Microplastics cause damage to human cells in the laboratory at the levels known to be eaten by people via their food, a study has found. The harm included cell death and allergic reactions and the research is the first to show this happens at levels relevant to human exposure.
Zero Breast Cancer, a non-profit, has created an easy-to-use summary of places in the home where we are commonly exposed to endocrine disrupting chemicals. See the website here.
A study published in Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy found that DEHP, a common phthalate found in everyday household items, affects drug resistance by an unknown mechanism of action.
A study published in Science Daily found that daily exposure chemicals called phthalates, used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans each year, a new study shows.
The nonprofit ProPublica created a map of the United States that shows where air pollution from industrial plants is concentrated. Many of these chemicals have been associated with cancer.
An NYU/Langone researcher and professor of pediatrics, Dr. Leonardo Trasande, conducted a study of phthalates, chemicals that are commonly used in the manufacture of plastics, cosmetics, and many other items in daily use.
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Established breast cancer risk factors, such as hormone replacement therapy and reproductive history, are thought to act by increasing estrogen and progesterone activity.
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