestos who do not have cancer from those with exposure to asbestos who have pleural mesothelioma. Asbestos Controls for disease:Asbestosis | Subjects with disease:Asbestosis | Controls for disease:Mesothelioma | Subjects with disease:Mesothelioma | Controls for disease:Pleural Neoplasms | Subjects with disease:Pleural Neoplasms | Study subjects | Workers United States serum SPP1 Details Asbestosis | Mesothelioma | Pleural Neoplasms
31. Kukkonen MK, et al. (2014). Our results support the hypothesis that the inflammasome is important in the development of fibrotic lung disease by associating the NLRP3 rs35829419 variant allele with increased risk of asbestos-related interstitial lung fibrosis, and the TGFB1 rs2241718 variant allele with decreased risk of asbestos-related visceral pleural fibrosis; polymorphisms in CARD8 and TIMP2 are proposed to modify the development and/or calcification of pleural thickenings. genetics Asbestos Subjects with gene influence:CARD8 | Subjects with gene influence:NLRP3 | Subjects with gene influence:TGFB1 | Subjects with gene influence:TIMP2 | Workers Finland Details Asbestosis | Calcinosis | Fibrosis | Occupational Diseases | Pleural Diseases
32. Leivo-Korpela S, et al. (2012). The adipokine adipsin was associated with the degree of parenchymal fibrosis, impairment of pulmonary diffusing capacity, and with inflammatory activity in asbestos-exposed subjects, suggesting that adipsin may have a role in the pathogenesis or as a biomarker in asbestos-induced lung disease. Asbestos Controls for disease:Asbestosis | Subjects with disease:Asbestosis | Workers Finland plasma CFD Details Asbestosis | Pulmonary Fibrosis | cytokine production involved in inflammatory response | inflammatory response | interleukin-6 production
33. Alavanja MC, et al. (2004). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) We also found that four heavily used agricultural pesticides, including two herbicides (i.e., metolachlor and pendimethalin) and two insecticides (i.e., chlorpyrifos and diazinon), were associated with a significant excess lung cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study cohort. Asbestos | Carbofuran | Chlorpyrifos | Diazinon | Dicamba | Dieldrin | Lead | metolachlor | pendimethalin | Tobacco Smoke Pollution Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Lung Neoplasms
34. Valcin M, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Pesticides as well as grain and dust exposures were associated with chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women. Asbestos | cyanazine | DDT | Dichlorvos | Gasoline | methyl bromide | Paraquat | Solvents Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Bronchitis, Chronic
35. Alexander BH, et al. (2012). These results support the hypothesis that community exposure to asbestos-contaminated vermiculite originating from Libby, Montana, is associated with measurable effects based on radiographic evidence. Asbestos | vermiculite Study subjects United States Details Asbestosis
36. Farr SL, et al. (2004). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our findings, along with results from toxicology studies, suggest that use of certain hormonally active pesticides may affect menstrual cycles. Atrazine | Carbamates | Herbicides | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Insecticides | mancozeb | Maneb | Pesticides Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Menstruation Disturbances | menstrual cycle
37. Karami S, et al. (2013). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) In this study, genetic variations in vitamin D pathway genes, particularly GC rs7041, a single nucleotide polymorphism previously linked to lower circulating vitamin D levels, modified pesticide associations with prostate cancer risk. genetics Atrazine | metribuzin | Parathion | Petroleum | terbufos Subjects with gene influence:GC | Subjects with gene influence:RXRA | Subjects with gene influence:RXRB | Subjects with gene influence:VDR | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Prostatic Neoplasms
38. Dennis LK, et al. (2010). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Our research shows an association between several pesticides and melanoma, providing support for the hypotheses that agricultural chemicals may be another important source of melanoma risk. Benomyl | Carbaryl | lead arsenate | mancozeb | Maneb | Parathion Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Melanoma
39. Harber P, et al. (2009). In summary, combining published observational data and several possible progression models suggests that the risk of developing beryllium-sensitized without disease (BeS) is greatest in the first few years after exposure and then declines, and that the annual risk of progressing from BeS to chronic beryllium disease declines over time. Beryllium Workers United States Details Berylliosis
40. Lynch SM, et al. (2009). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) We examined butylate use and cancer risk more broadly in the Agricultural Health Study, a cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina. butylate Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Hematologic Neoplasms | Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin | Prostatic Neoplasms
41. Alavanja MC, et al. (2003). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Use of chlorinated pesticides among applicators over 50 years of age and methyl bromide use were significantly associated with prostate cancer risk. age butylate | Chlorpyrifos | Coumaphos | Fonofos | methyl bromide | Permethrin | Phorate Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Prostatic Neoplasms
42. Slager RE, et al. (2010). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) The aim of this study was to analyze cross-sectional data on rhinitis in the past year and pesticide use from 21,958 Iowa and North Carolina farmers in the Agricultural Health Study, enrolled 1993-1997, to evaluate pesticide predictors of rhinitis. Captan | Carbaryl | Carbofuran | Diazinon | Dichlorvos | Malathion | metolachlor | Permethrin Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Rhinitis
43. Hoppin JA, et al. (2009). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Pesticides may be an overlooked contributor to asthma risk among farmers. Captan | Carbon Disulfide | Carbon Tetrachloride | Chlordan | Coumaphos | DDT | Diazinon | EPTC | Ethylene Dibromide | fenoprop | Heptachlor | Hexachlorocyclohexane | Malathion | Paraquat | Parathion | Phorate Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Asthma
44. Beseler C, et al. (2006). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) In this study, a history of pesticide poisoning was significantly associated with self-reported physician diagnosed depression among female spouses of private pesticide applicators, after controlling for other risk factors. age | alcohol drinking | race | tobacco Carbamates | Fungicides, Industrial | Herbicides | Insecticides | Pesticides Study subjects United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Depressive Disorder
45. Kamel F, et al. (2000). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) These results suggest that exposure to some fungicides and insecticides may increase risk of retinal degeneration. Carbamates | Fungicides, Industrial | Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated | Organophosphates Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Retinal Degeneration
46. Mahajan R, et al. (2007). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Occupational carbaryl exposure was associated with an increased risk of melanoma. Carbaryl Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Melanoma
47. Dayton SB, et al. (2010). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) We investigated the relationship between agricultural pesticide use and the incidence of myocardial infarction among women in the Agricultural Health Study. Carbofuran | Chlorpyrifos | Coumaphos | metalaxyl | pendimethalin | Trifluralin Study subjects | Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Myocardial Infarction
48. Barry KH, et al. (2012). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Although we did not observe highly significant nucleotide excision repair (NER) single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) main effects, our interaction findings between SNPs tagging ERCC1 and CDK7 and fonofos and carbofuran, respectively, suggest the importance of the NER pathway in prostate cancer risk in the presence of certain pesticide exposures. genetics Carbofuran | Dichlorvos | Fonofos | Parathion | Petroleum Subjects with gene influence:CDK7 | Subjects with gene influence:DDB2 | Subjects with gene influence:ERCC1 | Subjects with gene influence:ERCC4 | Workers | Subjects with gene influence:XAB2 United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Prostatic Neoplasms
49. Landgren O, et al. (2009). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) In summary, the prevalence of MGUS among pesticide applicators was twice that in a population-based sample of men from Minnesota, adding support to the hypothesis that specific pesticides are causatively linked to myelomagenesis. Carbon Disulfide | Carbon Tetrachloride | Dieldrin | tetrachloroisophthalonitrile Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
50. Hoppin JA, et al. (2006). Agricultural Health Study (AHS) In our analysis of commercial pesticide applicators, we observed increased wheeze associated with specific organophosphate insecticides (chlorpyrifos and phorate) and with the herbicide chlorimuron-ethyl. chlorimuron ethyl | Chlorpyrifos | Dichlorvos | Fonofos | Phorate | terbufos Workers United States Details Agricultural Workers' Diseases | Respiratory Sounds | Respiratory Tract Diseases
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