Toxic chemicals and reproductive health

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics releases statement on effects of toxic environmental chemicals on reproductive health and calls for action to prevent further harm

Prenatal BPA exposure and lower birth weight in baby girls

New study finds association between increased levels of BPA in mothers’ blood during first trimester of pregnancy and lower birth weight in their baby daughters

Endocrine Society: 2nd Scientific Statement on EDCs

Endocrine Society releases executive summary of second Scientific Statement on EDCs; mounting evidence on associations between exposure to EDCs and various health problems such as diabetes and obesity

Endocrine disruptors and breast development

Research project of National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, finds that EDC exposure during fetal life and via breast milk increases breast development in young female rats

EDCs may affect heart development

New study visualizes estrogen controlled developmental processes in zebrafish

Physicians to reduce patient chemical exposure

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists publishes opinion; physicians to advise patients on chemical risks and their reduction