Health

Eight ways chemical pollutants harm the body

A new review of existing evidence proposes eight hallmarks of environmental exposures that chart the biological pathways through which pollutants contribute to disease: oxidative stress and inflammation, genomic alterations ...

Pediatrics

Child health concerns related to use of food additives

(HealthDay)—Regulatory changes are needed to address child health concerns related to the use of food additives, according to a policy statement published online July 23 in Pediatrics.

Health

Chemicals in hair products for black women raise concerns

(HealthDay)—Multiple chemicals associated with endocrine disruption and asthma are contained in hair products used by black women and children, according to a study published online April 25 in Environmental Research.

Health

Endocrine disrupters accelerate reproductive aging in rats

Female rats exposed to endocrine disrupters during early development end up with fewer eggs in their ovaries and are at risk of losing their ability to reproduce at an earlier age. These are some of the findings from a study ...

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