Women Exposed to Common Antibacterial Chemical More Likely to Break a Bone

Women exposed to triclosan are more likely to develop osteoporosis, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Triclosan is an endocrine-disrupting chemical being widely used as an antibacterial in consumer goods and personal care products, including soaps, hand sanitizers, toothpaste, and mouthwash. A person can be exposed...

Mouse Study Finds BPA Exposure Has Transgenerational Effects on Gene Linked to Autism

Social recognition test used for first time in mice shows behavioral deficit Transgenerational bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may contribute to autism, according to a mouse study published in Endocrinology. Animal studies have linked BPA to anxiety, aggression, and poor learning and social interactions. Studies of human populations report associations between BPA and neurobehavioral issues like...

Endocrine Society Commends European Parliament’s EDC Resolution

The Endocrine Society praised the European Parliament’s resolution calling for greater European Union action to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that pose a serious threat to the health of current and future generations. The resolution was adopted Thursday by an overwhelming cross-party majority during the final voting session of the current Parliament’s term and affirms the...

Q&A: Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP

Leo Trasande Over the past few years, Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP, from the New York University School of Medicine, has not been a stranger to the readers of Endocrine News. Whether he was leading a research team whose work was published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and featured in a 2016 Trends article to...

Persistent Organic Pollutants May Affect Child Growth and Development through Placental Thyroid Hormones

Exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is associated with thyroid hormone (TH) levels in placenta, which could explain how exposure to these chemicals affects child growth and development, according to a study recently published in Endocrinology. Researchers led by Zhong-Min Li, MSc, and Meri De Angelis, PhD, both of Helmholtz Zentrum München-German Research Center for...

Are Essential Oils Endocrine Disruptors?

An ENDO 2018 presentation that linked essential oils to gynecomastia in prepubertal boys caused a bit of an uproar in the spring. The study authors detail what their research means, why certain populations should be mindful of essential oil use, and the importance of future studies. A study presented this past March at ENDO 2018...

Endocrine Disruptors: Research And Articles

Endocrine disrupting chemicals are a serious risk to the modern individual. Found in everything from food to household decor, these chemicals cause serious problems with hormone production and hormone balance, and as such cause health problems when consumed in large quantities.

Doctors and patients alike need to understand the latest research and resources surrounding endocrine disruptors so they can properly decide treatment and prevention methods to protect endocrine health. Endocrine News has compiled the most resent reports, research and articles on this topic on this page for your convenience.

Articles on Endocrine Disruptors

On this page, you will find a number of articles on endocrine disruptors from trustworthy sources in the endocrinology field. As a doctor, you can use these articles to provide important information to your patients to help them better protect their hormone health. You can also access these articles to update your understanding and knowledge of endocrine disrupting chemicals as you seek to provide your patients with the best possible care and advice.

In addition to helping doctors, these articles help patients. Patients can access these articles to study endocrine disruptors for themselves; learn more about health concerns, like reproductive disorders and obesity, which are linked to these chemicals; and learn about how to avoid the chemicals in day-to-day life.

Recent Research into Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

In addition to informational articles, this page has a collection of research and studies into endocrine disruptors, their effects and steps one can take to avoid them. These research studies are pioneering knowledge and a better understanding of the full impact of these dangerous chemicals.

Expert Opinions on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Finally, the Endocrine Disruptors page on Endocrine News features expert opinions from leading doctors and endocrinology research groups on the subject of endocrine disruptors. By visiting this page regularly, doctors can remain well informed about new opinions on this important topic.