Chiu, Y. H., Williams, P. L., Gillman, M. W., Gaskins, A. J., Minguez-Alarcon, L., Souter, I., Toth, T. L., Ford, J. B., Hauser, R., Chavarro, J. E., & Team, Earth Study; "Association Between Pesticide Residue Intake From Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables and Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women Undergoing Infertility Treatment With Assisted Reproductive Technology;" JAMA Internal Medicine, 2018, 178(1), 17-26; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5038.
Animal experiments suggest that ingestion of pesticide mixtures at environmentally relevant concentrations decreases the number of live-born offspring. Whether the same is true in humans is unknown. Objective: To examine the association of preconception intake of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables (FVs... Read more