The Resource A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Title
A decade of children's environmental health research
Title remainder
highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Statement of responsibility
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
Title variation
Highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These 10 years of STAR research studies have shed light on how environmental exposures change from newborn to school-age children and on some of the genetic factors that contribute to children's vulnerability. This research has also provided insight on how to assess children's exposures, what biological markers tell us about exposure or effects, and what steps need to be taken to prevent harmful exposures. Some of the major findings of this research include: People metabolize pesticides differently based on their genotype; some faster, others slower. This finding is of particular concern during pregnancy, as many babies do not develop the ability to metabolize some pesticides during the first two years of life, putting them at greater risks of health effects. Children living close to major roadways in Southern California have a higher risk of asthma. EPA's ban on two household pesticides (diazinon and chlorpyrifos) resulted in a rapid decrease in exposures in New York City. Children born after the ban were also healthier. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be effectively implemented in urban areas to reduce both pesticide and allergen triggers. Community partners play a critical role in informing, implementing, and translating children's environmental health research
Additional physical form
Also available via the World Wide Web from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency's web site. Address as of 07/14/08: http://es.epa.gov/ncer/publications/research%5Fresults%5Fsynthesis/ceh%5Freport%5F508.pdf; current access available via PURL.
Cataloging source
JJG
Funding information
This report was prepared by ICF International ... under EPA contract
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • National Center for Environmental Research (U.S.)
  • ICF International (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Environmentally induced diseases in children
  • Children
  • Environmental health
  • Lead poisoning in children
  • Pesticides
Type of report
Summary report.
Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "December 2007."
  • Shipping list no.: 2008-0314-P
  • "EPA/600/S-07/038."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- How this report is organized -- Important findings across life stages -- Prenatal: pollutant exposure -- Neonatal: genetic vulnerability -- Infant/crawler: early immune function -- Toddler: behaviors that affect pollutant exposure -- Preschooler: neurological disorders -- School-age: asthma intervention programs -- Children's health and the environment: emerging trends, current work, and future directions - -Interpreting human biomonitoring information-- Community-based risk approaches: exploring interactions between chemical and nonchemical stressors -- Epilogue -- Links to additional information -- References
Control code
233850628
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 30 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
tmp97366752
Label
A decade of children's environmental health research : highlights from EPA's Science to Achieve Results program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
Publication
Note
  • "December 2007."
  • Shipping list no.: 2008-0314-P
  • "EPA/600/S-07/038."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- How this report is organized -- Important findings across life stages -- Prenatal: pollutant exposure -- Neonatal: genetic vulnerability -- Infant/crawler: early immune function -- Toddler: behaviors that affect pollutant exposure -- Preschooler: neurological disorders -- School-age: asthma intervention programs -- Children's health and the environment: emerging trends, current work, and future directions - -Interpreting human biomonitoring information-- Community-based risk approaches: exploring interactions between chemical and nonchemical stressors -- Epilogue -- Links to additional information -- References
Control code
233850628
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 30 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
tmp97366752

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