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Exposure to Phthalates and Phenols during Pregnancy and Offspring Size at Birth
Background: Data concerning the effects of prenatal exposures to phthalates and phenols on fetal growth are limited in humans. Previous findings suggest possible effects of some phenols on male birthExpand
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Neurodevelopmental investigations among methylmercury-exposed children in French Guiana.
French Guiana, like its neighbors, suffers from environmental pollution with methylmercury from gold mining activities, and Amerindian communities are particularly affected. A neurological and aExpand
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Occupation and bladder cancer among men in Western Europe
Objectives: We examined which occupations and industries are currently at high risk for bladder cancer in men. Methods: We combined data from 11 case–control studies conducted between 1976–1996 inExpand
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Cigarette smoking and bladder cancer in men: A pooled analysis of 11 case‐control studies
The primary risk factor for bladder cancer is cigarette smoking. Using a combined analysis of 11 case‐control studies, we have accurately measured the relationship between cigarette smoking andExpand
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Chlordecone exposure and risk of prostate cancer.
PURPOSE Determining whether environmental estrogens are associated with the risk of prostate cancer may have important implications for our general understanding of this disease. The estrogenicExpand
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Disinfection Byproducts and Bladder Cancer: A Pooled Analysis
Background: Exposure to disinfection byproducts in drinking water has been associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. We pooled the primary data from 6 case-control studies of bladderExpand
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Urinary Biomarkers of Prenatal Atrazine Exposure and Adverse Birth Outcomes in the PELAGIE Birth Cohort
Background: Despite evidence of atrazine toxicity in developing organisms from experimental studies, few studies—and fewer epidemiologic investigations—have examined the potential effects of prenatalExpand
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Assessing Exposure and Health Consequences of Chemicals in Drinking Water: Current State of Knowledge and Research Needs
Background: Safe drinking water is essential for well-being. Although microbiological contamination remains the largest cause of water-related morbidity and mortality globally, chemicals in waterExpand
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Pyrethroid insecticide exposure and cognitive developmental disabilities in children: The PELAGIE mother-child cohort.
Pyrethroid insecticides are widely used in agriculture and in homes. Despite the neurotoxicity of these insecticides at high doses, few studies have examined whether lower-level exposures couldExpand
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Environmental and urinary markers of prenatal exposure to drinking water disinfection by-products, fetal growth, and duration of gestation in the PELAGIE birth cohort (Brittany, France, 2002-2006).
Although prenatal exposure to water disinfection by-products does not appear to affect the duration of gestation, its impact on fetal growth remains an open question. The authors studied theExpand
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