Overviews on Arsenic Research and Information

Carlin DJ, et al. 2016. Arsenic and Environmental Health: State of the Science and Future Research Opportunities. Environmental Health Perspectives. 124(7): 890–899.

Cullen WR and Reimer KJ. 2017. Arsenic is Everywhere: Cause for Concern? Royal Society of Chemistry. 293 pps.

Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T. 2016. Fat-Soluble Arsenic – New Lipids with a Sting in Their Tail. Lipid Technology. 28: 96–98. doi:10.1002/lite.201600024.

Hughes MF, Beck BD, Chen Y, Lewis AS, Thomas DJ. 2011. Arsenic Exposure and Toxicology: A Historical Perspective. Toxicological Sciences. 123, 305-332.

Health Effects

Gilbert-Diamond D, Li Z, Perry AE, Spencer SK, Gandolfi AJ, Karagas MR. 2013. A Population-Based Case-Control Study of Urinary Arsenic Species and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in New Hampshire, USA. Erratum in: Environmental Health Perspectives. 2013 Oct;121(10):1154-60. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1206178.

Karagas MR, Gossai A, Pierce B, Ahsan H. 2015. Drinking Water Arsenic Contamination, Skin Lesions, and Malignancies: A Systematic Review of the Global Evidence. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2015 Mar;2(1):52-68. doi: 10.1007/s40572-014-0040-x.

Naujokas MF, et al. 2013. The Broad Scope of Health Effects from Chronic Arsenic Exposure: Update on a Worldwide Public Health Problem. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2013. 121(3): p. 295.

Pregnancy, Infants and Children

Carignan CC, Cottingham KL, Jackson BP, Farzan SF, Gandolfi AJ, Punshon T, Folt CL, Karagas MR. 2015. Estimated Exposure to Arsenic in Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants in a United States Cohort. Environmental Health Perspectives. v. 123, no. 5, p. 500-506.

Farzan SF, Karagas MR, Chen Y. 2013. In Utero and Early Life Arsenic Exposure in Relation to Long-Term Health and Disease. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 2013;272(2):384–390.

Farzan SF, Li Z, Korrick SA, et al. 2016. Infant Infections and Respiratory Symptoms in Relation to In Utero Arsenic Exposure in a US Cohort. Environmental Health Perspectives. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1409282.

Farzan SF, Korrick S, Li Z, et al. 2013. In Utero Arsenic Exposure and Infant Infection in a United States Cohort: A Prospective Study. Environmental Research. 2013;126:24–30.

Farzan SF, Gossai A, Chen Y, Chasan-Taber L, Baker E, Karagas M. 2016. Maternal Arsenic Exposure and Gestational Diabetes and Glucose Intolerance in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study. Environmental Health. 2016 Nov 8;15(1):106. DOI: 10.1186/s12940-016-0194-0.

Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Baker ER, Korrick SA, Karagas MR. 2016. Relation between in Utero Arsenic Exposure and Birth Outcomes in a Cohort of Mothers and Their Newborns from New Hampshire. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2016 Aug;124(8):1299-307. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1510065.


Ayotte JD, Belaval M, Olson SA, Burow KR, Flanagan SM, Hinkle SR, Lindsey BD. 2015. Factors Affecting Temporal Variability of Arsenic in Groundwater Used for Drinking Water Supply in the United States. Science of the Total Environment. v. 505, p. 1370-1379.

Baris D … Silverman DT, et al. 2016. Elevated Bladder Cancer in Northern New England: The Role of Drinking Water and Arsenic. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 108 (9): djw099.

Smith AE, Lincoln RA, Paulu C, Simones TL, Caldwell K, Jones RL, Backer LC. 2016. Assessing Arsenic Exposure in Households Using Bottled Water or Point-of-use Treatment Systems to Mitigate Well Water Contamination. Science of the Total Environment. v. 544, p. 701-710.

Zheng Y, and Ayotte JD. 2015. At the Crossroads: Hazard Assessment and Reduction of Health Risks from Arsenic in Private Well Waters of the Northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada. Science of The Total Environment. Volume 505, 1 February 2015, Pages 1237–1247.


Cubadda F, et al. 2017. Human Exposure to Dietary Inorganic Arsenic and Other Arsenic Species: State of Knowledge, Gaps and Uncertainties. Science of the Total Environment. v. 579, 1 February 2017, Pages 1228–1239.

Gilbert-Diamond D, Cottingham KL, Gruber JF, et al. 2011. Rice Consumption Contributes to Arsenic Exposure in US Women. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2011;108(51):20656–20660.

Karagas, M, et al. 2016. Association of Rice and Rice-Product Consumption with Arsenic Exposure Early in Life. JAMA Pediatrics. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jun 1; 170(6): 609–616. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0120.

Kurzius-Spencer M, Burgess JL, Harris RB, Hartz V, Roberge J, Huang S, et al., 2014. Contribution of Diet to Aggregate Arsenic Exposures—an Analysis Across Populations. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 24, 156–162.

Molin M, Ulven SM, Meltzer HM, Alexander J. 2015. Arsenic in the Human Food Chain, Biotransformation and Toxicology - Review Focusing on Seafood Arsenic. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 31: 249-259.

Nachman KE, et al. 2017. Mitigating Dietary Arsenic Exposure: Current Status in the United States and Recommendations for an Improved Path Forward. Science of the Total Environment. 2017 Mar 1;581-582:221-236. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.112. Epub 2017 Jan 5.

Punshon T, et al. 2017. Understanding Arsenic Dynamics in Agronomic Systems to Predict and Prevent Uptake by Crop Plants. Science of the Total Environment. Volumes 581–582, 1 March 2017, Pages 209–220.

Taylor V, et al. 2017. Human Exposure to Organic Arsenic Species from Seafood. Science of the Total Environment. Volume 580, 15 February 2017, Pages 266–282.


Farzan SF, Chen Y, Rees J.R, Zens MS, Karagas MR. 2015. Risk of Death from Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Low-level Arsenic Exposure Among Long-term Smokers in a US Population-Based Study. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. v. 287, no. 2, p. 93-97.

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