Association

measures of, 24–25

See also Categories of association

“Attenuated” vaccines, 2, 11

Audiometry, 581

Azamethiphos, chemical structure of, 41

B

Bait, for rodents, 1, 10

Balance, symptoms related to, 387–388

Behavioral alterations, organophosphorous-induced delayed, 46

Benzene

acute leukemia and, 320–321

adult leukemia and, 315–316

aplastic anemia and, 487–490

bladder cancer and, 256

bone cancer and, 225

brain and CNS tumors and, 280

breast cancer and, 235

chemical structure of, 85

chronic leukemia and, 323

colon cancer and, 198–199

esophageal cancer and, 190

hairy cell leukemia and, 325

hepatobiliary cancers and, 213

Hodgkin’s disease and, 299–300

kidney cancer and, 270

lung cancer and, 221

lymphatic leukemia and, 324

multiple myeloma and, 305

myelodysplastic syndromes and, 330

non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and, 291–292

pancreatic cancer and, 206

prostate cancer and, 245–246

rectal cancer and, 202

stomach cancer and, 193

time-to-pregnancy effects and, 461

Bias

assessing the effect of, 26–27

information, 27–28

selection, 27

Bibliographic databases, 568

Biological interactions, research

recommendations from Gulf War and Health, Volume 1, 564

Bladder cancer, 117

and benzene, 256

and insecticide exposure, 119–120

and mixtures of organic solvents, 257–259

and solvent exposure, 246–259

and tetrachloroethylene and dry-cleaning solvents, 255

and toluene, 256–257

and trichloroethylene, 254

and xylene, 257

Blood glucose concentrations, of pyrethrins and pyrethroids, 62

Bone cancer, 110

and benzene, 225

and insecticide exposure, 110–111

and mixtures of organic solvents, 225

and solvent exposure, 224–225

and trichloroethylene, 225

Brain and central nervous system (CNS)

tumors, 121

and benzene, 280

and chloroform, 281

and insecticide exposure, 121–123

and methylene chloride, 279

and mixtures of organic solvents, 281

and phenol, 280

and solvent exposure, 272–282

and tetrachloroethylene and dry-cleaning solvents, 278–279

and toluene, 280

and trichloroethylene, 277–278

and xylene, 280

Breast cancer, 114

and benzene, 235

and insecticide exposure, 114–117

and methylene chloride, 236

and mixtures of organic solvents, 236

and solvent exposure, 230–236

and tetrachloroethylene and dry-cleaning solvents, 235

and trichloroethylene, 234

Bronchospasm, from organophosphorous compounds, 49

2-Butoxyethanol glycol, chemical structure of, 91



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