Hormone disrupting chemicals in our homes

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) ‘State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals’ concluded that synthetic chemicals, found in many household and industrial products, but untested for their disrupting effects on the hormone system, could have significant health implications and says potential disease risks could be reduced, with substantial savings to public health if there were more comprehensive assessments and better testing methods. (From OnMedica Drug & Therapeutics update, 22 February 2013).

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2 Responses to Hormone disrupting chemicals in our homes

  1. Moira Adams says:

    It’s time our Cancer Plans took EDC’s into account. The evidence linking chemicals in our environment to cancer is overwhelming, especially EDC’s and breast cancer.

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