Works Published in 2007

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2007 journal article

Pesticide use and chronic bronchitis among farmers in the agricultural health study

American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 50(12), 969–979.

By: J. Hoppin*, M. Valcin*, P. Henneberger*, G. Kullman*, D. Umbach*, S. London*, M. Alavanja*, D. Sandler*

Contributors: J. Hoppin*, M. Valcin*, P. Henneberger*, G. Kullman*, D. Limbach, S. London*, M. Alavanja*, D. Sandler*

author keywords: respiratory disease; agricultural exposures; pesticides; occupational exposure
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Agriculture; Bronchitis / diagnosis; Bronchitis / epidemiology; Bronchitis / etiology; Chronic Disease; Female; Heptachlor / toxicity; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Diseases / diagnosis; Occupational Diseases / epidemiology; Occupational Diseases / etiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Occupational Health; Pesticides / toxicity; Prospective Studies; Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology; Risk Factors
TL;DR: Preliminary evidence that pesticide use may increase chronic bronchitis prevalence is provided, using data on lifetime pesticide use and history of doctor-diagnosed chronic Bronchitis from 20,908 private pesticide applicators, primarily farmers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Occupational exposure to organochlorine insecticides and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study

International Journal of Cancer, 120(3), 642–649.

By: M. Purdue*, J. Hoppin*, A. Blair*, M. Dosemeci* & M. Alavanja*

Contributors: M. Purdue*, J. Hoppin*, A. Blair*, M. Dosemeci* & M. Alavanja*

author keywords: cancer; pesticides; organochlorines; agriculture; cohort study
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Agricultural Workers' Diseases / epidemiology; Agricultural Workers' Diseases / etiology; Aldrin / poisoning; Chlordan / poisoning; Dieldrin / poisoning; Environmental Pollution / adverse effects; Environmental Pollution / analysis; Female; Heptachlor / poisoning; Humans; Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated / poisoning; Incidence; Insecticides / poisoning; Iowa / epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; Neoplasms / epidemiology; Neoplasms / etiology; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Occupational Exposure / analysis; Prospective Studies; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Investigation of the relationship between cancer incidence and OC insecticide use among pesticide applicators enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study found no clear evidence of an association between use of OC insecticides and incident cancers, but some observed associations are supported by previous evidence. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Pesticide exposure and self-reported Parkinson's disease in the agricultural health study

American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(4), 364–374.

By: F. Kamel*, C. Tanner*, D. Umbach*, J. Hoppin*, M. Alavanja*, A. Blair*, K. Comyns*, S. Goldman* ...

Contributors: F. Kamel*, C. Tanner*, D. Umbach*, J. Hoppin*, M. Alavanja*, A. Blair*, K. Comyns*, S. Goldman* ...

author keywords: case-control studies; herbicides; insecticides; Parkinson disease; pesticides
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Agriculture; Child; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Health Surveys; Humans; Incidence; Iowa / epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Parkinson Disease, Secondary / chemically induced; Parkinson Disease, Secondary / epidemiology; Pesticides / adverse effects; Prevalence; Retrospective Studies; Risk Factors
TL;DR: It is suggested that exposure to certain pesticides may increase PD risk, and findings for specific chemicals may provide fruitful leads for further investigation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Neurologic symptoms in licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study

Human & Experimental Toxicology, 26(3), 243–250.

By: F. Kamel*, L. Engel*, B. Gladen, J. Hoppin*, M. Alavanja* & D. Sandler*

Contributors: F. Kamel*, L. Engel*, B. Gladen, J. Hoppin*, M. Alavanja* & D. Sandler*

author keywords: insecticides; neurologic symptoms; organochlorine insecticides; organophosphate insecticides; pesticides; pesticide applicators
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Agriculture; Case-Control Studies; Cohort Studies; Humans; Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated / toxicity; Iowa / epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; Nervous System Diseases / chemically induced; Nervous System Diseases / epidemiology; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Organophosphorus Compounds / toxicity; Pesticides / toxicity
TL;DR: It is suggested that neurologic symptoms are associated with cumulative exposure to moderate levels of organophosphate and organochlorine insecticides, regardless of recent exposure or history of poisoning. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Bayesian Methods for Highly Correlated Exposure Data

Epidemiology, 18(2), 199–207.

By: R. MacLehose*, D. Dunson*, A. Herring & J. Hoppin*

Contributors: R. MacLehose*, D. Dunson*, A. Herring & J. Hoppin*

MeSH headings : Bayes Theorem; Bias; Confounding Factors, Epidemiologic; Environmental Exposure; Herbicides / adverse effects; Humans; Models, Statistical; Nonlinear Dynamics; Retinal Degeneration / epidemiology; Retinal Degeneration / etiology; Statistics, Nonparametric
TL;DR: 4 hierarchical regression methods are compared and a semiparametric model with a variable-selection prior is presented to allow clustering of coefficients at 0.05 to allow the data to help inform their values. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Mortality among Pesticide Applicators Exposed to Chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study

Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(4), 528–534.

By: W. Lee*, M. Alavanja*, J. Hoppin*, J. Rusiecki*, F. Kamel*, A. Blair*, D. Sandler*

Contributors: W. Lee*, M. Alavanja*, J. Hoppin*, J. Rusiecki*, F. Kamel*, A. Blair*, D. Sandler*

author keywords: chlorpyrifos; farmers; injuries; insecticides; mortality; suicide
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Agriculture; Chlorpyrifos / adverse effects; Cohort Studies; Epidemiologic Studies; Female; Humans; Insecticides / adverse effects; Iowa / epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; Mortality / trends; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Prospective Studies; Risk Assessment
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Chronic Bronchitis Among Nonsmoking Farm Women in the Agricultural Health Study

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 49(5), 574–583.

By: M. Valcin*, P. Henneberger*, G. Kullman*, D. Umbach*, S. London*, M. Alavanja*, D. Sandler*, J. Hoppin*

Contributors: M. Valcin*, P. Henneberger*, G. Kullman*, D. Umbach*, S. London*, M. Alavanja*, D. Sandler*, J. Hoppin*

MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Agriculture; Bronchitis, Chronic / epidemiology; Bronchitis, Chronic / etiology; Bronchitis, Chronic / physiopathology; Confidence Intervals; Female; Humans; Iowa; Middle Aged; North Carolina; Occupational Exposure; Odds Ratio; Pesticides / adverse effects; Prospective Studies; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Pesticides as well as grain and dust exposures were associated with chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women and off-farm job exposures were organic dusts, asbestos, gasoline, and solvents. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Carbaryl exposure and incident cancer in the Agricultural Health Study

International Journal of Cancer, 121(8), 1799–1805.

By: R. Mahajan*, A. Blair*, J. Coble*, C. Lynch*, J. Hoppin*, D. Sandler*, M. Alavanja*

Contributors: R. Mahajan*, A. Blair*, J. Coble*, C. Lynch*, J. Hoppin*, D. Sandler*, M. Alavanja*

author keywords: agriculture; carbamates; carbaryl; insecticides; neoplasms; occupational exposure
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Carbaryl / toxicity; Confounding Factors, Epidemiologic; Female; Humans; Incidence; Insecticides / toxicity; Iowa / epidemiology; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / epidemiology; Male; Melanoma / epidemiology; Middle Aged; Neoplasms / chemically induced; Neoplasms / epidemiology; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Diseases / chemically induced; Occupational Diseases / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Odds Ratio; Poisson Distribution; Prospective Studies; Prostatic Neoplasms / epidemiology; Skin Neoplasms / epidemiology
TL;DR: There appeared to be a trend of decreasing prostate cancer risk with increasing level of exposure and a small increase in NHL risk was observed using some, but not all, exposure measures, and associations were observed with other examined cancer sites. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Malathion Exposure and the Incidence of Cancer in the Agricultural Health Study

American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(9), 1023–1034.

By: M. Bonner*, J. Coble*, A. Blair*, L. Beane Freeman*, J. Hoppin*, D. Sandler*, M. Alavanja*

Contributors: M. Bonner*, J. Coble*, A. Blair*, L. Beane Freeman*, J. Hoppin*, D. Sandler*, M. Alavanja*

author keywords: malathion; neoplasms; pesticides
MeSH headings : Adult; Agricultural Workers' Diseases / chemically induced; Agricultural Workers' Diseases / epidemiology; Agriculture; Cohort Studies; Confidence Intervals; Female; Humans; Incidence; Insecticides / adverse effects; International Classification of Diseases; Iowa / epidemiology; Malathion / adverse effects; Male; Middle Aged; Neoplasms / chemically induced; Neoplasms / epidemiology; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure / adverse effects; Odds Ratio; Prospective Studies; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Overall, lifetime days of malathion use was not associated with all cancers combined, and although the rate ratios for melanoma were reduced, small numbers and lack of experimental evidence suggest that the observed reductions may have arisen by chance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Moving forward responsibly: Oversight for the nanotechnology-biology interface

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 9(1), 165–182.

By: J. Kuzma*

Contributors: J. Kuzma*

author keywords: oversight; regulatory policy; nanotechnology; biotechnology; biology; societal implications
TL;DR: The workshop was successful in identifying ways of moving forward responsibly so that ultimately nanotechnology and its products can succeed in developers', researchers', regulators’, and the public’s eyes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 1, 2019

2007 chapter

Network models in epidemiology: an overview

In Complex Population Dynamics (pp. 189–214).

By: A. Lloyd n & S. Valeika*

TL;DR: This paper focuses on threshold conditions, which describe when invasion and persistence of an infection is possible and the ‘mass-action’ description of transmission, which will be discussed in detail below. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: July 20, 2019

2007 journal article

Development of a genetic linkage map and identification of homologous linkage groups in sweetpotato using multiple-dose AFLP markers

Molecular Breeding, 21(4), 511–532.

By: J. Cervantes-Flores n, G. Yencho n, A. Kriegner*, K. Pecota n, M. Faulk n, R. Mwanga*, B. Sosinski n

author keywords: ipomoea batatas; molecular marker; molecular mapping; polyploid mapping; autopolyploid
TL;DR: The research supports the hypothesis that sweetpotato is an autopolyploid and suggests that some preferential pairing occurs insweetpotato. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 13, 2019

2007 journal article

Thermal and hormonal regulation of the dormancy-germination transition in Amaranthus tuberculatus seeds

Weed Research, 47(4), 335–344.

author keywords: ABA; abscisic acid; alternation; chilling; dormancy; GA; germination; gibberellin; gibberellic acid; hormone; seed; stratification; temperature
TL;DR: A seed dormancy–germination transition model is proposed in which the dormancy of A. tuberculatus seeds is progressively reduced from a high to a low level; but environmental conditions (i.e. stratification) can accelerate the dormancies alleviation process. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 14, 2019

2007 journal article

Spectral response of cotton aphid- (Homoptera: Aphididae) and spider mite- (Acari: Tetranychidae) infested cotton: controlled studies

Environ. Entomol, 36, 1466–1474.

By: D. Reisig* & L. Godfrey*

author keywords: arthropod damage; remote sensing; spectrometer; integrated pest management; near-infrared
TL;DR: It was shown that it was possible to detect cotton aphid– and spider mite–damaged leaves by tracking the spectral changes in the leaf, although the damage type of each arthropod could not be distinguished spectrally. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2007 journal article

Insect-repelling behaviour in bovids: role of mass, tail length, and group size

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 91(3), 383–392.

By: M. Mooring*, D. Blumstein*, D. Reisig*, E. Osborne* & J. Niemeyer*

author keywords: biting insects; body size; Diptera; peripheral stimulation; stimulus-driven
TL;DR: Investigating whether the 'peripheral stimulation model' can explain the regulation of this widespread behaviour pattern in a comparative study of bovids found rates of tail-switching and all insect-repelling behaviours combined were positive associated with body mass, whereas ear- flicking was positively associated with proportional tail length. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2007 journal article

Reading the old testament with the ancient church: Exploring the formation of early Christian thought [Review]

Library Journal, 132(15), 65.

By: D. Orcutt

Source: ORCID
Added: December 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Jezebel: The untold story of the Bible's harlot queen [Review]

Library Journal, 132(16), 76.

By: D. Orcutt

Source: ORCID
Added: December 6, 2018

2007 journal article

God's problem: How the Bible fails to answer our most important question - Why we suffer [Review]

Library Journal, 132(20), 124.

By: D. Orcutt

Source: ORCID
Added: December 6, 2018

2007 journal article

From A to Zine: Building a winning zine collection in your library [Review]

Library Resources & Technical Services, 51(1), 74.

By: D. Orcutt

Source: ORCID
Added: December 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Encyclopedia of catholic social thought, social science, and social policy [Review]

Library Journal, 132(17), 88.

By: D. Orcutt

Source: ORCID
Added: December 6, 2018

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