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Lund University

The study consists of three parts: 1) Collection of data on lifestyle factors by a self-administered web-based questionnaire 2) Visit to a test center for collection of blood samples and recording of physiologi...

  • Sölve Elmståhl, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences Medicine in Malmö. Division of Geriatric Medicine
  • Lars Lind, Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences
  • Maria Albin, Lunds University, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
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Published: 2013-12-19

Lund University

Animal studies have shown that exposure for PCBs, can effects the menstrual cycle and cause reduced fertility in females. In humans, fertility can be measured by examining the waiting time to pregnancy, ie the time betwe...

  • Anna Axmon, Lund University, Laboratory medicine
  • Lars Hagmar, Lunds universitet, Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin, Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin
  • Ulf Strömberg, Lund University and Region Skåne, Department of Occupation and Environmental Medicine,Department of Laboratory Medicine and och Occupation and Environmental Medicine, Laboratory Medicine Skåne
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Published: 2013-09-16

Region Skåne

The study is based on cohorts of women who worked in the rubber industry or were married to men who worked in the rubber industry, as well as women who were members of the Food Workers' Union (controls). All of the women...

  • Anna Axmon, Lund University, Laboratory Medicine
Published: 2013-09-10

Region Skåne

The study investigated whether working as a hairdresser has a negative impact on fertility, measured as time to pregnancy and miscarriage risk. Methods: Self-administered questionnaires were sent to 5289 Swedish hairdres...

  • Anna Axmon, Lund University, Laboratory Medicine
Published: 2013-09-09