Pesticide Exposures and Body Mass Index (BMI) of Pesticide Applicators From the Agricultural Health Study.

@article{LaVerda2015PesticideEA,
  title={Pesticide Exposures and Body Mass Index (BMI) of Pesticide Applicators From the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Nancy L LaVerda and David F. Goldsmith and Michael C. R. Alavanja and Katherine L Hunting},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2015},
  volume={78 20},
  pages={1255-76}
}
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including pesticides, may be associated with weight gain. This is the first longitudinal study to examine a potential association between weight gain and pesticides using data on 8,365 male pesticide applicators from the Agricultural Health Study (AHS) cohort established in 1993. The relationship between total cumulative days of exposure to pesticide functional/chemical classes and to the four most frequently used individual pesticides was studied in relation to… CONTINUE READING
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