Items in this collection are the scholarly output of the Department of Biomedical Sciences faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

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  • Sedentary death syndrome is what researchers now call America's second largest threat to public health 

    Booth, Frank W., Ph. D.; Krupa, Donna J. (2001)
    Obesity has doubled, Type 2 diabetes has increased nine-fold, and heart disease remains the number one cause of death for Americans. Sedentary Death Syndrome, or "SeDS," is a growing list of health disorders that are ...
  • Cost and Consequences of Sedentary Living: New Battleground for an Old Enemy 

    Booth, Frank W., Ph. D.; Chakravarthy, Manu V. (2002)
    The purpose of this review is to update our earlier review by itemizing, as best we can, the costs and consequences of sedentary living, and thus provide cost reasons to fight a war against sedentary lifestyles.
  • Large Effects from Small Exposures. I. Mechanisms for Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals with Estrogenic Activity 

    Welshons, Wade V.; Thayer, Kristina A. (Kristina Ann), 1969-; Judy, Barbara M.; Taylor, Julia A.; Curran, Edward M. (Edward Michael), 1949-; vom Saal, Frederick S. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2003)
    Information concerning the fundamental mechanisms of action of both natural and environmental hormones, combined with information concerning endogenous hormone concentrations, reveals how endocrine-disrupting chemicals ...
  • Why Public Health Agencies Cannot Depend on Good Laboratory Practices as a Criterion for Selecting Data: The Case of Bisphenol A 

    Myers, John Peterson; vom Saal, Frederick S.; Akingbemi, Benson T.; Arizono, Koji; Belcher, Scott; Colborn, Theo; Chahoud, Ibrahim; Crain, D. Andrew, 1970-; Farabollini, Francesca; Guillette, Louis J., 1954-; Hassold, Terry J.; Ho, Shuk-mei; Hunt, Patricia A.; Iguchi, Taisen, 1951-; Jobling, Susan; Kanno, Jun; Laufer, Hans, 1929-; Marcus, Michele; McLachlan, John A.; Nadal, Angel; Oehlmann, Jörg; Olea, Nicolás; Palanza, Paola; Parmigiani, Stefano; Rubin, Beverly S.; Schoenfelder, Gilbert; Sonnenschein, C. (Carlos); Soto, A. M. (Ana M.); Talsness, Chris E.; Taylor, Julia A.; Vandenberg, Laura N.; Vandenbergh, John G.; Vogel, Sarah; Watson, Cheryl S., 1950-; Welshons, Wade V.; Zoeller, R. Thomas (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
    We reviewed differences between industry-funded GLP studies of BPA conducted by commercial laboratories for regulatory purposes and non-GLP studies conducted in academic and government laboratories to identify hazards and ...
  • Response 

    Welshons, Wade V.; Nagel, Susan C.; vom Saal, Frederick S. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1998)
    Welshons et al. respond to Ashby and Odum regarding their experimental design research on fetal exposure to very low doses of the environmental estrogen bisphenol A.
  • Bisphenol A Data in NHANES Suggest Longer than Expected Half-Life, Substantial Nonfood Exposure, or Both 

    Stahlhut, Richard W.; Welshons, Wade V.; Swan, Shanna H. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
    It is commonly stated in the literature on human exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) that food is the predominant BPA exposure source, and that BPA is rapidly and completely cleared from the body. If this is correct, BPA levels ...
  • New Approaches for Estimating Risk from Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol 

    Cunha, Gerald R.; Forsberg, John-Gunnar, 1935-; Golden, Robert; Haney, Arthur; Iguchi, Taisen, 1951-; Newbold, Retha R.; Swan, Shanna H.; Welshons, Wade V. (The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1999)
    A subgroup from a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, workshop concerned with characterizing the effects of endocrine disruptors on human health at environmental exposure levels considered the question, ...
  • Bisphenol A Is Released from Used Polycarbonate Animal Cages into Water at Room Temperature 

    Howdeshell, Kembra L. (Kembra Lynne), 1968-; Peterman, Paul Herbert, 1948-; Judy, Barbara M.; Taylor, Julia A.; Orazio, Carl E.; Ruhlen, Rachel L.; vom Saal, Frederick S.; Welshons, Wade V. (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2003)
    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a monomer with estrogenic activity that is used in the production of food packaging, dental sealants, polycarbonate plastic, and many other products. The monomer has previously been reported to hydrolyze ...