The integrated environment and health consultancy

 

Publications

Dr Ruth Bevan

Journal Articles | Book Chapters | Selected Client Reports and Assessments

Journal Articles

Bevan R, Harrison P, Weeks J, Marsden P, Coulon F, Finkbeiner P, Hassard F, Jarvis P, Jefferson B & Campo P (2021) Exposure of humans to microplastics in the environment and potential risks to health: an overview. http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17806.48967

Gouin T, Cunliffe D, De France J, Fawell J, Jarvis P, Koelmans AA, Marsden P, Testai EE, Asami M, Bevan R, Carrier R, Cotruvo J, Eckhardt A, & Ong CN (2020) Clarifying the absence of evidence regarding human health risks to microplastic particles in drinking-water: High quality robust data wanted. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106141

Taylor JA, McLoughlin R, Sandford J, Bevan R, & Aldred D (2020) Legionella species: A potential problem associated with rain water harvesting systems? Indoor and Built Environment. https://doi.org/10.1177/1420326X20911128

Bevan J, Harrison PTC, Jeffery B & Mitchell D (2020) Evaluating the risk to humans from mineral oils in foods: Current state of the evidence. Food and Chemical Toxicology,136, 110966.

Smolders R, Koch HM, Moos RK, Cocker J, Jones K, Warren N, Levy L, BEVAN R, Hays SM, Aylward LL (2014) Inter- and intra-individual variation in urinary biomarker concentrations over a 6-day sampling period. Part 1: metals. Toxicol Lett. 231(2) 249-60.

Koch HM, Aylward LL, Hays SM, Smolders R, Moos RK, Cocker J, Jones K, Warren N, Levy L, BEVAN R (2014) Inter- and intra-individual variation in urinary biomarker concentrations over a 6-day sampling period. Part 2: personal care product ingredients. Toxicol Lett. 231(2) 261-9.

Aylward LL, Hays SM, Smolders R, Koch HM, Cocker J, Jones K, Warren N, Levy L, BEVAN R (2014) Sources of variability in biomarker concentrations. Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part B, Critical Reviews, 17(1) 45-61.

Rushton L, Hutchings SJ, Fortunato L, Young C, Evans GS, Brown T, BEVAN R, Slack R, Holmes P, Bagga S, Cherrie JW and Van Tongeren M (2012) Occupational cancer burden in Great Britain. British Journal of Cancer, 107, Supplement 1, S3-S7. 

BEVAN R, Young C, Holmes P, Fortunato L, Slack R and Rushton L with the British Occupational Cancer Burden Study Group (2012) Occupational cancer in Britain: Gastrointestinal cancers: liver, oesophagus, pancreas and stomach.  British Journal of Cancer, 107, Supplement 1, S33-S40.

BEVAN R, Angerer J, Cocker J, Jones K, Koch H, Levy L, Sepai O, Schoeters G, Smolders R (2012) Framework for the development and application of environmental biological monitoring guidance values. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol, 63(3), 453-60.

BEVAN R, Jones K, Cocker J, Assem L, Levy L (2012) Reference ranges for key biomarkers of chemical exposure within the UK population. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 216(2), 170-174.

Tam CW, BEVAN RJ, Harrison PTC, Youngs LC, Crump D (2011) Public Health Impacts of Exposure to Carbon Monoxide From Gas Appliances in UK Homes-Are We Missing Something? Indoor and Built Environment 1420326X11417980, first published on December 5, 2011 as doi:10.1177/1420326X11417980

Rushton L, Bagga S, BEVAN R, Brown T, Cherrie J, Holmes P, Hutchings S, Fortunato1 L, Slack R, Van Tongeren M, Young C (2010) Occupation and Cancer in Great Britain: a model for global burden estimation. British Journal of Cancer (BJC), 102, 1428-1437 

BEVAN RJ, Mistry N, Patel P, Halligan EP, Dove R, Lunec J (2009) Can vitamin C induce nucleotide excision repair? Support from in vitro evidence. Br J Nutr. 1-10. [Epub ahead of print].

Jones K, Patel K, Cocker J, BEVAN R, Levy L (2009) Determination of ethylenethiourea in urine by liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation-mass spectrometry for monitoring background levels in the general population. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. Oct 31 [Epub ahead of print].

BEVAN RJ, Slack RJ, Holmes P, Levy LS (2009) An assessment of potential cancer risk following occupational exposure to ethanol. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B, 12,
188 - 205 

Williams GM, Caldwell J, Armstrong D, Bartsch H, BEVAN R, Browne RW, Chipman JK, Iatropoulos MJ, Jeffrey AM, Lunec J, Nair J, Page DL, Reeves BC, Richardson A, Silverstein B, Williams DF (2009) Multicenter study to assess potential hazards from exposure to lipid peroxidation products in soya bean oil from Trilucent breast implants. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 53, 107-20. Epub 2008 Nov 7.

Griffiths HR, Willetts RS, Grant MM, Mistry N, Lunec J, BEVAN RJ.(2009) In vivo vitamin C supplementation increases phosphoinositol transfer protein expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from healthy individuals. Br J Nutr. 101,:1432-9. Epub 2008 Oct 24.

Mistry N, BEVAN RJ, Cooke MS, Evans MD, Halligan EP, Lowes DA, Nichol K, Lunec J. (2008) Antiserum detection of reactive carbonyl species-modified DNA in human colonocytes. Free Radic Res. 42, 344-53.

BEVAN R, Badge J, Cann A, Willmott C, Scott J (2008) Seeing Eye-to-Eye? Staff and Student Views on Feedback. Bioscience Education, 12.

Patel PR, BEVAN RJ, Mistry N, Lunec J (2007)Evidence of Oligonucleotides Containing 8-hydroxy-2'-Deoxyguanosine in Human Urine. Free Radic Biol Med. 42, 552-8.

Woollard KJ, Rayment SJ, Bevan RJ, Shaw JA, Lunec J, Griffiths HR (2006) α- Tocopherol supplementation does not affect monocyte endothelial adhesion or C-reactive protein levels but reduces soluble vascular adhesion molecule-1 in the plasma of healthy subjects. Redox Report 11, 214-22.

Bevan RJ, Durand MF, Hickenbotham PT, Kitas GD, Patel PR, Podmore ID, Griffiths HR, Waller H, Lunec J (2003) Validation of a novel ELISA for measurement of MDA-LDL in human plasma.
Free Radic Biol Med. 35, 517 – 27.

Cooke MS, Mistry N, Ahmed J, Waller H, Langford L, Bevan RJ, Evans MD, Jones GD, Herbert KE, Griffiths HR, Lunec J (2003) Deoxycytidine glyoxal: lesion induction and evidence of repair following vitamin C supplementation in vivo. Free Radic Biol Med. 34, 218 – 25.

Cooke MS, Evans MD, Patel K, Bogdanov M, Mistry N, Holloway K, Griffiths H, Bevan R, Durand M, Lunec J (2002) Repair of Oxidative DNA Damage: Benefits of multiple lesion measurement.
Free Radic. Biol. Med. 33, 42-44.

Woollard KJ, Loryman CJ, Meridith E, Bevan R, Shaw JA, Lunec J, Griffiths HR (2002) Effects of oral vitamin C on monocyte: endothelial cell adhesion in healthy subjects. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 294, 1161 – 8.

Carty JL, Bevan R, Waller H, Mistry N, Cooke M, Lunec J, Griffiths HR (2000) The effects of vitamin C supplementation on protein oxidation in healthy volunteers. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Commun. 273, 29 – 35.

Griffiths HR, Wright J, Bevan R. Lunec J (1999) Oxidative modification to a specific apolipoprotein
B lysine residue confers altered receptor specificity on LDL. Redox Report 4, 337 – 339.

Robinson S, Bevan R, Lunec J, Griffiths H (1998) Chemiluminescence determination of hydroperoxides following radiolysis and photolysis of free amino acids. FEBS Letters 430, 297 – 300.

Williams JC, Forster LA, Tull SP, Wong M, Bevan RJ, Ferns GA (1997) Dietary vitamin supplementation inhibits thrombin-induced platelet aggregation, but not monocyte adhesiveness, in patients with hypercholesterolaemia. International Journal of Experimental Pathology 78, 259-66.

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Book Chapters

Harrison PTC, Bevan RJ, Holmes P (2018) General concepts of human health risk assessment. In: Toxicology and Risk Assessment: A Comprehensive Introduction. Eds. Greim H and Snyder R. Wiley.

Bevan R. (2000) Lipid Peroxidation Determination by HPLC. In: Lunec J & Griffiths HR, eds.
A Practical Approach to Measuring In-vivo Oxidative Damage.
John Wiley & Sons.

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Selected Client Reports and Assessments

European Food Standards Agency (2017) Human Biomonitoring Data Collection from Occupational Exposure to Pesticides. Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/sp.efsa.2017.EN-1185/pdf

European Food Standards Agency (2017) Human Biomonitoring Data Collection from Occupational Exposure to Pesticides. Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/sp.efsa.2017.EN-1185/pdf

IEH (2014) National assessment of the potential problems to water supplies posed by substances with low taste and odour thresholds. Final report. Report by Cranfield University, University of Leicester and RPA Ltd. Written by Crump D, Charlton A, BEVAN R, Whelan M, MacAdam J, Goslan E, Persich T, Holmes , for the Drinking Water Inspectorate.

Vito, HSL, Summit Toxicology, IEH, IPA (2014) Understanding inter- and intra-individual variability in HBM spot samples. Final report. Prepared by Smolders R, Warren N, Cocker J, Aylward L, Hays S, Levy L, BEVAN R, Koch H, Angerer J, Schoeters G. Report for Cefic LRI.

IEH, IOM, RPA Ltd. (2014) Update on OELs and towards a worldwide harmonisation OEL for manganese and its inorganic compounds. Final report. Prepared by BEVAN R, Levy L, Holmes P, Searl A, Huici-Montagud A, for the International Manganese Institute.

HSL, IEH, IOM and Imperial College (2012): The burden of occupational cancer in Great Britain.  Overview Report.  Research Report RR931.  Prepared by the Health and Safety Laboratory, Institute of Environment and Health, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Imperial College London for Health and Safety Executive.  Written by Rushton L, Bagga S, BEVAN R, Brown T, Cherrie J, Holmes P, Fortunato L, Hutchings S, Slack R, Van Tongeren M, Young C, Evans GS.  Report published by Health and Safety Executive
Available at http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr931.pdf (Available June 2012).

Cranfield University (2012): A review of latest endocrine disrupting chemicals research implications for drinking water - Final Report (DWI:70/2/266).  Report by Cranfield University with RPA Ltd. and Milton Keynes Hospital, NHS Trust (Written by BEVAN R, Harrison P, Youngs L , Whelan M, Goslan E,  Macadam J, Holmes P, & Persich T; Reviewed, edited by Crump D, Harrison P, Cartmell E, Holmes P, Vernon J & Ali A) for Drinking Water Inspectorate. March 2012.  Report published by DWI
Available at  http://dwi.defra.gov.uk/research/completed-research/reports/DWI70_2_266.pdf (Available May 2012).

IEH (2012) Criteria document for the Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits (SCOEL) on Diethylphthalate. Final report. Prepared by BEVAN R, Levy L for European Commission, JRC.

IEH (2012) Criteria document for the Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits (SCOEL) on Dimethylphthalate. Final report. Prepared by BEVAN R, Levy L for European Commission, JRC.

IEH (2010) Framework for the development and application of environmental biological monitoring guidance values. Final report. Prepared by BEVAN R, Levy L, Cocker J, Jones K, Sepai O, Angerer J, Smolders R, Schoeters G. Report for Cefic LRI.

HSE (2010) The burden of occupational cancer in Great Britain: Overview report. Research Report RR800.  Prepared by Rushton L, Bagga S, BEVAN R, Brown TP, Cherrie JW, Holmes P, Hutchins SJ, Fortunato L, Slack R, Van Tongeren M and Young C. Report by Imperial College London, Institute of Environment and Health, Health and Safety Laboratory and the Institute of Occupational Medicine, for the Health and Safety Executive.
Available at http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr800.htm(Available 27 April 2010).

Fera, IEH, Cranfield University, University of York (2010) A desk study on pesticide metabolites, degradation and reaction products to inform the inspectorate’s position on monitoring requirements. Final Report. Prepared by Sinclair C, van Beinum W, Adams C, BEVAN R, Levy L, Parsons S, Goslan E, Baumann G for Drinking Water Inspectorate.

Fera, IEH (2010) Desk-based study of current knowledge of veterinary medicines in drinking water and estimation of potential levels. Final Report. Prepared by Boxall A, Tiede K, Bryning G, BEVAN R, Tam C, Levy L for the Drinking Water Inspectorate.

IEH (2008) Background incidence of key biomarkers of chemical exposure within the general UK population. Final report. Prepared by BEVAN R, Levy L, Assem L, Slack R, Cocker J, Jones K, Rivas Casado M, Cauchi M. Report for Cefic LRI.

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