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Wei Jia et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1362, 110-118 (2014-08-27)
A new analytical method was developed and validated for simultaneous analysis of 27 phthalates in milk and milk products. Response surface methodology was employed to optimize a quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe (QuEChERS) sample preparation method. Ultrahigh-performance liquid
Mitsuru Saito et al.
Bone, 73, 8-15 (2014-12-09)
Eldecalcitol (ELD), an active form of vitamin D analog approved for the treatment of osteoporosis in Japan, increases lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD), suppresses bone turnover markers, and reduces fracture risk in patients with osteoporosis. We have previously reported
Lian-Xi Li et al.
Journal of hypertension, 33(3), 482-490 (2014-11-19)
Serum uric acid (SUA) is associated with many cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension (HTN) and metabolic syndrome (MetS). However, the association of SUA with atherosclerosis remains controversial. Our aim was to investigate the relationships of SUA with HTN, MetS
Carl Simonsson et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 264(1), 114-120 (2012-07-31)
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is caused by low-molecular weight compounds called haptens. It has been shown that the potency of haptens can depend on the formulation in which they are applied on the skin. Specifically the sensitization potency of isothiocyanates
Li-Ting Ho et al.
PloS one, 10(3), e0116513-e0116513 (2015-03-11)
Epidemiological and clinical studies have clearly established the link between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and atherosclerosis-related cardiovascular consequences. Although it has been a common practice for physicians to prescribe lipid-lowering therapy for patients with dyslipidemia, the achievement rate is still
A Ying et al.
Lancet (London, England), 385(9971), 867-874 (2014-12-04)
The cardiovascular benefits of blood pressure lowering in obese people compared with people of normal weight might depend on choice of drug. We compared the effects of blood pressure-lowering regimens on cardiovascular risk in groups of patients categorised by baseline
T Fierens et al.
Environment international, 51, 1-7 (2012-11-10)
This survey determined the levels of eight phthalates - i.e. dimethyl phthalate (DMP), diethyl phthalate (DEP), diisobutyl phthalate (DiBP), di-n-butyl phthalate (DnBP), benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP), di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) and di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP) - in several Belgian milk
Teresa Cirillo et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 51, 434-438 (2012-10-31)
Ready-to-eat packed meals intended to hospital patients were studied over a two-weeks period to measure the contents of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-n-butylphthalate (DBP) and to evaluate their daily intake by total diet. The packaging consisted of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Yuichiro Yano et al.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 65(4), 327-335 (2015-01-31)
Isolated systolic hypertension (ISH), defined as systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) <90 mm Hg, in younger and middle-aged adults is increasing in prevalence. The aim of this study was to assess the risk
How dirty are the dirty dozen ingredients in cosmetics?
Howard A Epstein
Skinmed, 10(5), 305-308 (2012-11-21)
Nobumitsu Hanioka et al.
Chemosphere, 89(9), 1112-1117 (2012-06-29)
Diester phthalates are industrial chemicals used primarily as plasticizers to import flexibility to polyvinylchloride plastics. In this study, we examined the hydrolysis of di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP), butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) and di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in human liver microsomes. These diester phthalates
Ruichen Dong et al.
Talanta, 130, 182-191 (2014-08-28)
Thermosensitive molecularly imprinted polymers (T-MIPs) on porous carriers were prepared via the synergy of dual functional monomers of 4-vinylpyridine (VP) and N-isopropylacrylamide (NIPAM), for selective recognition and controlled adsorption and release of bisphenol A (BPA) by the temperature regulation. The
Nelli Giribabu et al.
Environmental toxicology, 29(5), 534-544 (2012-04-11)
This study was aimed to investigate the reproductive health in adult male rats exposed to di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP) during embryonic development. Pregnant rats were injected with DBP and F1 male rats were weaned and on postnatal day 100, used for
Taher Alizadeh et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 843, 7-17 (2014-08-26)
In this study, a new strategy was proposed for the preparation of As (III)-imprinted polymer by using arsenic (methacrylate)3 as template. Precipitation polymerization was utilized to synthesize nano-sized As (III)-imprinted polymer. Methacrylic acid and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate were used as
Miriany Avelino Moreira et al.
Food chemistry, 178, 195-200 (2015-02-24)
Plasticisers are compounds used in the polymer industry to increase the flexibility of plastics. Some of these compounds cause endocrine dysfunction in humans and animals by interfering with the production, release, transport, metabolism, binding or elimination of natural hormones in
J W Chang et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 189, 77-84 (2014-03-19)
Phthalates strongly and adversely affect reproduction, development and liver function. We did a cumulative risk assessment for simultaneous exposure to nine phthalates using the hazard index (HI) and the levels of nine phthalates in 1200 foodstuff samples. DEHP (di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate)
Mir Ali Farajzadeh et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1379, 24-33 (2015-01-04)
In this study, for the first time, a dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction technique using a ternary solvent mixture is reported. In order to extract five phthalate esters and di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate with different polarities from aqueous samples, a simplex centroid experimental design
H M Koch et al.
Archives of toxicology, 86(12), 1829-1839 (2012-07-24)
An individual (male, 36 years, 87 kg) ingested two separate doses of di-n-butyl phthalate (DnBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DiBP) at a rate of ~60 μg/kg. Key monoester and oxidized metabolites were identified and quantified in urine continuously collected until 48 h post-dose. For both
Mais Al-Natsheh et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 985, 103-109 (2015-02-11)
A gas chromatography/mass spectrometric method was developed for the simultaneous determination of eight phthalic acid esters (PAEs) in toys and child care articles that are made of plasticized plastic. The novel method was used to determine the total concentration of
Sook-Young Sohn et al.
Journal of virology, 89(3), 1744-1755 (2014-11-21)
Viruses interact with and regulate many host metabolic pathways in order to advance the viral life cycle and counteract intrinsic and extrinsic antiviral responses. The human adenovirus (Ad) early protein E4-ORF3 forms a unique scaffold throughout the nuclei of infected
Jihyun Lee et al.
Environment international, 73, 312-322 (2014-09-13)
The present study aims to investigate how resource strategies, which intend to reduce waste and increase recycling, influence on human exposure to hazardous chemicals from material recycling. In order to examine the flows of hazardous chemicals in recycled material, a
Susan Y Euling et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 271(3), 349-362 (2011-07-13)
An evaluation of the toxicogenomic data set for dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and male reproductive developmental effects was performed as part of a larger case study to test an approach for incorporating genomic data in risk assessment. The DBP toxicogenomic data
Yukio Yamori et al.
Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension, 38(3), 219-225 (2014-10-31)
Serum, plasma and dietary magnesium (Mg) have been reported to be inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors. We examined the associations between the 24-h urinary Mg/creatinine (Cre) ratio and cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as body mass index (BMI)
Beom-June Kwon et al.
International journal of cardiology, 177(3), 949-956 (2014-12-03)
We compared the results of laboratory examinations, echocardiography, arterial stiffness, central blood pressure (BP) and ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) between treatment-naïve patients with low normal thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and those with high normal TSH levels. A total of 285 consecutively-eligible
Jialei Hu et al.
Toxicology, 314(1), 65-75 (2013-09-24)
Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) had been widely used and its exposure in children has been thought to be one of the reasons causing a trend of advanced pubertal timing in girls. Puberty starts from hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone release which is controlled
Luis García-Ortiz et al.
Journal of hypertension, 33(4), 818-826 (2015-04-29)
To analyze the relationship between retinal vessel caliber and large arterial structure and function in a sample of the general population. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 229 participants from the EVIDENT trial (mean age 55.6±12.1 years, 61.1% women). Retinal
Simone Zimmermann et al.
Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment, 29(11), 1780-1790 (2012-08-01)
Phthalic acid diesters (PAE) are omnipresent in the human environment and food is a major contributor to the overall human exposure towards these chemicals. Due to developmental effects, PAE infants' exposure via human milk has been subjected to a number
Teresa Cirillo et al.
Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment, 30(2), 403-411 (2012-11-29)
Ready-to-eat meals packed in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and aluminium dishes, supplied to patients in two hospitals in the Campania region (Italy), were studied to evaluate the probable migration of di-n-butylphthalate (DBP) and di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) from the packaging into the food.
Wenlong Jiang et al.
Thrombosis research, 135(3), 459-463 (2015-01-04)
Epidemiological studies evaluating the association of flavonoids intake with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) have produced inconsistent results. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize the evidence from prospective cohort studies regarding the association between flavonoids intake and risk of
Chris J Watson et al.
European journal of heart failure, 17(4), 405-415 (2015-03-06)
Differentiation of heart failure with reduced (HFrEF) or preserved (HFpEF) ejection fraction independent of echocardiography is challenging in the community. Diagnostic strategies based on monitoring circulating microRNA (miRNA) levels may prove to be of clinical value in the near future.
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