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Pesticide Exposure and Respiratory Health of Indigenous Women in Costa Rica
(Published by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and American Journal of Epidemiology, 2009-02-18)
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2007 to evaluate the relation between pesticide exposure and respiratory health in a population of indigenous women in Costa Rica. Exposed women (n ¼ 69) all worked at plantain ...
Resultados del estudio: Los plaguicidas y sus efectos sobre la salud
(CINBIOSE-UQAM-IRET, UNA., 2009)
Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations.
(environmental Research, 2012)
Background: The USEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyvoluntaryphased-outresidentialuseofchlor- pyrifosin2001.Incontrast,inCostaRica,chlorpyrifos-treatedbagsareincreasinglyusedtoprotect bananaandplantainfruitsfrominsectsandto ...
Maternal blood and hair manganese concentrations, fetal growth, and length of gestation in the ISA cohort in Costa Rica
(Environmental Research, 2015)
Background: Animal studieshaveshownthatbothdeficiency andexcessmanganese(Mn)mayresultin decreased fetalsizeandweight,buthumanstudieshavereportedinconsistentresults. Methods: WeexaminedtheassociationofbloodandhairMnconc ...
• Aerial application of mancozeb and urinary ethylene thiourea (ETU) concentrations among pregnant women in Costa Rica: the Infants' Environmental Health Study (ISA).
(Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014-12)
Background: Mancozeb and its main metabolite ethylene thiourea (ETU) may alter thyroid function; thyroid hormones are essential for fetal brain development. In Costa Rica, mancozeb is aerially sprayed at large-scale ...
Blood and hair manganese concentrations in pregnant women from the infants' environmental health study (ISA) in Costa Rica
(Environmental Science & Technology, 2014-03)
Cuidado con los plaguicidas
(Programa ISA-IRET-UNA-Universidad de Wageningen, Holanda., 2010)
Pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in children age 6-9 years from Talamanca, Costa Rica.
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016-09-05)