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41. Worldwide Regulations of Standard Values of Pesticides for Human Health Risk Control: A Review (Full text)

pesticide could vary over seven (DDT drinking water MCLs), eight (Lindane soil RGVs), or even nine (Dieldrin soil RGVs) orders of magnitude. Human health risk uncertainty bounds and the implied total exposure mass burden model were applied to analyze the most commonly regulated and used pesticides for human health risk control. For the top 27 commonly regulated pesticides in soil, there are at least 300 RGVs (8% of the total) that are above all of the computed upper bounds for human health risk

2017 International journal of environmental research and public health PubMed

42. A prospective study of cancer risk among Agricultural Health Study farm spouses associated with personal use of organochlorine insecticides (Full text)

and cancer among the female spouses of pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study.At enrollment (1993-1997), spouses of private applicators in the cohort provided information about their own use of pesticides, including seven OCs (aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, DDT, heptachlor, lindane, and toxaphene), and information on potential confounders. We used Poisson regression to estimate relative risks (RRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for cancers (n ≥ 3 exposed cases) reported to state cancer (...) registries from enrollment through 2012 (North Carolina) and 2013 (Iowa), and use of the individual OCs, as well as use of any of the specific OCs.Among 28,909 female spouses, 2191 (7.58%) reported ever use of at least one OC, of whom 287 were diagnosed with cancer. Most cancers were not associated with OC use. Risk of glioma was increased among users of at least one OC (Nexposed = 11, RR = 3.52, 95% CI 1.72-7.21) and specifically among lindane users (Nexposed = 3, RR = 4.45, 95% CI 1.36-14.55). Multiple

2017 Environmental Health PubMed

43. Pesticide Exposure and Head and Neck Cancers: A Case-Control Study in an Agricultural Region (Full text)

controlling for age, sex, and smoking. Pesticide exposure was associated with total HNC cases (OR, 7.45; 95% CI, 1.78-3.07) and larynx cancer (OR, 9.33; 95% CI, 1.65-52.68). A dose-response pattern was observed for HNC cases (P=0.06) and larynx cancer (P=0.01). In tracing the pesticide residue, five chlorinated pesticides, namely dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), dichlorodipheny-ldichloroethane (DDD), dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), dieldrin, and lindane, were identified in the adipose tissue

2017 Iranian journal of otorhinolaryngology PubMed

44. Organochlorines and breast cancer risk. (PubMed)

Organochlorines and breast cancer risk. Organochlorines are a diverse group of synthetic chemicals that include polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, and organochlorine pesticides such as dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT), lindane, and hexachlorobenzene. Although use of DDT and PCBs has been banned in the United States since the 1970s, some organochlorine compounds have accumulated and persisted within the environment. As a result, measurable amounts can still be found in human tissue

2017 CA: a cancer journal for clinicians

45. Lipophil-mediated reduction of toxicants in humans: an evaluation of an ayurvedic detoxification procedure. (PubMed)

-nonachlor (TNC), p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE), oxychlordane, and hexachlorobenzene (HCB) levels were also markedly lower in the detoxification group. All subjects had undetectable levels of p,p'-DDT, lindane, and a-hexachlorocyclohexane (a-HCH). Beta-hexachlorocyclohexane (beta-HCH) levels were significantly higher in detoxification subjects than in controls. In the longitudinal evaluation, after treatment, mean levels of PCBs (46%) and beta-HCH (58%) declined significantly

2017 Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine

48. Difficult-to-treat scabies: oral ivermectin

ivermectin with benzyl benzoate, and one of these plus another trial compared oral ivermectin with permethrin. Two trials compared oral ivermectin with lindane but because this was withdrawn from the UK market in 1996, these trials are not discussed further. Macotela-Ruíz and Peña-González (1993) compared a single dose of 200 micrograms/kg body weight oral ivermectin with placebo in 55 participants aged over 5 years. There were fewer treatment failures in clinically diagnosed cases in the ivermectin

2014 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice

49. Silicone wristbands detect individuals' pesticide exposures in West Africa (Full text)

of a broad range of agricultural, domestic, legacy and current-use pesticides, including esfenvalerate, cypermethrin, lindane, DDT and chlorpyrifos. Participants reported the use of 13 pesticide active ingredients while wearing wristbands. All six of the pesticides that were both reportedly used and included in the analytical method were detected in at least one wristband. An additional 19 pesticide compounds were detected beyond those that were reported to be in use, highlighting the importance

2016 Royal Society Open Science PubMed

50. Prioritizing Chemicals for Risk Assessment Using Chemoinformatics: Examples from the IARC Monographs on Pesticides (Full text)

, and publicly available information concerning cancer epidemiology, cancer bioassays, and carcinogenic mechanisms. For the IARC Monograph meetings that took place in March and June 2015, this approach supported high-priority evaluation of glyphosate, malathion, parathion, tetrachlorvinphos, diazinon, p,p'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), lindane, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D).This systematic approach, accounting for chemical similarity and overlaying multiple data sources, can be used

2016 Environmental health perspectives PubMed

51. Bio-equivalence Study Comparing Permethrin Cream, 5% With Elimite in Patients With Active Scabies.

, including permethrin, benzyl alcohol, lindane, crotamiton, malathion, and ivermectin. Use of prohibited medications: Topical or oral scabicidal/antiparasitic treatment including: permethrin, benzyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, lindane, crotamiton, malathion, ivermectin, precipitated sulfur, albendazole, keratolytic cream, tea tree oil, or oil of the leaves of Lippia multiflora Moldenke within 28 days of visit 2. Systemic corticosteroids (including inhaled steroids) taken within 14 days of visit 2. Topical

2016 Clinical Trials

52. Scabies

, podpaží aj. Nález u osob s dobrou hygienou však nemusí být takto typický. K léčbě se používají skabicidní přípravky (např. lindan), ev. magistraliter přípravky obsahující mj. síru. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2013 http://lekarske.slovniky.cz/ ) Definition (NCI) A contagious skin infection that is caused by the burrowing parasitic mite, sarcoptes scabiei, and is characterized by intense itching and small, raised red spots in the area of the mite burrows. Definition (MSH) A contagious cutaneous

2018 FP Notebook

53. Spontaneous honeybee behaviour is altered by persistent organic pollutants (Full text)

to either a sublethal concentration of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) mixture Aroclor 1254 (100 ng/ml), the organochlorine insecticide lindane (2.91 ng/ml) or vehicle (0.01% DMSO, 0.00015% ethanol in 1M sucrose) for 1-4 days. The frequency of single event behaviours and the time engaged in one of four behavioural states (walking, flying, upside down and stationary) were monitored for 15 min after 1, 2, 3 and 4 days exposure. Exposure to Aroclor 1254 but not lindane increased the frequency and time (...) engaged in honeybee motor activity behaviours in comparison to vehicle. The Aroclor 1254-induced hyperactivity was evident after 1 day of exposure and persisted with repeated daily exposure. In contrast, 1 day of exposure to lindane elicited abdominal spasms and increased the frequency of grooming behaviours in comparison to vehicle exposure. After 4 days of exposure, abdominal spasms and increased grooming behaviours were also evident in honeybees exposed to Aroclor 1254. These data demonstrate

2016 Ecotoxicology (London, England) PubMed

54. Hair analysis for the biomonitoring of pesticide exposure: comparison with blood and urine in a rat model (Full text)

that is averaged over several months; therefore, this method has been proposed as an alternative to solely relying on these fluids. Although the possibility of detecting pesticides in hair has been demonstrated over the past few years, the unknown linkage between exposure and pesticides concentration in hair has limited the recognition of this matrix as a relevant tool for assessing human exposure. Based on a rat model in which there was controlled exposure to a mixture of pesticides composed of lindane, β

2016 Archives of toxicology PubMed

55. Chemopreventive agents attenuate rapid inhibition of gap junctional intercellular communication induced by environmental toxicants (Full text)

could be effectively evaluated using in vitro methods. Rat liver epithelial cells WB-F344 were pretreated with a CPA for either 30 min or 24 h, and then exposed to GJIC-inhibiting concentration of a selected tumor promoter or environmental toxicant [12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), lindane, fluoranthene, 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), or pentachlorophenol]. Out of nine CPAs tested, quercetin and silibinin elicited the most pronounced

2016 Nutrition and cancer PubMed

56. Assessment of organochlorine pesticide residues in soils and drinking water sources from cocoa farms in Ghana (Full text)

Assessment of organochlorine pesticide residues in soils and drinking water sources from cocoa farms in Ghana Residues of organochlorine pesticides were determined in soils and drinking water sources in cocoa growing areas in Ghana. Soil samples analysed showed the presence of four organochlorine pesticide residues namely lindane (0.005-0.05 mg/kg), beta-HCH (<0.01-0.05 mg/kg), dieldrin (0.005-0.02 mg/kg), and p,p'-DDT (0.005-0.04 mg/kg), with dieldrin occurring most frequently. Similarly (...) , organochlorine pesticide residues detected in the water samples were lindane (0.01-0.03 µg/l), alpha-endosulfan (0.01-0.03 µg/l), endosulfan-sulphate (0.01-0.04 µg/l), dieldrin (0.01-0.03 µg/l) and p,p'-DDT (0.01-0.04 µg/l), with heptachlor occurring most frequently. The concentrations of the detected organochlorine residues in the soil samples were below their respective US maximum residues limits (MRLs) for agricultural soils, except for lindane recorded at Kwakuanya (S4) and beta-HCH recorded at Krakrom

2016 SpringerPlus PubMed

57. A Recombinant Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Line Stably Expressing Halide-Sensitive YFP-I152L for GABAAR and GlyR-Targeted High-Throughput Drug Screening and Toxicity Testing (Full text)

maturation. We applied the cell line in concentration-response experiments with the neurotransmitters GABA and glycine as well as with the drugs strychnine, picrotoxin, fipronil, lindane, bicuculline, and zinc and demonstrate that the established in vitro model is applicable to GABAAR and GlyR-targeted pharmacological and toxicological profiling. We quantified the proportion of GABAAR and GlyR-sensitive cells, respectively, and identified percentages of approximately 20% each within the overall

2016 Frontiers in molecular neuroscience PubMed

58. Organochlorine pesticides and prostate cancer, Is there an association? A meta-analysis of epidemiological evidence. (PubMed)

exposure 1.30 (0.94-1.67), I (2) = 13.4 %, p = 0.315. A positive but also insignificant association was obtained for pooling results for high exposure to lindane among farmers and pesticide applicators, 1.56 (0.82-2.29), I (2) = 41.7 %, p = 0.180.The existing epidemiological data do not support the hypothesis that exposure to specific OCPs is associated with an increased incidence of PC in the general population.

2015 Cancer causes & control : CCC

59. Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in wetland soils under different land uses along a 100-year chronosequence of reclamation in a Chinese estuary (Full text)

reflected the recent use of lindane and aldrin. The presence of dominant DDT isomers (p,p'-DDE and p,p'-DDD) indicated the historical input of DDT and significant aerobic degradation of the compound. Generally, DW soils had a higher ecotoxicological risk of OCPs than RiW and ReW soils, and the top 30 cm soils had higher ecotoxicological risks of HCHs than of DDTs.

2015 Scientific reports PubMed

60. Biochar in Co-Contaminated Soil Manipulates Arsenic Solubility and Microbiological Community Structure, and Promotes Organochlorine Degradation (Full text)

sp) was pyrolysed at 350 or 550°C and added to soil at rates of 10 g kg-1 and 20 g kg-1 (representing 30 t ha-1 and 60 t ha-1). The isomers of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) alpha-HCH and gamma-HCH (lindane), underwent 10-fold and 4-fold reductions in concentration as a function of biochar treatment. Biochar also resulted in a significant reduction in soil DDT levels (P < 0.01), and increased the DDE:DDT ratio. Soil microbial activity was significantly increased (P < 0.01) under all biochar

2015 PloS one PubMed

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