Celia E. Dominguez

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BACKGROUND The upward trend in industrial nations in the incidence of male genitourinary (GU) conditions may be attributed to increased exposure to endocrine disruptors. Polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), a brominated flame retardant, is one such suspected endocrine disruptor. OBJECTIVE We investigated the relationship between maternal serum levels of PBBs(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy within a noncommunicating rudimentary horn is a known complication of unicornuate uterus. The risk of rupture approximates 50%, most of which occur in the second trimester. CASE A rudimentary horn pregnancy was discovered at 8 weeks gestation. Medical termination was then performed with fetal intracardiac potassium chloride and(More)
PURPOSE The timing of breast and pubic hair development in girls are related, but the degree of correlation has not been well characterized. Periodic observations also are complicated by interval censoring. METHODS Data used were from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Mean age at entry into breast and pubic hair development was(More)
PURPOSE Common polymorphisms in the N-acetyltransferase-2 (NAT2) metabolic enzyme determine slow or rapid acetylator phenotypes. We investigated the effects of alcohol, smoking, and caffeine on fecundability, and determined whether the effects were modified by NAT2. METHODS Three NAT2 polymorphisms were genotyped in 319 women office workers participating(More)
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