A new scientific study has revealed several endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) present in infants.
Category: Pregnancy and Chemical Exposure
Toxic PFAS Chemicals Discovered in Umbilical Cord Blood: Analysis
A recent analysis of existing scientific studies revealed that toxic PFAS chemicals were detected in every umbilical cord blood sample across 40 studies conducted over the last five years.
Frack Babies at Risk for Leukemia: Study
According to a new scientific study children living near fracking sites at birth are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia during early childhood than those who did not live near such facilities.
Medical Monitoring Recommended for People Exposed to Toxic PFAS Chemicals
A new report from the National Academies recommends blood tests and medical monitoring for people likely to have high exposure to the toxic chemicals known as PFAS.
Phthalate Chemicals Linked with Preterm Births
A U.S. government National Institutes of Health study has found that pregnant women who were exposed to multiple phthalates during pregnancy had an increased risk of preterm birth.
Liver Disease Linked with PFAS Forever Chemicals: Study
The results of a new scientific study indicate that PFAS exposure in pregnancy is contributing to rising rates of liver disease in kids.
Harmful Chemical Toxins Found in Breast Milk: Study
A new scientific study has revealed that breast milk is often contaminated by environmental pollutants. Some of the toxins uncovered in breast milk can disrupt the hormonal balance, brain development, and establishment of the gut microbiome in the infant.
RECALL: Clams Contain Toxic PFAS Chemicals
Bumble Bee brand is recalling its smoked clams after tests by the Food and Drug Administration revealed harmful levels of PFAS. chemicals.
Mixture of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked with Autism, Language Problems
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.
Boy or Girl? Toxins in Your Air and Water may Decide
According to new scientific study results, changes in the human sex ratio at birth—defined as the percentage of newborns that are boys—are associated with the presence of toxic levels of air and water pollutants.