Effects of Perfluoroalkyls on Stroke and Mortality

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Effects of Perfluoroalkyls on Stroke and Mortality
Effects of Perfluoroalkyls on Stroke and Mortality
West Virginia, USA
United States of America
To investigate the association between exposure to polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) and the risk of stroke, as an ancillary project of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.
West Virginia University
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Adipose Deposition of Environmental Toxins

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Adipose Deposition of Environmental Toxins
Adipose Deposition of Environmental Toxins
Maryland, USA
United States of America
To determine which of the selected environmental chemicals detected in blood in the NHANES survey by CDC can be detected and measured in the serum and urine tissue, as well as the change over time in the detected environmental toxin levels in the blood and urine of patients who undergo bariatric surgery and experience significant weight loss.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Phthalate Exposure in Adults

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Phthalate Exposure in Adults
Phthalate Exposure in Adults
Chicago, USA
United States of America
To evaluate the potential association between exposure to phthalates and the development of diabetes and obesity in adults.
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Phthalate Exposure and Preeclampsia

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Phthalate Exposure and Preeclampsia
Phthalate Exposure and Preeclampsia
Rhode Island, USA
United States of America
To use the Combined Antioxidant and Preeclampsia Prediction Study (CAPPS) database and biospecimens to investigate the potential association between phthalate exposure and preeclampsia.
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Phthalate Exposure Testing

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Phthalate Exposure Testing
Phthalate Exposure Testing
Bolivia
To test the prevailing hypothesis that exposure to phthalates is ubiquitous and to investigate if among populations with little exposure to commercial plastic and personal care products, phthalate metabolite concentration will be significantly lower than in western populations.
Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester (University of Rochester Environmental Health Sciences Center; National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences / Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Women’s Health and the Environment over the Entire Lifespan)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Phthalate Biomarkers and Pregnancy Complications

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Phthalate Biomarkers and Pregnancy Complications
Phthalate Biomarkers and Pregnancy Complications
Rhode Island, USA
United States of America
To explore the relationship between maternal environmental chemical exposure and hormone levels at different stages of pregnancy.
Brown University School of Public Health; Previous Partner: Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Infant Feeding, Early Development and Isoflavones

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Infant Feeding, Early Development and Isoflavones
Infant Feeding, Early Development and Isoflavones
Pennsylvania, USA
United States of America
To measure approximately 50 infant and toddler urine specimens for phytoestrogens as part of an observational, longitudinal, prospective cohort study with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The study will investigate hormonal endpoints during infancy and toddlerhood in relation to feeding by breast milk, cow-milk based formula or soy-protein based formula.
Harvard Department of Environmental Health: Previous Partners: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health; Harvard University

Endocrine Disruptors & Male Reproductive System

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Endocrine Disruptors & Male Reproductive System
Endocrine Disruptors & Male Reproductive System
France
France
To study the influence of prenatal exposure to phthalates and BPA on the occurrence of genital abnormalities in the French general population.
National Institute of Health and Medical Research, France INSERM
CDC’s Center for Environmental Health
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