On November 6, 2015 the Endocrine Society published the full text of its second Scientific Statement on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). This second statement builds on the Endocrine Society’s first Scientific Statement on EDCs of 2009. The new report reviews advances in EDC research from the past six years and examines emerging evidence linking EDC exposure to health problems such as diabetes and obesity, infertility, hormone-related cancers, neurological issues, and thyroid disorders (FPF reported).

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Gore, A.C. et al (2015). “EDC-2: The Endocrine Society’s second Scientific Statement on endocrine disrupting chemicals.Endocrine Reviews (published online November 6, 2015).

Diamanti-Kandarakis, E. et al. (2009). “Endocrine disrupting chemicals: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement.Endocrine Reviews 30(4):293-342.