Related Publications

The publications listed on this page are a collection of peer-reviewed academic papers, newspaper articles, books and fact sheets regarding MCS/TILT/DELTA that are publicly available from other individuals and institutions. The contents of these publications do not necessarily represent the views of the Hoffman Program.

Related Papers

Lewis A.C. 2018. The Changing Face of Urban Air Pollution. Science. 359(6377): 744-745.

McDonald B.C., de Gouw J.A., Gilman J.B., Jathar S.H., Akherati A., Cappa C.D., et al. 2018. Volatile Chemical Products Emerging as Largest Petrochemical Source of Urban Organic Emissions. Science. 359(6377): 760-764.

Steinemann A. 2018. Fragranced Consumer Products: Effects on Asthmatics. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. 11(1): 3-9. [Full Text]

Dantoft T.M., Skovbjerg S., Andersson L., Claeson A.S., Engkilde K., Lind N., Nordin S., Hellgren L. 2017. Gene Expression Profiling in Persons with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity before and after a Controlled n-Butanol Exposure Session. BMJ Open. 7(2). 

White R.F., White R.F., Steele L., O’Callaghan J.P., Sullivan K., Binns J.H., Golomb B.A., Bloom F.E., Bunker J.A., Crawford F., Graves J.C., Hardie A., Klimas N., Knox M., Meggs W.J., Melling J., Philbert M.A., Grashow R. (2016) Recent Research on Gulf War Illness and Other Health Problems in Veterans of the 1991 Gulf War: Effects of Toxicant Exposures during Deployment. Cortex 74, 449-475.

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Dantoft T.M., Andersson L., Nordin S., and Skovbjerg, S. (2015) Chemical Intolerance. Current Rheumatology Reviews 11(2), 167-184.

Nurmatov, U.B., Tagiyeva, N., Semple, S., Devereux, G. and Sheikh, A. (2015) Volatile Organic Compounds and Risk of Asthma and Allergy: A Systematic Review. European Respiratory Review : An Official Journal of the European Respiratory Society 24(135), 92-101.

Jeong, I., Kim, I., Park, H.J., Roh, J., Park, J.-W. and Lee, J.-H. (2014) Allergic Diseases and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Korean Adults. Allergy Asthma & Immunology Research 6(5), 409-414.

Martini, A., Iavicoli, S. and Corso, L. (2013) Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and the Workplace: Current Position and Need for an Occupational Health Surveillance Protocol. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 

Heinonen-Guzejev M., Koskenvuo M., Mussalo-Rauhamaa H., Vuorinen H.S., Heikkila K., Kaprio J. 2012. Noise Sensitivity and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Scales: Properties in a Population Based Epidemiological Study. Noise & Health 14, 215-223.

Katerndahl, D.A., Bell, I.R., Palmer, R.F. and Miller, C.S. (2012) Chemical Intolerance in Primary Care Settings: Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Outcomes. Annals of Family Medicine 10(4), 357-365.

De Luca, C., Raskovic, D., Pacifico, V., Thai, J.C.S. and Korkina, L. (2011) The Search for Reliable Biomarkers of Disease in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Other Environmental Intolerances. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8(7), 2770-2797.

Berg, N.D., Rasmussen, H.B., Linneberg, A., Brasch-Andersen, C., Fenger, M., Dirksen, A., Vesterhauge, S., Werge, T. and Elberling, J. (2010) Genetic Susceptibility Factors for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Revisited. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 213(2), 131-139.

Genuis, S.J. (2010) Sensitivity-Related Illness: The Escalating Pandemic of Allergy, Food Intolerance and Chemical Sensitivity. Science of the Total Environment 408(24), 6047-6061.

Hojo, S., Sakabe, K., Ishikawa, S., Miyata, M. and Kumano, H. (2009) Evaluation of Subjective Symptoms of Japanese Patients with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Using QEESI(A (c)). Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 14(5), 267-275.

Eis, D., Helm, D., Muehlinghaus, T., Birkner, N., Dietel, A., Eikmann, T., Gieler, U., Herr, C., Lacour, M., Nowak, D., Gil, F.P., Podoll, K., Renner, B., Wiesmuelller, G.A. and Worm, M. (2008) The German Multicentre Study on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 211(5-6), 658-681.

Schnakenberg, E., Fabig, K.-R., Stanulla, M., Strobl, N., Lustig, M., Fabig, N. and Schloot, W. (2007) A Cross-Sectional Study of Self-Reported Chemical-Related Sensitivity is Associated with Gene Variants of Drug-Metabolizing Enzymes. Environmental Health 6.

Lipson, J.G. and Doiron, N. (2006) Environmental Issues and Work: Women with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. Health Care for Women International 27(7), 571-584.

Shinohara, N., Mizukoshi, A. and Yanagisawa, Y. (2004) Identification of Responsible Volatile Chemicals that Induce Hypersensitive Reactions to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Patients. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 14(1), 84-91.

Pall, M.L. (2003) Elevated Nitric Oxide/Peroxynitrite Theory of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Central Role of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors in the Sensitivity Mechanism. Environmental Health Perspectives 111(12), 1461-1464.

Miller, C.S. (2001) Toxicant-induced Loss of Tolerance. Addiction 96(1), 115-137.

Miller, C.S. (1999) Are We on the Threshold of a New Theory of Disease? Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance and Its Relationship to Addiction and Abdiction. Toxicology and Industrial Health 15(3-4), 284-294.

Fukuda K., Nisenbaum R., Stewart G., Thompson W.W., Robin L., Washko R.M., et al. 1998. Chronic Multisymptom Illness Affecting Air Force Veterans of the Gulf War. JAMA. 280(11): 981-8. [Full Text]

Lashof J.C., Cassells J.S. 1998. Illness among Gulf War Veterans: Risk Factors, Realities, and Future Research. JAMA. 280(11): 1010-1011. [Full Text]

Menzies, D. and Bourbeau, J. (1997) Building-Related Illnesses. The New England Journal of Medicine 337: 1524-1531.

Miller, C., Ashford, N., Doty, R., Lamielle, M., Otto, D., Rahill, A. and Wallace, L. (1997) Empirical Approaches for the Investigation of Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance. Environmental Health Perspectives 105, 515-519.

News Articles

Improving Air Quality Starts at Home. The Lancet. Vol 384, November 22, 2014.

Is the World Making You Sick? The chemicals in our everyday lives are, argues immunologist Claudia Miller. Nautilus. By Jill Neimark, July 24, 2014.


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Gulf War and Health, Report by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes, 2nd Edition, by Nicholas A. Ashford and Claudia S. Miller
Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes, 2nd Edition, by Nicholas A. Ashford and Claudia S. Miller
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: A Survival Guide, by Pamela Reed Gibson
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: A Survival Guide, by Pamela Reed Gibson








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