Laura Fenster

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trihalomethane levels in home tap water and semen quality
    Laura Fenster
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 14:650-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to DDT and performance on the Brazelton neonatal behavioral assessment scale
    Laura Fenster
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804 6403, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:471-7. 2007
  3. pmc Association of in utero organochlorine pesticide exposure and fetal growth and length of gestation in an agricultural population
    Laura Fenster
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:597-602. 2006
  4. pmc Chlorination by-products in drinking water and menstrual cycle function
    Gayle C Windham
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:935-41; discussion A409. 2003
  5. pmc Residential exposure to traffic and spontaneous abortion
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1939-44. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Environmental contaminants and pregnancy outcomes
    Gayle Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e111-6; discussion e117. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian hormones in premenopausal women: variation by demographic, reproductive and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Gayle C Windham
    Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 13:675-84. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in relation to maternal use of tobacco, alcohol, coffee, and tea during pregnancy
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:862-71. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and neurodevelopment among young Mexican American children
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Ave, Suite 600, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Pediatrics 118:233-41. 2006
  10. pmc Associations between prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in a Mexican-American population, Salinas Valley, California
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1490-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Trihalomethane levels in home tap water and semen quality
    Laura Fenster
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 14:650-8. 2003
    ..Trihalomethanes (THMs) are byproducts of drinking water chlorination whose effects on semen quality have not been previously studied in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to DDT and performance on the Brazelton neonatal behavioral assessment scale
    Laura Fenster
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804 6403, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:471-7. 2007
    ..The failure to observe effects on the BNBAS in these same children may be due to limited sensitivity of a single BNBAS assessment or a delay in the manifestations of neurodevelopmental effects of DDT/DDE until after the neonatal period...
  3. pmc Association of in utero organochlorine pesticide exposure and fetal growth and length of gestation in an agricultural population
    Laura Fenster
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:597-602. 2006
    ..Our finding of decreased length of gestation related to HCB does not seem to have had clinical implications for this population, given its relatively low rate of preterm delivery (6.5%)...
  4. pmc Chlorination by-products in drinking water and menstrual cycle function
    Gayle C Windham
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:935-41; discussion A409. 2003
    ..Incorporating tap water consumption showed a similar pattern of reduced cycle length with increasing TTHM exposure. These findings suggest that THM exposure may affect ovarian function and should be confirmed in other studies...
  5. pmc Residential exposure to traffic and spontaneous abortion
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1939-44. 2009
    ..Studies have shown associations between air pollution or traffic exposure and adverse birth outcomes, such as low birth weight. However, very few studies have examined the effect of traffic emissions on spontaneous abortion (SAB)...
  6. doi request reprint Environmental contaminants and pregnancy outcomes
    Gayle Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e111-6; discussion e117. 2008
    ..To review selected environmental, occupational, and other important risk factors for the following adverse pregnancy outcomes: low birth weight (LBW), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and preterm delivery (PTD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian hormones in premenopausal women: variation by demographic, reproductive and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Gayle C Windham
    Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 13:675-84. 2002
    ..However, ovarian function has been little studied in healthy, premenopausal women, partly because of cyclical variation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in relation to maternal use of tobacco, alcohol, coffee, and tea during pregnancy
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:862-71. 2004
    ..7, 95% CI: 0.91, 3.2), but daughters of coffee consumers did not. These suggestive findings, which merit further investigation, may be related to hormonal effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and neurodevelopment among young Mexican American children
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Ave, Suite 600, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Pediatrics 118:233-41. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between prenatal exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and neurodevelopment of Mexican farm-workers' children in California...
  10. pmc Associations between prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in a Mexican-American population, Salinas Valley, California
    Jonathan Chevrier
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1490-6. 2007
    ..PCBs may in turn affect TH levels by inducing the microsomal enzyme uridinediphosphate glucuronosyltransferase (UDP-GT), which is involved in TH elimination...
  11. doi request reprint Pesticide toxicity and the developing brain
    Brenda Eskenazi
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:228-36. 2008
    ..We also observed adverse associations of prenatal but not postnatal organophosphate pesticide exposure with mental development and pervasive developmental disorder at 24 months...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting organochlorine pesticide levels in pregnant Latina women living in a United States agricultural area
    A S A Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:388-99. 2007
    ..Although the weight of evidence from this study indicates that most exposure occurred before moving to the United States, the results for HCB indicate the possibility of ongoing exposure in this country...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of paternal age on the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Remy Slama
    U569 Epidemiology, Demography, and Social Sciences, IFR69, National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM, F 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Am J Epidemiol 161:816-23. 2005
    ..25). In conclusion, the risk of spontaneous abortion increased with increasing paternal age, with a suggestion that the association is stronger for first trimester losses...
  14. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ether levels in the blood of pregnant women living in an agricultural community in California
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:71-4. 2007
    ..Recent studies have raised concerns about polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardant exposures to pregnant women and women of child-bearing age in the United States. Few studies have measured PBDEs in immigrant populations...