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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

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Endocrine disrupting chemicals associated with diabetes risk among white women

American researchers have suggested that exposure to phthalates may contribute to diabetes, this association was only evident among the middle-aged white participants in the ongoing longitudinal study. The data is published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.


Endocrine disrupting chemicals adversely impact two generations down in mouse study

According to data from a mouse study published in Environment International, paternal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals including phthalates, sees offspring for up to two generations affected with adverse metabolic health. This includes insulin resistance.

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Modifiable risk factors identified for patients with chronic pancreatitis at risk of diabetes

Research into individual risk factors which could help clinicians prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in patients with chronic pancreatitis has been published into Diabetes Care, obesity and smoking are noted as modifiable factors.


Method developed to measure endocrine disrupting chemical exposure

A novel tool that can estimate exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyls (PFAs), which are endocrine disrupting chemicals, has been developed and published in Environmental Health Perspectives.

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Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy may affect future fertility

A Danish study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, suggests a link between exposure to PFAS in utero and abnormal testicle development, leading to lower sperm counts in young men.