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Semen quality of 1346 healthy men, results from the Chongqing area of southwest China.
BACKGROUND Large studies on semen quality of the general healthy population from China are rare. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed to evaluate the semen quality of 1346 healthy menExpand
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Urinary phthalate metabolites and male reproductive function parameters in Chongqing general population, China.
  • X. Han, Z. Cui, +8 authors J. Cao
  • Medicine, Biology
  • International journal of hygiene and…
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This study was designed to investigate the phthalates exposure levels in general population in Chongqing City of China, and to determine the possible associations between phthalate exposure and maleExpand
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Air pollution and decreased semen quality: a comparative study of Chongqing urban and rural areas.
To investigate the association and effects of air pollution level on male semen quality in urban and rural areas, this study examines the outdoor concentrations of particulate matter (PM10), sulfurExpand
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Association between Urinary Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites and Sperm DNA Damage: A Population Study in Chongqing, China
Background Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), a class of the most ubiquitous environmental contaminants, may reduce male reproductive functions, but the data from human population studies areExpand
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Lifestyles Associated With Human Semen Quality: Results From MARHCS Cohort Study in Chongqing, China
AbstractDecline of semen quality in past decades is suggested to be potentially associated with environmental and sociopsychobehavioral factors, but data from population-based cohort studies isExpand
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Inverse U-shaped Association between Sleep Duration and Semen Quality: Longitudinal Observational Study (MARHCS) in Chongqing, China.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To investigate the association between sleep duration and semen parameters as well as reproductive hormone levels. METHODS We designed a cohort of male college students inExpand
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The Protective Effects of Melatonin Against Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Induced by Acute Cadmium Exposure in Mice Testis
Cadmium (Cd) is widely used in daily life and was recently recognized as a possible source of human toxicity due to its ability to accumulate in organs. Previous studies have shown that Cd exposureExpand
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Phthalate exposure, even below US EPA reference doses, was associated with semen quality and reproductive hormones: Prospective MARHCS study in general population.
BACKGROUND Environment-Protection-Agency Reference Doses (EPA RfDs) for phthalate intakes are based on limited evidence, especially regarding low-dose male-reproductive toxicity. This studyExpand
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Factors affecting sperm fertilizing capacity in men infected with HIV
Studies on the sperm‐fertilizing capacity of HIV‐seropositive men show conflicting results for reasons that are not yet clear. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects and relationshipsExpand
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The NFKB1 -94 ATTG insertion/deletion polymorphism (rs28362491) contributes to the susceptibility of congenital heart disease in a Chinese population.
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most frequently occurring congenital disorder in newborns and is the most frequent cause of infant death from birth defects. Human genetic studies haveExpand
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