Items in this collection are the scholarly output of the Department of Family and Community Medicine faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Chlorination By-Products in Drinking Water and Menstrual Cycle Function 

    Windham, Gayle C.; Waller, Kirsten; Anderson, Meredith; Fenster, Laura; Mendola, Pauline; Swan, Shanna H. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2003-06)
    We analyzed data from a prospective study of menstrual cycle function and early pregnancy loss to explore further the effects of trihalomethanes (THM) on reproductive end points. Premenopausal women collected urine samples ...
  • The Question of Declining Sperm Density Revisited: An Analysis of 101 Studies Published 1934-1996 

    Swan, Shanna H.; Elkin, Eric P.; Fenster, Laura (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2000-10)
    In 1992 Carlsen et al. reported a significant global decline in sperm density between 1938 and 1990. We subsequently published a reanalysis of the studies included by Carlsen et al. In that analysis we found significant ...
  • New Approaches for Estimating Risk from Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol 

    Cunha, Gerald R.; Forsberg, John-Gunnar, 1935-; Golden, Robert; Haney, Arthur; Iguchi, Taisen, 1951-; Newbold, Retha R.; Swan, Shanna H.; Welshons, Wade V. (The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1999-08)
    A subgroup from a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, workshop concerned with characterizing the effects of endocrine disruptors on human health at environmental exposure levels considered the question, ...
  • TigerPlace: An Innovative Educational and Research Environment 

    Rantz, Marilyn J.; Aud, Myra A., 1947-; Alexander, Gregory Lynn, 1961-; Oliver, Debra; Minner, De; Skubic, Marge; Keller, James M.; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Popescu, Mihail, 1962-; Demiris, George; Miller, Steve (AAAI, 2008-11)
    A one of a kind project based on the concept of aging in place is in progress at the University of Missouri (MU). This project required legislation in 1999 and 2001 to be fully realized. A specialized home health agency ...
  • Geographic Differences in Semen Quality of Fertile U.S. Males 

    Swan, Shanna H.; Brazil, Charlene; Drobnis, Erma Z.; Liu, Fan; Kruse, Robin L.; Hatch, Maureen; Redmon, J. Bruce; Wang, Christina; Overstreet, James W.; Study for Future Families Research Team (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2003-04)
    Although geographic variation in semen quality has been reported, this is the first study in the United States to compare semen quality among study centers using standardized methods and strict quality control. We evaluated ...
  • Semen Quality in Relation to Biomarkers of Pesticide Exposure 

    Swan, Shanna H.; Kruse, Robin L.; Liu, Fan; Barr, Dana B.; Drobnis, Erma Z.; Redmon, J. Bruce; Wang, Christina; Brazil, Charlene; Overstreet, James W. (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2003-09)
    We previously reported reduced sperm concentration and motility in fertile men in a U.S. agrarian area (Columbia, MO) relative to men from U.S. urban centers (Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY). In the present ...