Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated With Reduced Vitamin D Levels

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated With Reduced Vitamin D Levels

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Phthalates and bisphenol A metabolites were inversely associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in adults exposed to these chemicals.

Fast Food Consumption May Increase Phthalate Exposure

Fast Food Consumption May Increase Phthalate Exposure

High consumption is linked to higher urinary levels of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, diisononyl phthalate.

Plasticizers in Medical Tubes Linked to Attention Deficit In Children

Plasticizers in Medical Tubes Linked to Attention Deficit In Children

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Phthalate exposure effect explained half of the attention deficit in children treated in the ICU.

What Is the Economic Impact of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure?

What Is the Economic Impact of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure?

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Health care costs associated with endocrine-disrupting chemicals exceed €1 billion in the European Union.

Soy May Protect Against Harmful Reproductive Effects of BPA

Soy May Protect Against Harmful Reproductive Effects of BPA

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Eating soy regularly may protect women who are undergoing infertility treatment from poor success due to BPA exposure.

Fracking Chemicals Linked to Reduced Sperm Count in Mice

Fracking Chemicals Linked to Reduced Sperm Count in Mice

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Prenatal exposure to oil and gas chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing could cause reproductive health problems.

Higher BPA Levels in Pregnancy Associated With Lower Birth Weight in Girls

Higher BPA Levels in Pregnancy Associated With Lower Birth Weight in Girls

Bisphenol A levels also linked to slightly longer pregnancies.

Prenatal DDT Exposure May Hike Breast Cancer Risk

Prenatal DDT Exposure May Hike Breast Cancer Risk

Women exposed to highest levels of DDT in utero had 3.7-fold higher risk than those with lowest exposure.

Endocrine Society Discusses Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors at EU Conference

Endocrine Society Discusses Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors at EU Conference

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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 Worsen Heart Disease Risk in Obese Women

Pesticide Exposure May Worsen Heart Disease Risk in Obese Women

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Pesticide exposure may exacerbate obesity's impact on heart health in younger women, according to data.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Cause Fatty Liver

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Cause Fatty Liver

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Exposure to low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals may alter the liver genome and function, thereby increasing susceptibility to obesity.

Transgenerational Effects of Endocrine Disruptors

Transgenerational Effects of Endocrine Disruptors

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Gestational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may affect the brain up to 2 generations later.

Autistic Features Associated With Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors

Autistic Features Associated With Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors

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Exposure to phthalates and flame retardants in the womb may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring.

EDC Exposure Associated With Earlier Menopause

EDC Exposure Associated With Earlier Menopause

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Women with high levels of exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may experience menopause earlier than those with lower levels.

BPA Exposure During Pregnancy Can Cause Oxidative Stress

BPA Exposure During Pregnancy Can Cause Oxidative Stress

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Exposure to bisphenol A during pregnancy can cause oxidative stress in the mother and child that can lead to diabetes or heart disease.

BPA in Canned Drinks May Raise Blood Pressure

BPA in Canned Drinks May Raise Blood Pressure

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Drinking from cans lined with BPA has been linked to increases in blood pressure.

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Sexual Interest in Women

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Sexual Interest in Women

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Women with highest level of phthalate exposure were more than twice as likely to report lack of sexual interest.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Affect Thyroid Hormone Activity in Pregnancy

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Affect Thyroid Hormone Activity in Pregnancy

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The endocrine-disrupting chemical polychlorinated biphenyls may enter the placenta and affect thyroid hormone action during pregnancy.

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Testosterone Levels

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Testosterone Levels

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

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