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Seveso Women’s Health Study Follow Up

Principal Investigator:
Eskenazi, Brenda; Warner, Marcella
Institution:
University of California, Berkeley
Location:
Seveso, Italy
Number of Participants:
~1,000
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years), Transgenerational
Exposures:
Dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), Organophosphates
Health Outcomes:
Bone density, Fertility, Fibroids, Breast cancers, Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, Thyroid function, Neurodevelopmental outcomes, Obesity/Body weight, Premature/Delayed puberty
Brief Description:
This is an historical cohort study investigating the effects of dioxin exposure on the reproductive health of women exposed during a 1976 industrial accident in Seveso, Italy. Between 1996 and 1998, the study enrolled approximately 1,000 women exposed during the initial incident.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

In Utero Dioxin Exposure in Seveso, Italy and Health of the Second Generation

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Eskenazi, Brenda
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details

Statistical Techniques for Complex Environmental Epidemiological Studies

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Jewell, Nicholas P
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details

Health Outcomes and Dioxin Exposure of Women and Children in Seveso

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Eskenazi, Brenda
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details