Adverse pregnancy outcomes in a population exposed to the emissions of a municipal waste incinerator.

  title={Adverse pregnancy outcomes in a population exposed to the emissions of a municipal waste incinerator.},
  author={Marco Vinceti and Carlotta Malagoli and Sergio Teggi and Sara Fabbi and Carlo Alberto Goldoni and Gianfranco De Girolamo and Paola Ferrari and Gianni Astolfi and Francesca Rivieri and Margherita Bergomi},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  volume={407 1},
Some contaminants emitted by municipal waste incinerators are believed to adversely affect reproductive health in the exposed populations; yet only limited and conflicting epidemiologic evidence on this issue has been provided so far. In this study we analyzed rates of spontaneous abortion and prevalence at birth of congenital anomalies in women residing or working near the municipal solid waste incinerator of Modena, northern Italy, during the 2003--2006 period and who experienced higher… CONTINUE READING


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