NIEHS 22/10/12 In Utero Pesticide Exposure and Leukemia in Brazilian Children < 2 Years of Age. Pesticide exposure is a public health concern worldwide.
In Brazil, a study conducted in two stages among small-scale fruit farmers revealed that 19% of them had reported at least one poisoning episode (4% in the year before interview). Even at this stage, 11% of all episodes were probable cases of acute poisoning according to World Health Organization criteria (Faria et al. 2009). Moreover, pesticide use also has been associated with chronic diseases such as cancer, including childhood leukemia, at 0–14 years of age (Bassil et al. 2007; Infante-Rivard and Weichenthal 2007; Turner et al. 2010; Zahm and Ward 1998).
Infant leukemias are rare acute leukemias diagnosed within the first 12 months of age, although some researchers include cases up to 18 months of age (Alexander et al. 2001; Pombo-de-Oliveira and Koifman 2006). Cad. Saúde Pública vol.33 no.7 Rio de Janeiro 2017 Epub July 27, 2017 The flexibilization of the Brazilian legislation on pesticides and the risks to human health: analysis of Bill of Law 3,200/2015.
Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology Volume 55, October 2017, Assessment of exposure to pesticides in rural workers in southern of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The aim of the study was to assess of occupational exposure to pesticides in rural workers using genotoxicity test, bioindicators and clinical evaluation.
Blood, urine and buccal samples from persons, rural workers exposed to a complex mixture of pesticides with organophosphates (n = 94) and without organophosphates (n = 94) were collected to compare the activities of cholinesterases, the levels of urinary dialkyl phosphates, genotoxicity data, from a cytome assay. Biomarkers were analysed by traditional/published methods Control group consisted of 50 other persons, non- occupationally exposed to pesticides from the city of Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
All subjects underwent a clinical evaluation. Ciênc. saúde coletiva vol.22 no.10 Rio de Janeiro Oct. 2017 Presence of pesticides in atmosphere and risk to human health: a discussion for the Environmental Surveillance. Introdução O aumento da produtividade, a forte presença da monocultura, a mecanização do campo, o agronegócio de exportação e o consumo de agrotóxicos são características da chamada “modernização agrícola” brasileira iniciada nas décadas de 1960 e 19701.
No entanto, a evolução desse modelo agrícola até os tempos atuais tem sido responsável por impactos e danos ao meio ambiente e à saúde pública2. O Programa Nacional de Defensivos Agrícolas (PNDA), lançado em 1975, com base numa política oficial de governo de incentivo ao consumo de agrotóxicos, concorreu para a intensificação do uso destes produtos no país. Rev. bras. epidemiol. vol.16 no.3 São Paulo Sept. 2013 Trends of chronic health effects associated to pesticide use in fruit farming regions in the state of Ceará, Brazil. Original Articles Trends of chronic health effects associated to pesticide use in fruit farming regions in the state of Ceará, Brazil Raquel Maria RigottoI Ageo Mário Cândido da SilvaII Marcelo José Monteiro FerreiraI Islene Ferreira RosaI Ada Cristina Pontes AguiarI IUniversidade Federal do Ceará, Community Health Department of the Medical School - Fortaleza (CE), Brazil.
Cien Saude Colet. 2011 Aug;16(8):3519-28. [Evaluation of the impact of exposure to pesticides on the health of the rural population: Vale do Taquari, State of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)]. Cad. Saúde Pública vol.28 no.10 Rio de Janeiro Oct. 2012 Pesticide exposure and poor pregnancy outcomes: weaknesses of the evide. Pesticide exposure and poor pregnancy outcomes: weaknesses of the evidence Exposição a agrotóxicos e resultados adversos da gravidez: a fragilidade da evidência Francisco José Roma Paumgartten.
Cien Saude Colet. 2011 Aug;16(8):3493-502. [Intoxication due to pesticides in the Federal District of Brazil between 2004 and 20. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2009 May;212(3):310-21. Epub 2008 Oct 1. Pesticide sales and adult male cancer mortality in Brazil. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011; P2-81 The impact of social environment on early complications in women with breast cancer in. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 26 November 2011 Brain cancer mortality among farm workers of the Stat. Abstract Background Farm workers seem to be at an increased risk of developing some cancers, notably in the brain.
One of the hypotheses rose to explain such elevated risk is the intense exposure to pesticides. Aim To estimate the brain cancer mortality risk among agricultural workers exposed to pesticides in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Methods A case–control study based on death certificates of males, 18 years or older, resident in the State Rio de Janeiro who died between 1996 and 2005. Results Agricultural workers showed higher brain cancer mortality risk estimates when compared with non-farm workers (aOR: 1.82, 95% CI 1.21–2.71). Conclusion This study suggests an association between agricultural work and brain cancer mortality in Rio de Janeiro state.
Keywords. Am. J. Epidemiol. (1995) 141 (3): 210-217. Parental Exposures to Pesticides and Risk of Wilms' Tumor in Brazil. + Author Affiliations Reprint requests to Dr.
Environmental Research Volume 117, August 2012, Long term exposure to organochlorine pesticides and thyroid function in children. A National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro, Brazilb San Cecilio University Hospital, University of Granada, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Granada, Spainc Endocrinology Sector, Federal Hospital Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Received 4 October 2011, Revised 6 June 2012, Accepted 15 June 2012, Available online 7 July 2012 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access.
American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 141, No. 3: 210-217 Parental Exposures to Pesticides and Risk of Wilms' Tumor in Brazil. + Author Affiliations Reprint requests to Dr.