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Perfluorinated Chemicals and Fetal Growth: A Study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
Background Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) are man-made, persistent organic pollutants widely spread throughout the environment and human populations. They have beenExpand
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The Danish National Birth Cohort - its background, structure and aim
Background: It is well known that the time from conception to early childhood has importance for health conditions that reach into later stages of life. Recent research supports this view, andExpand
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Maternal levels of perfluorinated chemicals and subfecundity.
BACKGROUND Perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are ubiquitous man-made compounds that are possible hormonal disruptors. We examined whether exposure to these compounds mayExpand
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Infertility, infertility treatment, and congenital malformations: Danish national birth cohort
Abstract Objectives To examine whether infertile couples (with a time to pregnancy of > 12 months), who conceive naturally or after treatment, give birth to children with an increased prevalence ofExpand
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Ambient Air Pollution and Autism in Los Angeles County, California
Background: The prevalence of autistic disorder (AD), a serious developmental condition, has risen dramatically over the past two decades, but high-quality population-based research addressingExpand
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Acetaminophen use during pregnancy, behavioral problems, and hyperkinetic disorders.
IMPORTANCE Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is the most commonly used medication for pain and fever during pregnancy in many countries. Research data suggest that acetaminophen is a hormone disruptor, andExpand
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Relation between semen quality and fertility: a population-based study of 430 first-pregnancy planners
BACKGROUND Semen analysis is part of the routine assessment of infertile couples. WHO defines a sperm concentration above 20x10(6) per mL seminal fluid as normal. We studied the association betweenExpand
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Mortality in parents after death of a child in Denmark: a nationwide follow-up study
BACKGROUND Little is known about the effect of parental bereavement on physical health. We investigated whether the death of a child increased mortality in parents. METHODS We undertook a follow-upExpand
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pregnancy and congenital malformations: population based cohort study
Objective To investigate any association between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) taken during pregnancy and congenital major malformations. Design Population based cohort study.Expand
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