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Final report of Greater New Bedford PCB health effects study, 1984-1987

Massachusetts. Dept. of Public Health

Final report of Greater New Bedford PCB health effects study, 1984-1987

by Massachusetts. Dept. of Public Health

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Published by Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physiological effect,
  • Health surveys,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls,
  • Medical Statistics,
  • Public health

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreater New Bedford PCB health effects study, 1984-1987.
    ContributionsMassachusetts Health Research Institute, Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 116 leaves :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25592837M
    OCLC/WorldCa16417611

    Ba c k g r o u n d: Developmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or methylmercury (MeHg) can result in a variety of neurotoxic effects, including long-term auditory deficits. However, little is known about the effects of combined exposure to PCBs and MeHg on auditory function. However, in a report prepared for the U.S. Public Health Service, the Research Triangle Institute was unable to unequivocally identify genetic effects in humans exposed to any radiation level. The study concludes, "because the specific activities of natural and depleted uranium are low, no radiological health hazard is expected from exposure to.

    impact of health IT in other areas of health care, however, is still debated. A report from the Institute of Medicine in concluded that the available evidence was mixed (3) and, similarly, a recent article concluded that “ the overall impact of health IT on patient safety. Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)-contaminated sites around the world affect human health for many years, showing long latency periods of health effects. The impact of the different PCB congeners on human health should not be underestimated, as they are ubiquitous, stable molecules and reactive in biological tissues, leading to neurological, endocrine, genetic, and systemic adverse effects in the.

    Summary Health: the Basics - Chapter , CHAPTER , University. University of Texas at Austin. Course. Child, Adolescent, Adult Hlth (HED ) Book title Health: the Basics; Author. Rebecca J. Donatelle. Uploaded by. Subbi Madhavan. Academic year. /   Their study was performed with a cohort of mother-infant pairs in a community adjacent to a PCB-contaminated harbor and Superfund site in New Bedford, Massachusetts. It revealed that exposure to PCBs may be associated with adverse effects on fetal maturation and may therefore be a modifiable risk factor for premature birth.


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Final report of Greater New Bedford PCB health effects study, 1984-1987 by Massachusetts. Dept. of Public Health Download PDF EPUB FB2

Full text of "Final report of Greater New Bedford PCB health effects study, " See other formats. Final report of Greater New Bedford PCB health effects June, Ebasco Services Incorporated, Draft Final Baseline Public Health Risk Assessment; New Bedford Harbor Site Feasibility Study.

April Ebasco Services Incorporated, b. Final Air Monitoring Report, New Bedford Harbor Pilot Final Report of Greater New Bedford PCB Heallb Effects Study,   A study was conducted in the community of Greater New Bedford, Massachusetts, from through to assess the prevalence of elevated levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the serum of individuals aged 18 to 64 years who had resided in the area for at least 5 years.

Eight hundred and forty subjects were interviewed, examined, and tested in a cross-sectional sample of the Cited by: Plan for New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts. Jordan Company. Massachusetts Department of Pulbic Health. The Greater New Bedford PCB Health Effects StudyExecutive Summary, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, The Massachusetts Health Research Institute, the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control. Teeter, A. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were measured in house dust and yard soil at 34 homes surrounding New Bedford Harbor during dredging of highly contaminated harbor sediments. Female controls for breast cancer nested case–control study New York University Women's Health Study: – F: 35– Total PCBs: Wolff et al.

() GC/ECD. Webb and McCall () using Aroclor standard. Wolff et al., a, Wolff et al., b k: Female controls for breast cancer nested case–control study.

The last report presenting data on PCBs was published in and includes data for the years to The results cited are consistent with results obtained from the Greater New Bedford Harbor PCB health effects study.

This study was prompted by the discovery of high levels of PCBs in seafood taken from New Bedford Harbor. Polychlorinated biphenyl-contaminated New Bedford Harbor (MA, USA) sediment that has been studied by researchers for more than 40 yr (e.g., Stoffers et al.

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Ina large quantity of oil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) was accidentally spilled into the river running through the village. To investigate the possible health effects of exposure from local sources, all cancer diagnoses, registered in for individuals living in the study area, were collected from the.

The TEF WHO05 s for the 12 dl-PCBs are for the non-ortho-substituted PCBs (PCBs,and ), for for for PCBand for PCB Thus, PCB and PCB would have the strongest influence on the total TEQ for a given sample.

Final report Title: Technical assistance to the Chester County, Pennsylvania Health Department. Exposure study of persons possibly exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls in Paoli, Pennsylvania. New Bedford Harbor Superfund Project –; Physical Transport Investigations at New Bedford, Massachusetts –; PCB Pollution in the Upper Hudson River –; Contamination of the Hudson River -- The Sediment Record –; Kepone and the James River –   Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).

The Greater New Bedford Health Effects Study June MDPH. Public Health Assessment, New Bedford Site, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, CERLIS No. MAD April MDPH, William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute. The field of public health aims to improve the health of as many people as possible as rapidly as possible.

Sincethe average life span in the United States has increased by more than Book: Effects of Black Rock Harbor dredged material on the scope for growth of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, after laboratory and field exposures. Effects of Black Rock Harbor dredged material on the scope for growth of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis.

In this paper, we used a Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) approach to find and genotype more than genome-wide SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) from striped killifish exposed to a variety of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other aromatic pollutants in New Bedford Harbor (NBH, Massachusetts, USA).

The aims of this study were to identify the genetic consequences of exposure. New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, MA, USACE: Senior Environmental Scientist, Lead Geologist, and Deputy QA/QC. Supported dredging operations for PCB contaminated sediment in Title: Key Decision Maker as a Ph.D.

in .No symptoms or adverse health effects clearly related to PCB ingestion could be identified in the exposed group. This suggests that FDA's acceptable intake level of µg/kg-day provides reasonable safety, although it is possible that effects too subtle for detection are occurring or that the latency periods for cancer are very long.

Polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, became a target of the environmental movement in the United States and elsewhere beginning in the s. The low-level presence of PCBs in the environment, coupled with a perception that these compounds produce adverse health effects, has driven public concern and regulatory policy ever since.