This study was published in Environmental Health Perspectives 2010 Mar;118(3):375-81
Study title and authors:
Association of intrauterine and early-life exposures with diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata by 35 years of age in the Sister Study.
D'Aloisio AA, Baird DD, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP.
Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
This study can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20194067
The study evaluated the association of early-life exposures, including soy formula, with fibroids by 35 years of age in 19,972 white women.
The study found women had a 25% greater risk of early fibroid diagnosis if they were fed soy formula during infancy.