Exposure of pregnant women to persistent organic pollutants and cord sex hormone levels.

@article{Warembourg2016ExposureOP,
  title={Exposure of pregnant women to persistent organic pollutants and cord sex hormone levels.},
  author={Charline Warembourg and Anne Debost-Legrand and Nathalie Bonvallot and Catherine Massart and Ronan Garlant{\'e}zec and Christine Monfort and Eric Gaudreau and C{\'e}cile Chevrier and St{\'e}phane Cordier},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={190-8}
}
STUDY QUESTION Is prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) associated with variations of sex hormone levels in cord blood? SUMMARY ANSWER Prenatal exposure to a number of POPs is associated with a disruption of hormone levels in cord blood, with sex specificities. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Epidemiological studies have reported disorders of reproductive health, in relation with POPs exposure during early life and the endocrine disruption properties of these chemicals have been… CONTINUE READING