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WHO-UNEP study calls for more research on link between endocrine disruptors and disease

9:13 AM MST | February 19, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

A new report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP; Nairobi), entitled State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – 2012, calls for more research to fully understand the associations between endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and specific diseases and disorders affecting humans and wildlife. “Research has made great strides in the last ten years showing endocrine disruption to be far more extensive and complicated than realized a decade ago,” said professor...

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