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Pesticides--Health Fertility and Reproductive Risk

2014-08-27 03:56:56 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This project is designed to establish whether pesticides or other environmental agents have a role in the excess birth defects identified in the Red River Valley of Minnesota. In this human study, laboratory based health parameters will be used to key in health survey data. In vitro data will be developed to mechanistic information. Concordant results among these study features will provide a weight of evidence approach.

Study Design

Observational Model: Defined Population, Observational Model: Natural History, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional, Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective

Conditions

Birth Defects

Location

University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis
Minnesota
United States
55414

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:56-0400

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