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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

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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.

News Medical

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.  

Guardian

Mouse study indicates that triptans could be used to treat obesity

New research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine suggests that common migraine drugs can promote weight loss, the murine study reported that frovatriptan was the most effective in supressing hunger.

Medical News Today

Improved method for testing for endocrine disrupting chemicals unveiled

A new method for identifying endocrine disruptors has been introduced by French laboratory, Watchfrog, with the aim of faster, more accurate reporting of chemicals used throughout Europe.

PR Newswire