News tagged with endocrine disruptor

EU closes in on hormone-disrupting chemicals

The European Union set broad criteria Wednesday for identifying potentially harmful chemicals which can interfere with the normal functioning of human hormones and cause a range of health problems.

Jun 15, 2016
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BPA can adversely affect parenting behavior in mice

Biparental care of offspring, or care that is administered by both parents, occurs in only a minority of species, including humans. Past studies have shown that maternal care can be negatively affected when females are exposed ...

Jun 03, 2015
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Endocrine disruptors cause fatty liver

Exposure to low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals early in life can alter gene expression in the liver as well as liver function, increasing the susceptibility to obesity and other metabolic diseases in adulthood, a new ...

Mar 06, 2015
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