Phthalates and bisphenol A metabolites were inversely associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in adults exposed to these chemicals.
High consumption is linked to higher urinary levels of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, diisononyl phthalate.
Phthalate exposure effect explained half of the attention deficit in children treated in the ICU.
Health care costs associated with endocrine-disrupting chemicals exceed €1 billion in the European Union.
Eating soy regularly may protect women who are undergoing infertility treatment from poor success due to BPA exposure.
Prenatal exposure to oil and gas chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing could cause reproductive health problems.
Bisphenol A levels also linked to slightly longer pregnancies.
Women exposed to highest levels of DDT in utero had 3.7-fold higher risk than those with lowest exposure.
An Endocrine Society representative told the European Commission at a recent EU conference that more needs to be done to identify endocrine disruptors.
Pesticide exposure may exacerbate obesity's impact on heart health in younger women, according to data.
Exposure to low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals may alter the liver genome and function, thereby increasing susceptibility to obesity.
Gestational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may affect the brain up to 2 generations later.
Exposure to phthalates and flame retardants in the womb may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring.
Women with high levels of exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may experience menopause earlier than those with lower levels.
Exposure to bisphenol A during pregnancy can cause oxidative stress in the mother and child that can lead to diabetes or heart disease.
Drinking from cans lined with BPA has been linked to increases in blood pressure.
Women with highest level of phthalate exposure were more than twice as likely to report lack of sexual interest.
The endocrine-disrupting chemical polychlorinated biphenyls may enter the placenta and affect thyroid hormone action during pregnancy.
Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.
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