Shanna H Swan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Semen quality in fertile US men in relation to geographical area and pesticide exposure
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Androl 29:62-8; discussion 105-8. 2006
  2. pmc Urinary concentrations of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate metabolites and serum reproductive hormones: pooled analysis of fertile and infertile men
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Androl 33:488-98. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint One semen sample or 2? Insights from a study of fertile men
    Abbie Stokes-Riner
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 630, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Androl 28:638-43. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality control of laboratory methods for semen evaluation in a multicenter research study
    Charlene Brazil
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Androl 25:645-56. 2004
  5. pmc Are environmental levels of bisphenol a associated with reproductive function in fertile men?
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1286-91. 2010
  6. pmc Prenatal exposure to stressful life events is associated with masculinized anogenital distance (AGD) in female infants
    Emily S Barrett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Physiol Behav 114:14-20. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Does our environment affect our fertility? Some examples to help reframe the question
    Shanna H Swan
    Center for Reproductive Epidemiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 24:142-6. 2006
  8. pmc Shorter anogenital distance predicts poorer semen quality in young men in Rochester, New York
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:958-63. 2011
  9. pmc Lifestyle behaviors associated with exposures to endocrine disruptors
    Camille A Martina
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642 0644, USA
    Neurotoxicology 33:1427-33. 2012
  10. pmc Environmental phthalate exposure in relation to reproductive outcomes and other health endpoints in humans
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 668, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 108:177-84. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Semen quality in fertile US men in relation to geographical area and pesticide exposure
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Androl 29:62-8; discussion 105-8. 2006
    ..3). These associations between current-use pesticides and reduced semen quality suggest that agricultural chemicals may have contributed to the reduced semen quality seen in fertile men from mid-Missouri...
  2. pmc Urinary concentrations of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate metabolites and serum reproductive hormones: pooled analysis of fertile and infertile men
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Androl 33:488-98. 2012
    ..Our results in this diverse population suggest that DEHP exposure is robustly associated with some male sex steroid hormones...
  3. ncbi request reprint One semen sample or 2? Insights from a study of fertile men
    Abbie Stokes-Riner
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 630, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Androl 28:638-43. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality control of laboratory methods for semen evaluation in a multicenter research study
    Charlene Brazil
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Androl 25:645-56. 2004
    ..Standardization using the Improved Neubauer hemacytometer chamber proved more difficult. We were not successful in standardizing a method for categorical assessment of individual sperm progression...
  5. pmc Are environmental levels of bisphenol a associated with reproductive function in fertile men?
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1286-91. 2010
    ..Rodent and in vitro studies have demonstrated the estrogenicity of bisphenol A (BPA). However, few studies have examined the relationship between human exposure to BPA and male reproductive function...
  6. pmc Prenatal exposure to stressful life events is associated with masculinized anogenital distance (AGD) in female infants
    Emily S Barrett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Physiol Behav 114:14-20. 2013
    ..More sensitive measures of prenatal stress and additional measures of reproductive development are needed to better understand these relationships and clarify mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does our environment affect our fertility? Some examples to help reframe the question
    Shanna H Swan
    Center for Reproductive Epidemiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 24:142-6. 2006
    ..These methods, rather than trend analyses, may lead more directly--and more persuasively--to identifying the role of environment in human fertility...
  8. pmc Shorter anogenital distance predicts poorer semen quality in young men in Rochester, New York
    Jaime Mendiola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:958-63. 2011
    ..Some endocrine-disrupting chemicals can alter male reproductive tract development, including shortening AGD, in both rodents and humans. Whether AGD is related to semen quality in human is unknown...
  9. pmc Lifestyle behaviors associated with exposures to endocrine disruptors
    Camille A Martina
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642 0644, USA
    Neurotoxicology 33:1427-33. 2012
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  10. pmc Environmental phthalate exposure in relation to reproductive outcomes and other health endpoints in humans
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 668, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 108:177-84. 2008
    ..Replication of the results described here and further mechanistic studies are needed to strengthen links between phthalates and adverse health outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure to prenatal life events stress is associated with masculinized play behavior in girls
    Emily S Barrett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, United States Electronic address
    Neurotoxicology 41:20-7. 2014
    ..These data confirm previous findings in humans and animal models suggesting that prenatal stress is a non-chemical endocrine disruptor that may have androgenic effects on female fetuses and anti-androgenic effects on male fetuses. ..
  12. pmc Concentrations of urinary phthalate metabolites are associated with increased waist circumference and insulin resistance in adult U.S. males
    Richard W Stahlhut
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:876-82. 2007
    ..Low testosterone in adult human males has been associated with increased prevalence of obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes...
  13. pmc Environmental health attitudes and behaviors: findings from a large pregnancy cohort study
    Emily S Barrett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, United States Electronic address
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 176:119-25. 2014
    ..Our aim was to examine women's attitudes about these chemicals and ask whether they try to limit their exposure during pregnancy...
  14. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and phthalate metabolite concentrations among United States women of reproductive age
    Roni W Kobrosly
    Center for Reproductive Epidemiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Environ Res 115:11-7. 2012
    ..Relatively little is known about the socioeconomic correlates of phthalate metabolite urine concentrations among the general population, exposures of increasing public health concern, particularly for women of reproductive age...
  15. doi request reprint Fetal and postnatal environmental exposures and reproductive health effects in the male: recent findings
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e45. 2008
  16. pmc Differences in ovarian hormones in relation to parity and time since last birth
    Emily S Barrett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:1773-80.e1. 2014
    ..To examine ovarian function in relation to parity and time since last birth...
  17. pmc Decrease in anogenital distance among male infants with prenatal phthalate exposure
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York corrected USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1056-61. 2005
    ..These data support the hypothesis that prenatal phthalate exposure at environmental levels can adversely affect male reproductive development in humans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Standardized methods for semen evaluation in a multicenter research study
    Charlene Brazil
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Androl 25:635-44. 2004
    ..7% vs 4.1%) for the categorical method than for motility determined using the simple method. The data obtained in this study demonstrate the critical need for rigorous standardization of protocols and techniques for multicenter studies...
  19. doi request reprint Alternative measures of fertility compromise
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e27-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, there is debate about which measures/indicators/contributors are the most useful to try to track when trying to understand fertility/infertility, fecundity/subfecundity trends...
  20. pmc Meeting report: measuring endocrine-sensitive endpoints within the first years of life
    Tye E Arbuckle
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 116:948-51. 2008
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  21. pmc Geographic differences in semen quality of fertile U.S. males
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:414-20. 2003
    ..These data suggest that sperm concentration and motility may be reduced in semirural and agricultural areas relative to more urban and less agriculturally exposed areas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do environmental agents affect semen quality?
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Epidemiology 14:261-2. 2003
  23. doi request reprint Baby care products: possible sources of infant phthalate exposure
    Sheela Sathyanarayana
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Building 296200, NE 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e260-8. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship between phthalate metabolite concentrations in infant urine and maternal reported use of dermally applied infant care products...
  24. pmc Semen quality in relation to biomarkers of pesticide exposure
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, MA 306 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1478-84. 2003
    ..These associations between current-use pesticides and reduced semen quality suggest that agricultural chemicals may have contributed to the reduction in semen quality in fertile men from mid-Missouri we reported previously...
  25. pmc Estimated daily phthalate exposures in a population of mothers of male infants exhibiting reduced anogenital distance
    Kevin Marsee
    Joint Medical Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:805-9. 2006
    ..S. EPA reference doses for these chemicals and could be informative to any updates of the hazard assessments and risk assessments for these chemicals...
  26. pmc Prenatal phthalate exposure and anogenital distance in male infants
    Shanna H Swan
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A88-9. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Semen quality in relation to pesticide exposure in Missouri males
    Shanna H Swan
    Mo Med 100:554. 2003
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in semen parameters in young Danish men from the Copenhagen area
    Elisabeth Carlsen
    University Department of Growth and Reproduction, GR 5064, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen
    Hum Reprod 20:942-9. 2005
    ..We conducted a longitudinal follow-up study to address this question...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ejaculate volume is seriously underestimated when semen is pipetted or decanted into cylinders from the collection vessel
    Trevor G Cooper
    Institute of Reproductive Medicine of the University, Domagkstrasse 11, D 49129 Münster, Germany
    J Androl 28:1-4. 2007
  31. doi request reprint Examination of US puberty-timing data from 1940 to 1994 for secular trends: panel findings
    Susan Y Euling
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S172-91. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Environmental factors and puberty timing: expert panel research needs
    Germaine M Buck Louis
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S192-207. 2008
    ..Coupled with comparative species studies, such research may provide insight regarding the causal ordering of events that underlie pubertal onset and progression and their role in the pathway of adult-onset disease...