Gestational urinary bisphenol A and maternal and newborn thyroid hormone concentrations: the HOME Study.

@article{Romano2015GestationalUB,
  title={Gestational urinary bisphenol A and maternal and newborn thyroid hormone concentrations: the HOME Study.},
  author={Megan E. Romano and Glenys M. Webster and Ann M. Vuong and R Thomas Zoeller and Aimin Chen and Andrew N. Hoofnagle and Antonia M. Calafat and Margaret R. Karagas and Kimberly Yolton and Bruce P Lanphear and Joseph M Braun},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2015},
  volume={138},
  pages={453-60}
}
Bisphenol A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor used in consumer products, may perturb thyroid function. Prenatal BPA exposure may have sex-specific effects on thyroid hormones (THs). Our objectives were to investigate whether maternal urinary BPA concentrations during pregnancy were associated with THs in maternal or cord serum, and whether these associations differed by newborn sex or maternal iodine status. We measured urinary BPA concentrations at 16 and 26 weeks gestation among pregnant women in… CONTINUE READING
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