The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. In this study, scientists reviewed the research linking dozens of chemicals present in our personal care products, home care products, general environment and our food to changes in the gut microbiome and associated health challenges.
Scientists have found a decrease in fine-motor functioning among girls following mothers’ exposure to phthalate chemical metabolites during pregnancy.
A new study found that exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy to mixtures of suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in consumer products is related to lower IQ in children by age 7.
A new medical science study reveals that phthalates leaching into the bloodstream from plastic medical equipment appears to contribute or trigger arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythms) in vulnerable patients.
Scientists in charge of a novel wristband study that spanned three continents detected chemical exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), flame retardants and phthalates in adults and children. Previous studies have indicated the potential for adverse health-related outcomes linked with these chemicals.
Results from a recent scientific study have revealed that common synthetic chemicals found in food, personal care and household care … More
A new study failed to link plastic chemical compound phthalates (common in food packaging, personal care and home care products) … More
As we have reported numerous times over the past several years, phthalates, the endocrine-disrupting chemical compound in plastics commonly present … More
Many people are unaware that potentially dangerous chemicals of concern are lurking inside their homes. A few of the studies … More
It is good to see that the mainstream media is now calling out potentially problematic food additives. The reason? They … More