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Evaluation of endocrine disrupters in women and children: lessons from the CHAMACOS and Seveso women's health studies.

Authors
Eskenazi-B
Source
8th International Symposium on Environmental Endocrine Disruptors, Okinawa, Japan, Program and Abstracts. 2005 Dec; :19
NIOSHTIC No.
20033364
Abstract
Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS) and Seveso Women's Health Studies (SWHS) similarities: 1. Both are prospective cohort studies of more highly exposed populations; 2. Both use biomarkers of exposure; and, 3. Both study multiple health outcomes. CHAMACOS and SWHS differences: 1. CHAMACOS focuses on children's health, SWHS focuses on women's health. 2. CHAMACOS studies pesticides, SWHS studies TCDD (dioxin); CHAMACOS population is Mexican farmworker, SWHS population is residents near Seveso, Italy.
Keywords
Pesticides; Pregnancy; Children; Prenatal-exposure; Risk-factors; Risk-analysis; Exposure-levels; Exposure-assessment; Pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals; Biological-monitoring; Pregnancy; Health-hazards; Health-surveys; Blood-analysis; Blood-sampling; Urine-chemistry; Statistical-analysis; Epidemiology; Demographic-characteristics; Reproductive-effects; Teratology
CAS No.
50-29-3; 91-20-3; 87-86-5; 121-75-5; 2921-88-2; 6515-38-4
Publication Date
20051201
Document Type
Abstract; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Email Address
eskenazi@uclink.berkeley.edu
Funding Amount
909365
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-007400
Source Name
8th International Symposium on Environmental Endocrine Disruptors, Okinawa, Japan, Program and Abstracts
State
CA
Performing Organization
University of California, Berkeley
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