Pesticides, Industrial Chemicals and Semen Quality
Recruitment status was Recruiting
We are conducting an epidemiologic study to investigate the relationship between exposure to pesticides and industrial chemicals and semen quality. We are collecting blood and semen samples in several hundred men to investigate whether these chemicals adversely effect semen quality.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
|Official Title:||Environmental Organochlorines and Semen Quality|
|Study Start Date:||October 1999|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2004|
We are specifically investigating the relationship between PCBs and chlorinated pesticides and semen quality. We are also studying whether these chemicals effect reproductive hormones.
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Harvard School of Public Health||Recruiting|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115|
|Contact: Russ B Hauser, MD, ScD 617-432-3326|