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Persistent Environmental Pollutants and Couple Fecundity: The LIFE Study

16 Nov

Environmental Health Perspectives (November 14, 2012) / by Germaine M. Buck Louis et al.
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/2012/11/1205301/

Background: Evidence suggesting that persistent environmental pollutants may be reproductive toxicants underscores the need for prospective studies of couples for whom exposures are measured…

Conclusions: In a couple-based prospective cohort study with preconception enrollment and quantification of exposures in both female and male partners, a subset of persistent environmental chemicals were associated with reduced fecundity.

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Posted by on November 16, 2012 in Environmental health, Publications

 

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