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Parental exposure to perfluorobutane sulfonate disturbs the transfer of maternal transcripts and offspring embryonic development in zebrafish

4 Aug 2020 | Chemosphere

Development and growth of embryos were harmed by parental PFBS exposure: higher mortality, slower heart rate, reduced body weight, and neurobehavioral disorders in zebrafish, a human model species.

Transport of Legacy Perfluoroalkyl Substances and the Replacement Compound HFPO-DA through the Atlantic Gateway to the Arctic Ocean—Is the Arctic a Sink or a Source?

4 Aug 2020 | ES&T

Air and water currents contribute to the influx of various PFAS into and out of the Arctic.

Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances Associated with Increased Susceptibility to Liver Injury in Children.

4 Aug 2020 | Hepatology

Developmental exposure to PFAS can contribute to pediatric liver injury.

Risk Assessment of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) Mixtures: A Relative Potency Factor Approach.

4 Aug 2020 | Environ. Toxicol. Chem.

The toxicity of PFAS mixtures was investigated to determine the combined health effects in humans.

Exposure to elevated per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in early pregnancy is related to increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: A nested case-control study in Shanghai, China.

4 Aug 2020 | Environ Int

Elevated maternal serum PFBS and PFDoA levels in early pregnancy are associated with a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Uptake and accumulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in plants.

4 Aug 2020 | Chemosphere

A review of the current science behind PFAS in a variety of edible plants.

PFOS-induced placental cell growth inhibition is partially mediated by lncRNA H19 through interacting with miR-19a and miR-19b.

4 Aug 2020 | Chemosphere

PFOS exposure was associated with decreased production of human placenta cells.

Effect of prenatal exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances on childhood allergies and common infectious diseases in children up to age 7 years: The Hokkaido study on environment and children's health.

3 Aug 2020 | Environ Int

PFAS was found to suppress and change the immune systems of children making them more susceptible to disease and allergies.

Preparation of tetrafluoro-λ 6 -sulfanyl bridged-bonding perfluoroalkyl phenylethyltrichlorosilane and its application on fabric finishing

28 Jul 2020 | Materials Res. Ex.

A silane containing PFAS was developed as an eco-friendly water repellent for textiles.

A profile analysis with suspect screening of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in firefighting foam impacted waters in Okinawa, Japan

28 Jul 2020 | Water Res.

Drinking water treatment processes were found to form PFOS from their precursors.

Serum levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances alternatives and blood pressure by sex status: Isomers of C8 health project in China

28 Jul 2020 | Chemosphere

Alternatives to legacy PFAS were found to increase the blood pressure and the odds ratio of hypertension.

Fate of road-dust associated microplastics and per- and polyfluorinated substances in stormwater

28 Jul 2020 | Proc. Safety and Env. Prot.

This study indicated that road dust acts as the potential origin of PFAS in urban stormwater runoff.

Maternal plasma concentrations of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances during pregnancy and anogenital distance in male infants

28 Jul 2020 | Hum Reprod

Male infants were found to have physical abnormalities possibly associated with PFAS exposure.

Serum Levels of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Adolescents and Young Adults Exposed to Contaminated Drinking Water in the Veneto Region, Italy: A Cross-Sectional Study Based on a Health Surveillance Program

28 Jul 2020 | Environ Health Perspect

Serum PFOA concentrations were high relative to concentrations in populations with background residential exposures only.

Evaluation of Maternal, Embryo, and Placental Effects in CD-1 Mice following Gestational Exposure to Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) or Hexafluoropropylene Oxide Dimer Acid (HFPO-DA or GenX)

28 Jul 2020 | Environ Health Perspect

Exposure to GenX and PFOA was associated with similar health effects in developing fetuses.

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