Effects of Human Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Examined in Landmark United Nations Report

Many synthetic chemicals, untested for their disrupting effects on the hormone system, could have significant health implications according to the State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and WHO. The joint study calls for more research to understand fully the associations between endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) — found in many household and industrial products — and specific diseases and disorders. The report notes that with more comprehensive assessments and better testing methods, potential disease risks could be reduced, with substantial savings to public health Click here to read the full article