hormone system

Chemicals in cosmetics may spike diabetes risk

July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The presence of phthalates (endocrine disrupting chemicals) in moisturizers, nail polishes, soaps, hair sprays and perfumes may elevate diabetes risk in women, says new research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Household chemicals ‘causing cancer, reducing fertility’

May 11th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Chemicals found in household products may be contributing to rising incidence of cancer, reduced fertility and obesity, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned.EEA warned that ... Read more...

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Genetic links to kidney disease, kidney failure identified

June 27th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have identified genetic links to kidney disease and kidney failure.The scientists have described their research in two presentations at this ... Read more...

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Exposure to 3 kinds of chemicals likely to derail puberty

April 6th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Exposure to three common chemical classes - phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens - in young girls may disrupt the timing of pubertal development, and put girls at risk for ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to behaviour problems in kids

January 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): In a new study, higher prenatal exposure to phthalates-manmade chemicals that interfere with hormonal messaging-has been linked to disruptive and problem behaviours in children between the ages of ... Read more...

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Deadly pesticides found inside marine mammals

May 21st, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Marine mammals are being increasingly exposed to a deadly brew of pesticides and other poisons, an extensive study of their brains has found. The pesticides found inside the brains ... Read more...

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Mammals’ brains exposed to hazardous cocktail of pesticides

May 21st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The most extensive research of pollutants in marine mammals' brains has revealed that these animals are exposed to a hazardous cocktail of pesticides such as DDTs and PCBs, ... Read more...

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How men and women cope differently under stress revealed

November 20th, 2007 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 20 (ANI): A study conducted by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine researchers has revealed how men and women show different neural responses to psychological stress.We found that different ... Read more...

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