Researchers have provided evidence that complex mixtures of endocrine disrupting chemicals impact children’s brain development and language acquisition and disrupt the regulation of genes linked to autism.
Scientists have recently demonstrated that the direct transmission of bisphenol A (BPA) from a mother to her developing child via the placenta could negatively impact fetal brain development.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally banned the use of the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops. The new rule will take effect in six months.
A paper published by Project TENDR (Targeting Environmental Neuro-Development Risks), a group of volunteer scientists, health professionals and child advocates working to study and reduce children’s exposure to neurotoxic chemicals and pollutants, calls for a ban on phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and home care products.
The results of a new study suggest that children in households with frequent use of toxic chemicals in household cleaners were more likely to show delays in cognitive and language development by age two.
New study reveals that popular spice turmeric is being adulterated with lead, a potent neurotoxin.
Is exposure to phthalates during pregnancy dangerous? We have posted numerous studies over the years linking phthalates to a number … More