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Study: Chemical 'Cocktail' Causing Birth Defects

7:36 AM MDT | May 27, 2009 | Alex Scott

ChemTrust (London), an environmental group, has published a study concluding that hormone disrupting chemicals in consumer products cause health problems in baby boys and men. The report, “Male Reproductive Health Disorders and the Potential Role of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals,” is written by Richard Sharpe, professor of the Medical Research Council (MRC; Edinburgh, U.K.).   The report highlights that animal studies “have established beyond doubt” that certain hormone disrupting chemicals, in particular testosterone disrupting...

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